HuluSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Hulu Originals is seeking a Director of Casting who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. This person will oversee the casting of projects through all critical phases, working closely with Hulu executives and key creative external partners. This role will also guide Hulu's mandate to be in business with the top talent, identify new and emerging talent, and work with a diverse talent pool.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
• Oversee the casting process, from attaching leads to casting series regulars and guest stars to tracking up and coming talent.
• Consult with executives, producers and independent casting directors on each project and advise on actors that should be considered for projects and/or development.
• Coordinate and traffic control casting submissions across a high volume of projects and track responses from creative team.
• Spearhead talent searches outside of the established professional channels to create acting opportunities for underrepresented populations.
• Identify and operationalize Hulu's efforts to recruit top talent.
WHAT TO BRING
• Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience and a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Casting Executive or Director working in television for network or cable primetime pilots/series.
• Strong, established relationships with agents and managers.
• Demonstrated familiarity with the casting process (breakdowns, availabilities, audition technique, taping and uploading clips).
• An interest in communicating with actors and nurturing talent and a creative and collaborative mindset for identifying opportunities and solving problems.
• Ability to function in a demanding executive environment with competing and changing priorities.
• Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and work well under pressure.
• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
• Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision.
• Familiarity with IMDB, Studio System, PIXSYSTEM, DAX, CastIt Systems are preferable.
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Hulu embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.