MANAGER, ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT

US-CA-Burbank
Brand
Nickelodeon Animation
iCIMS ID
2017-7241

Overview and Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY  
The Manager will work closely with the senior development executives to support the day-to-day of projects and initiatives within Nickelodeon Original Animation Development.

 

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Support senior executives in the daily management of assigned series development projects.
  • Supports series once in early stages of production
  • Research and establish relationships with artists who are potential creators, or those that could be considered for freelance or staff positions.
  • Travel to festivals and other industry events for talent scouting, business relationship development.
  • Build presentation decks for internal updates, external panels/events, and series pick-up discussions.
  • Provide creative feedback during the development process.
  • Solicit and field pitches from possible creators.  Filter and present pitches with series potential internally.
  • Build and maintain relationships with talent agencies and management companies.
  • Track artist availability and competitive show information.
  • Interface with production and any other business group on development projects.
  • Manage and oversee aspects of the Animated Shorts Program.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with creative executives in animation.
  • Must have strong writing and excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Must be able to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines
  • Must be detailed-oriented, organized and able to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to handle confidential information
  • Strong development history and talent for identifying unique material
  • Creativity and curiosity
  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Extensive experience working with all levels of artists and writers.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Adobe Photoshop.

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Have the abilities to problem solve within scope of responsibility
  • Involved and knowledgeable on what’s going on in the industry
  • Experience in Television Industry
  • Self-motivated, self-starter

  

Eligibility requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

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