Video-Motion Graphic Intern with SPARKS LASPORTS, LLC in Los Angeles · CA

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Internship: Internship
Reporting To: Manager, Marketing and Creative Services 
Hours: 20 hours/week (Seasonal)
Salary: Non paid – College Credit offered
This internship program is an opportunity for students to build their work experience and learn the behind-the-scenes operations of a WNBA team. As the Video-Motion Graphics Intern you will participate in a series of events and activities exposing you to all departments as well as the many facets of working for a professional sports team. You will assist with the implementation and execution of the Sparks overall marketing plan and promotional events. 

Key Program Benefits:
  • Career Related hands on experience with the Championship Team LA Sparks
  • An inside look at the Marketing department and have game day responsibilities 
  • Overall skill creation with regards to all aspects of Marketing
  • Opportunity to explore different avenues of the sports industry through access to various departments
  • This is a fun, fast-paced internship that will add real work experience to your resume as well as your coursework

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prioritize video library and log game melts for easy access
  • Build outstanding and engaging content for all social and digital properties
  • Build short-form video packages from current footage
  • Produce motion graphics for opening titles and end cards
  • Build sizzle reels and highlight videos for social media
  • Create GIFs and build GIF library
  • Build sound bite library from game footage
  • Update and maintain YouTube channel
  • Update and post videos on
  • Work closely with marketing department to ensure quality, consistency, and creative flow of overall goals
  • Please submit a link to your portfolio when applying. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Working to achieve Bachelor or Master’s degree in Journalism, Graphic Design, Photography, Film, Sports Management or related fields
  • Experienced knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop
  • Strong Ability to build motion graphics in Adobe After Effects (Knowledge of Cinema 4D is a plus)
  • Knowledge of basic news gathering techniques
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate in a team environment
  • Knowledge of exporting video for web-based format
  • Strong knowledge of social media
  • Basketball knowledge and passion is helpful but not required
  • Quick learner who is able to adapt and excel in various environments
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, ambitious, positive, reliable and high-energy
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and quickly adapt to changes while maintaining high levels of efficiency and effectiveness 
  • Must have own DSLR camera with video capabilities
  • Some use of personal vehicle
  • Includes nights and weekend hours
We are an equal opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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