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Esports Production Manager - Broadcast

14 days ago by Twitch

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Production

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As the Esports Broadcast Production Manager you will oversee the day to day operations for online and live-in person esport events. You will be the central point of contact for our team and communications with our production vendor. This includes taking an ambitious product roadmap and building the digital and physical versions of the product, highlighting the best of Twitch. Focus areas will extend from pre-production, production design, vendor selection/management, on site execution, and all post event responsibilities including post-mortems and reporting.

Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day broadcast production for online, studio and live event broadcasts
  • Define best practices for streamer audio/video integration to online competition events
  • Implement emerging industry and custom built technologies to broadcast pipeline
  • Define operational priorities, and drive flawless performance identifying risks early, planning contingencies and reacting to issues in real time to solve problems
  • Develop and refine production workflows and department standards for online tournament broadcasts and enforce those standards to ensure quality across all of our products
  • Build a wide network of external partners to assist the team in delivering the best products possible
  • Create budgets and monitor costs throughout ongoing life of a program and for new programs and events
  • Coordinate graphics, sponsorships and publishers assets across weekly and live-event broadcasts
  • Create roadmap for international expansion
  • Manage third party vendors in North America and across the globe in producing competition events

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7-10+ years of experience in live broadcasting, streaming, gaming or event production
  • Proven track record of leadership within live studio and remote broadcast productions demonstrating an ability to take a creative concept and build an organized structure around it
  • Working knowledge of all control room and studio disciplines including but not limited to cameras, lighting, graphics, video switching, audio, conceptual routing
  • Experience with multi-day live-spectator events with over 1,000+ audience attendees
  • A creative spark and passion for building ground breaking esports events which challenge the boundaries of anything that exists in the marketplace today
  • A strong acumen in excel / google sheets for budgeting, scheduling along with strong ability to work with large data sets
  • Exceptional ability to project manage, think backwards, and plan for results
  • The interpersonal skills required to navigate a multiple-stakeholder environment as part of a cross-functional team. You know how to get buy-in from all levels while continuing to drive success within your own team
  • A proven track record of creating and improving processes. You don’t just inhabit a role; you make it better, and are willing to help others improve their roles as well
  • The forethought to thoughtfully escalate problem areas in advance. You aren’t afraid to ask for help early, and we won’t penalize you for raising concerns

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • You are a Twitch Streamer or act like one and know the tools!
  • You have been to Con for the last 4 years in a row!
  • You have seen a lot of esports
  • A deep rolodex of contacts and endemic knowledge of how to use that rolodex to fill gaps. And as our workload scales, you know the best professionals in the industry to whom we can outsource this work as needed
  • A network of esports and general gaming connections. Some of our best ideas come from our friends. We’d love for you to bring some to the party
  • An active Twitch presence as a broadcaster, moderator, chatter, or lurker. We’re partial to folks who genuinely love our product

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