The Daytime Emmy-winner and entertainment veteran will oversee day-to-day business operations as general manager at the animation studio.
Dean will work closely with studio founders Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich and Eric Towner.
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios creations include created television’s longest running stop-motion show, Robot Chicken, as well as Sony Crackle’s upcoming SuperMansion with Bryan Cranston, the upcoming Camp WWE and MAD’s stop-motion Spy vs. Spy.
Dean will be based in the company’s Burbank studio headquarters and most recently served as director of production for Mattel’s entertainment division, Playground Productions.
Prior to that she was GM for Wildbrain Animation Studio, served as vp of animation for Technicolor/Thompson, established the television arm of Omation Studios, served as a producer at Warner Brothers Animation and as director of animation production at Sony Pictures Television Animation.