Promotes TTU Athletics and plays a key role in maintaining and expanding the department’s video production efforts. Oversees, trains and manages a crew of 25+ student workers. Oversees the Video Production Coordinator. Maintains correspondence with ESPN contacts to ensure all streaming requirements are met, weekly forms are completed, etc. Coordinates with Game Management Staff to adhere to ESPN broadcast format, ensure media timeouts are included in gameday scripts. Produces/directs live web streaming on ESPN+, including creating all stream graphics/pre-produced segments. Cuts highlights and creates melts. Creates video features, and social media content. Conceptualizes, films create, and designs videos and graphics, including editing video, setting up/tearing down video productions, planning/shooting hype videos, and shooting promotional pieces and interviews. Produces graphic and video content for the annual student-athlete awards banquet. Creates 3D court projection using After Effects. Designs posters, flyers, brochures, billboards, etc. to promote events. Plans/coordinates promotional photoshoots. Performs troubleshooting as needed, conducts regular maintenance on equipment. Collaborates with Marketing Coordinator to plan and execute in-game promotions. Corresponds with the coaching staff to schedule shoots and assist with other video-related needs. Works various special events including freshman convocation, commencement, etc. including all planning for video-related needs, testing, etc. Performs other duties as assigned. Position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in video production, graphic design, or related field from an accredited institution. At least five years of sports broadcasting and/or sports video experience. Advanced knowledge of elements of design, composition of video shots, audio recording, and broadcasting. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work extended hours, nights, and weekends including some travel.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in a collegiate athletics or professional sports video production department. Experience producing live web streams and extensive post-production work. Experience conceptualizing, scripting and producing video pieces including commercials and promotional pieces, interviews, highlight videos, and video board segments. Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. Advanced knowledge of NewTek Tricaster and 3Play, AJT Graphics, Xpression, and Ross Switcher. Experience with directing in-arena video board shows using Chyron/ClickEffects and Daktronics Show Control software. Experience in graphic design and 3D animation. Experience working with a variety of video equipment/cameras including DSLRs and camcorders. Knowledge of lighting techniques. Experience in technical troubleshooting and video engineering.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include the accumulation of one vacation day per month, one sick leave day per month, and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the University), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.
Internal Number: 458010
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Tennessee Tech University is a Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference.