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Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(9/16/2020 7:36 PM)
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES   - Along with the Producer, responsible for coordinating the workflow and schedule for the writers and updating and distributing the weekly script status report - Creates and Manages day-to-day tracking and departmental updates - Assists Production Supervisor with all script related tasks. May also support Story and Editorial Departments as needed - Takes notes during writer meetings and story notes meetings and distributes information to the appropriate parties afterwards - Ensure notes are accurately transcribed, saved in the appropriate format and distributed - Responsible for proofreading and distributing all outlines, script drafts, and revisions along with tracking of water-marked script distributions - Manage all script related legal clearances - Flags potential writing issues to Production Supervisor, Line Producer, and/or Production Manager - Track and provide cast list with line counts for every script draft - Generate scripts for recording sessions (record drafts), conform script to edited dialogue, locked animatic, and locked picture - Schedule, prep for, and attend page reviews and record sessions for both scratch and production records. This prep includes such things as proper labeling and printing of designated script pages. - Tracking of script notes generated during record sessions, including tracking of pickup lines. Possibly assist with lining the script during the production records as needed by the Editor - Maintain scripts, files, archiving, and tracking documents - Able to communicate effectively regarding timelines - Handles requests made by crewmembers, Directors, Department Head, Production Management and Production Supervisor - Effectively communicates with the crew via email, one-on-one meetings and during crew meetings - Anticipates potential issues and elevates information appropriately to Production Supervisor - Has a basic knowledge of tools being used in the department - May attend production meetings and provides script and story related updates - Supports studio and production directives - May coordinate departmental crew meetings, events and parties
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2020-14624
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(9/10/2020 5:00 PM)
Summary: Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for an Art Director to lead the designers and painters on one of its animated CG Feature. Responsibilities: - Create and maintain the style of the Feature. - Lead and direct a team of designers to accomplish that end, according to the production schedule. - Review storyboards for all visual elements, working in conjunction with the Storyboard Supervisor. - Oversee creation and maintenance of model packs and style guides, including but not limited to expressions, character construction, mouth charts, character turnarounds, props and main backgrounds. - Oversee workflow to ensure all deadlines are met. - Assist with the generation of creative retake materials. - Communicate appropriate creative notes to overseas studio. - With LP’s prior approval, assign any necessary overflow design or color work to freelance artists and supervise artists’ work. - Create rough and clean designs and color as necessary to ensure deadlines are met. - Liaise with Network, Executive Producer and Line Producer to manage the creation of any special artwork or materials needed for press art, on-air promotions or any other uses to ensure the style of the show is maintained. - Guide artists through the design process and communicate any special needs. Rough Design: - Break down script and review design lists with artists and production staff to generate rough character, prop and background designs for storyboard artists to use. - Assign designs to specific artists. - Communicate any special design needs or directives to the artists and appropriate production staff. - Review completed designs with artists. - Communicate and supervise any needed changes. - Meet regularly with appropriate production staff to communicate progress of department. - Communicate and manage schedules, deadlines and priorities – and any changes to same -- to the design team/artists. - Review completed designs with appropriate creative supervisors and ensure any further revisions are implemented. Clean-up: - Direct clean-up process with artists, including monitoring schedule, deadlines and priorities. - Review clean designs and layouts with appropriate creative supervisors and oversee any revisions or changes, as needed. Color: - Oversee color stylists and BG painters and communicate creative directives of the show, including special needs, such as lighting requirements, stylistic concerns and/or special color/palette needs. Review color models and BGs. - Communicate and supervise any needed changes. - If necessary, assist with revisions. - Attend color correction sessions, as available.
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2020-14603
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(9/9/2020 6:08 PM)
RESPONSIBILITIES: - Receiving, organizing and importing materials (audio from EMR, picture from the storyboard department, etc.), building and editing the Animatic, then exporting and archiving final materials. - This person should be highly organized, have an encyclopedic knowledge of the editing system being used for Animatics (currently Premiere Pro) and will be working closely with a number of people requiring the ability to work well with others. - The Animatic Process has now taken over as the main guide for all animation timing in lieu of x-sheets. It is also a tool to pitch to Network and other Executives so the attention to detail and the ability to create additional materials that service these purposes is an important skill. - The Animatic editor will be responsible for cutting in all manner of library sound effects and temp music cues on his/her own and also under the direction of the show’s creative directors and producers. The Animatic editor will also record scratch lines and lay them into sync. Lastly, the Animatic editor must make sure to keep clean and organized audio tracks - most especially the dialogue tracks as they will pass forward from Animatic and on to the final dialogue conform and mix. - Most importantly the Animatic Editor will sit with many people on the production to edit and finish the final Animatic. This means that input from the creator, director, and other production people will be required to guide the Animatic into its final state. Therefore the Animatic Editor must be able to quickly and effectively render these requests while keeping schedules and deadlines in mind. - All Animatic Editors report directly to the Line Producers of the productions they work on.
