Graphic Design Work Study, Events/Marketing Department

Graphic Design Work Study, Events/Marketing Department

Job Description

Applicants must be a full time LAFS student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. 

Name of Position:

Graphic Design Work Study, Events/Marketing Department

Name of Supervisor(s):

Cecilia Berry
Shanda Pierce
Whitney Brade

Location where the student will perform his/her duties:

Student must be located in California or Florida.

Purpose or role of the position within the organization:

About the Role:
As a graphic design work study student, you will assist in designing emails, digital marketing materials, and content that promotes various upcoming events including but not limited to:
• Panels
• Virtual streaming events
• LA Film School Graduation
• Misc. school events

Duties and responsibilities associated with the position and how they relate to the purpose or role:

What you’ll do:
• Elevate and assist in evolving the LAFS events brand across multiple platforms including digital and print
• Create materials that are within the LAFS branding guidelines
• Create email assets for the events and graduation teams or related departments
• Maintain brand consistency throughout all projects
• Maintain regular communication and provide timely status updates to the appropriate stakeholders (including but not limited to the LAFS events and creative teams)

What you’ll bring:
• A portfolio demonstrating visual design
• Faculty recommendation
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Understanding of creative design, layout and attention to detail
• Experience with Adobe XD is a plus
• Video editing experience is a plus
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with other designers, developers, and other team members

General qualifications for the position:

The ideal candidate for this position must be able to handle tight deadlines and manage multiple projects at any given time. You will work within a team environment that is heavily focused on collaboration to stay on target with strategy and quality standards. Please be sure to include samples of your work along with your resume.

Before applying, you must first fill out the FWS APPLICATION to see if you are eligible to work through the Federal Work-Study program. Please fill this form out before you apply to this position.
Once you are eligible to work through the Federal Work-Study program, please click on the APPLY NOW button below to directly email the Supervisor with the subject line of the JOB POSITION TITLE and your attached RESUME.

Please send your Emails and Resumes to Cecilia Berry at cberry@lafilm.edu.

Powerhouse Ladies in Entertainment & Tech

Powerhouse Ladies in Entertainment & Tech

Join us for a panel discussion where we shine a spotlight on, and celebrate the hurdles and successes of, women in Entertainment & Tech. The panelists will also offer advice to students who are exploring careers in these creative spaces!

Panelists Include:

Robin Mayemura, Skydance VP of Corporate & Interactive Talent Acquisition

Magali Lamourelle, Amazon Sr. Product Manager | XCM Engagement Marketing

Breyon Johnson, Better Youth Grad Skydance Animation + Live Action Intern

A Director’s Journey: Conversation with Award-winning Director Pete Chatmon

A Director's Journey: Conversation with Award-winning Director Pete Chatmon

Join us for an in-depth conversation with director Pete Chatmon! Moderated by LAFS Faculty, Jay Zabriskie, the conversation will include best practices for working with a creative team, and the how & why behind the choices directors make for their audience. They will also discuss Pete Chatmon’s new book, “Transitions: A Director’s Journey and Motivational Handbook,” inspiring new directors.

Pete’s credits include: Insecure, Silicon Valley, You, Atypical, Grey’s Anatomy, Black-ish, A Million Little Things, Station 19, Mixed-ish, Single Parents, All Rise, Blindspotting, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Grown-ish, The Last OG, Greenleaf, and Mythic Quest.

 

