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Machine Room Operator


Burbank, CA, US, 91502


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!




The Machine Room Operator will work closely with the Manager of the Screening Room. The operator will help run the screening room for production crew screenings, PowerPoint presentations, Nickelodeon University Lectures, game nights, screenings, movies, and events. The Screening Room also provides service in the Café Area when events need assistance. These events will include pushing a 50 lb roll-out podium to the Café TV Wall for use. This person needs to be personable, organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Programs, machines, and applications used:

  • Outlook
  • SharePoint
  • Slack
  • Wrike
  • Zoom
  • Airtable
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Signiant (Media Shuttle)
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Digital Cinema Packages (DCP)
  • Evertz Routers
  • Crestron Systems
  • Christies Projector
  • VLC
  • Choreographer
  • Shure Microphones


  • E-mail, Text, and/or Call clients daily to confirm bookings, confirm set ups, and gather media.
  • Add, cancel, or make changes to bookings when needed.
  • Resolve booking conflicts with clients, staff, and third-party vendors.
  • Transfer files using web-based applications, nickelodeon servers, hard drives/flash drives, and DCP (Digital Cinema Packages).
  • Must know the basics of Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere.
  • Set Up screeners using the Christies Projector and Crestron.
  • Set Up and Run Café Events for Studio Events when needed.
  • Set Up wireless handheld & lavalier Microphones in the Screening Room or the Café Area when requested
  • Assist Manager of the Screening Room on various set-ups.
  • Ensure our screening room schedule is updated to the team and our clients.
  • Must be able to do physical activity.
  • After screenings – Clean walk around the room and search for left items and return them to clients immediately.
  • Delete files to ensure there’s room for the next screening.
  • Test equipment to ensure the room is working properly.


  • Excellent customer service.
  • Experience in a studio environment.
  • Experience working with video.
  • Must be time efficient, organized, and client oriented.
  • Ability to troubleshoot screening room systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook Calendars.
  • Mac and PC OS knowledge.
  • Ability to fulfill the company's standards and values when performing scheduling tasks.
  • Display kindness and be open to providing scheduling accommodations to customers, clients, or staff.


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


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles