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Graphics Manager, Nick Jr

31615

New York, NY, US, 10036

Other
New York
Full-Time

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit www.nick.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Paramount Global. 

 

The Graphics Manager will oversee the creation and successful completion of promotional and short-form graphic design and animation projects for the Nick Jr Brand. This includes but is not limited to On-Air, Off-Air, Digital, Social & Marketing requests.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Act as liaison to On-Air Promos team and Graphics Department; Partner with Art & Animation Directors, Designers and Animators from project inception through completion
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of design projects - ensuring deliverables are completed on time and within budget
  • Act as liaison to outside graphics companies – assuring they have all elements necessary for completion; providing most updated version of deliverables list; assuring creative notes are relayed; requesting final project files, etc
  • Coordinate graphics meetings for all assigned projects to include Art Director, Designer/Animator, Producer, Project Manager and Production Manager (outside company if applicable)
  • Attend all project related brief/graphics meetings
  • Maintain the deliverables list throughout the life of the project (along with the producer and designer/animator); update as needed
  • Maintain graphics schedules for all assigned projects – partnering with Project and Production Management to ensure all deadlines and goals are met
  • Coordinate and supervise day-to-day activities related to projects.  Problem solve and determine that all materials/assets needed for successful completion of project are available
  • Manage the trafficking of all graphics materials (e.g. boards, roughs, logos etc.) through the proper channels and communicating feedback to the team
  • Confirm all appropriate approvals are received
  • Partner with Project Management to determine realistic graphic schedules, negotiate due dates when necessary and obtain assets if applicable
  • Partner with Production Management to provide project estimates, handle all font & stock photo purchases/clearances and report any budgetary or legal concern

 

ONGOING DUTIES:

  • Meet with Art Directors and Directors to discuss current and upcoming projects and overall departmental strategy
  • Act as inter-departmental points-of-contact to Social/Digital, Marketing/Off-Air Events, etc.  Provide and request assets as needed
  • Maintain existing Graphics process and archive system
  • Liaise with Broadcast and Tech Ops when technical issues arise
  • Provide Creative Library with assets when applicable
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues related to all Project/Graphic Management sits (ShowMgr, Airtable, Wrike, etc)
  • Support Directors of Graphics Operations and other Graphics Managers as needed – providing coverage, etc.

 

COMMUNICATION: 

  • Create and maintain agendas for all projects - communicating all updates to appropriate creative personnel
  • Communicate new standardized processes to respective teams – helping to unify Nickelodeon Group.  Share best practices
  • Schedule and assign all designers and animators; set up new freelancers; maintain documents; various administrative tasks
  • Inform the On-Air Project Managers and Production Managers of any updates to the graphic deliverables list to ensure elements are delivered correctly on time and on budget 

 

SUPERVISORY: 

  • Serve as visible and motivating leader who champions the department’s standard operating procedures
  • Troubleshoot daily problems and keep Art and Animation Directors apprised of such issues
  • Help forecast Graphics needs

 

 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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