With a deft ability to balance both half-hour single-camera comedies and one-hour dramas, PeteChatmon has directed episodes of HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant, Insecure, Silicon Valley, and Love Life, Netflix’s You and Atypical, ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Black-ish, A Million Little Things, Station 19, Mixed-ish and Single Parents, CBS’s All Rise and The Unicorn, Starz’ Blindspotting, FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, FreeForm’s Grown-ish, TBS’s The Last OG, OWN’s Greenleaf, and the Apple TV+ series Mythic Quest. He is in development on The Education of Matt Barnes with Showtime, for which he will direct the pilot and serve as executive producer and is currently co-executive producer and producing director on Reasonable Doubt, the first project to be produced via Hulu’s Onyx Collective. His debut feature as writer/director, “Premium”, starred Dorian Missick, Zoe Saldana, and Hill Harper and premiered on Showtime after a limited theatrical run. Chatmon also wrote, produced, and directed “761st”, a documentary on the first black tank battalion in WWII, narrated by Andre Braugher. He received the Tribeca Film Institute “All Access” Program’s Creative Promise Narrative Award for the heist screenplay “$FREE.99”. Through TheDirector, his Digital Studio, he has directed, shot, and edited content for advertising agencies and Fortune 500 brands. Chatmon’s career began in 2001 with the Sundance selection of his NYU thesis film, “3D”, starring Kerry Washington. His most recent short film, “BlackCard”, premiered on HBO, and his narrative podcast, “Wednesday Morning” engaged voters around the 2020 election. He is developing several episodic concepts and feature films while booking episodes for the upcoming cable, broadcast, and streaming seasons. His podcast, “Let’s Shoot! with Pete Chatmon” is available on YouTube, iTunes, and all podcast platforms. His debut book, “Transitions: A Director’s Journey and Motivational Handbook” was recently released by Michael Wiese Productions, publisher of the world’s best-selling books for independent filmmakers.

Follow him on Instagram and Twitter @petechatmon.

https://www.instagram.com/petechatmon/

Book: https://www.amazon.com/Transitions-Directors-Journey-Motivational-Handbook/dp/161593331X/

Website: https://petechatmon.com/

Changing the Face of PR Panel

Changing the Face of PR Panel

Join us for a roundtable discussion featuring black executives from Warner Media, Netflix and Starz. In their roles at these companies, these execs focus on inclusivity, while elevating the importance of authentic and intentional representation in the industry.

Virtual Alumni Chat (Part 2) with Animation Alumnus, David Estes

Virtual Alumni Chat (Part 2) with Animation Alumnus, David Estes

Join us for this upcoming Virtual Chat Part 2 with Alumni and Game Creator, David Estes! Learn about the dos and don’ts of creating a video game! See the concept turned to reality in his game, Animation Studio Manager, which is a strategy/management simulator that pits you against the industry’s top Producer and your ultimate rival – your Mother!

Check out his game and work!

YouTube: http://youtube.com/c/DavidEstesCreations

Animation Studio Manager:
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1720240/Animation_Studio_Manager/

IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4592295/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidECreations

Military Conversations with Animation Alumnus, David Estes

Military Conversations with Animation Alumnus, David Estes

Join us for “Military Conversations” feature Animation alumni David Estes, as we catch up with him and learn about his journey in the world of animation and his latest projects.

Check out his game and work!

YouTube: http://youtube.com/c/DavidEstesCreations

Animation Studio Manager (My Game): https://store.steampowered.com/app/1720240/Animation_Studio_Manager/

IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4592295/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidECreations

Exploring the World of Multicultural Marketing with HBO

Exploring the World of Multicultural Marketing with HBO

Don’t miss our exclusive virtual conversation featuring Jessica Vargas – Director, Multicultural Marketing, at HBO and HBO Max, in her role, Jessica focuses on inclusivity while developing authentic and intentional campaigns that reflect the diverse world that we live in. With the launch of HBO’s ambicultural movement and campaign, Pa’lante!, she is helping to shape the future of HBO and multi-cultural marketing. You won’t want to miss this chat!

Moderated by Evelyn Brito

Jessica Vargas Director, Multicultural Marketing, HBO Max and HBO

Jessica Vargas is director, Multicultural Marketing, at HBO Max and HBO, working across the HBO Max portfolio, responsible for the strategic and creative oversight of targeted marketing efforts and business initiatives to the network’s Latino audiences. This includes HBO, HBO Latino, and all of HBO’s digital platforms. ​

Among her most recent accomplishments at HBO Max and HBO, Jessica led the successful launch of HBO Max’s new audience initiative, Pa’lante! an always-on social platform to engage the Latinx audience with the purpose of representing, celebrating, and empowering the community and ultimately driving retention, loyalty, and viewership growth. She also recently spearheaded the launch of “Are You Listening?” a content series inspired by the HBO award-winning series Habla and the Pa’lante Promise, a way to support Latino creatives through a partnership with WarnerMedia’s OneFifty. In the past 3 years, she has also launched a Latino Stand-Up competition, a Latinx Short-Film competition, and a New York City school program bringing the arts to students of color.

