Full Job Description
Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Our vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through it’s highly addictive app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and on Instagram and Twitter @BleacherReport.
About the role...
The Animation Studio team is looking for an experienced NYC-based Showrunner to run the creative for season 4 of The Champions. The Champions is a scripted parody of a reality show that focuses on UEFA’s Champions League. In the series, all 800 of the players and managers participating in the tournament live together in a massive chateau. We incorporate many of the tropes from actual reality shows. What happens on this reality show occurs in parallel to the games of The Champions League, so this is what we imagine they’re doing in their down time.
What you'll be doing...
Know how to organize and manage teams
Work with multiple groups across different departments
Collaborate with writers and producers on episode ideas
Manage writers and run writers rooms
Collaborate with animation team on visual execution
Direct voice talent during records
Fielding and responding to notes from internal execs
Proven aptitude in all aspects of storytelling including writing, animatics, and directing.
Show creativity and be a thought and idea leader
Display a knowledge of world football and its associated culture
Experience working with 2D animated productions and pipelines
Previous experience working in scripted comedy
Possess a hunger to work hard and an ability to get things done
Keep production on schedule and stay within budget
Experience managing, providing script notes and leading the creative from concept to final script
Please submit a Writer's Packet along with your application to be considered. This is a project-based position scheduled to end December 2020. The success of the show and business objectives will determine if this position will be needed after then.
Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC. Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.