Dean Hoff has been the Vice President of Animation Production at the Nickelodeon Studios for the last 8 years, overseeing current hit shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Loud House and Pinky Malinki. Prior to that, he was a 3-Time Emmy winning Producer on the Nickelodeon series, The Penguins of Madagascar and Fanboy and Chum Chum. He also Produced Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Robot and Monster and Tak and The Power of Juju.
Having had his start as a cinematographer and camera assistant in live action film, he transitioned over to traditional animation in 2001. He worked on traditionally animated series such as Chalkzone and Holly Hobbie direct to videos before helping to build the CG Department at Nickelodeon. He currently oversees the startup and first seasons of the animation productions at the Nickelodeon Studios, as well as, overseeing and maintaining relationships for all shows at the various vendor studios located in India, Korea, Canada, Australia, Philippines, France and Malaysia. He is constantly working with his team to create the most efficient, consistent and highest quality television animation on the air today.