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Walt Disney Television Director - Development (Disney Television Animation) in Glendale, California

Walt Disney Television is looking for a Director - Development (Disney Television Animation).

Responsibilities :

  • Support all aspects of development of new animation properties from concept to pilot including oversight of in-house development talent.

  • Strong creative skills with regard to evaluating and giving notes on pitches, scripts, storyboards, rough cuts, casting, music and mixes. Proven knowledge of story and script structure.

  • Collaborate with Casting, Music, Production, Legal and Finance departments throughout the development process.

  • Deepen DTVA reach into the animation community by finding and attracting new talent into the studio. Builds and maintains trusted relationships with talent, agents and industry executives.

  • Represent DTVA’s creative point of view, uphold network standards and production guidelines on all projects.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 7 years experience in development and/or current series production

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Passionate about animation and kids programming

  • In-depth knowledge of the animation, visual effects, comics, related disciplines and industries

  • Deep industry contacts to artists, agents, writers, filmmakers and executives, especially emerging talent

  • Proven networking capabilities with professional organizations, creative groups, alumni associations and interest in building strong relationships within TWDC

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Positive attitude and ability to be flexible and multitask in a fast-paced and non-static environment

  • Proven ability to solve problems and interact with a wide variety of personalities

  • Ability to travel

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelors degree with emphasis in media, film or theatre, or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 666341BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.