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

Job Title:         Feature Line Producer

Reports To:       VP of Production 


Position Summary:

The Line Producer is the master strategist for production. The LP is responsible to facilitate the creative process while delivering the movie on time and within budget.  The LP ensures that the schedule, budget and scope are in alignment with studio directives and initiatives.  The Line Producer partners with the Director on their creative vision for the movie, and creates a roadmap for the production to realize that vision.  Key responsibilities include, schedule, budget, operations, resource and staff planning and management, as well as crew communication.  Working with show leadership, the LP helps ensure ever changing creative appetite stays in sync with budget & schedule realities.  The Line Producer is accountable for delivery of high quality production images within budget and on schedule.


Primary Function:

  • Partner with the Director in creating the vision for the feature.
  • Create budget and schedule productivity assumptions that are in line with the production’s creative goals.
  • Establish a culture and environment where the crew is empowered to do their best work.
  • Partnering with creative leadership, offer complexity solutions that manage scope and maintain creative vision.
  • Responsible for the master schedule, production strategy, and budget.
  • Manage and mentor the PM and appropriate Heads of Department.
  • Create priorities for the creative feed.
  • Partner with the Animation Service Studio, communicating high level goals, milestones and priorities.

Basic Qualifications


  • Preferred experience is a minimum of 5 years as a Production Manager within Feature Animation or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word , Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel), Shotgun, and Google Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present complex issues in a clear manner
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
  • Ability to work proactively and independently and manage multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Outstanding leadership and teambuilding experience


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