Current available jobs in Technical Services:


» Director - Creative Services (One Year Contract) - Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena (Atlanta, GA)
» Seasonal Assistant - Jr. SharePoint Developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)
» Game Operations Manager - Connecticut Sun (Uncasville, CT)
» Web Developer & Designer - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» 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)
» Junior Graphic Designer-Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Digital Asset & Services Manager- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Director of IT Operations- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Graphic Designer - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)
» Website & Publications Coordinator - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)
» Producer-Game Entertainment - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Engineering Lead - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Graphic Artist Part Time - San Antonio Spurs (San Antonio, TX)
» Freelance Associate Web Programmer - The New York Knicks (New York, NY)



Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Director - Creative Services (One Year Contract) - Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena (Atlanta, GA)

THE ROLE: The Director of Creative Services will play a lead role in the Management of the Creative Services Department, managing a staff of three full-time designers and freelance support, and overseeing the Design and Production of all print and electronic creative materials for the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena.  Ideal candidate will have extensive design and project management experience.  This position will be a one-year contract position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Manage, supervise and provide creative direction and leadership for all Full and part-time Creative Services staff members.
·        Lead in the planning, design, layout and production of all printed materials for the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, including, but not limited to, game programs, brochures, season tickets, quarterly magazines, media guides, posters, arena signage and other marketing collateral materials. 
·        Lead in the planning, layout, design and execution of online and electronic media for the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, including, but not limited to, web site design, electronic billboards, email graphics and other electronic media. 
·        Assign Creative Services projects and manage production process from inception to timely execution and delivery of projects for all internal and external clients.
·        Work with multiple team and arena departments including marketing, sales, and corporate partnerships in creating design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and partners.
·        Manage cross departmental projects and ability to design for multiple print and electronic formats and mediums. 
·        Work with Agency of record to establish best practices of brand standards.
·        Effectively share creative materials with media partners, agency and across company departments.
·        Work with all company departments to communicate consistent brand standards across all  print and electronic platforms
·        Hiring of freelance designers and other support staff.
·        Plans, develops and manages departmental budget.
·        Maintains external professional relationships to assure the ongoing availability of specialized expertise, gifted freelancers, and reputable studios/producers when their services are required.
·        Manage relationships with existing vendors and develop new contacts to maximize efficiencies and ensure cost control.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree with concentration in design preferred.
  • Extensive working knowledge of Adobe Create Suite, with particular focus on Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design.
  • At least 5 years experience working in a creative environment, advertising/marketing firm or related experience.  Knowledge and enthusiasm for professional sports preferred.
  • Preferred candidate will have minimum two years experience managing other creative personnel such as designers and production artists.
  • Experience and knowledge of the print production process required
  • Experience and knowledge of web production process required.  Understanding principles of writing code beneficial.
  • Understanding of video production process and ability to work with video editors and motion graphics designs.
  • Strong writing and communications skills a must

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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 (Uncasville, CT)

 

 

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: Web Design/Development
Web Developer & Designer - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

 

General Description:

The Web Developer/Designer will work on the development and implementation of Web-centric technology to support the company’s worldwide web based application(s). This includes designing, building, and implementing new Web pages, Web content and sites; integrating sites with back end applications; migrating legacy applications to the Web; and performing day-to-day administration of the organization’s Web portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining all online properties including but not limited to Rockets.com and Houstontoyotacenter.com
  • Responsible for keeping the sites up to date and free of errors.
  • Provide media development for projects, products, and applications across the enterprise.
  • Work with the graphic design group on web Banner Ad campaigns – layout and submit to online advertising partners
  • Work with NBA Digital on league web technology standards
  • Train digital team on new web technologies that focus on generating content for our websites and social media outlets
  • Record player interviews, press conferences and community events using video and still photography for the purpose of providing content
  • Assist in overflow of content management on social media networks
  • Use audio/video editing skills to produce multi media presentations
  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years professional experience
  • Mastery of Responsive web design using HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite particularly Illustrator and Photoshop required

  • Experience in using various content management systems, preferably Drupal 7

  • Ability to work multiple nights and weekends

  • Working knowledge of server and FTP functionality 

 PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear.
  • The vision requirement includes close vision and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Nature of position requires mobility and the ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
  • Must have ability to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed. 

 

Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, and TEAMWORK are welcome to apply!

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
 

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

1. Yes/No Do you have 1-2 years of related experience?


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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?


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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

 


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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: Web Design/Development
Junior Graphic Designer-Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job The Miami HEAT is hiring an incredibly creative Junior Graphic Designer. This is a full time position. The Junior Graphic Designer 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 Junior Graphic Designer must be able to design within the constraints of the brand identity and maintain consistency of design across each medium.

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. Provide support to the creative team with all project-related tasks. Develop, sketch, research and present ideas.

Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design. Minimum 2 years experience in an agency or in-house creative team. Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite. Solid understanding of layout, typography, hierarchy, color theory, patterns and other design principles. Experience in web design, print, and packaging. Demonstrates brand/visual elements across multiple mediums in web, print, interactive, and social media assets. Ability to meet deadlines. Familiarity with HTML and CSS a plus. Illustration skills a huge plus. Excellent communication, organization and time management skills. Ability to self-manage projects. Ability to handle multiple projects and work quickly without mistakes. Familiarity with industry trends.

Please submit a link to your portfolio.


 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. Please submit a link to your online portfolio.
2. Tell me you Six Word Career Story.
3. Which project are you most proud of? Why?
4. Where did you hear about the job?


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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

 


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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
 


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

The Milwaukee Bucks Graphic Designer will  be responsible for print and digital design to support a variety of departments throughout the Bucks organization. The individual must be organized and show a strong ability to project manage and meet deadlines. The Graphic Designer must exhibit strong attention to detail along with a constant desire to improve creatively to strengthen the Bucks brand.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, design and layout a wide range of materials in various mediums for use in advertising, promotions, informational and image-building
  • Build the Milwaukee Bucks brand and support ticket sales and corporate marketing relationships
  • Conceptualize, design and layout messaging, marketing and promotional materials for other departments and partner projects/initiatives as needed
  • Maintain logo and identity archives and assist in managing their use and following NBA guidelines for logos, wordmarks and team identity marks
  • Assist in coordination and use of team photo archives

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Advertising
  • Minimum of 2 years of graphic design, website design or advertising experience
  • Experience creating high impact motion graphics is preferred
  • Understanding of still photography and eye for photographic images that will enhance or be the message
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, namely Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading and writing abilities
  • Highly organized, efficient and able to prioritize multiple tasks
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientation
  • Independent, creative problem solver
  • Flexible in terms of handling a variety of assignments under tight deadlines while maintaining a strong focus on branding, consistency and quality
  • Ability to work nights and weekends based on department needs
  • Some sports experience and /or NBA knowledge preferred

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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Website & Publications Coordinator - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

 

 

The Website & Publications Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day mechanics of the THUNDER.NBA.COM and will assist in preparing the three publications the team produces – Game Night program, Thunder Magazine and the Thunder Cares annual report.  This position requires a demonstrated background in design as well as an ability to edit copy, write headlines and select appropriate photos in a fast-paced environment.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform daily functions for THUNDER.NBA.COM – update home page, edit and post stories as needed; gather and post photos, video, audio, etc.

Assist with publication of Game Night programs, Thunder Magazine and Thunder Cares Annual Report

Translate ideas into design concepts

Work with various departments to ensure their needs are properly executed where appropriate

Attend and proactively participate in weekly staff and interdepartmental meetings

Stay current in web world and its emerging technologies and trends

Assist with projects as assigned including writing and all forms of photography

Maintain good attendance and punctuality

Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Demonstrate proficiency with Photoshop, HTML5, XML and other web technologies

Proven background in editorial design and production

Experience with Content Management Systems

Knowledge of and passion for basketball

Proven ability to communicate content across multiple platforms; print, web, audio, video

Outstanding verbal and written communicative skills

Outgoing personality; ability to communicate in group setting

Must maintain schedule flexibility with the ability to work nights and weekends

 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Director, Digital Media and Publications.

 


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Technical Services: Producer
Producer-Game Entertainment - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

The Game Entertainment Producer will conceptualize, write and produce features that run in-arena at Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Rattlers games.

Primary (Essential) Duties 
•    Conceptualize, write and produce features that run in-arena at Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Rattlers games
•    Work closely with editor and Game Entertainment staff on story development and feature ideas
•    Maintain video library for Game Entertainment department
•    Manage all video production assignments 
•    Manage, coordinate and attend departments video shoots

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Strong creative writing and development skills
•    Thorough knowledge of NBA players, teams and rules
•    Ability to work in high-pressure, time sensitive situations
•    Knowledge of post-production editing suites-emphasis on AVID/Final Cut Pro preferred

Experience/Education Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
•    Minimum 2-years of NBA or equivalent Game Producing required
•    Minimum 2-years of experience shooting with broadcast cameras (preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

•    Flexible schedule to include 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. Explain your knowledge/experience with post-production editing suites (emphasis on AVID/Final Cut Pro preferred).
2. Do you have at least 2 years of experience shooting with broadcast cameras? Explain.
3. Do you have at least 2 years of NBA or equivalent Game Producing experience? Explain.


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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
Engineering Lead - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

Work with and provide guidance and leadership to the facility engineering staff. Support scheduled arena events. Maintain arena equipment and life safety systems. Evaluate and troubleshoot problems, perform repairs, initiate preventive maintenance as well as viable long term corrective measures. The Engineering Lead shall be proficient in multiple trades’ skill sets including, but not limited to, Refrigeration, High Voltage and Low Voltage Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, and general maintenance repairs. Must have good knowledge of Central Plant Operations, Energy Management and Arena Life Safety Systems.

