Manager, Live Production Thu Jan 24 00:00:00 CST 2019 Renton, WA 532865500 9745 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <h3><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?</strong></span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">The Manager, Live Producer will lead the production team responsible for creating live, and as-live, streamed video content for Esports, Marketing, and Corporate Events. Work closely with content leadership and other stakeholders and content producers to build daily, weekly, and several championship-level shows that deliver on the prescribed content and marketing strategies. Manage the in-house studios and broadcast equipment. Manage the project assignments across the team and vendors while removing roadblocks, finding efficiencies, and coaching performance improvement to keep all projects on time, on budget, and on message.</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Day to Day Responsibilities For This Wizard</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Develop and manage a team of producers and creators</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Develop, manage, and maintain a healthily pool of production vendors and freelancers</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Mentor and coach team members to improve and develop new skills that improve quality and efficiency</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Manage team resources, budgets, schedules, and objectives effectively</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Lead the development and implementation of production processes and other systems needed to achieve ambitious goals</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Collaborate cross functionally with leaders across the business to remove barriers to success and improve outcomes</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Assign projects across team and vendor pool to make best use of talent</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Manage the in-house studios and related equipment.</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Production & Creative Oversight</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Maintain a high degree of knowledge of industry and competitive trends and bring them to the team</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Implement content, marketing, and brand strategy across all executions</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Keep producers on deadline, on budget, and on message</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Provide strong recommendations for production strategies and implementations</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Contribute to the overall creative strategy of the team by leading brainstorms, providing input on visual identity, and continuously developing new content formats</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Lead producers to develop, pitch and oversee production of complex, high-value editorial video</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Help producers develop their runs-of-show</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Maintain a high degree of coordination and collaboration with the Package team.</span></span> <p> </p> </li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Problem Solving </strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong communication skills needed in order to understand the customer needs, combined with exceptional capability to convert these ideas into actual video production. Requires strong conceptual skills, specific knowledge of tool and process technical capabilities followed by exceptional organizational and planning ability to solve complex projects with multiple project engagement & approval milestones and numerous video component assets.</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">8+ years of progressive experience in broadcast/film/TV/digital content production.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">And, 3+ years in a producer role managing other producers.</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience creating live esports or similar live content.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Visual storyteller who can effectively use cinematic techniques to solve communication challenges.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Knowledge of broadcast standards & specifications, and industry regulations & best practices.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Excellent written and verbal communication skills.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to grasp new ideas and integrate them into desired results.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Able to coordinate several tasks simultaneously.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Able to handle challenges, with proven history of increased productivity.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Expertise in transforming a strategy and vision into actionable plans.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Expertise in developing world class, leading edge media, advertising and promotions campaigns.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Expertise in managing internal and external partners.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong negotiation skills.</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Education and Training:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema, Broadcasting, Advertising, Marketing, or related field strongly preferred.</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p> </p>

Manager, Live Production

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Date: Jan 24, 2019

Requisition ID: 9745