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2020-14592
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/2/2020 7:56 PM)
Summary: Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for A Storyboard Artist! Responsibilities: - Meet with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard; what is desired or to be achieved. - Create storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives. - Follow instructions of creative supervisors. - Address any problems with creative supervisors; ask necessary questions. - Communicate progress of work to creative supervisors and to appropriate production staff. - Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in storyboard work. - Follow accurate document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines. - Meet all deadlines as determined by Line Producer or Production Manager. - Attend and contribute to meetings and pitches as needed. - Maybe be required to pitch Storyboards. - Ensure all storyboard notes are added.
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2020-14581
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/28/2020 3:33 PM)
Summary: Oversee in-house and freelance storyboard artists to ensure the quality and the style of the show is maintained. Responsibilities: - Regularly meet with Storyboard Artists and Storyboard Revisionists to thoroughly review and revise storyboards. - Ensure desired quality and style of show is met. - Oversee implementation of Executive Producer and Standards’ notes into storyboards. - Communicate with Executive producer and line producer as to the status of work progress and any problems that may arise. - Answer questions from Storyboard Artists and Revisionists during storyboarding and revision process. - Answer questions from Animation Directors regarding storyboards. - Answer questions from production Staff regarding organization of designs from storyboards. - When time allows, sit in on script meetings to offer feedback from a storyboarding perspective.
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2020-14564
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/25/2020 5:38 PM)
Do you love animation? Do you have a proven track record of attracting creative talent? If so, Nickelodeon's Manager of Recruitment could be an ideal job for you! This role will be responsible for leading the talent resources necessary to develop a growing slate of animated series and feature production(s). This job will require a unique vision and experience, giving a strong sense of innovation in finding fresh talent, partner in improving the recruiting process and building a world-class studio. The role requires strong management and people skills, excellent communication, planning, organization, problem solving and ability to get results. Responsibilities - Responsible for the placement of premier talent, with full range of Above the Line and Below the Line - Manage sourcing, interviewing, reference checking, negotiation of offers for staffing of all animated productions for Nickelodeon Series and Features - Implement the studio’s recruitment strategy in collaboration with Human Resources and Studio Executives - Maintain a talent tracking system. Provide a variety of detailed tracking reports Studio Executives and Show leadership and translate how trends are impacting the studio with next steps - Build and maintain a network of talent, domestic and international - Represent Nickelodeon at major conferences and industry events. Ability to attract and bring in new and upcoming talent - Work with the production teams to understand the skills currently within Nick and where additional skill sets might be needed at the studio - Build and maintain encouraging/collaborative relationships with hiring managers and LPs - Collaborate with Line Producers and hiring managers to develop robust recruitment strategies and action plans - Maintain Competitive landscape and advise on interview techniques, candidate selection, compensation packages and industry trends - Regularly communicate and develop solid relationships with hiring managers and other partners on search and candidate status - Engage and establish relationships with recruiting partners in industry organizations and universities - Maintain awareness of professional trends and news - Integrate diversity and inclusion and hiring initiative strategies, practices and processes around people and culture (i.e. recruiting, talent management, learning and development) to attract and retain diverse talent - Lead the recruitment team and processes
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2020-14513
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/20/2020 7:21 PM)
Summary: - Manages the daily activities of the production. Responsibilities: - Communicate with Line Producer daily regarding the status of the department. - Coordinate the workflow for all supervisors and artists in the CG Department. - Keep accurate daily output information of all departments, and enforce deadlines. - Alert LP of potential problems and suggest appropriate solutions. - Update key production personnel on the status of all areas of production. - Maintain and distribute weekly production schedule with accurate information to upper management and production staff. - Run weekly department meetings. - Supervise Production Coordinator(s) and Production Assistants; assist Line Producer in hiring, performance reviews and terminations for these positions. - Oversee preparation production materials for shipping. - Manage schedule to ensure production meets strict deadlines. Some of these duties include: - Troubleshoot problem. - Coordinate and supervise vendor studios. - Coordinate and supervise freelance production staff. - Assist in the scheduling of key production personnel. - Schedule production meetings as necessary. - Additional Responsibilities: - Assist with ancillary projects; assist LP with special projects. - Act as primary liaison with vendor studio(s). - Facilitate communication in a timely manner between production unit and outside studio regarding production issues, questions and materials. - Assist Post Supervisor in monitoring and facilitating retake process; ensure that lists and notes are communicated in a timely manner; monitor retake budget. - Draft and coordinate all new hire paperwork for freelancers. - Update Human Resources monthly on all freelance activity. - Review and approve weekly time sheets. - Gather and submit new hire information to Human Resources. - Coordinate Facilities and IS&T requests. - Coordinate materials for festivals, awards, etc.