Primary (Essential) Duties 
•    Engineering Lead will assist the Chief Engineer to plan, assign and manage all departmental work requirements 
•    Act in a leadership capacity while directing the work efforts of the facility engineers and outside service contractors
•    Supervise the facility engineering staff to support the needs of all arena events 
•    Work events as needed
•    Initiate, plan, prepare and schedule work orders, projects and building preventative maintenance tasks
•    Accurately and consistently document tasks and repairs
•    Adhere to all company and department policies, procedures and guidelines
•    Must follow safe working techniques and procedures

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

•    Strong organization, interpersonal and time management skills
•    Basic proficiency in use of computer (Microsoft Word and Excel) 
•    Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Proven job reliability, diligence, dedication and attention to detail
•    Proven ability to plan and schedule maintenance work and lead skilled tradespersons and technicians in the performance of their duties
•    A thorough knowledge of all building systems: Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Refrigeration, Fire Protection, Building/Energy Management Systems, building and electrical codes, OSHA regulations and safe working techniques and procedures

Experience/Education Requirements

•    High school diploma or GED
•    Minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in the successful performance of maintenance duties as a skilled technician in one or more of the following: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC maintenance/repair, building maintenance or plumbing
•    Experience in large, multiuse facility preferred
•    Experience in a management or leadership role
•    Refrigeration, electrical, or plumbing trades certification preferred

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

•    Flexible schedule required to include weekends, evenings, holidays and some overtime to meet business needs
•    Lifting, climbing, extended sitting or standing may be required 
•    The ability to communicate & hear via two-way radio is imperative
•    May be exposed to heat, cold, dust, noise, and chemicals
•    Driver’s license required

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 at least 8 years of experience as a skilled technician in one of more of the following: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC maintenance/repair, building maintenance or plumbing? Please be specific.
2. How many years of management experience do you have?
3. Tell us about any refrigeration, electrical or plumbing trades certifications that you have.


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Graphic Artist Part Time - San Antonio Spurs (San Antonio, TX)

We are searching for someone who wants to grow and learn in Sports Creative Field with lots of creativity! The successful applicant will be helping on a wide range of projects, from print ads, logos and animation, to compositing and post-production.

  1. Design promotional material (posters, print ads, postcards, brochures, Event support (invitations, signage)
  2. Ability to reformat graphics for web
  3. Assist Graphic Designers as needed, Work closely with the Graphic Designer to ensure a cohesive message and look across all design projects and materials.
  4. Maintain style formatting and design standards of a Lead Designer
  5. Assist with preparation of projects

JOB COMPETENCIES:

In this position, the following competencies will contribute to the employee’s success:

Creatvity, Composure and Priority Setting.

- Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and After Effects

- Strong typography Skills

- Ability to manage time and work independently

- Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro and Cinema 4D (or other 3d application) is a huge plus

- Comfortable working on multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-pace team environment.

- Great organizational skills, a keen attention to detail and the ability to work well under tight deadlines.

- Is flexible with schedule; willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays, pending events schedule.

*Please submit past and current work in either a PDF document or provide a link to your website. Online portfolio is strongly suggested.


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Technical Services: Web Programming
Freelance Associate Web Programmer - The New York Knicks (New York, NY)

The Freelance Web Developer (Knicks/Liberty) will be responsible for the design, development and deployment of sites that are cross-browser and mobile device compatible across multiple systems. The team is looking for a professional with broad knowledge of design and web platforms to help the Digital team develop and execute the team's business objectives.
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Responsibilities:
• Conceptualize, design, and code front-end responsive websites
• 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
• Create and manage style guides and design standards for site pages
• Provide technical recommendations for project ideas
• Participate in project walkthroughs and requirements review sessions
• Lead testing and deployment of web projects
• Assist with additional multimedia projects, including video/photo capture and video production

• Assist with social media development and execution on an as-needed basis

 

Qualifications / Required Skills:

• Experience with responsive design to build a single site for desktop and mobile devices
• Experience with current Internet standards, including cross-browser styling and optimizations (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari)
• High proficiency with Photoshop?
• Deep expertise with current front-end technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
• Experience with CSS preprocessors, such as Compass and SASS
• Experience with graceful degradation and progressive enhancement across browsers and devices
• Ability to integrate third-party components, such as live chat and marketing promotions
• Knowledge of UI/UX best practices
• Familiar with social media APIs include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest
• Adaptability – adapts to change in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to handle frequent changes

• Willing to work odd/irregular hours, including nights and weekends, on a frequent basis.
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Additional applicable skills preferred:

Backend and/or mobile technology experience such as Apache/Tomcat, MySQL, iOS and/or Android development.


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