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» Seasonal Assistant - Jr. SharePoint Developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)
» Game Operations Manager - Connecticut Sun - WNBA / New England Black Wolves - NLL (Uncasville, CT)
» GAME DAY STAT & CLOCK CREW - DELAWARE 87ERS (WILMINGTON, DE)
» Director, Information Technology - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)
» Senior IT Support Specialist - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)
» IT Help Desk Coordinator - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» .NET Developer / Programmer Analyst- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Graphic Design Internship- Fall 2014 - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Digital Asset & Services Manager- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Director of IT Operations- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Seasonal Assistant - Jr. SharePoint Developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

TYPE OF POSITION: Temporary, hourly, 40 hours/week

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the SharePoint Administrator, the Seasonal Assistant will maintain and assist with developing and designing content of the company SharePoint intranet site. Looking for a developer 2+ years’ experience with Web technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in designing and developing intranet content
  • Design, code, deploy and test new features and design elements
  • Manage the day-to-day information submission and updating activities on the intranet
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of the documents published
  • Identify, troubleshoot and resolve SharePoint application issues
  • Create technical specifications and test plans
  • Assist technical support with client issues
  • Collaborate with clients and Product Manager on all product issues and feature requests.
  • Ensure the submission/delivery of documents to the knowledge management system by team members
  • Experience with SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows a plus
  • Ensure linked information resources are kept relevant, appropriate, etc.
  • Experience with InfoPath 2010 forms development a plus
  • Assist in developing business dashboards
  • Experience with Nintex Forms and Workflows a plus
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, programming a plus

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates should have a Bachelor of Arts or currently pursuing a college degree in web design or development; Should exhibit a quick approach to learning concepts, with superior attention to detail; Must be driven to complete tasks with an emphasis on quality. Must have high creativity skills, multitasking skills, and solid understanding of web base solutions and technologies. Experience with SharePoint 2010 a plus.

Required Qualifications:

  • Expert level HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • 2+ years’ experience with CSM platforms (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, SharePoint ...)
  • Understanding of HTML5, CSS3
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree in computer science or related degree
  • Working experience with HTML5, JS, CSS3, .NET(C#,VB),IIS, XML, XAML,
  • Working experience with design software suites (Adobe, Open Source)
  • Working experience with SharePoint and SharePoint Designer
  • Prior experience with cloud and hosted application development
  • Strong object-oriented design and programing skills
  • SQL Administration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • Experience resolving highly technical complex issues.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Experience with agile methodologies including SCRUM
  • SharePoint development experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) tools, including Performance Point and Power Pivot
  • Experience developing custom web parts and workflows
  • Experience with InfoPath forms
  • Experience with Nintex Forms and Workflows
  • Experience/Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Certification and Exams:
  • Exam 70-576: PRO: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications
  • Exam 70-668: PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator
  • MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010
  • MCM: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
  • MCPD: SharePoint Developer 2010
  • MCSD: SharePoint Applications
  • MCSE SharePoint
  • MCSM: SharePoint

***This position will start in December 2014 and end in April 2015***


Note: This position was originally posted on the Cavs/Monsters/Charge/Gladiators/Q Arena employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Cavs/Monsters/Charge/Gladiators/Q Arena employment site.

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Game Operations Manager - Connecticut Sun - WNBA / New England Black Wolves - NLL (Uncasville, CT)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for planning, organizing and executing Connecticut Sun - WNBA http://www.connecticutsun.com and New England Black Wolves - NLL http://www.blackwolves.com game production and presentation, and assisting the Sports and Entertainment and Human Resource departments as needed.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to:

• Develops game formats, production sheets and timing for all games and special events
• Hires and manages seasonal staff, including the dance team, mascot, PA announcer, anthem singers and half-time entertainment
• Directs all video production, music selection and coordination
• Acts as technical liaison for television production of games
• Oversees the Live Access streaming production

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Coordinates all lighting and works with arena technical production staff
• Assists management with the planning and implementation of special events
• Assists the Sponsorship department with fulfillment and proof of performance
• Works with the Public Relations and Community Relations department to enhance special activities, streams to the web press conferences, etc.
• Works closely with the WNBA to uphold all WNBA/NBA game operations policies
• Manages the design and implementation of all CRM to season subscribers

Minimum Education and Qualifications:

• Bachelors’ Degree in Communications or a related field
• Three years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a game entertainment or operations capacity
• Previous video editing experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• In lieu of a Degree and previously mentioned experience, six years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a game entertainment or operations capacity may be considered

Competencies:  Incumbent will master the following competencies while in this position:

• Knowledge of Video editing
• Creative development and execution of promotions
• Understanding of Advertising and the use of social media
• Basic understanding of the Mohegan Sun budget process
• Thorough understanding of the Mohegan Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO) as it relates to employment

Training Requirements:

• Knowledge of  Mohegan Sun corporate and department policies and procedures
• Must complete the Core Manager Training course
• Knowledge of all programs and applications related to video editing and web development
• Understanding of Ascent, Empower Time and Manager Self Service

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
• Must be able to lift and move equipment, bags and supplies that may be in excess of 50 lbs.
• Overnight travel may be required
• Must be able to work various shifts and flexible hours

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements, or working conditions associated with this job.  Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves reserves the right to make changes to the above job description whenever necessary.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Have you previously worked for a professional sports team?
2. Do you have the computer skills required in the job description?


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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
GAME DAY STAT & CLOCK CREW - DELAWARE 87ERS (WILMINGTON, DE)

Game Day Stat & Clock Crew – Delaware 87ers
The Delaware 87ers, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, are searching for game night IDS Statisticians and clock crew. These individuals need to both understand the game of basketball and also be technically savvy. The NBA Development League uses IDS Statistician equipment which is comprised of a group of touch screen computers that send the live data, which the statistician inputs, to the website for viewers at home and generate box scores throughout the game. This is a game-day seasonal position.


RESPONSIBILITIES : (Including but not limited to):
• Arrive 2 hours before tip-off
• Oversee pre-game setup of all stats equipment
• Compare pre-game input of game officials, rosters, etc.
• Communicate each game with NBA IDS Help Desk
• Input all stats and information throughout the entire game
• Have clear understanding of the clock system and its functions
• Validate all stats throughout the game with IDS program and Official Scorer to ensure 100% accuracy
• Submit all final game files and documents to IDS Help Desk and Team P.R. Director
• Stay after the closing of each game to insure stats were sent to appropriate affiliations.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous NBA IDS Statistical Training a plus
• Must work well with computers and the clock system
• Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure
• Must understand the game of basketball and the rules and regulations of the NBA
• Previous stat/clock experience with professional, college or high school teams required.
• Must be available to work on nights and weekends
• Must clear NBA clearinghouse (background check)
• Must be able to work professionally with referees, coaches and players
• Must be able to take direction and apply directions quickly and effectively


COMPENSATION: TBD (per game compensation)


GENERAL NOTES: The Delaware 87ers are the proud D-League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers and play their home games at The Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.
START DATE: November 2014
Note: When you apply for this job, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Do you know all of the NBA statistical rules and regulations?
2. Are you available to work nights and weekends?
3. Do you have transportation to and from all home games?
4. Have you ever bet on an NBA game?
5. Do you have prior experience with high school, college or NBA statistics?
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you know all of the NBA statistical rules & regulations?
2. Are you available to work nights & weekends?
3. Do you have transportation to and from all home games?
4. Have you ever bet on an NBA game?
5. Do you have prior experience with high school, college or NBA statistics?


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Technical Services: Director
Director, Information Technology - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)

About the Position

The Golden State Warriors are looking for an innovative, customer service-focused manager to oversee our IT team and help drive technology innovation throughout the organization.  The Director of Information Technology’s primary responsibility is to oversee the streamlined operation of the IT department and to ensure it aligns with the mission and business objectives of the organization.

The Director of IT will plan, coordinate, direct, and design all operational activities of the IT department, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations. The Director of IT will work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the Golden State Warriors.

Responsibilities

Strategy and Planning

  • Formulate and deploy long-term strategic plans for acquiring and enabling efficient and cost-effective information processing and communication technologies.
  • Manage IT department operational and strategic planning, including business requirements, project planning, and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
  • Direct research on potential technology solutions and implementations in support of new initiatives, opportunities, and procurement efforts.

Operational Management

  • Develop and review budgets for IT department and ensure they comply with stated goals, guidelines, and objectives.
  • Review performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements. Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Oversee negotiation and administration of IT vendor, outsourcer, and service agreements
  • Authorize and oversee the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, and support of all hardware and software based on organizational needs.
  • Where necessary, re-engineer applications support to ensure it aligns with business processes, tactical planning, and strategic vision.
  • Define and communicate project milestones, service level agreements, and resource allocation to executive team, department leads, support staff, and end users.
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
  • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
  • Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.
  • Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Achieve technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; and initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Preserve assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; and participating in professional societies.

Arena / Game Day Operations Management

  • Oversee the maintenance and operations of the team’s NBA technological infrastructure in arena.
  • Manage game day tasks, including:
    • Game operations including clocks, scoring, stats & NBA HSAN-II Infrastructure;
    • AV Interfacing (scoreboards and video);
    • Vendor & client relationships;
    • IT game day staff duties & schedules;
    • Troubleshooting processes; and
    • Backup and failover processes for Team/Arena services.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or a relevant business or technical discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in IT management positions
  • Proven experience in IT infrastructure strategic planning and development, project management, and policy development.
  • Good understanding and technical knowledge of current network and PC operating systems, hardware, protocols, and standards.
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management.
  • Knowledge of business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations.
  • Strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong team player with a customer-first focus and attitude
  • Proven project management skills, including the ability to manage a work plan and resolve issues to achieve quality results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • High degree of integrity, discretion, professionalism, and accountability to achieve quality results
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Flexible work hours required, particularly during home games which include evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed

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Technical Services: Technical Support/Help Desk
Senior IT Support Specialist - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)

About the Position

The Golden State Warriors are looking for an innovative, customer service-focused Senior IT Support Specialist to conduct day-to-day operations of our end-user community.  This includes, but is not limited to, supporting Windows and Macintosh workstation hardware and operating systems, end user applications, phones, network, servers, and printers.  The person in this role will be a key contributor to the team responsible for helping develop and supporting the technology strategy for the Warriors current Oakland headquarters and future San Francisco based arena site.  This position is based in Oakland, CA.

The IT team owns the IT customer experience by making sound decisions and developing solutions to IT issues.  The ideal candidate will pro-actively identify trends to provide prescriptive advice, grasp big picture issues and provide appropriate recommendations and solutions, share knowledge to develop best practices, in addition to applying judgment, past experience, and analysis in decision-making and resolving complex issues that impact the business.    

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides high quality end user support services including prioritizing mission critical and non-mission critical issues.
  • Installs and maintains PC and Mac workstation hardware & operating system software (Windows 7/8, Mac OSX)
  • Provides ShoreTel system phone setup and support.
  • Provides network and local printer support.
  • Provides support for the Windows Active Directory domain.
  • Provides A/V support for conference room presentations.
  • Documents and tracks all work orders in the helpdesk trouble ticket DB to assure quality service.
  • Understands and enforces technical support escalation procedures internally, as well as with outside vendors and service providers

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or a relevant business or technical discipline
  • 3+ years of experience providing end user and systems support experience in a Windows Active Directory environment supporting both Windows and Mac workstations.
  • Experience directly supporting end users with applications issues (e.g., Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Salesforce, eVault local backup, and others as required)
  • Experience with Windows Server (2008/2012), Exchange and Office 365 administration
  • Experience with VoIP phone system support (ShoreTel preferable)
  • Knowledge of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Knowledge of network security best practices.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network components and their functions.
  • Knowledge of single-sign on (SSO) administration (e.g. OKTA)
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact with users to determine requirements and manage user expectations; strong team player with a customer-first focus and attitude
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic small company atmosphere.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of integrity, discretion, professionalism, and accountability to achieve quality results
  • Flexible work hours required, particularly during home games which include evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed

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Technical Services: Technical Support/Help Desk
IT Help Desk Coordinator - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill an I.T. Helpdesk Coordinator position at AmericanAirlines Arena, home of the 3 time World Champion Miami HEAT.  This position will provide remote and onsite hands-on support to staff, vendors, and customers as well as, proactively identify issues (beyond the positions role & responsibility) and escalate issues to the Network Administration team as needed.  The ideal candidate will have the skills to diagnose and repair desktop hardware; laser printers; cellular telephones; desktop software applications and provide on-site support for basketball games and events.  Also, this individual will work closely with a team of helpdesk professionals under the guidance and supervision of the Director of IT Operations.

The list below is representative of additional duties and responsibilities, but it is not meant to be exhaustive of all duties.

Responsibilities

  • Provide first level help desktop support to internal office end users
  • Reduce help desk incidents and the mean time of repairs by proactively repairing hardware as needed.
  • Prioritize severity of helpdesk calls and minimize user downtime
  • Provide level 1 Point of Sale support and maintenance for retail and food and beverage operations
  • Provide documentation for procedural I.T. operations
  • Learn all arena game day and event systems
  • Provide safe and neat Ethernet cabling runs
  • Repair and maintain Laser printers
  • Repair, maintain and upgrade cellular phones
  • Organize, track and maintain stock for various hardware systems
  • Establish vendor relationships and make hardware and software purchasing recommendations
  • Project manage various small to medium sized projects
  • Monitor, and remediate software updates for desktop applications
  • Respond to Virus, Malware and various security threats while implementing preventative measures to minimize risk
  • Provide internet connectivity services to 3rd party vendors, Event personnel and Basketball Operations
  • Provide level 1 support of Ticketmaster hardware and software technology
  • Maintain desktop and device compliance policies by enforcing company security settings, software settings and user restrictions
  • Track, document and maintain all helpdesk requests utilizing a ticket management system

 Requirements

  • Min. 4 years of hands-on I.T. business experience with the following areas
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Repair and maintenance of network laser printers
  • Desktop maintenance, repair and installation

Candidate must have a basic foundation and understanding of the following areas:

  • Active Directory Groups, Users and Organizational units
  • Windows user rights and permissions
  • Network topology and LAN infrastructure

Candidate must have the ability to work well with others in a team environment; accept constructive criticism and have a positive attitude.

Must be flexible to work extended hours, evenings, weekends, holidays and swing shifts, if necessary-- as needed and when needed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Do you have any scheduling conflicts that would prohibit you from working irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays?
2. (Yes/No) Do you have at least 3-4 years of IT helpdesk experience?
3. Where did you hear about this position?
4. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Technical Services: Web Programming
.NET Developer / Programmer Analyst- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

About Our Information Technology Team

We are a team of creative & collaborative thinkers whose reputation as innovators and industry experts is widely recognized. We are a highly motivated team of IT professionals who enjoy creating leading-edge business solutions for the Sports and Entertainment business. The Information Technology (IT) team's role is to enhance the organization's competitive edge by overseeing the integration of today's ever-changing technology into every aspect of the organization. This includes, but is not limited to, data networks, ticketing systems; retail and restaurant/food service point-of-sale systems and telecommunication system services for television and radio broadcasters, print media, photographers, promoters, ATM's, and cell phone communication sites.

Description

The Application Development team is tasked with designing and implementing cutting-edge solutions to improve and enhance our enterprise software. Our enterprise software is surprisingly complex, difficult to get right, and at the same time a lot of fun to work on. We hire people who are considered “Programmer”, “Software Engineer” and “Software Architect” at other companies. Titles are not as important to us as the quality of the people we work with and the opportunity to be productive. This is an exciting and challenging job position for a hardworking and creative professional with lots of exposure to new technologies and the freedom to think out of the box.

Required Technical Skills

·         Solid database design, development & administration experience using SQL Server 2008, 2012 or 2014

·         Thorough understanding of Object Oriented Programming principles

·         Experience developing with C# -(Windows and ASP.NET 3.5+ (Webforms and MVC)

·         Experience with Client/Server and SOA architectures

·         Experience with Web Services, WCF

·         Experience with HTML5, AJAX, JQuery & Javascript

Professional Skills

·         Outstanding analytical and interpersonal skills

·         Detailed and quality oriented

·         Can do attitude and collaborative orientation team player

·         Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve their own skills and how we develop software

·         Good communication skills (English)

Education & Experience

·         BS MIS/CIS with  2+ years of experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Design Internship- Fall 2014 - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Internship

Overview of the Internship: The Miami HEAT is hiring an enthusiastic Graphic Design Intern. The Graphic Design Intern will assist in all things creative and be a core member of the HEAT design team. Candidate should have interest and experience in designing for print and interactive media.  The Graphic Design Intern must be able to design within the constraints of the brand identity and maintain consistency of design across each medium.

Responsibilities: Assist the Junior Graphic Designers and Senior Graphic Designer with projects. Work closely with creative team to ensure projects are completed within deadline and reflect HEAT brand standards. Use exceptional design skills to create original, innovative concepts and designs that appropriately reflect HEAT branding and applications. Understand and apply new technologies that encourage innovation.

Must be enrolled in a college/university for the duration of the internship. Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite. Solid understanding of layout, typography, hierarchy, color theory, patterns and other design principles. Demonstrates brand/visual elements across multiple mediums in web, print, interactive, and social media assets. Ability to meet deadlines. Illustration skills a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you currently enrolled in a college/university?
2. Please submit a link to your online portfolio.


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Digital Asset & Services Manager- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: Miami HEAT is looking for a studio technical manager/post production engineer to serve as its Media Production Digital Asset Manager. This is a full time employment opportunity for a technical operations lead that will provide frontline operational and technical support for the video facility’s production systems: including AVID editing and transcoding systems; studio production TriCaster switching and streaming; administration and management of all file-based content and processing via AVID’s Media Composer/Isis Storage/Interplay Media Asset Manager System. Must be AVID certified (ACSR). Position requires a solid understanding of field and studio production. Detail oriented individual should possess excellent organizational and time management skills and be able to effectively multi-task. Person should also have good troubleshooting skills and work well with a variety of people including staff and vendors to establish productive on-going relationships.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Technical Services: Director
Director of IT Operations- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Job Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: The Director of IT Operations oversees the day-to-day operations of the client systems & event operations support team, as well as, the organization’s telephony team. The ideal candidate will work with internal customers to communicate issue status and provide reports to the IT management team. This position will require working closely with the SVP/CIO and other IT department heads to develop and track metrics on issue resolution. Also, this individual will work with the IT team to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective solutions for all aspects of the Client Systems & Event Operations Support and Telecom Team operations for the entire organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the activities of direct report staff which includes, but is not limited to all client edge systems (i.e. PC’s, printer’s, POS systems, etc.), client device security, change management and telecommunications. This involves leading change management and risk management efforts, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing schedules to ensure timely completions of projects.
2. Oversee management of day-to-day operations and IT issues of all direct report staff.
3. Oversee management of all corporate telecommunications operations.
4. Manage direct report staff, which includes hiring, training, guidance, performance reviews and discipline as needed.
5. Ensure the team is made up of the correct complement of technical staff at all times.
6. Ensure that all direct report technical staff is organized and utilized effectively and efficiently.
7. Ensure quality and consistency in the technical services provided.
8. Responsible for the creation of policies, procedures and oversight of resource management as it pertains to the technical operations and planning.
9. Establish and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders.
10. Provide support to senior leadership and mid-level management on issues relating to resource allocation and utilization.
11. Manage outsourced technical resources to identify, gather and prioritize requests for systems and/or network interoperability (new and existing).
12. Develop best practices and written documentation for all IT related processes.
13. Develop productive and effective vendor relationships to ensure cost effectiveness and quality.
14. Participate in senior management activities including staff meetings, planning and strategy sessions, etc.
15. PC & Laser Printer Hardware Repair & Maintenance
16. CAT5 cabling and Ethernet setup.
17. Improve Customer support process. Manage, supervise and prioritize the organization’s Helpdesk to minimize user downtime.
18. Provide level 1 and level 2 support to desktop clients regarding client applications and hardware. Deliver projects on time.
19. Provide first and second level help desk support. Reduce operating expense by using competitive vendor quotes. Reduce help desk incidents through proactive repairs and thereby reduce the mean time to repairs. Reduce parts cost and repair turnaround by seeking competitive vendor relationships.
20. Provide level 1 Point of Sale systems maintenance and ongoing support.
21. Document (as needed) all data desktop & server based software implementations so that future upgrades and/or maintenance of systems can be performed with technical efficiency, reductions in down time, and within overall operating expense.
22. Must be willing to work days and/or nights, weekends and Holidays to learn all game day event systems.
23. Once the candidate is proficient in all operational duties, the ideal candidate must be willing to work days and/or nights, weekends and Holidays as needed. This position will require that the ideal candidate provide “hands-on” support   alongside his/her staff as needed. 
24. Improve personal technical expertise to leverage current skill set and develops cost efficient and user friendly IT solutions.

Desired Qualifications:
1. Experience designing user packages for medium to large employers.
2. More than 6 years of hands-on field experience managing desktop support personnel in a technical role. A minimum of 6 years in a leadership (management) role.
3. Strong communication and people management skills are essential including demonstrated ability to recruit, mentor and motivate staff as well as manage performance and employee relations issues.
4. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
5. Strong customer service orientation.
6. Prior personnel management experience with demonstrated ability to think strategically and lead.
7. Solid understanding of technology industry best practices and standards.
8. Must have an absolute commitment to IT systems uptime with impeccable attention to detail.
9. Proficiency required in developing and managing the ongoing assessment of project delivery quality.
10. Working knowledge of operating systems and server applications a plus.
11. Knowledge of advanced networking concepts (wired and wireless). 
12. Hands-on field experience with data switches, access points, firewalls and routers in a networked environment with a good working knowledge of how all of it interoperates.
13. Knowledge of support and troubleshooting in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and MAC environments.
14. Excellent problem solving skills coupled with the ability to explain complex issues to non-technical staff.
15. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and time manage.
16. Self-starter with initiative, strong organizational skills, project management skills, decision making and leadership skills.
17. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment and with employees of all levels/areas.
18. Certifications and relevant credentials from Microsoft/Apple.

Technical School or MIS Degree preferred; A+ certification and desktop helpdesk field experience. Minimum of 6 years PC & Laser printer hardware repair experience. Must have prior experience working with PC’s in an Active Directory LAN environment, with Windows 2000/XP & MS Office applications and MAC’s. All Candidates must be willing to work extended hours and weekends in order to learn arena support requirements. The ideal candidate must be willing to work days and/or nights, weekends and Holidays as needed. This position will require the ideal candidate to provide “hands-on” support as needed, when needed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Team TriCaster Director - Iowa Energy Home Games - NBA (Des Moines, IA)

 Position Summary:

The Team TriCaster Director will be responsible for managing the team’s daily Futurecast operations for the 2014 – 2015 NBA D-League season.  This project assignment is anticipated to last approximately seven months (November to May), and the individuals hired will be expected to work approximately eight hours during game days/nights for the duration of the assignment. 

Major Responsibilities
• Operate TriCaster on game nights
• Hire, train, and supervise game night Camera Operators, LiveText Operators and Replay Operators
• Coordinate with radio play by play crew for pre-game and half-time shows to:
- Select camera shots
- Insert graphics
- Insert promos
- Select highlights to replay during the game
• Switch audio feeds between radio play by play and commercial breaks
• Prepare 10 to 15 minute pre-game show that includes interviews with players and coaches prior to tip
• Prepare Half-time show, consisting of highlights D-League scores, fans and promos
• Prepare weekly conference call/e-mail updates with D-League and local team Public Relations representatives discussing relevant news and story-lines in the D-League. Participate in conference calls as scheduled by the D-League
• Record game file on drives and coordinate shipment for archive purposes
• Upload and publish game highlights to nbadleague.com via FTP servers
• Coordinate graphic build-out with graphics operator during pre-production
• Coordinate with radio announcers to determine what story-lines will be followed and any promos that are scheduled to air
• Breakdown and Secures equipment for post-game
• Deliver high resolution highlight package on a portable digital format on game nights with a written shot sheet that clearly describes the situation, action and result for each sequence
• Coordinate with your play by play announcer during post-game to voice-over game highlight packages
• Send game notes of the archive being shipped back to NBA Entertainment in New Jersey
• Participate in TriCaster training sessions if necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge
• Strong understanding of live sports television
• In-depth knowledge of the game of basketball
• Previous experience on TriCaster system helpful
• Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications
• Outstanding communication and presentation skills
• Excellent relationship builder
• Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and be a part of a team

Experience Needed
• At least 5 years of experience as a local TV news/sports technical director, on-air director, or master control operator

Educational Background Required
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
3Play Operator - Grand Rapids Drive Home Games - NBA (Grand Rapids, MI)

Position Summary

The NBA Development League is looking to hire a local Team 3Play Operator in each of the league’s 18 markets.  The 3Play Operator will assist the TriCaster Director in live production and is responsible for delivering slow-motion instant replays, book-marking key events, organize and record replays, and play back key elements at various speeds from multiple camera angles. Team 3Play Operator will also help generate game highlights and posting and publishing in-game replays via the internet.

