London - Central

6 month contract (potential to extend)



Executive Producer – C5005

Join this international animation studio to develop and produce high-quality pre-school shows for a global audience.

6 month contract (with potential to extend).




Our client is a successful international animation studio.




In this role you will be responsible for setting the overall strategy to expand the company’s pre-school animation properties and bring on-board new ideas/projects.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the company’s portfolio of pre-school titles (age 2-6) to meet the global market’s demands
  • Develop the concept, format, look and style of new and existing animation properties for the international market (alongside the creative team)
  • Secure and Develop new IP (either existing personal projects or optioning shows from creators looking for creative partners)  
  • Pitch properties to commissioners, and other stakeholders with the goal to greenlight the projects for production and distribution
  • Manage and oversee development, pre-production and production of shows
  • Work and manage the in-house team’s development schedule and slate.


The position is offered as a 6 month contract, 3 days per week for the moment. However there is the potential for extension, depending on commissioner interest in current and newly developed shows.




With a keen eye for what works in the UK and internationally for preschool animation, you must have a passion for creating unique characters and appealing stories for young viewers globally.


You should possess a proven track record of developing and producing children’s animated shows, and have established networks of partners and talent.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to talk to us about this opportunity, please send you details online, attaching your CV in WORD format.


What to EXPECT 

Searchlight only advertises active roles.

Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.

Due to the expected heavy response to this position, unfortunately only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


If this role isn’t quite right, but you would like us to have your CV on file, please send it to

Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.


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