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Production Librarian (Upcoming Animated Series)


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!



Nickelodeon is looking for an Animation Librarian! This position will be responsible for the oversight and management of the cataloging of digital production assets generated by an upcoming animated series. 



  • Identify, test, and launch a digital asset management (DAM) system that suits the unique needs of animation production and allows for efficient access across multiple user groups
  • Organize, catalog, and apply metadata to a variety of digital production assets within current system, and then in the selected DAM system
  • Create a standardized, controlled vocabulary to define elements that are relevant to the subject-specific needs of animation production
  • Develop an efficient workflow for migrating legacy production assets to the implemented system and for receiving future assets
  • Create and assign permissions for access and use of production assets
  • Train key team members and users on the functionality of the implemented system
  • Implement file naming conventions for artist asset submissions in order to facilitate ongoing cataloging efficiency and to promote continued ease of access
  • Identify inconsistencies and errors in current practices and implement modifications that will result in a global consistency
  • Audit system performance and gather team feedback on the usability and functionality of the system. Troubleshoot, problem-solve, and make adjustments as needed
  • Establish, document, and communicate policies and procedures for cataloging, preserving, and providing access to production assets
  • Develop long-term goals and make recommendations for future use of the system
  • Collaborate effectively across various departments to identify priorities, develop policies, implement procedures, and establish goals
  • Work closely with technology teams for archiving and data support.
  • Partner with ViacomCBS teams and management


  • Basic project management skills
  • Basic understanding of available DAM software platforms and their functionality
  • Knowledge of digital preservation issues, trends, standards, and best practices
  • Ability to create subject specific controlled vocabularies and apply metadata within the selected system
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with and understanding of the animation pipeline and production process
  • Ability to adapt to change, remain flexible, and problem solve


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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles