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Script Coordinator


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!




Assist the writers in their daily production functions.


  • Attend writer’s meetings and prepare follow-up notes. 
  • Transcribe notes into the correct format for submission to network.
  • Proofread, revise and re-work premises, outlines and scripts.
  • Distribute premise, outlines and script drafts and revisions internally and to network.
  • Attend network story meetings; prepare and distribute follow-up notes for writers and EIC.
  • Attend Storyboard pitch meetings; prepare and distribute follow-up notes.
  • Proofread storyboards for dialogue and other changes.
  • Maintain and update comprehensive database and files of premises, outlines and scripts, including all drafts and submissions.
  • Maintain and coordinate writing schedule, including updating and distribution of weekly script status reports.
  • Attend weekly production meetings and provide updates at meeting.
  • Prepare, track and catalogue premise, outline and script submissions to network; track and catalogue network notes. 
  • Follow up with network to receive notes on schedule.
  • Prepare “recording” and “as recorded” scripts.
  • Provide to appropriate production staff the cast list with line counts with every draft of the script.
  • Track and coordinate pickup lines.
  • Alert PM/LP of any writing issues.
  • Observe and report regularly to PM/LP on all production-related aspects of notes meetings.


  • Display proficiency in Final Draft, Microsoft Word, and Excel. 
  • Type a minimum of 45wpm.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced production environment.
  • Good time management skills; good multi-tasker.


  • BA/BS preferred, or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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