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At Big Bad Boo Studios, we are always looking for talent in the animation industry. Whether you are a writer, character designer, model builder, background artist, storyboard artist, voice-over actor, editor, or anything in between, we want to hear from you. We value hardworking, motivated individuals who are self-starters, have lots of ideas, and are willing to take on any challenge. The more you can do, the more you will thrive at Big Bad Boo.

 

List of all Careers
Bookkeeper at Children’s Animation Production Company
04/27/2021
Position Summary

Big Bad Boo Studios is looking for bookkeeping support in our New York Office

About us
  • Big Bad Boo is an award-winning educational entertainment company that produces and distributes childrens’ content, including TV series, games and academic curriculum currently in over 150 countries on premier networks including PBS, Disney, Cartoon Network, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video
  • Among its many international awards, Big Bad Boo’s The Bravest Knight, a Hulu Original, won the GLAAD Award in 2020
  • The company also partners with UNICEF and international organizations, like Save the Children, to provide cartoons and programs reaching millions of refugees across 15 countries to provide psychosocial support to children in conflict. The company won the 2018 WISE Award for one of the most innovative education programs in the world
  • Big Bad Boo products promote diversity, inclusion and global mindedness
  • Big Bad Boo operates Oznoz, a multilingual educational subscription Video on Demand Platform
Key Responsibilities

The Bookkeeper will support the finance executive team in the New York Office as follows

  • Assist in preparation of contractor agreements, ensuring all required information is accurate and up to date.
  • Process all incoming invoices and reconcile against contracts.
  • Ensure that all payables are coded appropriately
  • Prepare funder/investor invoices for review based on production milestones achieved in accordance with the deliverable.
  • Follow up funders/investors regarding receivables, alerting management of any issues or expected delays.
  • Maintain income/deliverables master document for all programs.
  • Gathering, coding, entering and reconciling all credit card charges against monthly statements.
  • Manage expense reports
  • Manage timesheets in preparation for payroll cycles
  • Track receivables
  • Create and maintain sales reports for online media platform
  • Assisting the finance department with project tracking, coding and data entry
  • Assist CFO and VP Finance with final cost report preparation and audit documentation requests.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed
Requirements
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years Bookkeeping/accounting experience
  • Proficient in Quickbooks - online version
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, with an emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively under a strict deadline
  • Ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of knowledge
  • Adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate within a team environment
  • Must exhibit discretion in keeping company information confidential.
  • Experience working in a Mac environment
  • Strong Skills in:
    • Excel & Word
    • Quickbooks (online)
    • Google Suite
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Multi-tasker and self-starter who thrives in small, team-oriented environment
  • Proficient in Google Suite
Web Developer
04/05/2021

Position Summary

Big Bad Boo Studios and its sister company, Oznoz.com, are looking for a web developer based in our Vancouver Office.

About us
  • Big Bad Boo is an award-winning educational entertainment company that produces and distributes childrens’ content, including TV series, games and academic curriculum currently in over 150 countries on premier networks including PBS, Disney, Cartoon Network, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video
  • Among its many international awards, Big Bad Boo’s The Bravest Knight, a Hulu Original, won the GLAAD Award in 2020
  • The company also partners with UNICEF and international organizations, like Save the Children, to provide cartoons and programs reaching millions of refugees across 15 countries to provide psychosocial support to children in conflict. The company won the 2018 WISE Award for one of the most innovative education programs in the world
  • Big Bad Boo products promote diversity, inclusion and global mindedness
  • Big Bad Boo operates Oznoz, a multilingual educational subscription Video on Demand Platform
Job Responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains IT services and applications s to effectively manage clinical and administrative information.
  • Develops, maintains and administers all BBB websites and apps. In some cases the developer will directly program sites and in others, they will oversee an outsourced development team.
  • Provides daily maintenance and support of existing databases, electronic systems and other applications; identifies system deficiencies, designs and codes technical solutions and/or creates and executes other effective solutions.
  • Troubleshoots application and software bugs and issues on web sites and related apps (for iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire, Smart TV and other devices).
  • Designs new databases and programs to support future project developments and to enhance existing company activities.
  • Develops tools and interfaces between application programs; debugs programs.
  • Utilizes feedback from users to enhance effectiveness
  • Oversees the development of documentation for VOD platform.
  • Ensures the confidentiality and security of company data processed, stored or accessed by the network.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, M.S. preferred.
Experience:
  • 10+ years experience in a web and app development
  • Experience building or leading technical teams
  • Deep expertise working with core web technologies HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experience or a familiarity with React, Node/Express, and databases (relational and MongoDB)
  • Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch and associated design tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of common software development practices
  • Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, drawing skills, and sketchbook technique
  • Experience working with multi-faceted design solutions
  • Exceptional design skills, production value, and attention to detail
  • A self-motivated, empathetic, and approachable demeanor
  • A proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A strong work ethic with the utmost integrity and desire to excel and succeed
  • Passionate about the company’s mission.
Skills and knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English, additional language(s) is desirable
  • Ability to create and manage trusted partnerships with stakeholders and partners
  • Previous experience in distance-based learning is an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize, work under pressure, and manage multiple time-sensitive priorities
  • Up to date on OTT platforms and industry trends
  • Demonstrable ability to analyze challenges and propose workable solutions
  • Computer proficiency including strong MS Office skills.
Sales Support Associate
12/15/2020

Position Summary

Children’s Educational Media Company – Sales Support Associate.

Big Bad Boo Studios (children’s animation studio) and Oznoz (its multilingual educational VOD platform) are looking to hire Sales Support Associate to support sales, business development and ongoing acquisitions efforts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing calendar, schedules, and travel for Sales and Business Development Executives, including the President of the Company
  • Planning and managing various aspects of internal and external projects such as conferences, events, speeches and appearances
  • Following up on sales calls, contracts, documents and reporting as needed
  • Drafting letters, press releases, marketing materials, sales materials, special campaigns, and event materials as needed
  • Participating in all aspects of business development including financial analysis, sales forecasting, acquisitions reviews, quality control and content delivery
  • Organizing department operations, procedures, filing systems, invoices and other documentation as needed
  • Planning, coordinating and implementing Social Media campaigns and channels with various team members for Big Bad Boo and Oznoz
  • Collaborating with various stakeholders such as Marketing, Programming, Development, Special Campaigns, Ad Sales, Finance and Legal as needed
Requirements
  • A minimum of 2+ years of sales, marketing, planning or content development for kids television and/or streaming service
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Proven success collaborating with cross-functional teams to manage complex projects, deliveries and timelines
  • Strong presentation and computer skills including working with Mac and other office/communication programs, including Photo and Video editing software
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently or to collaborate with a group
  • Keen eye for design, branding and marketing
  • Most importantly, a passion for quality content for kids
To Apply
  • If interested, please send resume.
  • Full time position. Immediate start.
  • Ideal Location: New York. Other possible locations are Toronto or Vancouver.
About Us

With offices in Vancouver, New York and Toronto, Big Bad Boo Studios is dedicated to producing and distributing kids content that is inclusive, entertaining and high quality.

  • Big Bad Boo is an award-winning educational entertainment company that produces and distributes childrens’ content including TV series, games and academic curriculum for use in over 150 countries on premier networks including PBS, Disney, Cartoon Network, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video
  • Among its many international awards, Big Bad Boo’s The Bravest Knight, a Hulu Original, won the GLAAD Award in 2020
  • The company also partners with UNICEF and international organizations, like Save the Children, to provide cartoons and programs reaching millions of refugees across 15 countries to provide psychosocial support to children in conflict and winning the 2018 UN WISE Award for most innovative education programs
  • Big Bad Boo products promote diversity, inclusion and global mindedness
  • Big Bad Boo operates Oznoz, a multilingual educational subscription Video on Demand Platform

Address: 1020 Mainland Street, V6B 2T5, Vancouver, BC.
Language of work: English
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Neg.

Director of Content for Sales & Acquisitions
12/15/2020

Position Summary

Children’s Educational Media Company - Director of Content for Sales & Acquisitions

Big Bad Boo Studios (Children’s animation studio) and Oznoz (its multilingual educational VOD platform) are looking to hire an experienced Director of Content to lead sales and acquisitions efforts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement overall sales strategy for Big Bad Boo content library including sale forecasting, implementation, negotiation and deal closures
  • Mobilize and lead sales team at international conferences
  • Participate in all aspects of business development including financial analysis, forecasting, sales, acquisitions, contract drafting, and delivery
  • Work with third party vendors, sub-distributors and partners to maintain relationships for current and future properties
  • Be primary executive responsible for meeting company’s sales objectives
  • Communicate market trends and new content opportunities to internal and external partners
  • Collaborate with sales support team, external partners as well as internal stakeholders such as Marketing, Programming, Development, Special Campaigns, Ad Sales, Finance and Legal as needed
  • Identify and acquire children and family content for acquisition for Oznoz, BBB’s multilingual educational entertainment VOD platform
  • Manage team that identifies, acquires, closes and ingests content for platform
Requirements
  • A minimum of 6+ years of sales, marketing, planning or content development for kids television and/or streaming service
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Proven success collaborating with cross-functional teams to manage complex projects, deliveries and timelines
  • Strong presentation and computer skills including working with Mac and other office/communication programs
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently or to collaborate with a group
  • Most importantly, a passion for quality content for kids
To Apply
  • If interested, please send resume.
  • Full time position. Immediate start.
  • Ideal Location: New York, Toronto or Vancouver.
About Us

With offices in Vancouver, New York and Toronto, Big Bad Boo Studios is dedicated to producing and distributing kids content that is inclusive, entertaining and high quality.

  • Big Bad Boo is an award-winning educational entertainment company that produces and distributes childrens’ content including TV series, games and academic curriculum for use in over 150 countries on premier networks including PBS, Disney, Cartoon Network, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video
  • Among its many international awards, Big Bad Boo’s The Bravest Knight, a Hulu Original, won the GLAAD Award in 2020
  • The company also partners with UNICEF and international organizations, like Save the Children, to provide cartoons and programs reaching millions of refugees across 15 countries to provide psychosocial support to children in conflict and winning the 2018 UN WISE Award for most innovative education programs
  • Big Bad Boo products promote diversity, inclusion and global mindedness
  • Big Bad Boo operates Oznoz, a multilingual educational subscription Video on Demand Platform

Address: 1020 Mainland Street, V6B 2T5, Vancouver, BC.
Language of work: English
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Neg.

Web Designer
01/07/2020

Position Summary

Big Bad Boo is seeking a web designer with at least 3+ years’ experience in designing and developing creative strategy across digital platforms. We are looking for a passionate designer who is able to establish and maintain web presences for multiple animated series with multimedia components. The ideal candidate will work closely with the creators and show runner to develop native property websites and rebrand the existing company web presence. Ideal candidate is a team player, a good communicator, and wants to be part of the core team of an award-winning studio!

Key Responsibilities
  • Development and maintenance of studio’s web presence, including overall company and individual series websites, SEO, and analytics
  • Development and design of all branding and promotional materials, and maintenance of a uniform visual identity across multiple websites
  • Working closely with the creative lead throughout the development and production of multiple series to
  • Consult with the producers to maintain the vision of the series
Requirements
  • MUST have 3+ years of experience and come with a full portfolio of sample work in the field of web/graphic design.
  • Degree or diploma in web design or graphic design or industry equivalent
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under strict deadline
  • Ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of knowledge
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Multi-tasker and self-starter who thrives in small, team-oriented environment
To Apply
  • If interested, please send link to resume and online portfolio to jobs@bigbadboo.ca.
  • Contract position. Available to start immediately. Serious inquiries only.
  • Please note: successful applicants must be Canadian citizens, possess landed immigrant status, or be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
Animation Director / Animation Supervisor
01/07/2020

Position Summary

Children’s Animated TV Series Animation Director

Big Bad Boo Animation Studios is seeking an experienced Animation Director /Supervisor to join our team in our very busy downtown studio.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide creative vision and direction on production and post-production of a 2D animated TV series
  • Provide suggested changes/comments/feedback/creative solutions in all areas of the production pipeline, creative judgment and animation timing a must
  • Ensure quality standard for finished project using established 2D animation practices and processes.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external creative approval personnel.
  • Work closely with supervisors, coordinators, editors and artists to ensure execution of the story in the animation of each episode.
Requirements
  • A minimum of 3 years experience working in the production of an animated TV series (2D)
  • Experience directing the animation pipeline of an animated TV series
  • Ability to assess the artists’ talent and skillsets in order to achieve the needs of the production
  • Experience in dealing with TV Networks’ production guidelines and requirements
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate an artistic vision to others and get them to realize the vision
  • The knack for working effectively under deadline pressures – specifically the approvals process
  • Patience and ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of technical knowledge – must be able to coach/mentor/lead younger artists
  • Keen judgment for juggling multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently or to collaborate with a group
  • Experienced working with Mac and other office/communication programs
  • Most importantly, a passion for animation
To Apply
  • If interested, please send resume and link to online portfolio.
  • Full time contract position. Contract duration: indeterminate.
  • Position open to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents and international candidates.
  • Available to start immediately. Serious inquiries only.
About Us

Located in Vancouver, Canada, Big Bad Boo Studios is dedicated to producing and distributing kids content that is inclusive, entertaining and high quality.

www.bigbadboo.com

Address: 1020 Mainland Street, V6B 2T5, Vancouver, BC

Language of work: English

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00-$78,000.00 per year /year

Production Coordinator - Vancouver
05/11/2021

Position Summary

Big Bad Boo Studios & Oznoz.com are looking for a Production Coordinator for support in our Vancouver Office.

Do you have a passion for children's entertainment? Big Bad Boo and oznoz.com produce and distribute quality kids content worldwide. We produce games, educational digital media content and school curricula for children. Existing TV series include Mixed Nutz and 1001 Nights, which air in 120 countries, in 15 languages. The company also operates the subscription VOD platform Oznoz.com, which is the “Netflix for bilingual kids”.

