Sr. Manager, Preschool Production & Development

Location : CityStateForPosting Burbank, CA
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About The Brand

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

Overview and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a dynamic Senior Manager, Preschool Production & Development to lead the production and creative direction of multiple series. This exciting role will work from greenlight to final delivery of each episode for the life cycle of the series! The position reports to the SVP, Preschool Production & Development.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Review and provide creative direction for a number of series through all stages of production:

              Premise-Final Scripts, Rough-Final Episode Cuts, Design (characters, background, prop, etc.), Music, Casting

  • Ensure all creative content is delivered on time and in required specs.
  • Provide final line of quality control by reviewing content as it delivers.
  • Further develop and maintain strong relationships with creative teams and cross-functional partners throughout the lifecycle of each property.
  • Communicate network plans and initiatives to show creators/executive producers
  • Act as the liaison between productions and all lines of business by routing work for review and communicating feedback in a constructive and concise manner.
  • Review all creative materials produced by cross-functional partners and ensure they are on brand and uphold the integrity of the property for series launch and throughout the life cycle of each property
  • On-Air and Off-Air Promos (YouTube content, Social posts, etc.)
  • Marketing & Franchise materials
  • Consumer Products (Toys, Publishing, Soft Goods, etc.)
  • Global Creative (Marketing Launch Kits, Character art, Core and Seasonal Style Guides)
  • Act as point person in providing all necessary materials and resources for series launch and property management across all lines of business.
  • Train and mentor team Sr. Coordinator by further building skill sets in providing creative feedback on all facets of production, handling asset requests and routing materials for review.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience supervising various projects on an overall Kids development slate
  • Experience overseeing creative direction for multiple series
  • Experience with content for Kids

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to work on numerous projects and initiatives
  • Passion for Kids and Family entertainment
  • Ability to prioritize and run projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of Kids production
  • Good communication skills—working collaboratively with a diverse group of executives, creatives, and other partners
  • Strong connections to the Kids entertainment community


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