Current available jobs in Technical Services:


» Corporate Communications Photography Associate - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)
» Digital Product Coordinator - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)
» Systems Analyst - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)
» Sr. Front End Developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)
» .NET/Full Stack developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)
» Graphic Design Intern - Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)
» Basketball Operations Database Administrator - Los Angeles Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)
» Creative Manager - Los Angeles Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)
» Producer / Editor - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Graphic Designer, Motion - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Web Developer (FedExForum, G League & NBA 2K eLeague) - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Internet Services Mobile Assistant- Part Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Chinese Translation Internet Services Assistant - Part Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Motion Graphics Designer and Videographer - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)
» Graphic Design Associate - Philadelphia 76ers (Camden, NJ)
» Creative Content Producer - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Sr. Graphic Designer - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Creative Coordinator - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, az)
» Social Media Manager - Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury/Sports & Entertainment Services (Phoenix, AZ)


Technical Services: Photography
Corporate Communications Photography Associate - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)

DESCRIPTION:
The Chicago Bulls are seeking an experienced, independent and creative photography associate for the 2017-2018 season. In this role, you will be one of two Corporate Communications photographers responsible for taking photographs of community groups, corporate partner activations, entertainers and other activities during Bulls games and special events for departments across the organization.

This position is scheduled to start in October 2017 and continue through the end of the season.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Manager of Corporate Communications and the Senior Photography Associate to shoot, edit and caption photos for select Bulls games and events.
  • Edit and print images on deadline.
  • Upload and archive all images on Bulls’ Photoshelter or Dropbox within 24 hours of an event.
  • Work with various departments to promptly select photos for event photo galleries on Bulls.com and social media.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
In this position, you will interact with other departments in the organization, fans at events and games as well as other photographers.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of high school diploma with proven work and photography experience.
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with photo editing and archiving software.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work games and events during days, nights, holidays and weekends, as the schedule requires.
  • Photography associate will use his/her own camera and computer to take/edit photos and upload images.
  • Availability to work approximately 200 hours throughout the season and off-season (approximately 25 hours per month, varying based on the team’s game and event schedule).
  • Strong professional working demeanor.
  • Professional photography portfolio/website upon request.

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

1. Do you have a high school diploma? [Yes/No]
2. Do you own a camera and computer to take/edit photos and upload images? [Yes/No]
3. Are you avaliable to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays? [Yes/No]
4. Are you available to work 200 hours througout the season and off-season? [Yes/No]
5. Do you have a professional portfolio that we can view? [Yes/No]


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Technical Services: Production
Digital Product Coordinator - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Chicago Bulls have a growing Digital team that is focused on driving business impact by ensuring that the Bulls stay relevant in a rapidly evolving fan landscape, and by establishing the team as a trailblazer in the digital space. Our team is driven to continue to make the Bulls one of the most innovative brands in the sports space.

As our team expands, we are looking for a hungry self-starter who is eager to help assist with the digital properties of a premier sports organization by serving as a Digital Product Coordinator. This is a great opportunity for a digitally savvy individual who has strong creative, business and technical skillsets.

In this role, you will primarily be responsible for assisting in the execution of our digital strategy across all facets of Digital, with a focus on our owned digital products, specifically our website, mobile app and email marketing efforts.

You are a potential fit for this role if you possess a strong technical skillset (we are looking for individuals with knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & jQuery) and an ability to think analytically about how best to grow product usage within our fan base. You can be successful in this role if you are passionate about digital, are always looking to learn, and want to work collaboratively within a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                                                                                 With the support of the Senior Digital Product Manager, you will partner with internal teams including Marketing, Community Relations, Public & Media Relations and Partnership Marketing to utilize digital products to help achieve organization wide business objectives. Additional key responsibilities include:

  • You will be responsible for executing the game-day preparations of our owned digital products (game-day page on .com, game-day email newsletter, app integrations as appropriate) and assisting with broader digital game day responsibilities around social, web, email, and in-arena marketing.
  • You will design, build & release updates to our digital products in-line with our longer term roadmaps, related to both basketball and business requirements across web, email and mobile.
  • Website: You will work with internal creative teams to build, develop, and maintain Bulls.com, microsites & splash pages.
  • Email: You will develop emails using standard HTML/CSS practices and ensuring email functionality works within a variety of browsers and devices.
  • Mobile: You will influence scalable front-end architecture to help deliver a positive user experience to our fans.
  • You will help Senior Product Manager drive progress against longer-term product strategy.
  • You will drive digital growth strategy by participating in internal meetings and business partner opportunities that meet and exceed team and partner needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject matter
  • Deep understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & jQuery
  • Knowledge of User Experience, Analytics & Quality Assurance desired
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Multi-tasking is second nature and you can deliver simultaneous projects on time
  • Have a can-do attitude and be able to clearly express your ideas and suggestions to the Digital leads, and other departments within the organization.
  • You write, speak, and present well, and have a knack for sharing complicated ideas in a way multiple partners can understand.
  • You are a passionate, enthusiastic and empathetic individual, with the ability to operate using both their left & right brains.

Note that this role requires flexible work hours and may include work outside of normal office hours during the business week and on weekends.


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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
Systems Analyst - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

COMPANY INTRODUCTION

The Cavaliers Operating Co., LLC is searching for a seasoned systems analyst to join our growing team of talented IT professionals. The role, housed inside Quicken Loans Arena, offers competitive pay, great benefits and a bevy of work-related perks tied to the sports and entertainment industry. Ideal candidates must align both their technical skills and personality to the fun, fast-paced environment of Quicken Loans Arena. Remote working opportunities and continuing education possible for well qualified candidates. Don’t miss your chance to join our Championship organization. Apply today for a better tomorrow!

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Systems Analyst will assist our IT and development teams with in-depth technical analysis of our many platforms.  They will be responsible for data analysis on numerous internal and external structured data platforms, including but not limited to our retail enterprises (both web and brick & mortar), CRM, ticketing (primary and secondary), mobile application, email marketing, and data warehouse.  They will perform integration analysis and quality assurance testing.  They will be involved with various parts of the product/application life cycle, from concept design, to prototyping, to front and back-end production, testing and deployment. This person will also play a substantial role in creating detailed design and systems requirement documents.  They will be responsible for work of moderate-to-high complexity under general supervision of a development and implementation team leader. The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge of SQL across various platforms, intimate familiarity with software design and process engineering (or re-engineering), significant experience with systems analysis on a variety of platforms, in-depth experience with at least one business intelligence tool, and a solid familiarity with assorted other business intelligence tools.  Tableau or PowerBI experience a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform database analysis as requested across multiple software platforms (SQL Server, Redshift)

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient SQL code

  • Assist IT in troubleshooting production issues as they arise

  • Write and test SQL scripts of various complexity to batch update data

  • Analyze business processes as they interface with software and provide recommendations

  • Assist software developers by performing technical analysis to refine requirements and provide workarounds for roadblocks

  • Assist software developers by providing quality assurance testing, data validation, and analysis as required

  • Assist with verifying data sources when they’re added to the data warehouse

  • Analyze data warehouse data to provide integration requirements between platforms

  • Assist with technical documentation for existing customized processes, new custom processes, and projects involving data migration or conversion

  • Create report queries to extract data as requested to support different business units

  • Build reports as necessary for dissemination to assorted business units

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years working as a database analyst, systems analyst, or technical business analyst

  • Top-notch SQL skills

  • Experience with one or more analytical tools used for data manipulation (e.g. SAS, R)

  • Proficiency with TSQL in a SQL Server environment (ability to write stored procedures and batch processes a plus)

  • Solid understanding of relational databases

  • Ability to dig into the underlying data layer of a software product with little to no knowledge of a platform to find an answer to a question

  • A basic understanding of how web and mobile-based applications work including security, session management, and best development/deployment practices

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Basic understanding of ETL, including migration of data from one platform to another using conversion scripts

  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen

  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse analysis technologies and techniques

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies

  • A bachelor’s degree in a technical field (or equivalent experience)


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: Programmer
Sr. Front End Developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

COMPANY INTRODUCTION

The Cavaliers Operating Co., LLC is searching for a seasoned Sr. Front End Developer to join our growing team of talented IT professionals. The role, housed inside Quicken Loans Arena, offers competitive pay, great benefits and a bevy of work-related perks tied to the sports and entertainment industry. Ideal candidates must align both their technical skills and personality to the fun, fast-paced environment of Quicken Loans Arena. Remote working opportunities and continuing education possible for well qualified candidates. Don’t miss your chance to join our Championship organization. Apply today for a better tomorrow!

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Front End Developer will work various parts of the product/application life cycle, from concept design, to prototyping, to front and back-end production, testing and deployment. Prepares code documentation in support of program development. Performs work of moderate-to-high complexity and handles most activities under general supervision of a development and implementation team leader. The successful candidate will have significant web/application development and programming experience. Back-end / full-stack including Java, JSON and SQL database. UI/UX experience and implementation a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development/programming practices

  • Create website/application layouts/user interfaces by using standard development/programming practices including HTML, HTML5/CSS, CSS3, JavaScript, jQueryMobile, Xcode, Swift, C#, Objective-C, C++

  • Implementation of robust set of services and APIs to power web, mobile-based applications

  • Optimization of all applications for maximum speed and scalability

  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs

  • Create and maintain software documentation

  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling all Cavaliers Operating Co. LLC’s web and application-based platforms

  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years working experience in web and mobile application development/programming

  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS/JavaScript

  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, Node.js Ember.js, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, RactJS, DurandalJS

  • Good understanding of leading programming languages like ASP.NET, PHP, Java, Python, C, C++, C#, Perl, Ruby, Swift, etc.

  • A solid understanding of how web and mobile-based applications work including security, session management, and best development/deployment practices

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting

  • Working knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development

  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools

  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen

  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web, mobile application technologies and techniques


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: Web Design/Development
.NET/Full Stack developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

COMPANY INTRODUCTION

The Cavaliers Operating Co., LLC is searching for a seasoned .NET/Full Stack developer to join our growing team of talented IT professionals. The role, housed inside Quicken Loans Arena, offers competitive pay, great benefits and a bevy of work-related perks tied to the sports and entertainment industry. Ideal candidates must align both their technical skills and personality to the fun, fast-paced environment of Quicken Loans Arena. Remote working opportunities and continuing education possible for well qualified candidates. Don’t miss your chance to join our Championship organization. Apply today for a better tomorrow!

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a .NET/Full Stack developer responsible for building applications using VB.net and/or C# for both front and back-end application development. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these layers of our applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Translate application storyboards, use cases and business requirements into functional applications and solutions

  • Design and develop logical and physical data models that meet application requirements

  • Design and develop systems, sub-systems and programs

  • Coordinate and support technical staff, operations and vendors

  • Design, build, document and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code

  • Integrate data storage solutions

  • Comfort writing batch process SQL server jobs and stored procedures

  • Ability to troubleshoot performance problems while ensuring quality, and responsiveness of applications

  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

  • Assist with code migration for custom applications relevant to migrated environment

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive Experience with Microsoft Technologies (ASP.Net, .Net 4.5/C#, MVC4, WCF, Code First, Entity Framework, WCF, OData, and Service Authentication tools)

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server in writing custom processes and stored procedures

  • Familiarity with the Mono framework

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Skill for writing reusable libraries

  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns

  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns

  • Experience with popular web application frameworks

  • Familiarity with Windows Presentation Framework

  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application

  • Experience creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds

  • Experience implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (e.g. Git, Bitbucket, Visual Studio)

  • Experience of working to and applying agile methodologies

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience


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: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Design Intern - Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)

Primary Responsibilities – Graphic Design: 
• Assist with creation of collateral including flyers, signage, schedules, print advertisements, splash pages, etc following brand guidelines
• Develop cohesive design solutions for both print and web applications
• Use production techniques such as color correcting and creating clipping paths to prepare files
• Assist with editing and creating graphics for website
• Assist with post-production and planning

Essential requirements:
• Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
• Able to send a PDF portfolio under 5mb when contacted
• Academic credit required
• Completed at least freshman level design curriculum
• Strong typography and layout skills
• Team player; excellent communication skills; creative; collaborative
• Ability to multi-task; detail-oriented; fast learner; well organized
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint, knowledge of the Adobe Creativity Suite, PC and MAC operating systems
• General knowledge of professional sports 
• Candidates with resumes and portfolios of work samples required


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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
Basketball Operations Database Administrator - Los Angeles Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)

Job Summary

An experienced database administrator who will assist with maintenance and improvement of current database infrastructures, while also managing interaction with multiple outside data sources.  Responsible for database performance tuning, security, developing high availability solutions, replication, and solution strategies.  The database manager will work closely with the Basketball Analytics Department, IT Department, and other members of the Basketball Operations staff.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

· Monitor databases to optimize database performance, resource use, and physical implementations of databases; addresses a variety of database integration issues including migration between disparate databases, integration, maintenance/conversion, capacity planning issues, and new applications.

· Process and maintain data feeds from various sources via Rest API and XML/JSON loads(NBA, NCAA, G-League, etc.).

· Maintain availability and integrity of databases through multiple access schemes; facilitates sharing of common data by overseeing proper key and index management and data dictionary maintenance.

· Manages the development and documentation of databases features through change management software and regularly meets with stakeholders to review data integrity.

· Monitors and manages database backups, logs, and journals; installs, maintains, and upgrades database software; restores and/or recovers data as required.

· Creates, procures and maintains various database related documents such as manuals and programmers’ handbooks.

· Support basketball operations in other tasks as required.

Characteristics / Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree or higher in a computer programming field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, etc).

· 3+ years of relevant SQL Server 2012+ experience is a must.

· Experience with Rest APIs data warehousing and processing large JSON and XML files.

· Experience with varied programming and scripting languages (Python, C++, Java, Ruby, R…).

· Experience with performance tuning and optimization.

· Experience with clouded SQL library management software for documentation.

· Knowledge of basketball data and basketball statistics.

· Experience working with high availability database systems.

· Preferred experience with cloud-hosted servers (e.g. Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services).

· Front-end development experience is a plus but not required.

· Preferred xperience with Microsoft's SAAS Cloud's API (Office 365, PowerBi, PowerApps, SharePoint, OneDrive, Office Graph).

· Demonstrated dedication with the ability to oversee projects from origin through execution.

· Willingness to learn and should be able to flourish in a high growth, dynamic environment.

· Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

· Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Creative Manager - Los Angeles Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)

Job Summary

Are you passionate about sports and design?

Are you driven to push the boundaries of design and creativity to formulate engaging visuals that will unite an entire team, a fan base, and city?

Then this is an opportunity you can’t pass up -  a chance to design for a world class sports organization in the city of Los Angeles.

We are seeking a creative individual with a passion for the game of basketball, an eye for design across all mediums, and an innovative mind, with an eagerness to change the game and establish new trends.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

· Create and own the visual branding of an entire sports organization across all mediums.

· Lead and mentor an internal design team to collaborate with all internal departments and external agencies to apply your visual branding across various markets and mediums.

· Ability to measure the current design landscape across all marketing and advertising to define new design trends for our team.

· Work with some of the world’s most elite athletes, passionate fans, innovative marketers, and prominent brands/sponsors.

· Play a vital role in the ideation, development, and production of graphics and seasonal visual center of our entire organization, team, and fan base.

· Lead the design process from inspiration to print/digital mechanicals on all creative projects.

· Nurture and evolve the brand identity and overall design vision across print, social, digital, in arena, apparel, promotions, and events.

· Design and present this vision to senior leadership and external partners.

· Report to and take direction from the VP of Marketing for all elements of visual identity and branding, including ad design creative development and implementation. 

· Partner and take direction from Director of Digital Content Marketing for digital/social design creative and effectively implement it with minimal oversight.

· Collaborate with all internal departments and external agencies to bring your visual center to life across the entire infrastructure of a sports organization.

· Continue to define the look, flavor, and feel of the Clippers.

Characteristics / Qualifications

· BA or BFA in Graphic Design, with High proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and a working knowledge of the rest of CC suite of applications.

· 5-7 years of Design experience required, preferably in the sports industry.

· Experience and Knowledge in design for apparel/jersey/promotions/in arena ads/displays.

· Experience and Knowledge in design for digital/social/web.

· Experience and Knowledge of Motion Graphics and Animation.

· Experience and Knowledge of Branding and font development.

· The ability to comfortably present in front of both small and large audiences.

· Ability to manage demanding workload and problem solve the real-time nature of sports.

· Lives and breathes the design process and is constantly inspired and driven to push creativity to its limits and will not rest on his or her own previous accolades.

· Demonstrated dedication with the ability to oversee projects from origin through execution.

· Willingness to learn and should be able to flourish in a high growth, dynamic environment.

· Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

· Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
Producer / Editor - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Producer is primarily focused on generating video content for use in television, in-arena & live events along with digital & social channels for  the Memphis Grizzlies, FedExFourm, The Memphis Hustle (G League) Grind City Media and the upcoming Grizzlies e-sports initiative.  The position also helps provide additional video support for internal departments such as Ticket Sales and Service, Marketing Partnerships, and Community Engagement. The Producer is also responsible for turning around short form video clips in one day for both broadcast and digital: creating, editing, and monitoring all video content specific but not limited to Grizzlies, Hustle, Grind City Media and FedExForum news, press conferences, organizational events, and community activities while obtaining the ability to positively support the growth of those brands through video content.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as lead and secondary ENG camera operator for video productions as assigned, with an ability to self-produce as a photo-journalist or work under guidance of a director/producer
  • Capture footage during events and games, for use in features for television, game presentation and on fedexforum.com / grizzlies.com / memphishustle.com and other pertinent digital brands.
  • Capture feature type footage in non-game settings, including behind the scenes content with players and community appearances involving team personnel. Must have a working knowledge of wireless audio.
  • Lighting skills for shooting feature interviews and production elements such as still photographs and memorabilia.
  • Capture footage for in-game presentation, such as but not limited to FedExForum events & amenities, mascot skits and sponsor presentations.
  • Edits fully produced features for use during game broadcasts and shoulder-programming, maintaining acceptable production standards and video quality
  • Edits video content for use on in-arena video board and digitally, including but not limited to player videos, community engagement pieces, sponsorship and promotional messaging
  • Actively participates with other members of production team to develop story ideas for all of the above
  • Acts as internal creative and production resource for all business groups, working to develop concepts that support the initiatives of Grind City Media, Event Presentation, FedExForum, Community Engagement, Marketing Partnerships, Ticket Sales and Service and e-sports.
  • Other related duties as required.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Post secondary training in the area of video production
  • 3-5 years proven experience as ENG camera operator in a professional environment
  • 2-3 years experience as non-linear editor in a professional environment, working on Adobe Creative Suite or similar
  • Ability and willingness to take direction on projects and also self-produce as needed
  • Ability to effectively manage time and remain organized while working on multiple projects with aggressive deadlines
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Must Provide link to Demo Reel to be considered
  • Valid U.S. Driver's license, and reliable means of transportation
  • Ability to lift/carry 40-50lbs
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Knowledge of and passion for NBA basketball

Preferred

  • Experience in television news, production house, or sports team environment
  • Knowledge and experience with Sony FS-7, Sony F-55, and Canon DSLR Cameras
  • Knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency with both PC and Mac OS
  • Strong computer skills with a knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
  • Overall knowledge of broadcast technology, including various file types, tape formats, and digital workflows

