Full Time Job

Script / Record Coordinator

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 09-17-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Script/Record Coordinator (Feature)

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

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

Basic Qualifications
• Preferred experience as a Production Assistant within Animation production
• Proficiency in software like Final Draft, Microsoft Word and Excel, Gmail and Google Suite
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to present complex issues in a clear manner
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
• Ability to work proactively and independently while managing multiple projects with competing priorities
• Some leadership and team-building experience

Job Locations US-CA-Burbank

Job Type Full-Time Staff

Brand Nickelodeon Animation

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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.