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Director, Current Series (Disney Junior)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 963291BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Channel Date posted Apr. 20, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney Junior is looking for a Director, Current Series.


  • Oversees all aspects of production from premise to final episode delivery.
  • Strong creative and communication skills with regard to evaluating and giving notes on scripts, storyboards, rough cuts, casting, music and mixes. Proven knowledge of story and script structure.
  • Collaborate with Casting, Music, Production, Legal and Finance, Brand Franchise, and other departments within TWDC, throughout the production process.
  • Builds and maintains trusted relationships with talent, agents and industry executives.
  • Represent Disney Junior’s creative point of view, uphold network standards and production guidelines on all projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience in current series production
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about animation and kids programming, specifically pre-school-aged content
  • In-depth knowledge of the animation, visual effects, comics, related disciplines and industries
  • Familiarity with animation series pipelines and schedule
  • 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
  • Deep understanding of emotional and character-driven storytelling for children.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in media, film or theatre, or equivalent work experience.

About Disney Channel:

Disney Channel creates content that captures the imaginations of kids and adults of all ages. Our talented professionals harness passion and creativity to tell stories that are loved by millions around the globe. From both classic and cutting-edge animation to blockbuster movies and live-action comedy series, Disney Channel delivers across multiple platforms wherever our audience lives. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals, we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ABC Cable Networks Group, which is part of a business we call Disney Channel.

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.

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