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Motion Graphics Designer - Orlando Magic (Orlando, FL)

JOB SUMMARY

Serve as Broadcast Production Motion Graphics Designer for all Orlando Magic digital TV signage and LED projects. Provide video production and content creation for in-arena programming and auxiliary programming needs as determined by the Production Manager.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:

  1. Provide content creation for departmental Video, Digital Signage and LED Production. Serve the role of producer, editor and motion-graphics artist for Broadcast Production content creation.
  2. Management of content, delivery and distribution to Digital Signage Systems Manager and LED Systems Manager for all Magic games and non-Magic events.
  3. Serve the role of live operator for Daktronics LED systems, Ross XPression and/or ClickEffects Crossfire operator as needed for Magic home games and other Magic events.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports To:       Production Manager
  • Indirectly Reports To:  None
  • # of Direct Reports: 

      • FT Staff:                     1 Seasonal Intern

      • PT Staff:

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season:  1-20
  • Event night responsibilities:  Yes
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: 1-20

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hire and supervise staff and departmental intern and manage their workflow.

  • Provide coaching, direction and oversee development of direct reports.

  • Provide ongoing timely performance management feedback through regular touch base meetings and the Quarterly Check In (QCI) process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide content creation for departmental video, Digital Signage and LED production. Serve the role of producer, editor and motion-graphics artist for Broadcast Production content creation.
  • Produce, design and animate Corporate Partnerships, Magic Marketing and Orlando Venues digital signage animations for LED and TV signage systems in Amway Center.

  • Serve the role of motion graphics designer for the Orlando Magic Broadcast Production Department.  Provide graphic and animation support for departmental projects as assigned (including but not limited to):
    • Video features for in-arena Magic TV or specialty digital signage (video walls, etc.),
    • Video features for orlandomagic.com and Magic social media channels
    • Video footage and feature support to Fox Sports Florida.
    • Additional Internal / External video production requests.
  • Work with Creative Services and BP Production Manager on the development and management of the “Digital” version of the Orlando Magic brand style guide.
  • Manage day-to-day production process for Digital Signage and LED production needs (project intake, production assignments/scheduling, and project QC/delivery) under the direction of the Production Manager.
  • Meet regularly with Production Manager to determine assignments, scope of work and updates for existing projects.
  • Acquire comprehensive operational knowledge of the Ross Xpression character-generator system. Work with the Broadcast Production management team to design and facilitate the production of CG graphics for in-arena programming as needed.
  • Produce, design and deliver Magic Marketing TV drops for Fox Sports broadcast as assigned by the Production Manager.  
  • Acquire comprehensive operational knowledge of LED/digital TV signage platforms and AC video control room CG programs to include:
    • LED:             Daktronics Show Controller,
    • Digital TV:     Four Winds Interactive Digital signage system
    • CG:               Ross XPression
  • Work with the Manager of BP/CS to determine scope of production requests and to delegate production assignments through WorkZone.
  • Responsible for Management of BP post-production intern.
    • Responsible for hiring approval and day-to-day management of post-production intern.
    • Responsible for training, management and ongoing coaching and development of post-production intern.
    • Provide direction and constructive feedback of assigned projects.
    • Quality control all creative prior to sending to internal and external clients.
  • Management of content, delivery and distribution of creative to Digital Signage Systems Manager and LED Systems Manager for all Magic games and Amway Center Events.
  • Work with Corporate Partnerships, Magic Marketing and Orlando Venues to determine scope of work and estimated production timeline for requested elements.
  • Responsible for content creation execution of digital signage and LED requests for internal and external partners.
  • Determine digital signage and LED creation needs and work with Production Manager to utilize Broadcast Production resources if necessary on a per project basis.
  • Work with Corporate Partnerships and Magic Marketing to determine production timeline for creative and communicate the need for adjustments to the advertising schedule.
  • Deliver final animations to Digital Signage Systems Manager and LED Systems Manager prior to the required delivery deadline. Communicate effectively when content is ready to be loaded into each system as well as any updates to existing content.
  • File management of Orlando Magic and Amway Center computers and shared storage.
  • Oversee the Broadcast Production Asset Management System as it pertains to departmental graphics.  Administer file sharing, data storage, content management, file logging, and file naming nomenclature as well as archiving for Digital Signage and LED. Develop and implement operating procedures for BP staff to manage all digital content, including production space and archival of finalized projects.  Ensure that BP staff is archiving properly for future use.
  •  Ensure that projects and file structures are properly managed, routinely maintained throughout the season to maximize space on shared storage.
  • Compile and deliver proofs of existing content to internal and external clients as requested.
  • Serve the role of live operator for Daktronics LED systems, Ross XPression and/or ClickEffects
  • Crossfire as needed for Magic home games and other Magic events.
  • Operate video control room equipment as assigned for Magic games and Magic events.
  • Serve as a backup to the primary Daktronics LED operator. Work with LED Systems Manager to understand responsibilities and schedule opportunities to train for the position in a live environment.
  • Develop a comprehensive operational knowledge of primary Amway Center video control room equipment including Daktronics Show Controller, Ross XPression and ClickEffects Crossfire.
  • Magic events can include but are not limited to:
    • OMYF Gala
    • Magic Dancer Auditions
    • Draft Party
    • Open Practice
  • Attend pre-event production meetings as required.
  • Makes decisions guided by precedent and based on company policy.
  • All other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

