Production Assistant
Disruptive Publishers - Vancouver, BC

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WHO WE ARE
Disruptive Publishers (www.disruptivepublishers.com) is a unique design studio focused on the business of licensed personalization content (avatar virtual goods & dynamic user interface themes) on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We work with a variety of Tier 1 sports leagues (NBA, MLB, NCAA, NHL), gaming properties (Ubisoft, Capcom, Activision, Bethesda) and media partners (Warner Brothers, Paramount, MTV/Viacom) as well as leading artists & other content providers to create & publish leading edge personalization content on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network. Established in 2007, our 13-person team has become an award-winning studio within the realm of digital personalization content.

ROLE
We are currently looking for a Production Assistant to join dynamic Digital Studio. This would be a 3-6 month contract with potential for permanent full-time employment upon successful assessment of probationary period. This role is focused on supporting the production workload of submitting various content plans/projects into the Microsoft Xbox 360 Avatar system and the Sony Playstation 3 Theme system.

JOB DESCRIPTION
o Handle all creative content submissions and ensure internal processes follow those dictated by Microsoft and Sony for Disruptive’s content to be accepted into each respective system -- this includes a basic understanding of the limitations and requirements on content governed by Microsoft and Sony policies
o Generate visuals of completed assets for external partner/licensor approval
o Communicate (written/verbal) status of projects/tasks internally
o Communicate with !st party (Microsoft/Sony) teams and coordinate and track status of projects/submissions
o Review material as it is entered for content and formatting
o Assist Lead Producer in all phases of content submission/planning as needed
o Assist in editing and following QA protocol to ensure full acceptance of digital content

QUALIFICATIONS
o Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from four year college or university is preferred, or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
o Must have aptitude for working in a computer and program-based environment
o Must be able to meet challenging deadlines and juggle multiple facets of multiple projects at once
o Flexibility in adapting new tools, information, and methodology on the fly
o Previous experience in a professional office environment preferred

REQUIREMENTS

o Extremely organized
o Excellent organizational skills are required, with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
o PC Knowledge - Word/Excel
o Experience/knowledge/familiarity of digital video/image formats
o Verbal and written communication skills
o Follow direction and work well independently
o Ability to learn new systems
o Photoshop is a bonus
o Detail and deadline oriented
o An entrepreneurial spirit; able to work efficiently within a fast-paced, small studio environment


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Disruptive Media Publishers is a leading publisher of licensed digital personalization content on today’s top interactive gaming...