Major Responsibilities

·      Operate 3Play on game nights

·      Assist TriCaster Director on game nights for in-game replays and recall replays as directed

·      Organize and maintain replay archive during games

·      Assist TriCaster Director to help create post-game highlight packages for archiving purposes and for NBADleague.com.

·      Assist production in maintaining high level live-production performance.

·      Assist in post-game archiving and content organization.

·      Participate in 3Play (NewTek) training sessions if necessary

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

·         Solid understanding of live sports television and production

·         Knowledge of the game of basketball

·         Previous experience on 3Play or similar replay devices

·         Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications

·         Clear communication

·         Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience Needed

·         At least 2 years of experience as a local TV news/sports replay operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
3Play Operator - Austin Toros Home Games - NBA (Austin, TX)

Position Summary

The NBA Development League is looking to hire a local Team 3Play Operator in each of the league’s 18 markets.  The 3Play Operator will assist the TriCaster Director in live production and is responsible for delivering slow-motion instant replays, book-marking key events, organize and record replays, and play back key elements at various speeds from multiple camera angles. Team 3Play Operator will also help generate game highlights and posting and publishing in-game replays via the internet.

Major Responsibilities

·      Operate 3Play on game nights

·      Assist TriCaster Director on game nights for in-game replays and recall replays as directed

·      Organize and maintain replay archive during games

·      Assist TriCaster Director to help create post-game highlight packages for archiving purposes and for NBADleague.com.

·      Assist production in maintaining high level live-production performance.

·      Assist in post-game archiving and content organization.

·      Participate in 3Play (NewTek) training sessions if necessary

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

·         Solid understanding of live sports television and production

·         Knowledge of the game of basketball

·         Previous experience on 3Play or similar replay devices

·         Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications

·         Clear communication

·         Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience Needed

·         At least 2 years of experience as a local TV news/sports replay operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
3Play Operator - Maine Red Claws Home Games - NBA (Portland, ME)

Position Summary

The NBA Development League is looking to hire a local Team 3Play Operator in each of the league’s 18 markets.  The 3Play Operator will assist the TriCaster Director in live production and is responsible for delivering slow-motion instant replays, book-marking key events, organize and record replays, and play back key elements at various speeds from multiple camera angles. Team 3Play Operator will also help generate game highlights and posting and publishing in-game replays via the internet.

Major Responsibilities

·      Operate 3Play on game nights

·      Assist TriCaster Director on game nights for in-game replays and recall replays as directed

·      Organize and maintain replay archive during games

·      Assist TriCaster Director to help create post-game highlight packages for archiving purposes and for NBADleague.com.

·      Assist production in maintaining high level live-production performance.

·      Assist in post-game archiving and content organization.

·      Participate in 3Play (NewTek) training sessions if necessary

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

·         Solid understanding of live sports television and production

·         Knowledge of the game of basketball

·         Previous experience on 3Play or similar replay devices

·         Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications

·         Clear communication

·         Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience Needed

·         At least 2 years of experience as a local TV news/sports replay operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
3Play Operator - Erie BayHawks Home Games - NBA (Erie, PA)

Position Summary

The NBA Development League is looking to hire a local Team 3Play Operator in each of the league’s 18 markets.  The 3Play Operator will assist the TriCaster Director in live production and is responsible for delivering slow-motion instant replays, book-marking key events, organize and record replays, and play back key elements at various speeds from multiple camera angles. Team 3Play Operator will also help generate game highlights and posting and publishing in-game replays via the internet.

Major Responsibilities

·      Operate 3Play on game nights

·      Assist TriCaster Director on game nights for in-game replays and recall replays as directed

·      Organize and maintain replay archive during games

·      Assist TriCaster Director to help create post-game highlight packages for archiving purposes and for NBADleague.com.

·      Assist production in maintaining high level live-production performance.

·      Assist in post-game archiving and content organization.

·      Participate in 3Play (NewTek) training sessions if necessary

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

·         Solid understanding of live sports television and production

·         Knowledge of the game of basketball

·         Previous experience on 3Play or similar replay devices

·         Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications

·         Clear communication

·         Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience Needed

·         At least 2 years of experience as a local TV news/sports replay operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
3Play Operator - Fort Wayne Mad Ants Home Games - NBA (Fort Wayne, IN)

Position Summary

The NBA Development League is looking to hire a local Team 3Play Operator in each of the league’s 18 markets.  The 3Play Operator will assist the TriCaster Director in live production and is responsible for delivering slow-motion instant replays, book-marking key events, organize and record replays, and play back key elements at various speeds from multiple camera angles. Team 3Play Operator will also help generate game highlights and posting and publishing in-game replays via the internet.

Major Responsibilities

·      Operate 3Play on game nights

·      Assist TriCaster Director on game nights for in-game replays and recall replays as directed

·      Organize and maintain replay archive during games

·      Assist TriCaster Director to help create post-game highlight packages for archiving purposes and for NBADleague.com.

·      Assist production in maintaining high level live-production performance.

·      Assist in post-game archiving and content organization.

