by gissell corado

5 tasks

Study and research scripts to determine how they should be directed.

Select plays or scripts for production, and determine how material should be interpreted and performed.

Identify and approve equipment and elements required for productions, such as scenery, lights, props, costumes, choreography, and music.

Plan details such as framing, composition, camera movement, sound, and actor movement for each shot or scene.

Consult with writers, producers, or actors about script changes, or "workshop" scripts, through rehearsal with writers and actors to create final drafts.

5 skills

Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

5 items that describe working conditions

Freedom to Make Decisions — How much decision making freedom, without supervision, does the job offer?

Time Pressure — How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?

Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?

Face-to-Face Discussions — How often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?

Frequency of Decision Making — How frequently is the worker required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization?


The education needed for this career is a four year bachelor’s degree. Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.

3 Interests that would be helpful if going to this career

Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

3 work values

Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.

Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.