Experienced Production Assistant - 2D Animation Series for Warner Bros.

Production · Kilkenny , n/a
Department Production
Employment Type Contract 40 hours per week
Minimum Experience Experienced

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a talented experienced Production Assistant to work on an exciting new show "Little Ellen" for Warner Bros.! The 2D-animated series Little Ellen finds the talk-show host exploring imaginary lands, making new friends, making mistakes and will include musical numbers as well.


As a Production Assistant you will join our international crew working in a fast paced and vibrant environment while based in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny.  You will join the existing production team and you'll provide support to the entire animation production process.  We look forward to working with you!


Why you should work here

Working at Lighthouse means that you are dedicated to our shared cause of producing animated content of the highest possible quality for a global audience. This means that you can rest assured that the projects you work on at Lighthouse will be ones that you can be truly proud of.

Working at Lighthouse will give you the opportunity to not only learn from some of the most talented individuals in the industry, but also discover new cultures and new ways of working. In addition to learning from your colleagues, you also have the opportunity to partake in our in-house learning and development programme, so you can be sure that your time at Lighthouse will be beneficial for you not only now but for years to come.

Of course, we also have many other benefits such as a pension plan, employee assistance programme, health and wellness benefits, regular crew parties and much more!



Reporting Line: Production Manager


Summary: The role of Production Assistant is to work alongside the production team assisting with the day-to-day duties of assigned departments across multiple projects. A key factor of this role is drive and determination, showing a willingness to learn, curiosity in terms of creative and process and a positive attitude to all crew.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with any and all tasks as required across the full production pipeline 
  • Keep daily in person contact with department crew to assess requirements or help as needed and report problems to PM
  • Assist the Production Manager on tasks as required including but not limited to managing petty cash, printing schedules, inputting data, communicating schedule or quota info to crew, updating spreadsheets, managing team launch materials
  • Ensure accurate note taking at all meetings or interactions with crew and staff
  • Ensure the efficient and accurate flow of information across departments
  • Populate assets and data into Shotgun or another assigned database if needed
  • Create production breakdowns
  • Check files, models and design material
  • Assist with final delivery of materials to relevant partners and stakeholders
  • Assist with correct final archiving and data collating and filing of all materials for each project


This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related tasks that are requested of you.

Key requirements:

  • Attention to detail
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • Previous experience as intern on production project
  • Understanding of the animation process
  • Interest in the creative process
  • Willingness to ask questions


About Lighthouse Studios

Lighthouse Studios first burst on to the animation scene in 2017 with one promise – to always deliver the highest possible quality in visual storytelling. Since then, we have been making good on that promise, working with the likes of content giants Amazon, Netflix and Cinesite to produce world-class 2D animations for audiences across the globe.

Based in the neo-gothic Kieran’s College in medieval Kilkenny, our studio is a real melting pot of different talents, cultures and personalities. With over 150 crew members from around the world all driven towards the same goal, our creative projects are always hugely ambitious and yet fun to work on.

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  • Location
    Kilkenny , n/a
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience