• Manager, Animation Development- Nickelodeon

    Job Locations US-CA-Burbank
    Nickelodeon Animation
    iCIMS ID
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Nickelodeon is seeking a Manager, Animation Development.They will work closely with the senior development executives to support the day-to-day of projects and initiatives within Nickelodeon Original Animation Development. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Support senior executives in the daily management of assigned series development projects
    • Support 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
    • Experience working with all levels of artists and writers
    • Experience in Television Industry
    • 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
    • Self-motivated, self-starter
    • 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


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