Production Assistant

Production Assistant Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Production Assistant job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

Remember that every job is different. Instead of including all keywords on your resume, identify those that are most relevant to the job you're applying to. Use the free Targeted Resume tool to help with this.

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  • Media Production
  • Film Production
  • Social Media
  • Video Production
  • Film
  • Television
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Access
  • Video
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Video Post-Production
  • Video Editing
  • Production Management
  • Event Management
  • Photography
  • Public Relations
  • Documentaries
  • Event Planning
  • Production Assistance
  • Production Planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Production Experience
  • Legal Aspects
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • AutoCAD
  • Product Development
  • Quality Control
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Resume Skills: Production Software

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Cinema 4D
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • SAP
  • AdvancePro
  • Fishbowl
  • NetSuite
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Resume Skills: Production

  • Videography
  • Light Design
  • Sound Mixing
  • Video Editing
  • Storyboarding
  • Prop Management
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Script Breakdown
  • Scene Blocking
  • Lighting Setup
  • Cinematography
  • Sound Editing
  • Color Grading
  • Lighting

Resume Skills: Film Editing

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Avid Media Composer
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Final Cut Pro

Resume Skills: Office Tools

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Workplace
  • Project Management
  • Task Coordination
  • File Organization

Resume Skills: Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Resume Skills: Production and Inventory Management

  • Inventory control
  • Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
  • Just-In-Time (JIT)
  • Capacity planning
  • Quality management
  • Manufacturing process management

Resume Skills: Technical Knowledge

  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Kaizen
  • 5S Methodology
  • Kanban
  • Process Improvement
  • Value Stream Mapping

Resume Skills: Financial

  • Budget Management
  • Cost Analysis
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Profit & Loss Management
  • Fiscal Management

Resume Skills: Other Software Proficiency

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Pro Tools
  • Motion 5

Resume Skills: Technical

  • Color Grading
  • Video Shooting
  • Sound Editing
  • Visual Effects
  • Adobe Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Avid Media Composer

Resume Skills: Additional

  • Storyboarding
  • Scripting
  • Project Management
  • Content Development

Resume Skills: Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • G Suite
  • Script Formatting Software (Celtx, Final Draft)

Resume Skills: Audio & Video

  • Adobe Audition
  • Pro Tools
  • Audio Mixing
  • Boom Operation
  • Videography
  • Cinematography

Resume Skills: Filming Equipment

  • DSLR cameras
  • RED cameras
  • Steadicam operation
  • Lighting techniques
  • Sound recording

Resume Skills: & Techniques

  • Storyboarding
  • Video editing
  • Color grading
  • Sound mixing
  • Post-production coordination

Resume Skills: Equipment

  • Solid knowledge in operating cameras
  • sound equipment
  • and lights

Resume Skills: Digital Media

  • Podcast production
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Photo & Video Editing

Resume Skills: Miscellaneous

  • Storyboarding
  • Project Management
  • Script Writing
  • Location Scouting

Resume Skills: Production Management Tools

  • StudioBinder
  • Yamdu
  • Celtx
  • Trello
  Does your resume contain all the right skills? Paste in your resume in the AI Resume Scan ↓ section below and get an instant score.

Compare Your Resume To These Production Assistant Skills (ATS Scan)

Paste your resume below and our AI will identify which keywords are missing from your resume from the list above (and what you need to include). Including the right keywords will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (i.e. resume screeners) which may scan your resume for keywords to see if you're a match for the job.