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2020-14539
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/20/2020 4:43 PM)
The Production Accountant (Animation) will assist the Sr. Manager, Production Finance to manage the overall financial responsibilities for Big Kids animated series productions. This position will work closely with Production Management, Line Producers, Production Managers and Finance to manage the budget, forecast and performance tracking activities of the animated series and shorts productions, to ensure complete, accurate and timely cost reporting.   Responsibilities include: Production Finance - Day-to-day management of production finances and relationships related to Big Kids animated series production spend, including rolling forecast updates, scenario planning, journal entry processing, expense research, account reconciliations and ad-hoc reporting and analysis. - Conduct ongoing meetings with production teams to analyze the budget versus actual spend, and to identify areas for reallocating funds to remain on plan, and report on any risks and opportunities to management. - Coordinate the release of timely cost reports, production variance schedules, dashboards, production cash flows and production post-mortems. - Continue to maximize SAP cost reporting abilities for internal and external productions; collaborate with productions on the opportunities to utilize our systems to create efficiencies and maintain financial controls. - Provide and present clear, accurate and timely production planning scenarios and analysis to Producers. - Assist with the processing of POs and vendor set-ups. - Support Senior Manager, Production Finance in a variety of cross-functional, studio-wide strategic projects. - Contribute to the design and build of analytical reports and tracking tools used for reporting and analysis. Corporate Finance - Aggregate and analyze financial information specific to series and shorts productions and provide insight into best practices for the Production Finance track.   - Collaborate with Sr. Manager, Production Finance to reconcile and true-up productions Estimated Final Costs (EFC) and Long Range Plans (LRPs). - Analyze, track and research variances regarding actuals vs. budgets/estimates, ensuring that all data is properly loaded into financial systems and information managed to relevant client groups. - Partner with Sr. Manager to update cash flow pacing and update financial systems, providing cause of change versus prior forecasts. - Assist with requests regarding continuous improvement initiatives, production/studio matters, cash flow analysis, journal entries, and internal/external audit requests as necessary.
ID
2020-14536
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/14/2020 7:33 PM)
Responsibilities: - Receive & understand Character Design assignment from Art Director/Design Supervisor. - Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task. - Review Storyboard to ensure continuity of character designs. - Complete all character designs. - Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director/Design Supervisor for approval. - Communicate with Design Supervisor & Production Manager regarding status of work and any problems that arise. - Ensure quality & style of show is achieved. - Complete work on schedule.
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2020-14517
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/7/2020 6:19 PM)
SUMMARY: Nick Animation is looking for a Backgroun. Generates background designs, overlays, underlays, shadow and color guides, floor plans and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met.   RESPONSIBILITIES: - Review script for backgrounds needed at handout of show. - Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines. - Resolve design problems with creative supervisors. - Ensure all deadlines are met. - Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff. - Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and saved appropriately. - Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time. - Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete. - If required, generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: - Assist with special projects. - If applicable, make special shadow and color indications.
ID
2020-14504
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(7/16/2020 1:44 PM)
- Receive and understand Color Key assignment from Art Director.   - Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task.   - Review storyboard to ensure continuity of color key models.   - Complete all Color Key models.  - Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director for approval.   - Communicate with Supervisor and Production Coordinator regarding status of work and any problems that arise.  - Ensure quality & style of show is achieved.  - Complete work on schedule.
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2020-14383
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(7/15/2020 6:15 PM)
SUMMARY: - Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for A Storyboard Artist!  RESPONSIBILITIES: - Meet with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard; what is desired or to be achieved. - Create storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives. - Follow instructions of creative supervisors. - Address any problems with creative supervisors; ask necessary questions. - Communicate progress of work to creative supervisors and to appropriate production staff. - Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in storyboard work. - Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines. - Meet all deadlines as determined by Line Producer or Production Manager. - Attend and contribute to relevant meetings and pitches as needed. - Maybe be required to pitch Storyboards. - Ensure all storyboard notes are added.