Jessica has also led the development of award-winning marketing campaigns for Habla y Vota (Mosaic Media Image Award for Advocacy & New York Festival Award Certificate), El Hipnotizador (Festival Iberoamericano de Promociones y Eventos (Grand Prix Crystal)), Alejandro Sanz + Carlos Santana (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Award (EMMA)), and Yandel (New York Festival Award, Bronze World Medal).

​Jessica joined HBO as a marketing associate, Affiliate Operations, in 2010, where she was responsible for the development and implementation of provider-specific print and media campaigns for acquisition and retention marketing activity related to segment marketing, documentaries, sports, retail and new product launches. In 2012, Jessica was promoted to marketing manager and in 2015, the Multicultural marketing team was restructured and placed under the Consumer Marketing division of HBO.

​Before her career at HBO, Jessica worked at Reader’s Digest and Parenting Magazine where she partnered with sales reps to respond to RFPs, offering and executing merchandising proposals for such brands as Neutrogena, Kraft, Motts, Pepperidge Farm, and Clorox. At Reader’s Digest she got her first taste of Hispanic Marketing when she developed custom integrated marketing presentations for Selecciones and selecionnes.com, the Hispanic magazine part of Reader’s Digest.

Jessica holds a BA in International Business with a minor in French from The State University of New York at New Paltz. She is a member of Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE), Educational Opportunity Program National Honor Society. For more information, please visit www.vargasjessica.com.

Events Team 1 member, Events/Marketing Department

Events Team 1 member, Events/Marketing Department

Job Description

Applicants must be a full time LAFS student with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. 

Name of Position:

Events Team 1 member, Events/Marketing Department

Name of Supervisor(s):

Cecilia Berry
Shanda Pierce

Location where the student will perform his/her duties:

In accordance with CDC guidelines, this position is currently a hybrid role/both remote and on campus.

Purpose or role of the position within the organization:

The events team 1 member should have an upbeat, positive, outgoing individual helping the events team. Duties will include but are not limited to: coordinating logistics leading up to the event with outside vendors and internal staff, data entry, planning & execution of events, and day-to-day support to the Events department. Must be dependable with respect to attendance and punctuality, reliable, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, high energy, and must possess strong technology skills with standard software. This position is expected to wear many hats in order to support the events coordination department and help the company achieve its retention goals. Excellent communication and listening skills are a must. Must also be a team player with a positive attitude and desire to make a difference.

Duties and responsibilities associated with the position and how they relate to the purpose or role:

– Flexibility in schedule (including 1 Saturday of the month for Virtual All-Access-Studio Tour)
– Help with greeting guests, virtual check-ins, and assisting with live streamed student orientation/appreciation events
– Assistance running/coordination of virtual evening panels and/or other evening events
– Administrative & secretarial support to the events department including but not limited to:
• Updating png/pdf graduation invitations
• Researching vendors for graduation cap & gowns
• Maintaining list of past graduation speakers
• Create slide presentation for monthly events on 6363 TV/Dell Garden Monitors which highlights Black History, Hispanic History Month, LGBTQ+ month Women’s History Month and more
• Update, log and track event numbers on Important guests spreadsheet
• Research and update alumni/graduate work in the industry
• Communicating with student store customers
– Data entry, faxing, and filing
– Must have reliable transportation and reliable internet/wifi-connection
– Maintain existing systems
– Coordinate schedules & help prepare other presentations

General qualifications for the position:

– Must be well organized with excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Must be able to efficiently handle multiple projects with competing deadlines
– PC computer skills are a must – including Microsoft Word and Excel
– Other program or computer tech skills a plus (zoom, youtube, facebook)
– Must take pride in providing high quality, detailed work

Before applying, you must first fill out the FWS APPLICATION to see if you are eligible to work through the Federal Work-Study program. Please fill this form out before you apply to this position.
Once you are eligible to work through the Federal Work-Study program, please click on the APPLY NOW button below to directly email the Supervisor with the subject line of the JOB POSITION TITLE and your attached RESUME.

Please send your Emails and Resumes to Shanda at spierce@lafilm.edu.