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Overview and Responsibilities


  • Nickelodeon Animation has an exciting new opportunity for a Department Assistant to work on a CG animated sitcom. We are seeking candidates who are familiar with the CG animation pipeline and Unreal Engine 4. The Department Assistant is responsible for helping with software and hardware requests, manages the day to to day technical organization of the team, and provides support to the technical team as needed


  • Ensure all technical equipment is always nicely organized and clean

  • Assist team members in sourcing cables, hardware, and other equipment

  • Manage software licenses and credentials

  • Assist in setting up and tearing down new workstations

  • Provides daily support to technical leads

  • Handles expense reports for leads and team members as needed

  • Procure software and hardware as needed by production

Basic Qualifications


  • 1+ years of experience working in television animation, feature animation, or video games

  • Highly versed with technical equipment and gear

  • Must be able to trouble shoot basic software and hardware related issues

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs

  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must be comfortable driving to purchase equipment and gear as needed

  • Highly organized and detail oriented

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and keep a team on schedule

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

  • Is a team player, who genuinely enjoys working with others

  • Must have a positive attitude and encourage collaboration


  • Previous Experience with Unreal Engine

  • Previous Experience with Maya

  • Experience using Perforce or other Version Control Software

  • Previous Experience building computers or working on other technical builds

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

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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.

Job Locations US-CA-Burbank

# of Openings 1

Job Type Full-Time Staff