Nickelodeon Animation

Creative Project Manager (Play Noggin - Preschool)

iCIMS ID
2020-14827
Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Job Type
Full-Time Staff

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

Job Type: Project Based Employment

 

Description:

Noggin from Nick Jr. seeks a Creative Project Manager for the Play-Along Video (“PAV”) team. The PAV team focuses on learning-led interactive media. The Creative Project Manager will support a cross-discipline team in a fast-paced and highly collaborate environment. The Creative Project Manager should have a strong background in production and will be responsible for overseeing project development on animated/live action interactive content from conception to completion, partnering with internal production and technical teams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain processes and workflow
  • Primary point of contact for all team members
  • Collaborate with project leads to ensure their objectives and goals are achieved
  • Manage the production & animation pipeline process to optimize performance and productivity
  • Ensure creative team adheres to schedules and milestones
  • Communicate updates, key dates, and action items on a daily basis
  • Identify, communicate, and problem-solve issues
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings along with capturing and disseminating notes and next steps
  • Ensure content is routed for creative review and all pertinent approvals by stakeholders are being received
  • Communicate all feedback in a constructive professional manner between departments
  • Partner with Product Management to synchronize product and creative production schedules
  • Partners with the Production Manager ensuring project needs/revisions work within the assigned budget
  • Collaborate with Design, Animation and Asset Media Manager to ensure assets are available and prepped
  • Manage content delivery process and communicates tech issues with Product and QA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in creative project management, utilizing Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Experience with Animation and Live Action Workflows (Production & Post Production) and multi-platform projects
  • Proficient in building and maintaining pipeline tracking in systems like Shotgun, Wrike, JIRA & Airtable
  • Extremely detail-oriented, organized and thorough
  • Impeccable communication skills & professional collaborative attitude
  • Must be able to complete tasks on tight deadlines
  • Familiarity and interest in creative interactive development and digital technologies
  • Passion for creative and forward thinking in terms of improving process and building efficient workflows
  • Able to manage multiple projects and prioritize accordingly to changing deadlines
  • Strong strategic thinker able to thrive under pressure and translate information into effective business cases

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