·      Participate in 3Play (NewTek) training sessions if necessary

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

·         Solid understanding of live sports television and production

·         Knowledge of the game of basketball

·         Previous experience on 3Play or similar replay devices

·         Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications

·         Clear communication

·         Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience Needed

·         At least 2 years of experience as a local TV news/sports replay operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
3Play Operator - Oklahoma City Blue Home Games - NBA (Oklahoma City, OK)

Position Summary

The NBA Development League is looking to hire a local Team 3Play Operator in each of the league’s 18 markets.  The 3Play Operator will assist the TriCaster Director in live production and is responsible for delivering slow-motion instant replays, book-marking key events, organize and record replays, and play back key elements at various speeds from multiple camera angles. Team 3Play Operator will also help generate game highlights and posting and publishing in-game replays via the internet.

Major Responsibilities

·      Operate 3Play on game nights

·      Assist TriCaster Director on game nights for in-game replays and recall replays as directed

·      Organize and maintain replay archive during games

·      Assist TriCaster Director to help create post-game highlight packages for archiving purposes and for NBADleague.com.

·      Assist production in maintaining high level live-production performance.

·      Assist in post-game archiving and content organization.

·      Participate in 3Play (NewTek) training sessions if necessary

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

·         Solid understanding of live sports television and production

·         Knowledge of the game of basketball

·         Previous experience on 3Play or similar replay devices

·         Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications

·         Clear communication

·         Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience Needed

·         At least 2 years of experience as a local TV news/sports replay operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Team TriCaster Director - Austin Toros Home Games - NBA (Austin, TX)

 Position Summary:

The Team TriCaster Director will be responsible for managing the team’s daily Futurecast operations for the 2014 – 2015 NBA D-League season.  This project assignment is anticipated to last approximately seven months (November to May), and the individuals hired will be expected to work approximately eight hours during game days/nights for the duration of the assignment. 

Major Responsibilities
• Operate TriCaster on game nights
• Hire, train, and supervise game night Camera Operators, LiveText Operators and Replay Operators
• Coordinate with radio play by play crew for pre-game and half-time shows to:
- Select camera shots
- Insert graphics
- Insert promos
- Select highlights to replay during the game
• Switch audio feeds between radio play by play and commercial breaks
• Prepare 10 to 15 minute pre-game show that includes interviews with players and coaches prior to tip
• Prepare Half-time show, consisting of highlights D-League scores, fans and promos
• Prepare weekly conference call/e-mail updates with D-League and local team Public Relations representatives discussing relevant news and story-lines in the D-League. Participate in conference calls as scheduled by the D-League
• Record game file on drives and coordinate shipment for archive purposes
• Upload and publish game highlights to nbadleague.com via FTP servers
• Coordinate graphic build-out with graphics operator during pre-production
• Coordinate with radio announcers to determine what story-lines will be followed and any promos that are scheduled to air
• Breakdown and Secures equipment for post-game
• Deliver high resolution highlight package on a portable digital format on game nights with a written shot sheet that clearly describes the situation, action and result for each sequence
• Coordinate with your play by play announcer during post-game to voice-over game highlight packages
• Send game notes of the archive being shipped back to NBA Entertainment in New Jersey
• Participate in TriCaster training sessions if necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge
• Strong understanding of live sports television
• In-depth knowledge of the game of basketball
• Previous experience on TriCaster system helpful
• Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications
• Outstanding communication and presentation skills
• Excellent relationship builder
• Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and be a part of a team

Experience Needed
• At least 5 years of experience as a local TV news/sports technical director, on-air director, or master control operator

Educational Background Required
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Team TriCaster Director - Fort Wayne Mad Ants Home Games - NBA (Fort Wayne, IN)

 Position Summary:

The Team TriCaster Director will be responsible for managing the team’s daily Futurecast operations for the 2014 – 2015 NBA D-League season.  This project assignment is anticipated to last approximately seven months (November to May), and the individuals hired will be expected to work approximately eight hours during game days/nights for the duration of the assignment. 

Major Responsibilities
• Operate TriCaster on game nights
• Hire, train, and supervise game night Camera Operators, LiveText Operators and Replay Operators
• Coordinate with radio play by play crew for pre-game and half-time shows to:
- Select camera shots
- Insert graphics
- Insert promos
- Select highlights to replay during the game
• Switch audio feeds between radio play by play and commercial breaks
• Prepare 10 to 15 minute pre-game show that includes interviews with players and coaches prior to tip
• Prepare Half-time show, consisting of highlights D-League scores, fans and promos
• Prepare weekly conference call/e-mail updates with D-League and local team Public Relations representatives discussing relevant news and story-lines in the D-League. Participate in conference calls as scheduled by the D-League
• Record game file on drives and coordinate shipment for archive purposes
• Upload and publish game highlights to nbadleague.com via FTP servers
• Coordinate graphic build-out with graphics operator during pre-production
• Coordinate with radio announcers to determine what story-lines will be followed and any promos that are scheduled to air
• Breakdown and Secures equipment for post-game
• Deliver high resolution highlight package on a portable digital format on game nights with a written shot sheet that clearly describes the situation, action and result for each sequence
• Coordinate with your play by play announcer during post-game to voice-over game highlight packages
• Send game notes of the archive being shipped back to NBA Entertainment in New Jersey
• Participate in TriCaster training sessions if necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge
• Strong understanding of live sports television
• In-depth knowledge of the game of basketball
• Previous experience on TriCaster system helpful
• Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Internet Applications
• Outstanding communication and presentation skills
• Excellent relationship builder
• Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and be a part of a team

Experience Needed
• At least 5 years of experience as a local TV news/sports technical director, on-air director, or master control operator

Educational Background Required
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Digital Developer - New Orleans Pelicans (New Orleans, LA)

This position is responsible for design/development of company web pages. The Digital Developer will assist in various areas relating to the daily maintenance of Pelicans.com and NewOrleansSaints.com and may be asked to assist with managing the team’s social media channels as well as game-related duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design and code site pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery

  • Apply web techniques for clean HTML, image optimization and responsive/adaptive behavior

  • Create clean and valid code for modularity and reusability

  • Lead testing and deployment of web projects

  • Assist in the development of HTML-based email templates

  • Working knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat

  • Daily editing and posting of content to Pelicans.com and the team app.

  • Game duties (home and away) as assigned

  • Remain current in the latest technology and advancements in web design.

