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Supervising Director (Max & the Midknights)


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!



Nick Animation Studio is looking for a Supervising Director for one of its CG animated shows! This person will work with key production personnel in overseeing storyboards and animatics.


  • Work closely with the Co-EPs to ensure the creative vision of the series is accomplished, ensuring consistency of camera, lens choices, composition, blocking, and layout throughout the series.
  • Collaborate with the Directors and editorial team to ensure cohesive pacing, tone and timing, and comedy throughout the entire show.
  • Supervise a team of 3 Directors, 6 storyboard artists, 3 storyboard revisionists, and 3 animatic editors.
  • Manage all assignments in the Animatics department.
  • Thoroughly review storyboards for animatics and shipping.
  • Attend all storyboard pitches and give appropriate notes.
  • Aid in the implementation of notes as needed.
  • Communicate to appropriate key production personnel the status of work and any problems that may arise; suggest appropriate solutions to the problems.
  • Work with the production team to supervise the organization of designs per the storyboards.
  • Regularly monitor progress to ensure the storyboard assignments are completed on time and of appropriate quality. Answer questions from Directors and/or storyboard artists as needed.
  • Supervise animatics and review their work for accuracy; give corrections and guidance where needed.
  • Oversee completion of storyboard revisions.
  • Assist with special projects.


  • CG Production experience required, live action experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of film making and camera lens choices a plus.
  • Extensive storytelling and storyboard experience.
  • Ability to adhere to the production schedule
  • Thorough understanding of CG animation pipeline.
  • Ability to work in high pressure, demanding environment.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good time management skills

Desired qualifications:

  • BA/BS preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of storyboard directing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles