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Coordinator, Music Creative - Animation Series


Coordinator, Music Creative - Animation Series

• Emerging Level


The successful candidate will excel at identifying and implementing cross-functional creative music solutions that will support our animation productions and overall slate.

Category Animation  Audio / Music / Sound 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jul 13, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This role will report to a Music Creative Manager that supports the Animated Series verticals, including Preschool, Kids & Family, and Adult Animation Action.

  • Read and break down incoming scripts for music needs, flagging upcoming cue types and potential licensing issues
  • In alignment with Music Creative Manager, creatively recommend composers, music supervisors, and songwriters for series projects
  • Weigh in on budget conversations as it pertains to music throughout development/production/post
  • In alignment with Music Creative Manager, liaise with agents/reps during the personnel hiring process, ensuring key dates, project information, and watermarked materials are distributed 
  • Prepare and distribute onboarding materials to music supervisors and composers
  • Make appropriate introductions between production and music personnel
  • Attend regular check-ins with music supervisors/composers, taking relevant notes and connecting with Manager on action items
  • Flag vocal moments to Music Production Manager and work in tandem with production on an appropriate approach
  • Maintain and update internal music budget with actuals, in conjunction with Music Production Manager
  • Review cuts on PIX, flagging unaddressed music needs/clearance issues as they arise 
  • Maintain consistent communication between Business and Legal Affairs/Music Licensing 
  • Align with Post, Music Clearance & Licensing, and Localization on subtitling/dubbing plans, sourcing lyrics/lead sheets when requested
  • Update MCP Series AirTable with new talent information (composers, supervisors, songwriters, music editors, etc.) and project tracking updates
  • Maintain organization of MCP project folders
  • Ensure/help facilitate the upload of music deliverables into archival tools
  • Support and collaborate with creative marketing, Music Business Development, awards, and/or publicity on ancillary music opportunities (events, soundtracks, etc.)
  • Attend show-specific/studio meetings/check-ins and provide music updates; concisely synthesize contents of meetings back to Animated Series MCP department 
  • Highlight topline wells, not wells/challenges, and topics for discussion in MCP meetings 
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Possessing a keen musical ear and background to assess creative excellence on scores and original songs and provide specific feedback where appropriate
  • Knowledge in the music talent space - songwriters, producers, composers, agents
  • Knowledge of and passion for animated content and music in general
  • Knowledge of the music industry, digital streaming platforms, music publishing, music licensing, record labels, PROs
  • Comfortability being project and talent facing
  • Highly organizational and comfortable creating and maintaining systems
  • Team player with the ability to prioritize, respond, pivot quickly, think practically, positively, and be solution-oriented
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably on multiple projects under tight time frames in a fast-paced production environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to multitask
  • Open to suggestions and feedback
  • Exercises good judgment and initiative when making decisions
  • Music tastemaker
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace and Project Management Tools (Slack, Asana)
  • Adaptable to learning, leading, and training on Netflix proprietary software and technology

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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