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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Social Media Specialist/Translator - Mandarin - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

General Description:

The Houston Rockets are seeking a self-starter that is fluent in Mandarin to manage and produce content for Chinese digital properties.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Update and maintain content and appearance of all Chinese social media platforms for the Rockets (WeChat, Weibo and more)
  • Provide pre-game, in-game and post-game social media updates during Rockets home & road games in Mandarin
  • Cover player appearances/team events & upload subsequent content to Chinese web & social media
  • Work closely with marketing and production team dedicated to Chinese market to build compelling web and video content for Rockets fans worldwide.
  • Translate content (written and verbal) to target specific social media audiences, and multi-platform use when necessary.
  • Translate press releases and other content before publishing articles to rockets.com
  • Translate and edit creative graphics for social media, web and email as necessary
  • Create and execute regular analytic reports on engagement and traffic for all Chinese digital platforms
  • Assist sponsorship team in identifying and creating selling opportunities in Chinese digital media
  • Identify current and developing trends in Chinese digital space for potential opportunities
  • Execute all responsibilities while maintaining internal policies and NBA regulations
  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree required – journalism, business, sports management or related field preferred
  • Must be fluent (speaking, reading, writing) in Mandarin Chinese
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Proficient in all social media platforms, particularly WeChat and Weibo.
  • Working knowledge of web content management systems, publishing or HTML/CSS
  • Experience with all Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite applications, particularly Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop
  • Basic graphic design, photography & videography skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work various nights and weekends

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format. 
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships. 

Must be eligible to work in the U.S.


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Web Developer (FedExForum, G-League & NBA 2K eLeague) - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

The Web Developer is responsible for developing, maintaining and enhancing the FedExForum.com, Memphis G-League Team and the Memphis NBA 2K eLeague web properties to help meet overall business objectives.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Web Development

  • Manage day-to-day aspects of FedExForum, the Memphis G-League team and Memphis eLeague team web properties.
  • Responsibilities include layout, new section development, content updates (pre and post-game, special features, event updates, photo galleries, press releases), and multimedia encoding/management.
  • Hand code site pages with HTML and CSS.
  • Ensure that content layout is mobile responsive and user-friendly.
  • Create clean and valid code for modularity and reusability.
  • Provide quality assurance checks to ensure code, functionality and content is correctly rendering in production.
  • Build and update website functionality and features as required.
  • Act as team web liaison with NBA G-League digital services and NBA eLeague digital services.
  • Obtains work assignments from Sr. Web Developer, which may also include development tasks on Grizzlies.com.

General

  • Work closely with all counterparts within the Grizzlies organization, including but not limited to:  Brand, Content Marketing & Broadcast, Ticket Sales & Service, Partnership Marketing and Arena Operations, and others to ensure proper execution of all FedExForum, G-League, and eLeague elements, programs and initiatives.
  • Pre- and post-game and event duties will require the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Other related duties as required.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in web design or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 to 4 years’ experience in Web Development.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of HTML, HTML5 and CSS is required. Must be able to hand code.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with mobile-first and responsive design cross-platform testing (IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc.).
  • Flexibility in handling a variety of assignments with changing priorities and parameters.
  • Strong typesetting and page layout skills.
  • Strong grammatical, spelling, proofreading, and writing abilities.
  • Comfort in working with content management systems on a PC Platform. Wordpress. Experience with Drupal is a plus.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Independent, creative problem-solver and thinker.
  • Highly organized and responsible with good time and project management abilities.
  • A team player and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required.

 Preferred:

  • Knowledge and passion for NBA basketball.
  • Experience with JQuery/JavaScript.
  • Experience with Drupal CMS.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX best practices.

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

1. Why are you interested in this opportunity?
2. What is your highest level of education completed?
3. How many years of experience do you possess?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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Technical Services: Technical Support/Help Desk
App Squad- Part Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Description of the Position: The Mobile team seeks enthusiastic, tech-friendly individuals to join our department and help achieve our big goals. As a member of the App Squad, you will collaborate with our department to help support our main endeavor: transforming the AmericanAirlines Arena into a cashless and paperless environment. As a member of the App Squad, you will be required to work all home HEAT games and assist in the game or event day set up and preparation. 

Essential Requirements:

  • Serve as highly visible expert on the Miami HEAT app, engaging with fans and troubleshooting any issues
  • Answer fan questions and assist with Mobile Entry, Ticketing, and Wallet signup pregame
  • Work closely with the key team members on increasing mobile app usage and support of other mobile initiatives across the organization.
  • Execute marketing and user acquisition campaigns
  • Serve in an on-site leadership role at Miami HEAT events
  • Help plan, attend, and execute trainings on the HEAT app to internal staff members
  • Brainstorm and present ideas for increasing fan engagement through events, marketing campaigns, outreach, etc.
  • Develop post-event reports that showcase each sponsor’s exposure and prove the fulfillment of key goals 
  • Supporting the Mobile team with additional projects, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings starting August 2017
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated understanding and familiarity with new technology and mobile apps
  • Experience with sales, customer facing positions, and/or product donation solicitation preferred
  • A passion for finding solutions and providing unparalleled customer experiences
  • Knowledge of marketing and experience promoting an event, a company, or a brand preferred
  • Ability to interact effectively and in a profession, diplomatic, and mature manner
  • Strong leadership abilities and a self-starter able to work independently or as part of a team

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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Internet Services Mobile Assistant- Part Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Description of the Position: The Miami HEAT is currently looking for an Internet Services Assistant to market and maintain the Miami HEAT App daily. Essential dutuies and responisbiles include but are not limited to:

  •  Consistently come up with new ideas to engage users
  • Manage/ Maintain organized list for requests, postings and releases
  • Coordinate with other departments for content creation and ideas
  • Create content roadmap to maximize inventory and fan consumption
  • Import all mobile assets to CMS including, roster, galleries, articles, contests, etc.
  • Keep track of different social modules and moderate when necessary
  • Daily posting/ publishing of written and video assets to CMS
  • Review all emails, media feeds, Drupal, etc. for content
  • Moderate fan comments within the app
  • Post and upload articles and videos to HEAT.com
  • Assist in the fulfillment of Mobile Marketing initiatives
  • Work with partners and 3rd parties for feature development
  • Fast-paced editing and creation of graphics

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or equivalent.  UX (User Experience) Design, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Marketing, Content Management Systems familiarization, Expertise in HTML, CSS, Familiarization with social networks a plus. Two years minimum experience required.

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: Web Programming
Full Stack .NET Developer - 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 Enterprise 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

  • 5+ years of development experience and comprehensive knowledge of tools/technologies including ASP.NET, C#, MS SQL, MVC, SPA, Java Script, CSS, HTML5, & front-end frameworks like JQuery, Angular, etc.
  • Solid database design, development & administration experience using SQL Server 2008-2016
  • Thorough understanding of Object Oriented Programming principles
  • Experience developing and consuming APIs (REST, SOAP)
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies.
  • Familiarity with multiple development processes like DDD and TDD
  • Experience with designing and developing solutions for MS Azure cloud environment is a plus

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

Education & Experience

BS Computer Science/MIS/CIS or equivalent experience developing enterprise software.

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?
2. How did you find out about the position?


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