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. How many years of relevant experience do you possess?
3. What is your highest level of education completed?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer, Motion - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Graphic Designer, Motion is responsible for generating graphic content to be used in-arena, digitally and via broadcast for the Memphis Grizzlies, FedExForum, Memphis Hustle and Grizz Gaming with a primary focus on conceptualizing, creating and implementing animations and graphic designs for the Daktronics LED displays in FedExForum.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation of graphic elements and animations to be used on LED displays. Must be able to work in a variety of aspect ratios.   
  • Prepare and maintain Daktronics system for all games (Grizzlies and Hustle) and FedExForum events – must understand scripting for pre-production process, in order to make event nights as simple as possible for freelance operators
  • Provide training and direction to freelance operators
  • Develop strong internal communication with other departments in order to fulfill non-event related messaging requests 
  • Attend meetings as requested for both Broadcast and Live Entertainment teams and participates actively in the creative process of both departments
  • Take direction from Director, Content & Live Entertainment in order to fulfill in-arena entertainment needs as well as messaging for corporate partners, community initiatives and team related promotions
  • Take direction from Director, Broadcast & Feature Content in order to coordinate look of video elements as needed for broadcast and web features
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent experience
  • Three years experience creating animations and graphic designs
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-changing environment
  • Must be a team player, highly motivated with a strong attention to detail and organization 
  • Thorough knowledge of design techniques and applications using Ross Xpression, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects,  Cinema 4D and or Maya 3D animation software
  • Willing and able to take direction from Producer or self-Produce as needed
  • Available to work evenings and weekends, as required

Preferred:

  • Experience in live event production
  • Experience in Non Linear editing in Adobe Premier and Avid preferred
  • Understand Daktronics scripting via Ross Dashboard, with knowledge of Show Control
  • Experience working for professional sports team
  • Knowledge and passion for NBA basketball

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. How many years of experience do you have in creating animations and graphic designs?
3. What is your highest level of education completed?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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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: 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 duties and responsibilities 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 Design/Development
Chinese Translation Internet Services Assistant - Part Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Overview of the Job: Responsible for updating graphics and copy for HEAT.com/China and HEAT.com properties daily. This position will also work with the Miami HEAT Broadcast department in the creation, translation and deployment of video presentations and features.  Creation involves high proficiency in editing tools such as AVID and Final Cut Pro, as well as strength in video production and direction.  Candidate must be fluent in writing, translating and speaking Mandarin Chinese.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a credited college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to monitor and handle multiple tasks. Time management skills needed. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines. Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop (or similar graphics program), HTML, translation tools and Microsoft Office programs. Multi-media skills such as non-linear editing on software platforms like AVID, Adobe Premiere or Final Cut a big 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. Yes/No Can you speak, read and translate Chinese-Mandarin?


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Motion Graphics Designer and Videographer - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

Bring your creativity and motion graphics talent to the Oklahoma City Thunder as the Motion Graphics Designer & Videographer. Coordinating with a team of fellow-professionals, you will build in-arena presentations, creating video and motion graphic content, design and animation. You will also oversee, produce and execute the integration of live-action footage, generated graphics, text still imagery and sound to create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional motion graphic animations and fulfill corporate contractual commitments. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, creating, implementing and executing video/production elements used during all home games
  • Conceptualize, design and transform scripts and visualizations into fluid, highly effective 2D and 3D animations
  • Assist in logging and organizing video footage
  • Assist in producing video packages, mascot skits, animations, crowd prompts, etc.
  • Participate in video shoots (camera, audio, lighting, set design, etc.)
  • Game day support including uploading LED animations and importing video clips into Crossfire
  • Work as part of the video production control room team during all home games
  • Design and create 2D/3D video elements for use in other media presentations for various departments
  • Assist with special events including Season Ticket Member functions, Thunder Watch Parties, grassroots marketing events, and playoff activities
  • Assist in fulfilling all internal and external video production requests
  • Research and recommend software/hardware to design, develop and assemble motion graphics and animations
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or industry equivalent in Visual Effects/Motion Graphics
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in professional motion graphics design/animation
  • Experience with a professional sports team is a plus
  • Working knowledge of general production equipment (Sony XD & FS5, DSLR, audio, lighting, etc.)
  • Expert knowledge of Cinema 4D & Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Click FX, Daktronics and Chyron a plus
  • Must be an effective team leader and team member with strong oral and written communications skills
  • Highly organized, patient and detail-oriented with the ability to take ideas from concept to completion
  • Primary work location will be the Chesapeake Energy Arena located in downtown Oklahoma City
  • Must be willing to work a schedule that will include regular office hours as well as evenings, weekends and holidays

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

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Design Associate - Philadelphia 76ers (Camden, NJ)

The Philadelphia 76ers is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil. The Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sports industry. The Sixers offer an energetic working environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.

