Job Locations US-CA-Burbank

Overview and Responsibilities

The VP, Animation Development at Nickelodeon will:

  • Develop new animated content for Nickelodeon
  • Liaison with animation community (agents, managers, artists, producers, writers, directors) and serve as the point person for Nickelodeon animated pitches
  • Oversee animated content in conjunction with show production executives
  • Track competitive animation development/programming 
  • Help identify potential creators, showrunners, writers and directors
  • Create presentations/network pitches on animated properties to develop
  • Work closely with talent relations to scout new talent for animation development 
  • Hold weekly meetings with Nickelodeon execs and manage flow of material and information to all support teams.
  • Evaluate sample scripts and submissions
  • Attend animation festivals, industry seminars, film festivals
  • Stay aware of competitive animation development/programming
  • Assist Nickelodeon research groups and attend all animation focus groups

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years experience in animation related work
  • Knowledge of animation production and financial management

Additional Qualifications

  • College Graduate preferred
  • Excellent writing skills and knowledge of script (character/story) structure
  • Excellent knowledge of kid audience and values
  • Good communication skills and management skills
  • Ability to make decisions and problem-solve
  • Hard-working self-starter with an aptitude for the start-up environment



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