Creative Executive Little Baby Bum

Description

We are Moonbug

Moonbug is a kids’ entertainment company. We create and distribute great children’s entertainment to kids all over the world. Our shows are predominantly for pre-schoolers and are all created to support children’s development – shows parents love that their kids love.

We started 4 years ago and have already grown to become the largest kids’ entertainment company on digital platforms in the world. We own some of the most popular digital kids’ IP in the world, including CoComelon, the biggest kids show on both Netflix and YouTube, Blippi, the biggest presenter-led kids show in the world, Little Baby Bum, My Magic Pet Morphle and many more.

We are a global company, with our two main offices based in London and Los Angeles.

 

The Role:

We are looking for a Creative Executive who is passionate about telling relatable and aspirational stories for preschool children across multiple platforms. This role will be based in LA and work closely with our network of creators all over the world.

The successful candidate will have overseen animated projects from inception through production for digital platforms. They will have experience working across content formats in both short-form and long-form. They are 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 curiosity and significant initiative.

This role works on-site at our Los Angeles West Hollywood Office.

Description

We are Moonbug

Moonbug is a kids’ entertainment company. We create and distribute great children’s entertainment to kids all over the world. Our shows are predominantly for pre-schoolers and are all created to support children’s development – shows parents love that their kids love.

We started 4 years ago and have already grown to become the largest kids’ entertainment company on digital platforms in the world. We own some of the most popular digital kids’ IP in the world, including CoComelon, the biggest kids show on both Netflix and YouTube, Blippi, the biggest presenter-led kids show in the world, Little Baby Bum, My Magic Pet Morphle and many more.

We are a global company, with our two main offices based in London and Los Angeles.

About Moonbug

Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids’ titles in the world. Moonbug’s line-up includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, Little Angel, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, Go Buster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko’s Garage, ARPO and many more.

Moonbug’s shows are on more than 100 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Super RTL, BBC iPlayer, HBO Max, Tencent, Youku and Roku. In May of 2020, Tubular Labs named Moonbug one of the leading digital kids’ entertainment companies in the world based on the total number of minutes watched worldwide.

The company’s YouTube channels are viewed over 9 billion times on average every month globally and has more than 440m subscribers. Its portfolio currently stands at 29 IPs and 100+ brand partners and is available in 32 languages.

Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market and beyond. Candle is run by its Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone’s flagship private equity business.

 

The Role:

We are looking for a Creative Executive who is passionate about telling relatable and aspirational stories for preschool children across multiple platforms. This role will be based in LA and work closely with our network of creators all over the world.

The successful candidate will have overseen animated projects from inception through production for digital platforms. They will have experience working across content formats in both short-form and long-form. They are 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 curiosity and significant initiative.

This role works on-site at our Los Angeles West Hollywood Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee shows from a creative perspective all the way from development to production through to final delivery, for YouTube and premium platforms
  • Ideate on show ideas based on Moonbug IP
  • Identify and assign creative talent to develop and produce content
  • Review and provide notes on premises, outlines, scripts, designs, animatics, animation cuts, voice records, music, and all steps in the production process
  • Work closely with Moonbug departments (Production, Commercial, Distribution, Channel Operations) to ensure creative development is aligned with company goals and objectives
  • Maintain flexibility and openness to take on additional projects as necessary or assigned

Requirements

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Children’s Entertainment, Scripted Series and/or Studio/Production experience required
  • Degree in Communications, Creative Writing, or Film Studies is preferred but not required
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about high-quality preschool / children’s entertainment
  • Successfully overseen creative development and current series of children’s shows for both digital and traditional platforms
  • Broad network of writers, artists, and agency contacts in the children’s space
  • Ability to interpret data and insights and leverage them in the creative process
  • Proven communication skills; articulate and professional both in written and verbal form
  • Ability to work proactively and independently under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly collaborative and resourceful
  • Has some musical knowledge and can confidently review lyrics, melodies and scoring

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Free Food & Snacks
  • Wellness Resources

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