Philadelphia 76ers, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Department: Marketing

Reports to: Senior Graphic Designer

Classification: Full Time, Seasonal Position (September through end of season)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create templates and builds presentations for executive reports and meetings
  • Participates in design projects to include advertising (digital ads, OOH), in-arena graphics, promotional items, internal communication pieces and presentations, and program logos
  • Proofs all materials in an accurate manner, delivering high-quality, on-time and error-free drafts
  • Serve as brand ambassador in regard to logo usage and graphic standards
  • Assists Corporate Partnership team in finding creative ways to sell an idea through mock-ups and presentations
  • Collaborates with digital marketing to create e-mail and web graphic layouts and design
  • Suggests new ideas for improvement and thinks outside the box
  • Other duties assigned by the Marketing department

Qualifications:

  • Graphic design and photography experience is a must and will need to submit an online portfolio for consideration
  • Must have experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of AfterEffects and flash a plus
  • Solid design sense; through understanding of design theory including principles such as color, typography, and composition
  • Work closely with the graphic designers and brand marketing to ensure all branding is correct and consistent
  • Current college student (senior preferably) or recent college graduate
  • Major/undergraduate degree in graphic design, marketing, or similar concentration a must
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours/week
  • Exceptional work ethic and initiative, strong desire to succeed, professionalism


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Technical Services: Camera Operator
Creative Content Producer - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

To produce and edit content that supports team and organizational initiatives

Primary (Essential) Duties:

  • Produce a wide range of video projects from start to finish, taking part in every step of the production process.
  • Create team & brand content with a focus on supporting in-arena content & presentation.
  • Cover Suns team events, including games, practices, community outreach initiatives and sponsor activations.
  • Collaborate with departments across the organization to support their objectives and bring their vision to life.
  • Play a role in advancing the Suns’ content efforts, including developing content, sharing best practices & industry trends, and providing expertise around production and post-production practices.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Candidate should possess significant editing experience with a feel for a wide variety of projects, from corporate to cutting edge and everything in between.
  • Candidate needs to be well rounded and highly skilled. The ability to operate as a “one-man band” is important.
  • Videography experience along with camera & accessary knowledge is preferred. Candidate must know how to adjust settings and achieve certain looks on the fly.
  • Knowledge of the NBA, its culture and the Suns is preferred
  • Candidate must be a team player
  • Creative, collaborative, and energetic approach
  • Additional duties as assigned

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • 3-4 years of related editing & production experience
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Expert in Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Candidate will be required to spend the majority of each day looking at a computer monitor. Will need to be able to carry cameras and set up lighting and equipment.
  • Overtime hours will be required
  • Traditional business hours with the addition of weekends, evenings, 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 a minimum of 3 years related editing & production experience?
2. Do you have a minimum of 3 years experience in Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder?


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Sr. Graphic Designer - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

The Senior Designer will work with the Creative Director & Brand Manager and creative team to assist in guiding the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Northern Arizona Suns brand and creative efforts, by influencing the ideas, thoughts and overall identity direction of the organizations visual voice and systems. 

Primary (Essential) Duties

 Design

  • Photo Manipulation (resize, crop, add/remove objects, and color correct)
  • Layout design concepts
  • Building files at correct printing specs (small format, large format & digital)
  • Send for approvals, along with professional opinions/reasoning for the design concept
  • Prepare, preflight and package artwork for final production (includes separations for t-shirt and high-end printing)
  • Approve proofs from vendor (includes digital proofs for e-blasts, landing pages, and other web-based projects)

Documentation

  • Gather all final documentation (e-mails, approvals, proofs, and samples)
  • Complete documentation in Taskforce
  • Archive final artwork

Management & Senior Level

  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring reporting designers
  • Assist in the interview and hiring process
  • Completes performance evaluations and personalized goals for reporting designers
  • Assist in formal disciplinary actions
  • Assist in training & development of new designers
  • Supervise reporting Designers (as assigned by management)

