Nickelodeon Animation


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About The Brand

For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others. Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell. Join us!

Overview and Responsibilities


This position is a part of the Animatic and NAS Post Group. They are may or may not be directly connected to any particular show as they may be utilized for multiple productions requiring an Assistant Animatic Editor. They will report to the Director of Post Production but are also overseen by the Animatic Supervisor as well as the Animatic Editor(s) they work with for allocation of day to day duties.


  • The duties may include those of an Animatic Scanner which are scanning storyboards, cropping pictures in Photoshop, labeling and organizing pictures, cleaning up images in Photoshop, matting and coloring images in Photoshop and delivering and interfacing with other scanners and animatic employees.
  • Build the Animatic for the Animatic Editor using the Final Cut Pro editing software.

Basic Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro & Photoshop is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in Storyboard Pro.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Multi-tasking is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Effectively communicate with the Animatic Scanners, other Assistant Animatic Editors, the Animatic Editors and various supervisor(s).
  • Communicate in a timely manner with all aspects of the department to ensure no redundancy in work.
  • This position is a key position and a possible step to other positions within the animatic department including Animatic Editor, Supervising Animatic Editor and Animatic Supervisor.
  • This path might also lead to other things such as Assistant Picture Editor (Avid), Supervising Picture Editor (Avid), and other positions that utilize skills that are learned in this position.


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