Criteria/Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in web development and design
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript is required. Must be able to hand code.
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Experience with the Drupal content management platform
  • Experience with web content management systems
  • Proficiency with Adobe Web Premium Suite
  • Functional knowledge and experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator is a plus.
  • Must be able to work on both MAC and PC platforms
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Video editing experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with strong attention to detail
  • Must have a great work ethic and attitude
  • Dedicated team player

 Requirements:

 **Please provide a web portfolio or examples of responsive/static web pages for review.**

No phone calls or emails accepted. Please submit your application online through this website.  You will contacted by the hiring manager should your qualifications and experience meet the job requirements. 


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The graphic design department’s primary goal is to support all internal needs for art and design, using brand guidelines and visual themes established for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Oklahoma City Blue basketball teams.

The graphic designer is responsible for layout, design and production on miscellaneous projects from start to finish. The graphic designer plays an important role in producing both original and established branding working with a small in-house team to manage and develop the Thunder and Blue brands. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Design and production on many team-related projects (including print ads, sales collateral, direct mail, posters, web graphics, invitations, outdoor campaigns, packaging, etc.)

·       Communicate with outside print vendors, relaying specifications, requests for pricing, and submitting press-ready files for digital and offset print jobs

·       Maintain print budgets

·       Understanding various methods of printing

·       Responsible for consistent logo usage, and help to maintain established graphic standards

·       Ability to ensure projects are organized by priority and deadlines are met in a timely manner, considering all steps from concept to delivery

·       Capable of working on multiple design projects at a given time

·       Exhibit the ability to work under pressure

·       Display an awareness of new design trends, techniques and technology

·       Edit/update seasonal designs to reflect current campaigns

·       Maintain good attendance and punctuality

·       Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

·       Excellent design sense

·       Ability to be comfortable yet energetic in the creative process

·       Successful at working in a team environment

·       Detail-oriented, especially under deadline pressure

·       Highly organized and efficient with time

·       Creative focus when problem solving

·       Positive attitude toward colleagues and outside vendors

·       Excellent verbal and written skills

·       Communication with print vendors regarding pricing/timelines/deliveries

·       Detailed knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

·       Two-year college degree, preferably in graphic design/fine art

 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Creative Services Director.


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Video Production Manager - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Video Production Manager will be part of the Thunder Events and Entertainment video department and serve as a liaison to SMG (Chesapeake Energy Arena Management) for all third party events with regard to video and graphic elements.   The Video Manager will work closely with concert promoters, show producers and other entities to provide a world class in-arena HD video production.  The Video Manager will assist in the hiring, scheduling, supervising and training the crew that will be needed to operate the in-house HD control room, cameras, and other digital media assets in the arena.  This will be a network of up to 100 audio and video crew members.  A typical event will use as many as 20 crew members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Trouble shoot all technical issues and implement a plan to fix any problems that may arise

Work with game day techs to keep the equipment as safe and as new as normal wear and tear will allow

Work with the equipment providers to learn the proprietary software and hardware so that it can be utilized to its maximum

Assist in planning, creating, implementing and executing video/production elements used during all home games

Stay current with technology that may be implemented at a later date

Anticipate needs and problems in order to avoid any issues becoming visible to our fans and partners

Work closely to manage the budget and stay within the business plan

Work practical and technical side of a project to allow the director and crew to concentrate on the creative aspects

Facilitate clear and effective communication throughout the video production facility and crew

Facilitate clear and effective leadership that will allow the production crew to accomplish the goals that will be set out for them

Work closely with the broadcast department to help facilitate their production needs

Maintain strong working relationships with SMG, Chesapeake Arena, Third Party promoters/producers and visiting media

Maintain good attendance and punctuality

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

Strong background producing live in-arena shows for a center hung video board and LED and video boards

Extensive knowledge of video production process, including lighting and camera technique

Working knowledge in the following software programs: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

Good understanding of Oklahoma City Thunder marketing, strategies and team goals

Established knowledge of the NBA and the NBA standards (i.e. replay rules, etc.)

Management experience with strong leadership skills

Strong organizational and communication skills

Detailed technical knowledge required

Must have the ability to trouble shoot and perform/schedule required maintenance on all video equipment

Specific knowledge of television production technique used in a digital control room for live sports including, but not limited to, Daktronics V7000, Click Effects, Chyron, EVS, Ross Vision switcher and Sony XDcam

Must be able to work under pressure, well with a group, build chemistry and have a strong sense of team  College degree preferred

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Producer, Media Production.


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Freelance HTML Email Designer - Orlando Magic (Orlando, FL)

Freelance HTML Email Designer

We are looking for a freelance HTML email designer to design and code email campaigns on an on-going, as needed basis. Individual will be responsible for creating visually effective emails following usability best practices to drive conversion. The email strategy, creative direction, copy, graphics, and brand guidelines will be provide by the Orlando Magic’s Digital Strategy team.

This is a freelance email design and development position. Candidates will be working independently and must meet all of the requirements listed below.

Requirements:

· Advanced knowledge of email design, coding and marketing best practices

· Understand how emails render across different email clients and browsers

· Design mockups that reflect best practices and embody the Orlando Magic brand

· Translate user experience knowledge into designs that drive conversion

· Experience designing and coding emails with advanced skills including: responsive or mobile optimized designs, animated gifs, HTML 5 embedded video, dynamic content amp script and use of tracking codes

· Strong HTML & CSS Skills

· Proficient in Photoshop and Dreamweaver

· Working experience in email marketing software (MailChimp, ExactTarget, Campaign Monitor, etc.)

· Perform quality assurance (QA) testing and troubleshoot issues across multiple browsers and email providers

· Uploading email templates and content to third-party ESP's

Applicants will be required to submit design and html samples.


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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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
Business Systems Analyst - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

We are currently looking for technically proficient and customer-focused business analyst to be a part of our team to: participate in the design, configuration, enhancement and maintenance for multiple applications; interface directly with customers, staff, IT colleagues, and other stakeholders to identify user requirements, assess available technologies, recommend solution options and provide direct user support and training.

