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Nickelodeon
London, LND, United Kingdom

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Manager, Animation Production & Development


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Job ID:

231

Location:

London, LND, United Kingdom 

Category:

Development & Commissioning, Production
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Job Views:

677

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

11.06.2017
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Occupations:

Development & Commissioning: Film Development
Production: Development

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Provide creative and logistical support across projects in development and in production with Nickelodeon’s International Production & Development team.

REPORTING STRUCTURE
- SVP, International Production & Development
- Senior Director Animation, International Production & Development
- Manager, Animation Production and Development
 
Production Duties
  • Displaying strong editorial capacity across all animated productions ensuring quality upholds our brand values
  • Distribute materials and coordinate notes across assigned production projects
  • Update Snr Director on any issues with production and use foresight to pre-empt potential issues
  • Track delivery of production materials and ensure that delivery schedules are kept
  • Read/watch all incoming materials and deliverables, contributing notes
  • Potentially manage a production (or productions) where appropriate

Development Duties
  • Ensuring that each project fulfils its obligations to the network and our ongoing needs
  • Unearthing new talent (script writers, illustrators, studios, producers) who would be ideal partners on shows/concepts
  • With support from the Snr Director, negotiating contracts and deal terms with creative talent/new hires
  • Assisting the Snr Director in putting together and managing the strongest creative teams across all projects
  • Presenting and pitching new and interesting concepts to Snr Director
  • Managing some elements of Outreach (eg. International Shorts Program)

Talent Tracking & Outreach
  • With support from Snr Director; taking charge of animation outreach for International
  • Find new animation talent from around the world and solicit pitches for shorts or series across Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.
  • Find new writing talent and solicit pitches across all our genres
  • Build relationships with agents and increase our reach as a network
  • Attend UK animation festivals and comedy events where relevant
  • Initial outreach and encouraging creatives to pitch
  • Reviewing and shortlisting pitches; completing coverage
  • Drawing up deals and contracts for new projects with support from Snr Director
  • Managing the ongoing shorts program; coordinating development of short across design, script and animatic stages
  • Arrange all payments and track costs and budgets with support from Snr Director

Reviewing New Material and Coverage
  • Establishing self as a key point of contact for external creative; maintaining on-going external relationships
  • Managing submissions and providing feedback on new submissions
  • Meeting Literary agents and reviewing relevant client material
  • Meeting publishers to discuss new books and possible development
  • Providing comprehensive coverage where necessary

Job Requirements:

Core Competencies
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Highly organised and proactive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work under a degree of pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Able to adapt on the spot and work in a team environment
  • Great editorial eye

Viacom Core Competencies
Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicates and Listens
  • Builds Relationships
  • Influences and Negotiates

Personal Effectiveness
  • Takes Initiative
  • Manages the Work
  • Composure and Flexibility
  • Acts with Integrity Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Develops creative products and solutions
  • Judgment and analysis
  • Thinks strategically

Management & Leadership
  • Communicates effectively with employees
  • Creates a positive and inclusive working environment
  • Defines, directs and delegates work
  • Develops people through feedback and coaching

VIMN Values
  • Creative Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Passion & Optimism
  • Teamwork & Transparency
  • Citizenship
  • Flawless Executive
  • Innovation
  • Accountability


This job description is a guide to the work you will be initially required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment and as your experience grows you will be expected to broaden your tasks, suggest improvements, solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the role.

THIS FORM SUMMARISES THE MAIN ASPECTS OF THE JOB BUT DOES NOT COVER ALL THE DUTIES THAT THE JOB HOLDER MAY HAVE TO PERFORM.


Company Info


Nickelodeon
London, LND, United Kingdom

Manager, Animation Production & Development

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

231

Location:

London, LND, United Kingdom 

Category:

Development & Commissioning, Production
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

677

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

11.06.2017
col-wide   

Occupations:

Development & Commissioning: Film Development
Production: Development

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Provide creative and logistical support across projects in development and in production with Nickelodeon’s International Production & Development team.

REPORTING STRUCTURE
- SVP, International Production & Development
- Senior Director Animation, International Production & Development
- Manager, Animation Production and Development
 
Production Duties
  • Displaying strong editorial capacity across all animated productions ensuring quality upholds our brand values
  • Distribute materials and coordinate notes across assigned production projects
  • Update Snr Director on any issues with production and use foresight to pre-empt potential issues
  • Track delivery of production materials and ensure that delivery schedules are kept
  • Read/watch all incoming materials and deliverables, contributing notes
  • Potentially manage a production (or productions) where appropriate

Development Duties
  • Ensuring that each project fulfils its obligations to the network and our ongoing needs
  • Unearthing new talent (script writers, illustrators, studios, producers) who would be ideal partners on shows/concepts
  • With support from the Snr Director, negotiating contracts and deal terms with creative talent/new hires
  • Assisting the Snr Director in putting together and managing the strongest creative teams across all projects
  • Presenting and pitching new and interesting concepts to Snr Director
  • Managing some elements of Outreach (eg. International Shorts Program)

Talent Tracking & Outreach
  • With support from Snr Director; taking charge of animation outreach for International
  • Find new animation talent from around the world and solicit pitches for shorts or series across Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.
  • Find new writing talent and solicit pitches across all our genres
  • Build relationships with agents and increase our reach as a network
  • Attend UK animation festivals and comedy events where relevant
  • Initial outreach and encouraging creatives to pitch
  • Reviewing and shortlisting pitches; completing coverage
  • Drawing up deals and contracts for new projects with support from Snr Director
  • Managing the ongoing shorts program; coordinating development of short across design, script and animatic stages
  • Arrange all payments and track costs and budgets with support from Snr Director

Reviewing New Material and Coverage
  • Establishing self as a key point of contact for external creative; maintaining on-going external relationships
  • Managing submissions and providing feedback on new submissions
  • Meeting Literary agents and reviewing relevant client material
  • Meeting publishers to discuss new books and possible development
  • Providing comprehensive coverage where necessary

Job Requirements:

Core Competencies
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Highly organised and proactive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work under a degree of pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Able to adapt on the spot and work in a team environment
  • Great editorial eye

Viacom Core Competencies
Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicates and Listens
  • Builds Relationships
  • Influences and Negotiates

Personal Effectiveness
  • Takes Initiative
  • Manages the Work
  • Composure and Flexibility
  • Acts with Integrity Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Develops creative products and solutions
  • Judgment and analysis
  • Thinks strategically

Management & Leadership
  • Communicates effectively with employees
  • Creates a positive and inclusive working environment
  • Defines, directs and delegates work
  • Develops people through feedback and coaching

VIMN Values
  • Creative Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Passion & Optimism
  • Teamwork & Transparency
  • Citizenship
  • Flawless Executive
  • Innovation
  • Accountability


This job description is a guide to the work you will be initially required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment and as your experience grows you will be expected to broaden your tasks, suggest improvements, solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the role.

THIS FORM SUMMARISES THE MAIN ASPECTS OF THE JOB BUT DOES NOT COVER ALL THE DUTIES THAT THE JOB HOLDER MAY HAVE TO PERFORM.