We are looking for an energetic team player who can positively contribute to our environment. We are a small operation so the position is very hands on. You have an opportunity to learn a lot very quickly.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for basic daily operational tasks in our Vancouver Office. Work includes assisting the executive team ongoing production needs, filing documents, archiving scripts and production related assets, setting up meetings, and keeping track of production schedules. Additional tasks include administrative functions such as answering phones, booking travel, analyzing data, creating marketing and sales materials, writing editorial text, assisting with PR and social media, as needed. Job is paid and includes health insurance and benefits.

Current Big Bad Boo productions include animated shows: “16 Hudson”and “Lili & Lola”.

Requirements
  • Min 2-4 years experience in relevant field
  • Must have MS office, Calendar, Mail, and general Mac knowledge
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under strict deadline
  • Ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of knowledge
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Multi-tasker and self-starter who thrives in small, team-oriented environment
  • Editing and Graphic design in Photoshop and Premiere Pro are a plus
  • Experience with Final Draft is a plus
To Apply
  • If interested please send link to resume to jobs@bigbadboo.ca.
  • This position starts asap and is a full-time, paid position.
  • Serious inquiries only.
  • Location: Vancouver, BC.
Background Designer - Vancouver
05/05/2021

Position Summary

Big Bad Boo is seeking a background designer with at least 3+ years experience working in animation design.

We are looking for an artist who shares our passion for creating wonderful new worlds and characters for Bravest Knight.

The ideal candidate will work closely with the creators and show runner to develop the show bible then build on these designs for all episodes in the series.

Ideal candidate is a team player, a good communicator, and wants to be part of the core team of an award-winning studio!

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the creative lead throughout the pitch, design and production process
  • Lead the Art department
  • Consult with the producers to maintain the vision of the series
  • Manage the design team effectively and efficiently in order to complete production on time
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Requirements
  • MUST have 3+ years of experience and come with a full portfolio of sample work in the field of design.
  • Degree or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under strict deadline
  • Ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of knowledge
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Multi-tasker and self-starter who thrives in small, team-oriented environment
  • Expertise in Photoshop
To Apply
  • If interested please send link to resume to jobs@bigbadboo.ca.
  • Full - time contract position. Available to start immediately. Serious inquiries only.
  • Please note: successful applicants must be Canadian citizens or possess landed immigrant status, or be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
Storyboard Artist - Vancouver
05/01/2021

Position Summary

Big Bad Boo is seeking a storyboard artist with at least 3+ years experience working in animation design.

We are looking for an artist who shares our passion for creating wonderful new worlds and characters for The Bravest Knight.

The ideal candidate will work closely with the creators and show runner to develop the show bible then build on these designs for all episodes in the series.

Ideal candidate is a team player, a good communicator, and wants to be part of the core team of an award-winning studio!

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the creative lead throughout the pitch, design and production process
  • Lead the Art department
  • Consult with the producers to maintain the vision of the series
  • Manage the design team effectively and efficiently in order to complete production on time
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Requirements
  • MUST have 3+ years of experience and come with a full portfolio of sample work in the field of design.
  • Degree or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under strict deadline
  • Ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of knowledge
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Multi-tasker and self-starter who thrives in small, team-oriented environment
  • Expertise in Photoshop
To Apply
  • If interested please send link to resume to jobs@bigbadboo.ca.
  • Full - time contract position. Available to start immediately. Serious inquiries only.
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
Character Designer - Vancouver
04/23/2021

Position Summary

Big Bad Boo is seeking a concept artist/character designer with at least 3+ years experience working in animation design.

We are looking for an artist who shares our passion for creating wonderful new worlds and characters for 16 Hudson.

The ideal candidate will work closely with the creators and show runner to develop the show bible then build on these designs for all episodes in the series.

Ideal candidate is a team player, a good communicator, and wants to be part of the core team of an award-winning studio!

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the creative lead throughout the pitch, design and production process
  • Lead the Art department
  • Consult with the producers to maintain the vision of the series
  • Manage the design team effectively and efficiently in order to complete production on time
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Requirements
  • MUST have 3+ years of experience and come with a full portfolio of sample work in the field of design.
  • Degree or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under strict deadline
  • Ability to work with people from different disciplines and cultures with varying degrees of knowledge
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Multi-tasker and self-starter who thrives in small, team-oriented environment
  • Expertise in Photoshop
To Apply
  • If interested please send link to resume to jobs@bigbadboo.ca.
  • Full - time contract position. Available to start immediately. Serious inquiries only.
  • Please note: successful applicants must be Canadian citizens or possess landed immigrant status, or be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Location: Vancouver, BC