Videographer/Editor - Detroit Red Wings - Closing date 28 Jul 2021
Detroit, MI, USA
The Videographer/Editor is primarily responsible for video content for the Detroit Red Wings and Little Caesars Arena. Working within the Entertainment Services Department this person will manage video shoots, develop story ideas and produce unique content with the goal of entertaining fans across the media platforms. Position will involve travel and non-traditional work hours. Upon occasion, this person will work on video projects for other entities within the Olympia Entertainment family.
Create development of video content for DetroitRedWings.com from concept through completion.
Develop and maintain standards of video development and review for a collaborative environment.
Create weekly production schedules.
Shoot interviews and develop segments for The Red Wings and Little Caesars Arena content across all media platforms. (Examples include pre-game interviews, post-game locker room interviews, video blogs, features and more).
Collaborate with other departments and corporate entities and help create the video production on other company projects as needed.
Stay current on web video technologies and industry trends. Make recommendations to continually innovate and improve operations and enhance the video experience of our fans.
Make recommendations regarding growth of the department in terms of talent needed as well as hardware and software solutions.
Supplemental Job Functions
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field. Experience may be considered in lieu of a formal degree.
Minimum of three years’ experience in video production, sports or news environment preferred.
Evidence of creativity and innovation in developing project and story ideas.
Proficiency with media editing software; including Final Cut, Adobe After Effects, CS5, Adobe Premier.
Understanding of video encoding, codecs and formatting projects for appropriate channels.
Evidence of highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
Demonstrated organization and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Ability and willingness to work flexible and non-traditional schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays in a fast-paced environment.
Ability and willingness to travel and to adhere to corporate travel policies.
Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities
Knowledge of or previous experience working in a sports environment, preferably hockey.
Knowledge of the sport of hockey and the Detroit Red Wings organization.
Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Exposure to high noise level.
Frequent visual/auditory attention
While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is regularly exposed to a facility environment, outside weather conditions, extreme cold/heat, chemicals, electricity, moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles.
Required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The colleague frequently is required to sit. The colleague is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The colleague must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Requires long periods of time on feet.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.