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Production Assistant

  • Producing / Project Management
  • Created on: 07/09/2018
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Job Overview

School of Motion is looking for a Full Time Production Assistant to help produce best in class motion design courses. 

The Production Assistant will report directly to the Course Manager / Director but needs to be a proactive self starter, as this is a mostly autonomous role in a fully remote company. You will be taking course content that has been previously created by our instructors, and making it production ready. 

The primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Setting up our courses as they are being produced
  • Writing copy for daily emails and content descriptions
  • Editing video, PDF. and podcast content
  • Submitting works for transcripts and double checking their accuracy
  • Accurately building the course in our application according to the course outline provided by the Course Manager

Software you will use in this position:

  • Premiere
  • Indesign
  • Screenflow
  • Audition

Bonus software skills (these won’t be used in your day to day):

  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Photoshop/Illustrator

The best person for this role is a 'jack of all trades', is ridiculously organized, and has a healthy obsession with motion design. 

We’re ideally looking for someone with at least a couple of years of proven professional experience as a production assistant or project manager, but we embrace people with all sorts of backgrounds, let us know where you’re coming from in your cover letter. 

This is not a  design or animation role, you will be working primarily in production. However, if you have those skills you may get a chance to utilize them from time to time. 

Application Requirements:

  • Send us your most updated resume, we want to see what you’ve been up to
  • If you have a portfolio, please include it as an attachment in this application

We need you to also submit a cover letter that includes all of the following:

  • Explain to us why you want to be involved in the production of motion design courses at School of Motion
    • Describe what you think working from home full time is like
    • Favorite Recipe and favorite Cat Video 
    • What are you currently learning about or excited about in life? Where are you learning?
    • Include a png of your internet connection from 

About School of Motion

At School of Motion we’re trying to reinvent the way students learn online by combing the best parts of a traditional brick-and-mortar school with technology that allows our students to live anywhere in the world and receive the best Motion Design training on the planet. Our mission is to break down the barriers to learning, mastering and working in Motion Design. In 2018 we have six comprehensive courses with several more in development, over 5,000 Alumni, dozens of Teaching Assistants, and a very small team of full time staff working diligently to make it all keep ticking! 

Our Core Values:

Our core values embody our team dynamic and our voice. We are rebellious, helpful, effective, playful, and curious. If you would like to work with us, you should be all of these things too:

  • Rebellious 
    • We don’t like to do things just because they’ve always been done that way. Be skeptical of the status quo and constantly improve.
  • Helpful
    • There is no such thing as “not my job”. Help out in any way you can, and don’t hesitate to reach out for help.
  • Effective
    • We do things fast and smart. We automate if it makes sense. We skip the meeting if its not immediately beneficial to the mission.
  • Playful
    • No Bad Vibes. Don’t take yourself too seriously, it’s only Animation.
  • Curious
    • Have interests, pursue them ruthlessly. Share your weirdness.

Some important information...

While School of Motion does not discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin, we may only employ United States citizens and people who are authorized to work in the United States. As long as you meet that criteria, you can work from wherever is comfortable for you! We’re a fully remote team that primarily operates on Eastern Standard Time, and if you are local to Sarasota, Providence, Detroit, or Los Angeles then you can come work with us in person. 

We have some great benefits!

  • We cover 100% of your health insurance and a portion for your spouse and children
  • We have an extremely flexible time off policy. If your work is getting done, you can set your own hours, within reason. We trust you. 
  • Access to a 401K plan after one year of employment
  • Profit based bonus program
  • Saying that we have a very casual work environment is an understatement, just be you.
  • An exceptional giphy game. 

The position does require domestic travel at least twice per year when we all get together for company retreats and industry conferences (they are fun!)

School of Motion is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind

School of Motion is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at School of Motion are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. 

Additional Info

  • Location
    Anywhere in the USA
  • Experience Level
  • Preferred Skill Set
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Premiere
    Adobe After Effects
  • Job Type
    Full time
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Additional Info

  • Location
    Anywhere USA
  • Experience Level
  • Preferred Skill Set
    Adobe Audition
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Premiere
    Adobe After Effects
    Cinema 4D
  • Job Type
    Full time