Casting Assistant, Animation Jobs in Burbank, CA at Paramount Pictures

For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world’s greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts, and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate, and Santiago of the Seas, among others. Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell. Join us!

Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Casting Assistant. The Casting Assistant interfaces with talent, production, and the casting teams. They have a hand at every stage of casting. From pulling sides and capturing materials for audition breakdowns, to creating and managing audition rooms via Zoom, and editing and uploading final audition audio for network approval. They interface with productions, report to the Casting Directors, and handle all administrative needs for the casting team.


Maintain cast lists for all shows

Pull audition sides for any new characters that need to be cast and gain approvals from the network rep

Create final breakdown materials

Distribute audition materials and run audition rooms via Zoom

Manage all audio from auditions/callbacks/producer sessions

Keep circle take through in live audition settings

Edit audition audio and cut togethers when needed

Keep notes during production meetings

Support Casting Associate and Casting Director

Sourcing materials, links, and audio for pitch lists


Excellent communication and organizational skills

Ability to multi-task and work under strenuous deadlines

Strong interpersonal skills

Detail-oriented (Extremely Important)

Proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe Audition

Talent agency experience a plus

Proficient in audio editing software (iMovie, GarageBand, Audacity, etc.)


Weekly Hiring Salary Range: $720.00 – 750.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington State, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program, and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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Title: Casting Assistant, Animation

Company: Paramount Pictures

Location: Burbank, CA



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