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Videographer with UFC in Las Vegas · NV

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Technical Services: Camera Operator
Become a Champion with us:
Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Moscow and Shanghai.

The Ultimate Opportunity:
UFC offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, supplemental life, short-term disability and 401(k) with a company match. Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy, delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content and more!

Strategy for Winning:
This position is responsible for capturing a wide variety of content for all media platforms, from filming documentaries in the field to promotional shoots in a studio setting and much more. The role is encouraged to go beyond camera operation and to contribute creative ideations and direction, organizational leadership, and innovative new approaches to their work. 
 
Responsibilities:
  1. Creates high-end visual styles using lighting and camera techniques for high-profile shoots in field and studio settings.
  2. Shoots for a wide array of projects, from long-form documentaries, interview shows, and studio-based series, for linear television networks and our own OTT service, UFC Fight Pass.
  3. Shoots stylized footage for promotional and product spots, show opens, features, trailers, sizzle reels, branded content, and more.
  4. Directs lighting design and set-up for shoots of various types and sizes.
  5. Captures cinematic documentary footage, “NFL Fills style”, at UFC live events.
  6. Works closely with producers, directors, writers, editors, and other shooters on collaborative projects.
  7. Continually learns and stays ahead of the latest in camera and lighting techniques and technology.
  8. Works an irregular schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays, with extensive travel.
  
Skills & Experience:
  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  2. Minimum 5 years’ professional experience shooting a wide variety of content for all media platforms, in both field and studio environments.
  3. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  4. Must be knowledgeable about the latest cinematography techniques and visual trends.
  5. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  7. Must be discreet and trustworthy with access to sensitive information and projects.
  8. Documentary filming experience desired.
  9. Experience with lighting design and setup desired.
  10. Knowledge with ARRI Amira, ARRI Alexa Mini, and Sony FS7 camera technologies desired.
  11. MoVI Pro knowledge, time lapse photography and other motion control systems a plus.
  12. Proficiency in Adobe Premier and DaVinci Resolve a plus.
  13. Experience with working for an agency, post-production company, or broadcast creative team is a plus.
  14. Sports cinematography experience a plus.
  15. Knowledge of Mixed Martial Arts a plus.

UFC Conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. 

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