Sample Production Assistant Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Production Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded June 2021 - Present
Production Assistant
Coordinated production schedules for 20+ video and film projects, resulting in a 30% efficiency increase in workflow.
Managed Adobe Premiere Pro for post-production processes, seamlessly integrating animations and graphics into the final cut.
Implemented cutting-edge social media strategies to promote documentaries, leading to a 35% increase in viewer engagement.
Utilized Microsoft Access to maintain an organized database of various shoots, improving production management by 45%.
Coached.com January 2021 - May 2021
Junior Production Assistant
Facilitated communication between the production and the graphics departments, ensuring timely delivery of assets.
Assisted in event planning for initial script readings, resulting in a well-organized and efficient pre-production phase.
Aided in the application of Adobe Photoshop to modify set images, resulting in a notable enhancement of shot visuals.
ABC Entertainment August 2020 - December 2020
Intern - Media Production
Gained hands-on experience in Adobe InDesign, creating captivating promotional materials for various television shows.
Leveraged social media platforms for public relations interactions, increasing audience engagement by 50%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University December 2020
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Concentration in Media Production
Awards: Dean's List 2019 (Top 10%)
Resume Worded Academic Center January 2021
Certified Production Professional (CPP)
Completed while working part-time at Coached.com
SKILLS
Production Skills: Videography, Light Design, Sound Mixing, Video Editing, Storyboarding, Prop Management
Software Proficiency: Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Cinema 4D, DaVinci Resolve
Office Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workplace, Project Management, Task Coordination, File Organization
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
OTHER
Certifications: Adobe Premiere Pro Certification (2021), Final Cut Pro Certification (2021)
Volunteering: Volunteer, New York Film Academy Summer Program (assisted with student productions)
Projects: Produced short film 'Kaleidoscope' which won the Best Short Film award at the Local Film Festival 2021
Leadership: Team Leader, University Student Film Club (2019-2020)
Your Name
Junior Production Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com July 2021 - Present
Junior Production Manager
Conducted weekly meetings to discuss future film production, ensuring efficient use of resources, and completion of projects 20% ahead of schedule.
Streamlined processes using Microsoft Access, improving organizational productivity by 50%.
Utilized social media platform strategies for production promotions, resulting in a 25% boost in ticket sales.
Directed video post-production using Final Cut Pro, enhancing the quality of over 60 videos for web and social media platforms.
Resume Worded January 2021 - June 2021
Production Assistant
Worked closely with the senior production team to create set designs, enhancing the overall aesthetics of 10+ film productions.
Managed Adobe InDesign for creating compelling visuals used in event marketing materials.
Spearheaded a video editing initiative that elevated the quality of 15 documentaries, increasing viewer count by 30%.
NBCUniversal September 2020 - December 2020
Production Intern
Acquired hands-on training with Final Cut Pro, streamlining the video post-production process by 20%.
Coordinated photography schedules during film production, ensuring all necessary shots were captured efficiently.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2020
Bachelor's in Business Administration - Production Management
Minored in Media Studies
Awards: Dean's List 2019 (Top 10% of class)
Resume Worded Institute June 2021
Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Awarded after successfully demonstrating knowledge of production and inventory management
SKILLS
Production and Inventory Management: Inventory control, Material Requirement Planning (MRP), Just-In-Time (JIT), Capacity planning, Quality management, Manufacturing process management
Software Proficiency: SAP, AdvancePro, Fishbowl, NetSuite, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Technical Knowledge: Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S Methodology, Kanban, Process Improvement, Value Stream Mapping
Financial Skills: Budget Management, Cost Analysis, Financial Forecasting, Profit & Loss Management, Fiscal Management
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (2020), Project Management Professional (PMP) (2021)
Leadership & Volunteering: Team Lead, Annual University Business & Leadership Conference (2019), Volunteer, Community Food Bank (2018 - Present)
Projects: Managed senior year project 'Efficient Resource Allocation in Manufacturing Unit' that led to 20% waste reduction
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Your Name
Video Production Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Video Production Assistant
Managed the entire video production pipeline of over 30 projects, resulting in timely delivery, and improving client satisfaction by 40%.
Empowered event management team with effective strategies that boosted event attendance by 30%.
Used Adobe InDesign for designing compelling promotional materials, leading to a 25% increase in sales.
Coached.com August 2020 - February 2021
Junior Video Editor
Harnessed Adobe Premiere Pro to edit 50+ hours of footage within strict time constraints, increasing productivity by 35%.
Efficiently contributed toward video post-production process, facilitating smooth transitions and coherent narratives.
CBS Television Studios June 2020 - July 2020
Intern - Video Production
Participated in the shooting for multiple scripts, enhancing knowledge of various media production aspects.
Gained foundational experience in video editing tools like Final Cut Pro, enhancing productivity by 15%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2020
Bachelor's degree in Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
Recipient of Outstanding Production Assistant Award
Completed intensive courses in video editing, digital media, and visual effects
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2020
Certificate in Adobe Video Tools
Gained proficiencies in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop
Project: Edited and designed visual effects for short film project
SKILLS
Video Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve
Other Software Proficiency: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Pro Tools, Motion 5
Technical Skills: Color Grading, Video Shooting, Sound Editing, Visual Effects
Additional Skills: Storyboarding, Scripting, Project Management, Content Development
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Video Editor - Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Projects: Edited, shot and directed a short film that was selected in the Top 10 at the National Film Festival
Volunteering: Volunteer video editor - Local Community Center, edited promotional and instructional videos
Language Proficiencies: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Your Name
Post Production Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Post Production Assistant
Spearheaded the refining of Adobe Premiere Pro workflows, improving team's video post-production efficiency by 40%
Guided the induction training of 5 new Post Production Assistants on Final Cut Pro, enhancing their skill delivery by 35%
Managed and implemented strategic measures in Video Editing, ensuring ongoing positive client satisfaction at 95%
Netflix July 2017 - December 2019
Post Production Assistant
Lead a team of 4 in the video post-production of 6 short films, receiving an average audience score of 4.5 out of 5
Implemented Avid Media Composer in film production process, achieving a 30% reduction in editing time
Enhanced company's video production output by optimizing Adobe Creative Suite tools, leading to an increase in projects completed by 20%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University June 2017
Master of Arts - Film Production
Specialized in Post Production Techniques
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2015
Bachelor of Science - Multimedia & Creative Technology
Distinction: Top 10% of the class
Coursework: Video Editing, Sound Engineering, Film Theory
SKILLS
Post-Production Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve
Audio Editing Tools: Pro Tools, Apple Logic Pro X, Audacity
Special Effects and CGI: Adobe After Effects, Maya, Blender
Collaboration Tools: Slack, Asana, Google Suite
OTHER
Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert - Premiere Pro CC, Certified Pro Tools User
Professional Development: Attended extensive workshops on 'Visual Effects and Colour Grading' in 2019
Volunteering: Provided free movie editing for local charity films (2016 - Present)
Awards: Netflix Excellence in Editing Award - 2019
Your Name
Video Editor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com February 2019 - Present
Senior Video Editor
Pioneered a new video editing scheme on DaVinci Resolve, enhancing video quality by 30%
Increased film production efficiency by 50% through innovative use of Adobe Premiere Pro
Supervised and trained a team of 8 video editors on using After Effects, securing an increase of their productivity by 25%
Disney Studios August 2016 - February 2019
Video Editor
Directed the video post-production of 3 series using Final Cut Pro, resulting in a viewership increase by 1.5M
Improved video editing quality by instituting new Adobe Photoshop techniques, leading to a 20% increase in positive client feedback
Managed the media production workflow of 2 film production, successfully meeting all deadlines
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute January 2019
Certification in Advanced Video Editing
Concentration: High-Performance Editing for Streaming Platforms
Resume Worded University May 2016
Bachelor of Arts - Film and Media Production
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude
Thesis: The Influence of Film Editing on Storytelling
SKILLS
Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, HitFilm, DaVinci Resolve
Graphics & Effects: Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
OTHER
Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert - Premiere Pro CC, Adobe Certified Expert - After Effects CC
Projects: Edited 'Limitless Future', a feature-length movie, it won 'Best Edited Film' at Sundance Film Festival
Volunteering: Pro bono video editing for 'Animals Rescue', a non-profit organization for animal welfare
Professional Affiliations: Active member of The Motion Picture Editors Guild
Your Name
Video Production Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Senior Video Production Specialist
Established and oversaw a comprehensive post-production workflow using Avid Media Composer, reducing delivery times by 30%
Managed the successful production and editing of over 20 corporate videos using Adobe Premiere Pro, resulting in an increase of company's channel subscribers by 45%
Conducted regular training for team members on Final Cut Pro, increasing the team's collective proficiency by 20%
BuzzFeed Motion Pictures June 2015 - February 2018
Video Production Specialist
Led post-production process on a successful video project that accumulated over 2M views on YouTube
Implemented a new editing strategy on Adobe After Effects, leading to a 35% improvement in video quality
Assisted in media production of 8 short films that collectively reached over 5M views on various online platforms
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute June 2015
Master of Fine Arts - Media Productions
Specialized in Video Productions and Video Editing
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Arts - Visual Media Studies
Minors in Graphic Design and Digital Media
Awards: Dean's List 2011 (Top 15%), Best Short Film Award – Student Film Festival 2012
SKILLS
Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer
Technical: Video Production, Video Editing, Colour Grading, Audio Mixing, Lighting
Graphic Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Cinema 4D
Fluency: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Intermediate)
OTHER
Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert – Premiere Pro
Awards: BuzzFeed Motion Pictures - Employee of the Year (2017)
Projects: Directed and edited a short film that won 'Best Film' at the local film festival
Volunteering: Media Specialist, Local Non-Profit (Produced promotional videos and led media campaigns)

