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Graphics Manager, Nick Jr

Summary

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.

Category Graphic Design  Motion Graphics 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 03, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

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

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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