A freelance production assistant is hired to handle all production needs and requests. His/Her job includes highlighting packages, bumpers, and teases, cueing shots, and properly securing footage to be used for production. He/She oversees the maintenance and coordination of digital graphics and features for the production team. Additionally, he/she archives and syncs datasets and files for optimal performance. As a freelance production assistant, you'll be responsible for generating and distributing story and show ideas for all shows and platforms.
As a freelance production assistant, you'll need a bachelor's degree in a related discipline with a minimum of a year of work experience in a relevant role. You'll need skills like multitasking, communication, organization, problem-solving, and computer skills to get a job. You must be proficient in Photoshop. Freelance Production Assistants make an hourly wage of $20, which is about $41,319 per year. Their salary varies between $28,000 and $59,000.