Full Time Job

Production Manager

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 07-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Production Manager to oversee the daily activities of the production.

• Communicate with the 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 timesheets.
• Gather and submit new hire information to Human Resources.
• Coordinate Facilities and IS&T requests.
• Coordinate materials for festivals, awards, etc.

• Possess complete knowledge of Animation production process.
• Knowledge of Maya, Word, Excel, Outlook, familiarity with internet and email.
• Knowledge of EP Budgeting, Shotgun, Filemaker Pro, Photoshop, and Illustrator a plus.
• BA/BS preferred, or 2 – 3 years of animation production experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure.
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0zpoe-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nickelodeon Animation

Nickelodeon Animation is proud of our celebrated past, but we're not resting on our Bikini Bottoms. We're always looking to the future, for both creative talent and the dedicated craftspeople that bring groundbreaking new ideas to life.