Production Assistant

  • Full-time

Company Description

Mikros Animation is a global CGI animation studio located in Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, Bangalore and London, offering front end services through to final picture for feature, long-form episodic and traditional episodic animation. Thanks to our global capabilities, we adapt our scale to always serve every project in the best possible way.

We believe great animation is about making connections with real people. To ignite connection and to make images unforgettable, we unite with filmmakers to tell their stories. We embrace our clients’ creative ideas in our culture of collaboration, making our studios the home of the projects we are entrusted with. We help filmmakers define and develop their vision from script up to screen to make every project a unique one. We craft striking CG animation and we create characters that connect with audiences on an authentic and emotional level, at the highest creative quality and best price possible.

In less than ten years, Mikros Animation has contributed to ten released feature animations and to numerous high-quality episodic shows for the world’s best-known animation studios, either as creative studio, line producer or executive producer. Mikros Animation has also produced more than 250 hours of programming, broadcast by notable channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TF1, France TV, Gulli, M6, Gloob, and Super RTL. Our episodic content airs and streams globally, in over 180 countries.

Job Description

The main responsibility will be to work day by day, on the floor with the artist, organize the meetings, and follow the advancement of the work, daily reporting to the production coordinator the status of the department and if there is any issue or lack of inventory.  


  • Assist the Production coordinator to ensure all Shotgun statuses are up to date at all times, either during reviews, either immediately out of the review.
  • Hold rounds with the team
  • Maintain the crew planning file (with sickness/holidays/country/start and end date)
  • Update and maintain contact list for the department.
  • Ensure the team have all that they need to hit upcoming milestones/Deliveries and help to chase upstream departments for dependencies.


  • Set up review and Dailies sessions and take notes when required by the coordinator.
  • Prepare the room / the playlists and gather the team to ensure that everybody is there on time


  • Daily reporting back any delays/concerns to the production coordinator and team supervisor/leads


  • Good organizational and project monitoring skills
  • Ability to demonstrate ability to grasp priorities, meet deadlines and adapt to changes during production
  • Demonstrate autonomy and assiduity
  • Be comfortable with the PC environment
  • Knowing an asset manager like SHOTGUN
  • Being able to work under pressure and keep smiling
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • A strong passion for visual effects and cinema
  • Professional experience in audiovisual and/or animated feature film is a plus
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English

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