None

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Broadcasting/Communications or related field preferred, equivalent experience required.

  • A minimum of five (3) years of producing at a postproduction facility required.

  • A minimum of five (3) years professional experience as Digital Graphics Designer required.

  • A minimum of five (3) years experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder and Illustrator required.

  • A minimum of two (2) years experience with Cinema 4D, 3DS Max or Maya preferred.

  • A minimum of (2) years experience working in a live production environment.

  • Supervisory experience helpful.

  • Ability to creatively and effectively engage and manage a team of producers, editors and designers.

  • Experience with video production workflow required.

  • Experience working with unique composition sizes preferred (LED and multiple display formats) required.

  • Experience with common video and image formats required.

  • Experience with leading and developing projects required.

  • File management and file trafficking experience required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other related computer skills required.

  • High energy and strong creative skills.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others for whom you have no direct supervisory authority.

  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required.

  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Orlando Magic employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Orlando Magic employment site.

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Communications: Writer/Editorial
Public Relations Assitant - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Seattle Storm is seeking a professional, detail-oriented individual with strong public relations, writing and editing skills to assist the Storm public relations department. The candidate will oversee all written content posted on StormBasketball.com and drive content development for multiple marketing and communications channels. In addition, this role will support the public relations staff with all media relations, basketball communications and player relations matters. This is a paid, full time, seasonal (approx. May-Sep) position and reports to the Sr. Manager, Player and Public Relations.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES

Public Relations & Basketball Communications

  • Act as the secondary contact for media in the Storm public relations department

  • Update Seattle Storm Media Central daily or as updates are needed

  • Manage weekly Monday morning weekly releases to media

  • Actively track player stats and milestones

  • Assist in media guide and preseason and playoff media guide production

  • Assist in media management on game day, including seating, credentials and pregame / postgame media availability for Storm athletes and coaches

  • Oversee game notes production for all home and road games

  • Produce postgame notes and quotes documents at all home games

  • Manage game-day assistants and staffing

  • Assist with other duties as necessary

Internal & Digital Communications

  • Create and implement an editorial calendar beginning in the preseason and lasting through playoffs

  • Responsible for all written content on StormBasketball.com, including feature/lifestyle stories and all basketball content (game previews, recaps and practice reports)

  • Write all game day roster card messaging to convey key messages in the organization to fans

  • Assist with writing, proofreading and editing all marketing, communications and sales materials developed within the organization

  • Assist with social media content development, including in-game updates on Storm social media channels

  • Proactively offer ideas for new content

  • Act as a fact-checker for website and newsletter content

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES

This job requires a strong background and experience with professional writing. Samples of published work are required.

  • Write content in a consistent voice that adheres to brand positioning and core values of the Storm

  • Interested in pursuing a career in sports public relations

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in journalism or public relations

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Previous published writing proficiency, preferably web features

  • Self-starter with creative ideas

  • Fast, concise accurate writer with great sense of how to speak to fans

  • Sense of humor and ability to capture the fun of Storm games, players and fans

  • Must be available to attend all Storm home games and watch all Storm road games (34 regular season, 2 preseason and possibility of up to 7 postseason games)


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