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Esports Broadcast Producer

25 days ago by Microsoft

  Redmond (Washington), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Production

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343 Industries, the Xbox game studio responsible for the growth and development of the Halo franchise is looking for an energetic, organized, and experienced Esports Broadcast Producer to work with existing internal teams and external partners to lead and evolve our vision for Halo esports broadcasts, produce esports event broadcasts, as well as produce supporting content. Additional responsibilities including working with production, esports, events, franchise, and branding teams on tournament and stream presentation, stage design, and talent coordination.

This position demands a strong mix communications and organization skills, as well as direct esports industry experience. Successful candidates have a strong track record of esports broadcast production as well as video production.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with internal and external team to determine the vision and evolution of broadcasts for Halo esports and competitive events
  • Tracking key deliverables to execute high quality esports broadcast
  • Work with internal and external teams to in executing broadcast vision and managing all aspects of esports broadcast presentation including graphics packages, run of show, promotion, on-screen content and assets, and more.
  • Work with internal and external teams to tell player and team stories, as well as stories of the league.
  • Management of online streaming channels on various platforms
  • Track and analyze key performance metrics for broadcasts and content
  • Assist in producing in-house and onsite streamed events.
  • Assist in production and editing of content pieces

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of esports landscape and trends
  • Experience producing esports broadcasts
  • Strong organizational and tracking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with internal teams and external partners
  • Strong technical understanding, and preferably usage, of the Microsoft ecosystem including Windows, Office, Skype, Xbox and others.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software and live stream broadcast platforms (Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, etc)
  • Self-motivated and directed person, requiring minimal supervision for successful assignment completion.
  • Experience shooting and editing content, as well as capturing game footage
  • Familiarity with Halo franchise
  • Familiarity with esports
  • Exhibit an understanding of current trends and best practices in esports and live video production

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of two years experience in esports broadcast production

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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