Creative Executive in Moonbug Entertainment 2022 at London, England, Vereinigtes Königreich

Website Moonbug Entertainment

This Job Listing is about Moonbug Entertainment in London, England, Vereinigtes Königreich 2022


Moonbug is a next generation entertainment company that has cemented itself in the children’s media space. Would you like to be part of the next frontier of inspiring and engaging stories to kids around the world?

Founded in 2018, with primary offices in London and Los Angeles, Moonbug creates, produces and publishes thousands of minutes of video and audio content every month with the goal of teaching compassion, empathy and resilience. We are a fast-paced global company, and have already grown to become the largest kids’ entertainment company on digital platforms in the world. Some of our existing titles include global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, Morphle, Supa Strikas, ARPO and many more which are available in 32 languages and can be viewed on more than 100 platforms globally.

Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. Candle is run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone’s flagship private equity business.

This role will report full-time ON-SITE at our London Office.

The Role:

Are you passionate about children’s media, screenwriting and YouTube?

We are looking for a Creative Executive who is passionate about creating children’s content and fluent with digital media and short form storytelling. The executive will be based in the London headquarters and work closely with the LA office and our network of creators all over the world.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who can juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities, with a strong emphasis on organization and meticulous attention to detail. They will have first-hand experience with the creative process from inception through to production for digital platforms such as YouTube and traditional broadcast, cable, and streaming platforms. They will have experience working across both short-form and long-form content, for narrative and music-based shows. The successful candidate is also a creative thinker who can juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities, and has managed creative and production teams. This is a demanding and fast-paced role with growth potential that requires significant accountability and initiative. This position reports directly to the Senior Creative Director in London.


  • Oversee shows from both a creative and production perspective all the way from development to production through to final delivery, for YouTube and premium platforms.
  • Work closely with various departments (Production, Marketing, Channel Operations, Distribution) to ensure creative development is aligned with company goals and objectives.
  • Review and provide notes on scripts, outlines, storyboards, animatics, cuts, voice records, and all other steps in the creative process.
  • Ideate on show ideas, formats, and creative content based on Moonbug IP.
  • Ideate and creatively strategize for branded content from development to production for major global brands.
  • Maintain and expand our database of writers, designers, animation studios and production staff, as well as identify and assign creative talent to develop and produce content.
  • Maintain flexibility and openness to take on additional projects as necessary or assigned.


Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about animated and live-action children’s entertainment.
  • Experience working across live-action and animation narrative shows.
  • Broad network of writers, artists and agency contacts in the children’s space.
  • Strong understanding of character and story, working to brand guidelines, and a grasp of visual film-making language and techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills; must be articulate and professional both in written and verbal forms of communication, particularly when it comes to emails, story documents, and pitches.
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment, with a high level of organization and attention to detail. Ability to time-manage across multiple deadlines is a must.
  • Able to interpret data and insights and leverage them in the creative process. Research and analytics experience a plus.
  • Highly collaborative, resourceful, curious, and calm under pressure with a good sense of humor.

Education & Work Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in Children’s Entertainment, Scripted Series and/or Studio/Production experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Creative Writing or Film Studies is preferred but not required

Company: Moonbug Entertainment
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: London, England, Vereinigtes Königreich
Application Deadline: N/A

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