SVP, Paramount & Nickelodeon Animated Films


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles




Overview and Responsibilities

This is an executive leadership position, the ideal candidate should have experience in:

  • Input in the areas of creative & business direction of the division.
  • Supervising development slate, and green-light targets.
  • Supervising assigned movies in production.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Management of development slate.
  • Oversight of assigned movies in production from greenlight to delivery.
  • Provide creative feedback on movies development and production.
  • Align, nurture, and maintain strong partnerships with production management to deliver top of class movies on schedule and on budget.
  • Assist in managing relationships with the filmmakers: Directors, Producers, Writers.
  • Help manage communication and alignment across company partners including Series, Games, Marketing, Publishing, and Consumer Products.
  • Distinguish and establish new relationships with the creative community , agents and managers with an eye towards building our business.
  • Foster and cultivate a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, and industry excellence


  • 10+ years of experience in creative content creation for filmed entertainment.
  • Strong executive experience.
  • Deep knowledge, understanding, and experience in story development.
  • Knows animation film production.
  • Oversight of at least one animated movie in production.
  • Experienced credit list in theatrical content.

Additional Qualifications:

  • An encouraged people-manager with executive experience.
  • Understands creative management and the relationship to production management.
  • Strong, reputable, and proven story development experience.
  • An established reputation and relationships with producers, directors, writers, agents, talent, and creative community in general.
  • Strong creative executive presence that possesses a strategic mind-set and can promote a collaborative environment.
  • Natural leadership ability with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including pitching, running work-sessions, and articulating and defending story & design decisions.
  • Proven track record partnering with multiple teams on projects and practices.



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!




Hiring Salary Range: $300,000.00 - 350,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.   This position is bonus eligible.


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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles