Freelance Production Assistant

New York, NY | Freelance | Job ID #64842 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, an NYC-based luxury beauty brand, is hiring a Freelance Production Assistant to help support the Director of Creative Operations.

This is a long-term contract, starting ASAP. Candidates must be local to NYC.


  • Support department on pre-production, production, and post-production tasks. Responsible for clear communication with Director and other team members to ensure that everyone is updated on assigned tasks and programs.
  • Coordinate weekly meetings with producers and Senior Analysts to review each program to ensure we are on track for fiscal spending.
  • Complete Management of Product Ordering and Product Comps/Bulk for Production Department across all programs. Including storing and inventorying them.
  • Assist Director with the planning of photoshoots (still-life, self-capture, beauty) and assist on set when needed/as needed
    Assist Director with overseeing the management of shoot briefs with Art Directors to ensure we are on track to shoot
  • Coordination of Product and Deliveries between internal team members, and with outside external studio partners.

Post-Production Responsibilities :

  • Building Video Deliverable Grids and Specs for all programs
  • QCing final video and stills deliveries for all programs
  • Obtaining, Organizing and Monitoring Art Documents such as 3D files and Decos required in the post-production process.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Assistance across production department as needed.
  • File Management and organization of assets.
  • Assist Director to schedule meetings, external Pre-Production, and Post Production sessions externally.
  • Organization of Production server. Review weekly to confirm all program folders are up to date with contracts, call sheets, briefs, stylist credit, shade/makeup credit, etc.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.