Line Producer, Blippi

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:

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

We are looking for a strong producer to be part of our Live-action team. The candidate must be able to juggle a few productions at once in various stages of development, pre-production, production, and some areas in post-production. The Producer will oversee live-action projects in the U.S. within all stages of live-action production, including development, prep and pre-production, shoot execution and post-production.

An important component of the job is talent relations - working with them on creative, schedules, and general goodwill. From time to time we work with third-party brand partners, which involves relationship management. Flexibility is essential as things are ever-changing with every project. A balance of the business brain and creative brain is needed. The role will oversee resources, recruiting talent, and production crews.

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:

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

We are looking for a strong producer to be part of our Live-action team. The candidate must be able to juggle a few productions at once in various stages of development, pre-production, production, and some areas in post-production. The Producer will oversee live-action projects in the U.S. within all stages of live-action production, including development, prep and pre-production, shoot execution and post-production.

An important component of the job is talent relations - working with them on creative, schedules, and general goodwill. From time to time we work with third-party brand partners, which involves relationship management. Flexibility is essential as things are ever-changing with every project. A balance of the business brain and creative brain is needed. The role will oversee resources, recruiting talent, and production crews.

Requirements

  • Oversee production process and personnel/crew for assigned live-action series from initial development through delivery.
  • Support the creative, finance, legal, departments as well as general managers to assist the production plans that support creative goals while balancing business needs.
  • Review production and post management such as budget review, production/post schedules, cost report review.
  • Keep track of the execution of programming plans and the progress of assigned productions against such plans.
  • Manage the development of preliminary budgets, production and post schedules, and critical assumptions.
  • Solution-oriented approach to solving internal and external challenges.
  • Ensure budgets across all shows are maintained accordingly.
  • Collaborate with producers and studio team in managing the production process, ensuring studio production protocols (COVID, safety, production manual) are followed at all times.
  • Coordinate and track deliverables across assigned projects.
  • Foster a positive culture of teamwork, service, and solution-oriented thinking
  • Must be based in LA
  • Other duties as assigned.

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