Deadline Hollywood: Design Production Coordinator/Creative Assistant (Print + Digital)

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Paid Hourly

Level: Entry Level

Duration: Full-Time


Deadline Hollywood is seeking a highly organized production coordinator/creative assistant to support our creative team on a variety of exciting entertainment projects throughout the year; including editorial, social, marketing, video and events. Awards season coverage (Oscars and Emmys) is vital to our mission; and the Design Production Coordinator/Creative Assistant will work closely with our team to help produce print & digital magazines, marketing pitches for our sales team; as well as other digital, social, video and event projects. Ideally this person will be a multi-talented designer who has previous magazine design & production experience!


  • At least one year of production experience on an editorial design team or media creative department
  • Excellent type and design sensibilities
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of print production processes and procedures
  • Team player who will collaborate with the creative and editorial teams
  • Must have solid organizational skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and interest in the entertainment industry, film and television a big plus
  • Additional design experience in marketing, online/digital, social, video and events is ideal
  • Knowledge of the SplashThat events platform is a plus!
  • Assist VP Creative as needed on other projects as assigned, including administrative duties


  • Production duties such as sending images to prepress, shipping pages to printer, tracking and ordering high-res images
  • Handling art department contracts and invoices
  • Create print & digital issue flatplans, coordinating with sales planners and sales team on ad placement
  • Optimize images technically and visually for publication online and in print: color correction and siloing
  • Coordinate retouching needs, delivery of images, and deadlines
  • Ensure images are properly licensed; negotiate and handle license agreements with photo agencies
  • Maintain image metadata to ensure accurate credit and caption information are preserved
  • Prepare images for web and social media
  • Design and production work on event materials including Invites and Splash Site, and live event slides, signage and more
  • Design and production work on marketing materials, including sales decks & one sheets

It’s all About You

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.

About Deadline:

Deadline Hollywood is an authoritative source for breaking news in the entertainment industry, regularly included on lists of top entertainment websites. Influential industry thought leaders and key decision-makers in the entertainment, financial and other business fields track for the latest news multiple times a day. Due to its avid audience,’s postings regularly receive more reader comments than all entertainment industry news sites combined. Deadline’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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