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Typography, layout, composition, color theory, and information design
  • Adobe Creative Services Suite – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • CMYK Printing Processes & Production
  • Email, Web Publishing & Social Media Design Knowledge
  • Organized and deadline oriented
  • Practical design to stay within project budgets
  • Problem Solving - Analytical designer, someone who can choose the right fonts, colors and lines to create a balanced composition, while simultaneously conveying meaning.
  • Knowledge of DreamWeaver, Flash, HTML/CSS & Email Coding
  • Must have good vision for art and design direction

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Graphic Design or equivalent experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Traditional Business hours with occasional evenings, weekends, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs.
  • Extended computer screen work

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


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Creative Coordinator - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, az)

Job Purpose

Working closely with the Creative Director and the Creative team, the Creative Coordinator facilitates the daily workflow of creative projects from inception to delivery.

The Creative Coordinator must possess excellent communication skills with a personable and upbeat disposition. Individual must have solid organizational skills and working knowledge of technology, as it pertains to administrative and design related software. The Creative Coordinator must possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment that is detail and deadline driven.

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • Prioritize production calendar and manage project queue to ensure all creative projects are completed in the appropriate timeframe
  • Receive projects via the web-based Workfront system and assign a designer based on designer’s capabilities, workload & due date
  • Maintain the Creative production calendar by defining chronological dates for each step of a project’s workflow
  • Gather all required project information for designers and creative team
  • Communicate critical information to relevant parties in a timely manner
  •  Assist designers with estimating and scheduling of various meetings when requested
  • Participates in inter-departmental meetings to gauge production workload and stay consistently informed of all active and forecasted projects
  • Lead daily project/workflow meeting to gain insight on projects’ status and inform the creative team of adjustments in priority 
  •  Establish and maintain vendor and freelance designer relationships
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • 1-3 years of project management experience in an agency or internal creative/production department
  • Strong understanding of the design and the production process, as it applies to traditional and large format printing
  • Ability to maintain consistent, open dialogue with internal departments, via strong verbal and written communications 
  • Efficient and effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, fast learner
  • Possess a positive attitude and disposition
  • Poised and focused under pressure; confident to work independently and in support of department goals and objectives
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) and Workfront (Workflow Management Software).

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Graphic Design experience and/or knowledge of design

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Traditional Business hours with occasional evenings, weekends, 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 a minimum of 1-3 years of project management experience in an agency or internal creative/production department?
2. Do you have experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) and Workfront (Workflow Management Software)?


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Social Media Manager - Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury/Sports & Entertainment Services (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

Lead the day-to-day, multi-channel execution of the teams’ social media efforts. 

Primary (Essential) Duties

You MUST be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Lead the Suns social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, while making organizational decisions that support business goals and the growth of the channels themselves
  • Utilize the platforms to share team & brand content, build fan affinity, and drive business objectives
  • Conceptualize and create a wide range of original content for distribution on team’s social platforms, including photos, video, animation, graphics and more.
  • Cover Suns team events, including practices, games, community outreach initiatives and sponsor activations.
  • Work with Content, Communications & Digital teams to outline and activate a social media content calendar.
  • Play a key role in advancing the Suns’ content efforts, including developing content, sharing best practices & industry trends, and providing expertise around social media practices.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • In addition to social media experience, writing and video editing experience for teams, websites or media outlets is preferred
  • Digital photography experience preferred: shooting and editing via Photoshop
  • Knowledge of the NBA, its culture and the Suns preferred
  • Creative, collaborative, and energetic approach
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • 3-4 years of related social media experience
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Candidate will be required to spend the majority of each day looking at a computer monitor and mobile devices
  • Overtime hours will be required
  • Traditional business hours with the addition of weekends, evenings, holidays and some overtime to meet business needs
  • Occasional travel 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. Please tell us about your experience managing social media accounts for organizations?
2. Please tell us about your skills with Photoshop.
3. Please tell us about your writing, and video editing skills.


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