Production Assistant
Suddenlink - College Station, TX

This job posting is no longer available on Suddenlink. Find similar jobs: Production Assistant jobs - Suddenlink jobs

Under general supervision the Suddenlink Production Assistant assists the production supervisor in creating and producing commercial productions.


  • Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company values
  • Assists in editing commercials to improve and refine elements so the finished product conforms to specific quality standards and time requirements
  • Maintains and adheres to predetermined production cost constraints
  • Assists in the production of multiple commercials weekly under time constraints
  • Assisting planning, organizing, instructing crew and talent, selecting camera shots, implementing proper lighting patterns and audio/mic techniques, coordinating and scheduling pre- and post-production with appropriate personnel
  • Assists in set-up lighting, camera operation, floor direction and audio engineering
  • May serve as production talent as needed
  • Performs minor maintenance on edit suite equipment as well as field gear as required
  • Assists in providing aesthetic designs and backdrops during field shoots by using existing materials or selecting external artist
  • Assists account executives in organizing, scheduling and completing pre- and post-production meetings, script writing, coordinating voice over talent, lighting, video taping, computer graphics, editing and dubbing
  • Functions as playback operator and/or encoder to assist in commercial insertion as necessary Performs other duties as assigned

  • Ability to read, write and communicate orally
  • Near vision acuity required for extensive use of PC, calculator and reference materials
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions of the wrist, hands and fingers to use a PC keyboard calculator, fax and other standard office machines
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate degree preferred Proficiency with Windows-based computer
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to operate equipment used in producing, directing, editing, and lighting for commercial productions
  • Creativity demonstrated by an audition reel of prior commercial production projects
  • Excellent writing skills Strong interpersonal skills to successfully interface with co-workers and diverse community members
  • Understanding of requirements needed for studio and field (EFP and MPU), production in order to assist in the production of commercials in the studio or on location
  • A working knowledge of composition and pictorial continuity to compliment equipment skills in creating the visual imagery of commercial production (i.e., know how to compose and construct video segments to convey a message or tell a story
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure and duress to complete work assignments under time constraints and otherwise adverse conditions encountered during routine commercial productions

  • Related experience required Prior experience (at an advertising agency or related organization), creating effective, sales oriented commercials preferred

About this company
59 reviews
Cequel Communications, which operates through subsidiary Suddenlink, provides cable TV, high-speed Internet access, and phone...