production assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Results-oriented Production Assistant versatile in navigating demanding movie and theatrical sets. Dedicated support staff with clarity and attention to detail in executing director's vision. Energetic and professional assistant with complex understanding of technologies and tenets of effective production.

  • Collect and distribute correspondence and production materials.
  • Complete all design breakdowns.
  • Copy storyboards, model packs and background layouts.
  • Copy, scan and paste up artwork for model packs.
  • Type and paste up storyboard dialogue and storyboard direction.
  • Print and collate color models for shipment and distribution.
  • Scan and copy painted backgrounds and other color material for archiving and/or shipment.
  • Prepare domestic and overseas shipping documents.
  • Type, send and follow up on documents emailed, or any materials shipped to the network.
  • Arrange for pick-up and/or delivery of materials.
  • Assist casting director; serve as backup for recording.
  • Order and maintain production supplies.
  • Assist on special projects.
  • Help out wherever it’s needed.
  • Assist in the preparation of production materials.
  • Organize the production unit’s files.
  • Properly file, label, and arrange correspondence, invoices, recorded media, folders and all pre- production materials.
  • Assist managers, producers, and coordinators throughout production.
  • Assist in the creation of various documents, files, orders, scripts, and research material.
  • Responsible for basic office duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing, and scheduling.
Work History
12/2020 to Current
Production Assistant Houzz Oregon, OH,
  • Reviewed activities for production team to complete tasks on time.
  • Assisted director with planning and completing film shots and B roll footage.
  • Supervised wardrobe, hair and makeup needs for several actors simultaneously on remote shoot location.
  • Maintained maximum organization and productivity by properly sorting project components on work tables.
  • Stayed alert, active and ready to respond to any request at any time using variety of available resources.
  • Provide administrative support including: rolling calls, maintaining calendar, scheduling meetings & conference calls, processing expense reports and preparing correspondence, facilitate travel
  • Creation of Production Calendar scenarios
  • Work closely with the Production Coordinators of each TV show, and act as the first point of contact between the Studio and Production
  • Contact Below-the-line Agencies to check crew availabilities and update resumes
  • Track assets, budgets, call sheets and union documents and help set-up productions
01/2018 to 02/2020
Film Production Assistant Houzz Indiana, PA,
  • Efficiently worked assignment desk with attention to detail and articulate communication.
  • Assisted production executives as required including running errands.
  • Attended and contributed ideas in brainstorming sessions.
  • Created shot lists, booked talent and locations and prepared sets for shooting to provide comprehensive production support.
  • Prepared for every day to be different from last and approached each day with flexibility.
  • Organized travel and accommodations for anchors crew and production executives.
  • Distributed schedules and edited copied and distributed scripts.
  • Delivered communications between news director and production executives.
  • Agency, Studio, or Network assistant experience on a high volume desk desired
  • Knowledge of Physical production required, and previous experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, be a self-starter, anticipate the needs of busy Executives, and follow through on all tasks
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and be self sufficient
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative along with attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, reliable, mature, professional and positive attitude required
12/2016 to 08/2018
Production Assistant Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. Westborough, MA,
  • Developed new segment research template which reduced time-to-post-production by 15%.
  • Supported team through all stages of production, including development, pre-production, post-production, principal photography, and distribution.
  • Managed guest booking, green room traffic, and guest suites.
  • Researched story ideas, compiled footnotes, and gathered footage.
  • Assisted crews with set building and pointed out problems that could be potential safety issues.
  • Stayed alert, active and ready to respond to any request at any time using variety of available resources.
  • Implemented new production calendar which increased productivity by 15% and on-time deliveries by 22%.
  • Assist with on-set catering.
  • Respond to requests from anyone involved in production.
03/2014 to 06/2016
Event Coordinator BigA Entertainment City, STATE,
  • Managed event logistics and operations, including support staff, vendor services and volunteers.
  • Managed administrative logistics of events planning, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Coordinated and successfully organize wide variety of events for Fortune 500 clients, including fundraisers, conferences, shareholder meetings, and luncheons
  • Propose effective layouts for events and coordinate all staff management, event logistics, and internal/external communication functions throughout event life cycle
  • Manage and coordinate 150+ events yearly, achieving on-time and under budget execution with 99%+ client satisfaction
  • Communicate with vendors, clients, city officials, and staff to retain customer loyalty and ensure successful organization of events at internal and external level
Expected in 03/2016 to to
TAFF - Dallas, TX,
Expected in 03/2010 to to
Associate of Arts: Theatre Arts
Lagos State University - Lagos, Nigeria,

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School Attended

  • TAFF
  • Lagos State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Assistant
  • Film Production Assistant
  • Production Assistant
  • Event Coordinator


  • GED
  • Associate of Arts

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