Multimedia Designer with Connecticut Sun & New England Black Wolves in Uncasville · CT

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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for shooting and editing video for features, marketing materials and news-style updates. The person in this role is the driver of look and feel of each team. Projects will also include in-game shoots, incorporating Connecticut Sun and Black Wolves players/coaches, as well as sponsors. May assist with other production duties including producing, writing, audio sweetening, graphic and animation development, conducting interviews and scripting, when necessary. May also be responsible for supporting and helping shape the development of concepts, designs and production of a variety of projects including print, online, broadcast, social media, outdoor logos, presentations and more.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to: 
  • Designs motion graphics and titles utilizing After Effects, Illustrator and/or Photoshop (Adobe Suite) 
  • Edits video features utilizing Adobe Premiere for the Connecticut Sun and Black Wolves, as assigned 
  • Operates various video camera equipment (DSLR and other prosumer and professional models) with the ability to frame shots quickly and accurately in various settings including, but not limited to, commercial shoots, live sports events and community events 
  • Organizes video files and archives game and event footage 
  • Works with various professional file formats and delivers to YouTube and other digital sites 
  • Works with staff & graphic designer to assist in the creation of all graphics, collateral, images and other projects 
  • Assists in updating website graphics, including banners, cover photos, web ads, etc. for both teams 

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assists with additional ads and promotional materials throughout the season 
  • Provides assistance with sound designing and sweetening, when necessary 

Minimum Education and Qualifications: 
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Film, Communications, Art or a related field 
  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe InDesign CC, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Working knowledge of basic computing equipment and software typical in a modern office environment for both Mac and Windows
  •  Previous experience with FTP and file sharing websites both in software and web interfaces 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and has an attention to detail 
  • Three years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a game entertainment or operations capacity 
  • In lieu of a Degree and previously mentioned experience, six years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a game entertainment or operations capacity may be considered 

Competencies: Incumbent will master the following competencies while in this position: 
  • Knowledge of video editing 
  • Creative development and the execution of promotions 
  • Able to brainstorm and collaborate on creative ideas with staff 
  • Meets aggressive deadlines and works well under pressure 
  • Works independently without supervision, is self-directed and demonstrates initiative 
  • Able to offer creative ideas and suggestions 
  • Has an understanding of Advertising and the use of social media 

Training Requirements: Knowledge of all programs and applications related to video editing and web development

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time 
  • Must be able to lift and move equipment, bags and supplies that may be in excess of 50 lbs. 
  • Must be able to work various shifts and flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays 

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements, or working conditions associated with this job. Connecticut Sun reserves the right to make changes to the above job description whenever necessary.

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