Nick Jennings (artist)

Nicholas R. "Nick" Jennings is an American animation director, best known for his work on the Nickelodeon series SpongeBob SquarePants and the Cartoon Network series Adventure Time. He has also painted the backgrounds for many animated series.


In late 2013, it was announced that Jennings, along with several other members of the Adventure Time staff, had been nominated for an Annie Award for "Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production".[1] On July 31, 2014, Jennings, had won an Emmy for "Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation" for his work on the Adventure Time episode "Wizards Only, Fools".[2]


Year Work Role Notes
1996 Rocko's Modern Life Art director, writer, background painter TV series
1996–97 Hey Arnold! Background painter Movie
1997 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Background painter Movie
1997–98 The Angry Beavers Background supervisor TV series
1998 CatDog Layout artist TV series
1999–2004 SpongeBob SquarePants Art director, developer TV series
2003 Captain Sturdy: The Originals Color stylist TV short
2009–10 The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack Background painter TV series
2010–2015 Adventure Time Art director, supervising producer, title card painter TV series
2011 Bubble Guppies Art director TV series
2013–14 Regular Show Background painter TV series
2016–present The Powerpuff Girls (2016 TV series) Executive Producer, Director TV series


  1. "41st Annual Annie Awards Categories". International Animated Film Association. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  2. Bolden, Juliana (July 31, 2014). "Governors Award to Casting Icon Marion Dougherty". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
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