ID
2020-14071
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(6/26/2020 9:22 PM)
REPORTS TO: - Art Director or Executive Producer (creative) - Line Producer (administrative) SUMMARY: - Paints backgrounds, layouts and any other background-related art that the CG production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Meet with creative supervisor(s) to ensure color needs of show are fulfilled. - Follow instructions of supervisor. - Complete all color work within assigned deadlines. - Resolve color problems with creative supervisors. - Ensure all deadlines are met. - Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff. - Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately. - Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time. - Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete. - Review storyboard for background key color callouts. - Additional Responsibilities: - Assist with special projects. - Fulfill other color projects, including but not limited to color lead sheets, color script and/or color pass on storyboards. - If applicable, scan backgrounds and adjust digitally as necessary.
ID
2020-14310
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(6/26/2020 9:20 PM)
SUMMARY: - Nick Animation Studio is looking for a Supervising Director for one of its animated shows! This person will work with key production personnel in overseeing storyboards and animatics. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Manage all assignments in the Animatics department. - Thoroughly review and revise storyboards for animatics and shipping - Implement relevant notes. - Communicate to appropriate key production personnel the status of work and any problems that may arise; suggest appropriate solutions to the problems. - Supervise organization of designs from storyboards. - Answer questions from board artists during storyboarding process, if no Storyboard Supervisor present. - Oversee animatics and review their work for accuracy; give corrections and guidance where needed. - Meet deadlines. - Oversee completion of storyboard revisions. - Ensure desired quality and style of show is met. - Assist with special projects.
ID
2020-14309
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(5/28/2020 9:42 PM)
RESPONSIBILITIES: - Receive & understand Character Design assignment from Art Director/Design Supervisor.  - Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task.  - Review Storyboard to ensure continuity of character designs.  - Complete all character designs.  - Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director/Design Supervisor for approval.  - Communicate with Design Supervisor & Production Manager regarding status of work and any problems that arise.  - Ensure quality & style of show is achieved. - Complete work on schedule.
ID
2020-13739
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(5/22/2020 4:10 PM)
SUMMARY: - Nickelodeon Animation Studio is searching for a line producer for an animated series. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Create and supervise the overall production schedule from pre-production through final delivery.  - Revising or adjusting schedule to ensure final delivery to client. - Disseminating schedule information to all production personnel and ancillary departments.  - Tracking production progress and updating production schedule on ongoing basis.  - Creating and maintaining, with upper management production budget. Liaison with Accountant for budgetary information on production. Liaison with overseas production to ensure quality and timely delivery. - Responsible for communication between production unit and overseas studio.  - Gives feedback with upper management in setting deals with overseas studio.  - Negotiates overseas deals.  - Negotiates talent contracts.
ID
2020-14254
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago(3/31/2020 9:18 PM)
SUMMARY: - Oversee in-house and freelance storyboard artists to ensure the quality and the style of the show is maintained. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Regularly meet with Storyboard Artists and Storyboard Revisionists to thoroughly review and revise storyboards.  - Ensure desired quality and style of show is met.  - Oversee implementation of Executive Producer and Standards’ notes into storyboards.  - Communicate with Executive producer and line producer as to the status of work progress and any problems that may arise.  - Answer questions from Storyboard Artists and Revisionists during storyboarding and revision process.  - Answer questions from Animation Directors regarding storyboards.  - Answer questions from production Staff regarding organization of designs from storyboards.  - When time allows, sit in on script meetings to offer feedback from a storyboarding perspective.
ID
2020-14150
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 9 months ago(12/16/2019 5:56 PM)
SUMMARY: - Generates background designs, overlays, underlays, shadow and color guides, floor plans and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Review script for backgrounds needed at handout of show. - Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines. - Resolve design problems with creative supervisors. - Ensure all deadlines are met. - Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff. - Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and saved appropriately. - Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time. - Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete. - If required, generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: - Assist with special projects. - If applicable, make special shadow and color indications.  
ID
2019-13574
Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago(12/4/2019 4:52 PM)
SUMMARY: - Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for A Storyboard Artist!  RESPONSIBILITIES: - Meet with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard; what is desired or to be achieved. - Create storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives. - Follow instructions of creative supervisors. - Address any problems with creative supervisors; ask necessary questions. - Communicate progress of work to creative supervisors and to appropriate production staff. - Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in storyboard work. - Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines. - Meet all deadlines as determined by Line Producer or Production Manager. - Attend and contribute to relevant meetings and pitches as needed. - Maybe be required to pitch Storyboards. - Ensure all storyboard notes are added.
ID
2019-13531