Nickelodeon Animation

CASTING COORDINATOR, ANIMATION CASTING

iCIMS ID
2021-16152
Job Locations
US-CA-Burbank
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

SUMMARY:

Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Casting Coordinator. The Casting Coordinator interfaces with talent, production, talent agencies and the casting teams throughout the entire casting process. They send out breakdowns for new roles, collect and organize audition audio and gather pitches from agencies to present to the casting director. The coordinator will listen through auditions, lending a second ear to the casting director when needed. They coordinate all casting sessions, whether they be callbacks, producer sessions or chemistry tests. They create session schedules, send out times and maintain the final schedule across all dates of a casting call. The coordinator keeps tabs on all outstanding casting and where each role currently lands in the casting process for the casting director.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaison between agencies and casting teams on breakdowns
  • Create and send out breakdowns for all new roles to the VO community
  • Collect and organize audition audio for the casting director
  • Listen to all audition audio and act as second ear for CD, when needed
  • Coordinate w/ productions and network to set casting meetings or audition sessions
  • Create schedules for callbacks, producer sessions or chemistry tests
  • Send out session appointments and maintain the running callback schedules
  • Keep session notes during live auditions
  • Attend production meetings
  • Track casting status of all roles

Basic Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under strenuous deadlines
  • Detail-oriented (Extremely Important) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Pro

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in Casting or at a talent agency is preferred

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