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Content Producer-Motion Graphics/Video Editor with Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, MO

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Web/Creative Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Job Summary:
Responsibilities include working with the Manager, Content to develop creative ideas for Royals digital platforms and producing them, including but not limited to social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and royals.com. This person has a strong understanding of the social media sports landscape and current trends in the industry.

  • Work with Creative team to craft engaging motion graphics and animations from existing assets, such as logos, textures, fonts, and patterns that are consistent with the branding and campaign theme of the season   
  • Produce and edit short and long-form social media content  
  • Assist with production work including: shooting, editing, revising, formatting, and resizing assets for use on multiple platforms  
  • Write scripts and ideate timely sports social media content  
  • Work with internal digital and creative team to strategize and develop engaging, behind-the-scenes, viral video content for Royals social platforms from concept to execution  
  • Develop content that ties Kansas City Royals baseball back to current events, trending topics, and pop culture in a way that is relevant to the Royals brand and our fan base  
  • Participate in team meetings, providing input and suggestions related to social media and other areas as needed; make recommendations for processes and procedures regarding creation and distribution of social media content  
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of industry trends and monitor potential social media tools, influencers and third parties that will help enhance department and organizational goals  
  • Maintain digital video archive  
  • Build templates for in-game and seasonal use  
  • Collaborate with social team on streaming live produced video (round table interviews, BP, press conference, etc.)  
  • Collaborate with MLB as necessary  
  • Research strategies of other MLB teams and other professional sports  
  • Other duties as necessary   

  •  Minimum 1 to 2 years professional work experience (sports/entertainment preferred) shooting and editing videos, as well as creating motion graphics and animation  
  • Expert knowledge of cinematic style digital cameras and lenses, along with Multi-cam studio production experience  
  • Expert knowledge of the following Adobe Creative Suite programs: After Effects, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D. Any other motion design proficiency is a plus  
  • Knowledge in Photoshop or Lightroom  
  • Expert knowledge of situational lighting (interviews, green screens, etc.)  
  • Experience with file-based production workflows  
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a camera and capture sound  
  • Proficient existing social platforms and emerging social channels  
  • Ability to collaborate on projects with multiple departments  
  • Knowledge of baseball and the Kansas City Royals preferred  
  • Available to work holidays, evenings, and weekends in addition to scheduled work week of Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM  
  • Ability to work in outside elements including heat, rain, cold, and snow  
  • Occasional travel may be necessary  
  • Required to stand for long periods of time, walking long distances, and lift and/or move up to 30 pounds   


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