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STORY EDITOR

34481

Burbank, CA, US, 91502

Production
Burbank
Full-Time

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!

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Confers with network, Executive Producer, and Line Producer regarding selection of writers and material.
  • Supervise writing staff from premise through record draft.
  • Assign staff members to write synopses, treatments, adaptations, scripts, and continuity when working on their series.
  • Reviews writers’ work and gives instruction and direction regarding changes, additions, and corrections.
  • Rewrites, combines, and polishes draft scripts, as necessary, to prepare scripts for production.
  • Writes premises, outlines, scripts, and synopses as needed.
  • Ensures all script notes are addressed.
  • Attends and contributes to meetings, pitches, and recording sessions as needed.
  • Contributes to and maintains show bible.
  • Ensures all deadlines are met.
  • Communicates regularly with appropriate production staff (LP, PM, Script Coordinator, etc.) regarding status of work.
  • Ensures quality and style of show is achieved in all writing.
  • Assists with and assigns/supervises special projects.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years as a staff writer.
  • Very strong knowledge of story structure.
  • Solid knowledge of all facets of the animation process.
  • Strong time and resource management skills.
  • Solid leadership and communication skills.
  • On-the-fly problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to be creative on demand.
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Experienced with Final Draft.

Additional Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience.

 

 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.

 

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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