How do I add skills to a Production Assistant resume?

1
Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Production Assistant posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Television, Film Production and Social Media are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

2
Add industry skills like Film and Media Production.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Video Production, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Access - into your resume if they're relevant.

3
Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Production Assistance, Production Planning and Production Management - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

4
Show your ability to multitask.

Since you're going to be interfacing with different teams and people, Production Assistant hiring managers expect you to be able to multitask, so it's a good idea to emphasize this skillset in your resume.

5
Emphasize accomplishments that involved a team.

Teamwork is a common competency hiring managers look for, particularly for Production Assistant roles, so include at least 1-2 examples of accomplishments that involved leading a team, or collaborating with others to complete a project.

6
Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Production Assistant, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Production Assistant Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Production Assistant job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Production Assistant Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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Frequently Asked Questions

What hard skills should you include on a Production Assistant resume?

On top Production Assistant resumes, skills like Media Production, Film Production, Social Media, Video Production, Film, Television, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Access appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Production Planning, Video Editing, Event Planning, Production Assistance and Production Management can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

How do resume skills compare between a Video Production Assistant and a Post Production Assistant?

Popular skills we often see on resumes for Video Production Assistant positions include:

  • Video Production
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Video Editing
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Videography
  • Camera Operation
  • Media Production

In comparison, skills we see on Post Production Assistant resumes include:

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Television
  • Entertainment
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Pro Tools
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films

What are good resume skills to include for different Production Assistant roles and job titles?

Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:

  • Post Production Assistant: Video Post-Production, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Film Production and Film
  • Video Production Assistant: Video Production, Video Editing, After Effects, Final Cut Pro and Videography
  • Office Production Assistant: Television, Entertainment, Production Assistance, Screenwriting and Editing

Target your Resume to a Job Description

While the keywords above are a good indication of what skills you need on your resume, you should try to find additional keywords that are specific to the job. To do this, use the free Targeted Resume tool. It analyzes the job you are applying to and finds the most important keywords you need on your resume.

It is personalized to your resume, and is the best way to ensure your resume will pass the automated resume filters.

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