Production Assistant


Plug-in Media is a BAFTA winning production studio with a reputation for producing work of the highest quality. We make games, apps and animation for an enviable international client list consisting of the biggest names in entertainment both across the UK and in the USA. Aside from the client services side of the business Plug-in Media also has a production arm focused on creating and publishing original IP across all digital platforms.

Our busy studio has a positive and cheerful atmosphere.  Everyone works hard, but we like to have fun whilst we’re doing it.  We’re not saving lives, we’re just making the best children’s media in the world - and there’s no point in being too serious about that!  We have regular company outings (tickets to the Brighton Fringe Festival is a favourite), have free sandwich or soup Thursdays (depending on the season) and all the usual, traditional company benefits such as up to 25 days holiday, bike scheme and the like.  We’re really happy to hear from parents and are pleased to consider requests for flexible working.

Job Description:


Plug-in Media is looking to recruit a Production Assistant to come and work in our busy Brighton studio. We are looking for the type of person who will get a real buzz from working with our talented team to turn great ideas into reality.  This is an entry level role and would suit a recent graduate, who is keen to follow a producer pathway into the industry.


The role requires you to assist the Producers with the running of projects and the Office Manager with the smooth running of the studio.


Key tasks / main responsibilities:


  • Assisting our Producers with production tasks.

  • Video editing of company showreels and gameplay walkthroughs.

  • Sound editing of voiceover and SFX.

  • Game testing and QA.

  • Updating the company website with new content.

  • Helping to maintaining Plug-in Media’s social media channels.

  • Assisting the Office Manager with admin and the smooth running of the studio.

  • Online merchandise fulfilment.


Skills Range:



  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint);

  • Similar proficiency with Google Docs;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Basic sound and video editing skills.


Desirable skills:


  • Experience in using Adobe Premier, After Effects, Photoshop and Audition;

  • Understanding of project management tasks and process;

  • Interest in social media and marketing.

  • An aptitude for journalistic writing and research.


Person Specification:

  • Someone  who is enthusiastic, with a can-do mentality – particularly when trying new stuff.

  • Someone who is organised and happy with a long to-do list, with a systematic approach.

  • A team player who listens to those around you and welcomes feedback.

  • Someone who is passionate about working in the media, knows a bit about games, TV and animation production.

  • Enthusiasm for the projects we produce and creating quality media for young audiences.


This role will be on an initial 6 month contract, starting in January 2020.


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