Technical Director (Freelance)
Location: Orlando, Florida
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
<u>Overview:</u> Lead in an environment of innovation, accountability, execution and respect. As Technical Director, you will have the opportunity to oversee a crew of talented individuals on the latest cutting edge equipment, to produce the highest Network quality programming. Operating in a culture of endless willingness to service both internal and external clients, challenge yourself to perform at your absolute best while taking ownership of assignments and seeing them through completion. More than just “punching buttons”, Golf Channel will create a chance to grow, learn and succeed in the exciting arena of global sports media production.
<li> Switching live and live to tape productions.
<li> Responsible for overall technical operation of studio and control room.
<li> Works with show Director to make sure crew is following daily assignments made thru ScheduALL software.
<li> Runs pre show fax of technical & production equipment.
<li> Switch all elements (cameras, Live shots, graphics, clips, server, routable sources, etc.) cleanly, for live on-air broadcasts upon instruction from show director.
<li> Set up and operate the switcher & DME, Abekas Mira, Clear-Com headset station and all other equipment including teleprompter, telestrator, and various IT based computers needed for production.
<li> Submit Post Show Reports and any equipment maintenance issues following all shows.
<li> Create & maintain effects for the Sony XVS and MVS 8000G switchers & DME, Abekas Mira.
<li> Manage the operational set up on the Evertz router including requests for Sources, Destinations, Salvos, and Panel Programming.
<li> Setup and maintain control room monitors via Evertz MVP software.
<li> Maintenance issues should be reported verbally reporting to daily EIC.
<li> Lend creative & technical input when necessary to enhance production.
<li> Function as crew leader by attending director meetings and communicating all necessary production/scheduling information with entire studio, DMC and PCR crew.
<li> Other duties as assigned.
Experience as Technical Director for live broadcasts at a network level.
Experience with the following protocols: PBUS, VDCP, GPI, Macros, timelines, effects, snapshots, and shot boxes.
Leadership skills, including strategic thinking, training and mentoring
Good communication skills
Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment
Willing to work flexible hours including holidays, nights, and weekends
Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
3+ years’ experience with Sony MVS series or Grass Valley switchers.
Familiarity with Evertz MVP and Routing Equipment, Abekas Servers, ScheduAll, Clearcom and EVS.
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
College degree preferred
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.