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Production Assistant

Freelancers

Plug-in Media is a BAFTA winning production studio with a reputation for producing work of the highest quality. We make games, apps and animation for an enviable international client list consisting of the biggest names in entertainment both across the UK and in the USA. Aside from the services side of the business Plug-in Media also has a production arm focused on creating and publishing original IP across all digital platforms.

 

Our busy studio has a positive and cheerful atmosphere.  Everyone works hard, but we like to have fun whilst we’re doing it.  We’re not saving lives, we’re just making the best children’s media in the world - and there’s no point in being too serious about that!  We have regular company outings (tickets to the Brighton Fringe Festival is a favourite), have free sandwich or soup Thursdays (depending on the season), the odd rooftop barbeque and all the usual, traditional company benefits such as up to 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers, bike scheme and the like.  We’re really happy to hear from parents and are pleased to consider requests for flexible working.

Job Description:  Plug-in Media is looking to recruit a Production Assistant to come and work in our busy Brighton studio. We are looking for the type of person who will get a real buzz from working with our talented team to turn great ideas into reality.  This is an entry level role and would suit a recent graduate.
The role requires you to assist the Producers with the running of projects, the Directors with more general business and marketing support and the Office Manager with the smooth running of the studio. 

Key tasks / main responsibilities:

  • Assisting producers with client communication and general team tasks.
  • Video editing of company showreels and gameplay walkthroughs.
  • Sound editing of voiceover and SFX.
  • Helping to create key project documentation such as Game Design Documents, wireframes and user flows.
  • Game testing and QA.
  • Updating the company website.
  • Writing articles and press releases.
  • Maintaining Plug-in Media’s social media channels.
  • Covering holidays and sickness for Office Manager.
  • Online merchandise fulfilment.

Skills Range:
Essential: 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint);
  • Similar proficiency with Google Docs;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Basic sound and video editing skills.

 Desirable skills:

  • Experience in using Adobe Premier, After Effects and Audition;
  • Experience in HTML, Photoshop, and WordPress;
  • Understanding of project management tasks and process;
  • Interest in social media and marketing.

Person Specification:

  • Someone with a can-do mentality – particularly when trying new stuff.
  • A team player who listens to those around you and welcomes feedback.
  • Someone who is passionate about working in the media, knows a bit about games, TV and animation production.
  • Enthusiasm for the projects we produce and creating quality media for young audiences.

Key Area: Games, Animation

Salary: Starting salary at Brighton Living Wage

Attendance: Full-time

How to Apply: Please send your CV with a covering letter highlighting your relevant experience and where you feel you meet the job specification to: jobs@pluginmedia.net 

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Plug-In Media Ltd
Studio 6, The Colour Rooms
2nd Floor, 12 Richmond Parade
Brighton BN2 9QD UK

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© Plug-In Media 2018

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