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ViacomCBS Director, Adult Animation in Hollywood, California

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Director, Animation for the Entertainment & Youth Brands. In this role, you will develop new original series and content, as well as redevelop iconic IP into new series and movie franchises, such as Daria.

You will:

  • Develop, pitch and produce animation content and series for our air, as well as partners/buyers

  • Liaison with animation community (agents, managers, artists, producers, writers, directors) and serve as the point person for animated pitches for our house of brands.

  • Oversee animated content in conjunction with show production executives

  • Track competitive animation development/programming

  • Identify potential creators, showrunners, writers and directors

  • Create presentations/pitches on animated properties to develop

  • Work closely with talent relations to scout new talent for animation development

  • Manage flow of material and information to all support teams.

  • Evaluate sample scripts and submissions

  • Attend animation festivals, industry seminars, film festivals

Basic Qualifications

  • 6+ years of adult/comedy animation development experience, studio/seller experience a plus

Additional Qualifications

  • Passion for our brands, youth, music, comedy and pop culture

  • Strong relationships with SVOD players and international distributors ideal

  • Excellent writing skills and knowledge of script (character/story) structure

  • Self-starter who thrives in a complex, fast paced, dynamic, and results oriented environment

  • Professional presence; an articulate and well received communications style

  • Ability to make decisions and problem-solve

  • Hard-working self-starter with an aptitude for the start-up environment

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.

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Location : CityStateForPosting Hollywood, CA

Job Locations US-CA-HOLLYWOOD

Brand Entertainment & Youth Brands

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-14326

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