Supervising Director

  • Full Time
  • Burbank, CA
  • 07/10/2022

Nickelodeon

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 3+ years

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!

This role starts in November

Summary:

Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Supervising Director for one of its upcoming 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.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage the production schedule and resources.
  • Thorough understanding of animation and film language and process.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, demanding environment.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great time management skills; excellent multi-tasker.

Additional Qualifications:

  • BA/BS preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of storyboard directing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

To apply for this job please visit careers.viacomcbs.com.

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