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Assistant, Skydance Interactive

Skydance Interactive


Skydance Interactive is seeking an Assistant to support the executive team at their studio. The role involves providing administrative support to executives, managing calendars, arranging calls and meetings, coordinating team events, and supporting other administrative tasks. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire to work in the interactive gaming industry, be a self-starter, and have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. The company offers a dynamic, demanding, and highly collaborative team environment where industry veterans and fresh upcoming talent work side by side to create world-class games across a variety of platforms. The hourly rate range for this non-exempt position in Los Angeles is $20.00 – $21.64.

Job description

At Skydance Interactive, we believe in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in interactive entertainment. Innovation in game design, technology and storytelling is the passion that drives our agile studio of dedicated and talented game creators. Collaboration across all disciplines is vital to our success and is at the core of the inclusive culture we strive to foster every day.

We empower our employees to take ownership of the features they develop and create their own solutions when challenges arise. As our studio grows, we want to bring even more risk-takers, innovators and diverse voices along for the ride as we continue to create the games that will defy convention and define the future of the medium.

Our studio was founded in 2008 by several Treyarch veterans as The Workshop. For eight years, we built our reputation in the AAA console space working on hit titles such as Gears of War, XCom 2, Sorcery and The Evil Within.

In 2016, we joined forces with Skydance Media to form Skydance Interactive and set our sights on becoming the premiere studio in the burgeoning arena of Virtual Reality. Following the success of our first VR title Archangel, we elevated our ambition and tackled The Walking Dead universe in VR. The result was the 2018 genre-defining hit The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners.

Skydance Interactive – developers of the hit game The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – is looking for an Assistant to support the executive team at our studio. This entry-level role at Skydance Interactive is for you if you have an interest in and desire to learn about gaming, marketing, operations, business-development, production and design!

The Assistant will work with the executives to handle the daily management of workflows, including relationship management, schedule oversight, internal team communications, logistical planning for meetings, and strategic projects.

Skydance Interactive (formerly, The Workshop and now part of Skydance Media) has a long track record of work on top tier titles such as The Evil Within, XCOM 2, and Gears of War 4. We provide a dynamic, demanding, and highly collaborative team environment where industry veterans and fresh upcoming talent work side by side to create world-class games across a variety of platforms.


    • Provide day-to-day administrative support to executive leaders by handling correspondence, managing calendars, arranging calls and Zoom meetings, coordinating team events, and support for other administrative tasks
    • Attends meetings/functions as needed or requested, taking detailed notes/minutes, and disseminating as appropriate
    • Collaborates with department executives on presentation creation and support
    • Create, modify, and review materials, correspondence, reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and various other documents
    • Assist in the development of presentation materials using PowerPoint and other tools, and coordinating the compilation of the presentation from multiple contributors
    • Act as a liaison with internal departments, its leadership team, and balance their needs with internal stakeholders
    • Work collaboratively and manage relationships with external vendors
    • Handle confidential information that requires total discretion and care in deciding what is appropriate to share with whom for business purposes
    • Complete and process expense reports for executives
    • Conduct research as requested, including but not limited to market and industry research, technology equipment research, etc.


    • 1 year of experience in Administrative Support or Office Management OR a high-energy recent graduate with a desire to learn
    • Must have a strong desire to work in interactive gaming industry and a passion for a passion for games
    • Self-starter personality with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Team oriented and collaborative
    • Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
    • Solid understanding of confidentiality and discretion
    • Demonstrable expertise in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Zoom video conferencing; understanding of basic technological language and proficiency in both Mac and PC products a plus
    • Prior work experience in a marketing, operations, or production environment – and in an industry such as video games, animation, film, or television is a plus
The hourly rate range for this non-exempt position in Los Angeles is $20.00 – $21.64.  The rate offered may vary based on the candidate’s location, qualifications, experience and relevant expertise, among other factors.  The range indicated is for base salary only and does not reflect the total compensation package, including bonus, benefits, etc. 
We realize that skills and expertise can come from many different experiences and paths, and we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements as written in the job description.

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Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.

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Location: Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Country: ,United States,United States

Date found: 2023-05-06

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