Animation and Feature Producer with MN Timberwolves & Lynx in Minneapolis, MN

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Technical Services: Producer
Why Join the Pack?
At this organization, we do things a bit differently. We're not your typical sports franchise pouring all of our focus into the playing stage. We're about uniting together to push the culture forward, challenge the status quo, and accomplish things most didn't think was possible. Whether you're blazing trails in ticket sales, building for our brands, or using your passion to elevate our vision, your contributions will always shine bright. Together, we are on a journey where chasing greatness is constant and breaking new grounds is a norm. Are you ready to bring your passion and creativity to the Pack?

This position serves as a visual effects animator and feature producer for the video experience during game nights and events. This position will integrate live-action footage, graphics, text, and sound to create dynamic graphic animations and entertainment features. We are looking for a driven, ambitious and hardworking individual to join our dynamic team. 

What would you do?
Reasonable accommodations may be made to you to perform these essential functions:
  1. Produce and create graphic animations and entertainment features for the Videoboard and Digital Signage systems.
  2. Oversee process and creation of dynamic motion graphics animations.
  3. Produce and create graphic elements to activate partnership initiatives, as well as utilize all aspects of Digital Signage to greatly enhance the theme of the event
  4. Model, texturize, animate and render computer-generated graphics, particle effects, digital sets and backgrounds for use in digital signage production
  5. Design and create graphic elements for use in other Wolves/Lynx in-arena events and presentations
  6. Assist with occasional studio production shoots ensuring all production standards are met.
  7. Generate accurate affidavit reports for departments various Digital Signage Systems.
  8. Research and recommend software/hardware technology needed to design, develop and assemble motion graphics and animations

What are your proficiencies or equivalent experiences?
  1. Minimum of two years of professional design/animation/editing experience preferred. 
  2. Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  3. Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills required.
  4. Proficient computer skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  5. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects is required.
  6. Experience using Cinema 4D or related 3D animation software strongly preferred.
  7. Background in live television or live event production.
  8. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

Other important information about the job:

EEO Statement: The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx embraces diversity and inclusion, and are proud to be an equal employment opportunity organization. We care deeply for all of our employees, products, and community.

E-Verify Statement: We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to prove that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot prove this, we will give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve the issue before any action might be taken against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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