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Production Assistant (Library and Archives)


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 Animation is looking for a Production Assistant to work with the Nickelodeon Archives and Library team in assisting with a digital asset migration project, as well as, providing support with the day-to-day operations of the Nickelodeon Archives and Library.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation and processing of born-digital production assets, including design files, footage, and other production-related materials

  • Understand and assist with applying metadata and its importance to the preservation, retrieval, and reuse by the company.

  • Assist with research of legacy productions

  • Strong attention to detail and organization

  • Ingest/archive digital assets to the appropriate ViacomCBS/Nickelodeon digital assets management databases

  • Assist in the creation of documentation

  • Assist and provide support for Senior Manager and the NAL team


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degrees in relevant field, or equivalent work experience

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on assigned tasks

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Hands-on experience and understanding of archival procedures and processes

  • Proficient with using a variety of software, including but not limited to, productivity tools, databases, digitization tools, and animation software

  • Basic knowledge of production-related formats

  • Ability to multitask and flexible attitude due to the nature of the production environment

  • Able to meet challenging deadlines and work within complex workflows and schedules

Preferred Qualifications

  • knowledge of Nickelodeon history is helpful

  • Knowledgeable about media digitization and preservations standards and protocol

  • Knowledgeable about current and past animation production pipelines



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


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