Primary (Essential) Duties 
•    Work on all phases of a project life cycle: requirements definition, development, testing, deployment and production support 
•    Conduct solution reviews with functional teams prior to design and development activities and ensure solution is scalable, is aligned with internal product roadmaps and meets customers' business requirements 
•    Perform hands-on solution design, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, as required in support of current and new projects  
•    Design and implement integration solution and provide recommendations on performance improvements within current system applications and platforms 
•    Be able to estimate scope for development efforts 
•    Communicate timely status with stakeholders and leadership 
•    SQL development to manage database integrations, list imports, exports and reporting 
•    Assist with generating and creating reports in Cognos 10
•    Develop custom objects, fields, page layouts, workflows, in all systems as needed to comply with changes in company policies, changes in informational requirements, and periodic upgrades to the system as provided by the software vendor(s)
•    Serve as an escalation point for technical support requests related to the company’s software programs including HRIS system (Ultipro), Intranet (SharePoint), timekeeping (ABI), expense systems (Concur) and other ERP related systems.
•    Setup and manage users, security and data access in HRIS database (Ultipro), timekeeping (ABI) ,expense systems (Concur) and other ERP related systems.
•    Ensure HIPAA & FDA compliance through policies, procedures and implementation strategies

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
•    Experience in HRIS system administration ( Ultipro Enterprise a plus)
•    Experience in hands on design, prototyping, development, configurations, testing and other implementation activities 
•    Experience in work that requires analytical and problem-solving skills 
•    Experience in delivering the full software development life cycle. 
•    Experience in work that requires being detail-oriented and self-motivated 
•    Experience in learning new technologies 
•    Demonstrated knowledge of the development of SQL and database stored procedures 
•    Experience in communicating technical concepts to other technical staff members as well as non-technical members of the organization 
•    Experience in work that requires strategic thinking 
•    Represents the Club in a positive and professional manner at all times
•    Provide excellent customer service
•    Strong collaboration, communication, time management and organizational   skills  Proven ability to multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines
•    Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability
•    Strong ability to work with others in a collaborative, respectful manner
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel required
•    Experience in SQL Reporting or SharePoint Designer recommended

Experience/Education Requirements

•    Associates Degree in Computer Science or Information technology preferred or equivalent of  4 years of work related experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

•    Traditional business hours with occasional  weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs. 

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/D/V

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have any experience in HRIS system administration? Explain.
2. Explain any experience with SQL development, SQL reporting or SharePoint Designer.


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Senior Graphic Designer - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Job Summary: Fast paced. Forward thinking. Exciting. Impactful. The look and feel of the new era of Kings Basketball will be created here in the Kings Creative Services Department. Do you have the vision and energy to be a part of the team? The Sacramento Kings are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer with energy, exceptional aesthetic sense and exceptional communications skills to join our in-house agency-style team. The Senior Graphic Designer will collaborate with the creative director, design team, marketing team, and internal clients to develop breakthrough creative solutions worthy of a new generation of NBA royalty.

Key Responsibilities Areas (KRA's):

HAVE A VISION. The Senior Designer is responsible for providing print/digital art creation to support various internal departments and campaigns throughout King-dom.

• Deliver creative solutions to communicate brand objectives

• Work closely with project managers to keep all projects on schedule

• BE A LEADER. A great team needs leaders. The Senior Designer will be expected to take the lead at keeping projects moving forward.

• PASS IT ON. As a Senior Designer, it is vital to take junior designers under your wing and help them develop their skills.

• CONSISTENCY IS KEY. Ensure the look and feel that define the excitement of Kings basketball comes through loud and clear in every piece of communication we create.

•THINK POSITIVE. WORK HARD. Be self-motivated and bring a positive attitude and have strong communications skills

•COMMUNICATE. Always make sure you and your teammates are on the same page.

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications from a four-year college or university

•5-7 years experience in an agency (or agency-like) setting

•An excellent portfolio.

•The ability to manage your own projects while working within a team environment

•Superior organization and interpersonal skills

•The ability to thrive within a fast-paced agency-style environment

•The ability to handle changing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously.

•An understanding of client specified marketing objectives.

•Proficient in the latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite.

•The salary range for this position is dependent on experience level and qualifications.

This is an on-site position. Applications without portfolios or work samples will not be considered.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. Please send us a link to your portfolio and work samples.
3. What are your salary requirements?


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Front End Web Developer - Utah Jazz (Salt Lake City, UT)

The Utah Jazz has an immediate full time opening for a Front End Web Developer.  The Front-End Web Developer supports the day-to-day operations of the Utah Jazz and Salt Lake Bees websites, apps and social media. The position requires an expertise in web technologies, particularly HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and Bootstrap.  Champion the company’s Mission and Vision, and model the company Values.

 Specific Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Protect the moral, legal and financial well-being of the Company
  • Continually teach associates new and better ways of doing business with and emphasis on STEWARDSHIP, ACCOUNTABILITY, LEADERSHIP and GUEST SERVICE.
  • Conceptualize, design and code front-end responsive websites and pages
  • Take designs from Photoshop mockups and hand code site pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and Bootstrap within Drupal 6 CMS
  • Build sites to work across browsers and device platforms (desktop, tablet, smartphone)
  • Research and apply best-practice web techniques for clean HTML, image optimization and responsive/adaptive behavior
  • Create clean and valid code for modularity and reusability
  • Work with designers to brainstorm and implement user-friendly site pages
  • Lead testing and deployment of web projects
  • Keep sites updated with latest news and information
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience with responsive web design, media queries and resolution independent image display, and the ability to deliver outstanding functionality to the range of client devices—from desktops and laptops to mobile platforms
  • Deep expertise with current front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap)
  • Knowledge of current Internet standards, including cross-browser styling and optimizations (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari)
  • Familiar with social media APIs, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Experience with Drupal and WordPress
  • Strong expertise with Photoshop
  • Knowledge of UI/UX best practices
  • Expertise with testing and debugging
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Great communication skills, work ethic and willingness to be a team player
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality of work
  • Flexible schedule and the ability to work nights and weekends when needed
  • Linux server administration
  • Experience with PHP and MySQL
  • Strong understanding of SEO, advertising and analytics
  • Knowledge and interest in sports, particularly NBA basketball

Physical Demands

  • Exposed to intermittent walking, standing, twisting
  • Exposed to intermittent bending, squatting, kneeling and climbing stairs

Language Skills

  • Must be able to communicate in English

Must be able to pass a pre-employment background and drug screening


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