We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Black Knight Sports and Entertainment is looking for a passionate, driven, and creative professional to join the Golden Knights Entertainment Production team to contribute immediately to our world-class entertainment experience. We are looking for someone who can inspire a group, lead a team and be a great teammate.
This candidate will team up with and report directly to the SR. Executive Producer, Production and Venue Technology. Culture is everything; a successful candidate will lead with “yes”, understand how to collaborate, hold themselves to a high standard of work quality, and be curious as to how to continually advance their craft.
The SR. Manager Motion Graphics will be the driving force behind the graphic content for various BKSE teams and venues including Vegas Golden Knights, Henderson Silver Knights and Vegas Knight Hawks. They will be the lead on motion graphic creation for use in-game including ice projection for our elaborate live action opens, scoreboard graphics, full ice projection games, headshots, sponsored interactive pieces and more.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
- Lead our team of motion graphic artists
- Work closely with internal business units to fulfil various projects
- Be the forwarding facing representative of the motion graphics department
- Lead graphic idea discussions
- Create graphic content for in-arena and other venue displays
- Conceptualize, create and execute varying graphic elements that uphold and strengthen the brand
- Fulfilling both internal and external graphic requests
- Create graphic “Toolkits” for editors
- Create ribbon board and ice projection graphics
Successful candidates must have:
- Exceptional working knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D
- Advanced knowledge of 3D design including working with logos and creating environments
- Understanding of projection and video mapping on a playing surface
- An eye for the small details that help contribute to the big picture
- Ability to work independently and lead a team
- Exceptional organizational skills as it pertains to project management, folder and file structure
- Ability to handle multiple projects at a time with tight deadlines
- Organized multitasker, self-motivated and quick problem solver who can work comfortably with multiple projects at different stages in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Three to five (3-5) years professional experience in graphic production for TV, game operations, broadcast, animation studio, or an agency.
- Experience within Sports Entertainment or the NHL a plus.
* All candidates being considered will be asked to provide their demo reel link.
The SR. Manager Motion Graphics is a full-time position located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sports entertainment is not a traditional 9-5 and this candidate will be expected to work nights, weekends and home games as needed.