Production Assistant (Capture)

Jan 21, 2023
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

EA Create Capture is a highly engaged content creation team within EA Studios. Our content is generated through multiple services which encompass motion capture, performance capture, 3D head scanning and body scanning for videogame titles developed by Electronic Arts (EA). We are adventurous and creative. We are courageous and we take chances. We are excited by pioneers who cut new paths and take on challenges with determination. We look for the best in everyone.

Role Overview

While maintaining EA's core values and development team needs, the Production Assistant supports these services with fast and organized production planning, project management and resource coordination.

Their daily work would see them working on the Vancouver shoot floor on most days, and occasionally remote from home, and an important contact for internal studio and production office teams. They deliver multiple tasks on time and on budget. Partnering with the Producers, Shoot Supervisors and the Stage Manager, they are at the heart of our projects and are involved at every step from pipelines, to front lines, and everywhere in between. They report to the Operations Manager.


  • Support the Vancouver-based capture teams with a variety of admin tasks to support the team's goals while observing EA's procedures.
  • Responsible for production paperwork used to coordinate performer and crew shooting schedules.
  • Book and manage COVID testing for talent and crew.
  • Manage shoot communication channels between on-set and remote crew.
  • Coordinate meetings and production catering.
  • Help manage studio inventory (craft, supplies) and secure documentation disposal.
  • Manage shipping logistics and rentals needed for capture shoots, including contract administration.
  • Help track project expenditures and budget.
  • Support team members with company procedures around health & safety and facility.


  • You are a people-person, organized, flexible, loves detail and values teamwork. You flourish in a creative, live action environment. You can organize shoot day requirements including catering and shoot day paperwork such as callsheets and timesheets. While on-set you assist the Producer with talent and development team communication. You also help coordinate purchases, and supporting Facilities, IT and Security needs for the studio.
  • Requirements:
  • You have 3+ years experience in an administrative or production office environment found in film, TV, VFX or videogames • You have a University Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
  • You are proficient in standard office software and able to use custom software, Discord, Final Draft,, Shotgrid
  • You have great organization and written/verbal communication skills
  • You have a fast, detailed and flexible approach to work tasks
  • You take ownership and use integrity when managing your tasks and priorities
  • You provide good customer service and can work out problems through difficult situations
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