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Children’s Creative Executive

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Type: Full-time

Start: ASAP

Department: Creative

Experience: 5+ Years

Compensation: Competitive

We are looking for a Creative Executive who is passionate about creating children's content and fluent with digital media and short form storytelling. The executive will be based in Los Angeles, CA and work closely with the London headquarters and our network of creators all over the world.

You will be working on some of the most popular digital-first childrens IP such as Little Baby Bum, Cocomelon, Blippi and Morphle.  You will help develop and produce across a wide range of IP and content formats (e.g. live action, animation, puppets, stop motion, audio content), for YouTube as well as all other major platforms such as Netflix, Amazon, Nickelodeon, Disney, WarnerMedia, PBS, Spotify, Sky etc.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who can juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities, with a strong emphasis on organization and meticulous attention to detail. They will have first-hand experience with the creative process from inception through to production for digital platforms such as YouTube and traditional broadcast, cable, and streaming platforms. They will have experience working across both short-form and long-form content, for narrative and music-based shows. The successful candidate is also a creative thinker who can juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities, and has managed creative and production teams.  This is a demanding and fast-paced role with growth potential that requires significant accountability and initiative. This position reports directly to our Head of Creative.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Oversee shows from both a creative and production perspective all the way from development to production through to final delivery, for YouTube and premium platforms.
     

  • Work closely with various departments (Production, Marketing, Channel Operations, Distribution) to ensure creative development is aligned with company goals and objectives.
     

  • Review and provide notes on scripts, outlines, springboards, animatics, cuts, voice records, and all other steps in the creative process.
     

  • Ideate on show ideas, formats, and creative content based on Moonbug IP
     

  • Ideate and creatively strategize for branded content from development to production for major global brands.
     

  • Maintain and expand our database of writers, designers, animation studios and production staff, as well as identify and assign creative talent to develop and produce content.
     

  • Maintain flexibility and openness to take on additional projects as necessary or assigned.

EXPERIENCE 

  • 5+ years experience in Children's Entertainment, Scripted Series and/or Studio/Production experience required.
     

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Creative Writing or Film Studies is preferred but not required.
     

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about animated and live-action children's entertainment.


  • Experience working across live-action and animation narrative and music-based shows.
     

  • Broad network of writers, artists and agency contacts in the children’s space.
     

  • Strong understanding of character and story, working to brand guidelines, and a grasp of visual film-making language and techniques.
     

  • Excellent communication skills; must be articulate and professional both in written and verbal forms of communication, particularly when it comes to emails, story documents, and pitches.

  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment, with a high level of organization and attention to detail. Ability to time-manage across multiple deadlines is a must.
     

  • Able to interpret data and insights and leverage them in the creative process.  Research and analytics experience a plus.
     

  • Highly collaborative, resourceful, curious, and calm under pressure with a good sense of humor.

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