Entertainment Careers Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mar 20, 2019Full time
Join Switch Switch designs, builds and operates the highest-rated data center ecosystems in the world. Switch (NYSE: SWCH), the technology infrastructure corporation headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada is built on the intelligent and sustainable growth of the internet. Switch founder and CEO Rob Roy has developed more than 500 issued and pending patent claims covering data center designs that have manifested into the company’s world-renowned data centers. Switch offers the world’s only Tier 5® Platinum hyperscale data center ecosystems with its PRIME campuses located in Las Vegas and Tahoe Reno, Nevada; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Atlanta, Georgia. The Switch PRIMES are the world’s highest-rated hyperscale data center campus ecosystems with low latency to major U.S. markets and are located in the most cost-effective area of each North American zone based on power, connectivity, taxes, cost of living and lower risk of natural disaster. Switch is the recognized world leader in colocation design, development and mission critical operations. Video Producer - Las Vegas, NV General Purpose of the Position: This position plans, facilitates, and creates studio and field-based video production work, including the planning, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design and compression output and distribution of a wide range of products, and performs other related duties as assigned. The Video Producer is detailed-oriented and passionate about the tech industry and creating amazing stories. The Video Producer works directly with the Director of Storytelling and Senior Motion Graphics Designer to create content that consistently reflects our voice, meets our high standards, and advances with our mission-critical operations. Supervisory Responsibilities: This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to: training and mentoring employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving employee issues. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates closely with the Director of Storytelling on video content creation strategy and the priorities of the day, staying in nonstop communication to ensure full execution of the vision Develops and has complete ownership over video projects: coordinate and communicate production plan with all necessary parties (customers, vendors, internal teams) Possess experience using professional video equipment including DSLR cameras, audio recording equipment, monitors, sliders and jibs Works with video team to maintain an organized media storage and retrieval system Serves as the on-site, customer-facing producer for video shoots, while also managing on-site crew Maintains current knowledge of online video platforms and how to best utilize them to enhance the user experience and company’s brand Nationwide travel, as necessary Liaison between internal teams, vendors, and customers to ensure a successful video production Other Duties: Stellar written and verbal communication Strong collaboration skills with leadership, creative and writing teams Exceptional ability to own the Switch Brand Guidelines and apply across mediums Performs any other assignments and/or duties as assigned to forward the Switch mission Required Job Skills: Intricate working knowledge of audio, video and computer equipment as it relates to video production Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of studio production with multi-camera shooting; cinematography; principles of analog and digital video capture; professional television production equipment operation including video cameras and recorders, audio recording equipment, file compression, video switching, character generation, graphics manipulation, lighting, and post-production equipment Confident and clear communicator Creative problem solver Self-directed and accountable to the big picture; will treat this role like it’s your own business Understands principles, methods, and theory of media communication; professional video production procedures, practices, techniques, and terminology Project Management Skills Acts in a professional manner at all times to maintain a harmonious work environment Works cohesively with team members and all co-workers, displays a positive attitude through behaviors and demonstrates supportive problem-solving skills Ability to be flexible to a changing environment, acknowledging urgency when necessary Excellent decision making skills, the ability to exercise good judgment, and discretion in confidential matters A dedicated professional with a “roll-up his/her sleeves” attitude Keeps informed about new products, processes and recommends those that could be beneficial to the company Computer Equipment and Software: Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro required Sony and Canon DSLR Cameras Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency and understanding of current video/photo formats, codecs, project based file management Certification: No specific certifications are necessary for this position. Any relevant certifications will be considered Education: Degree in Arts and/or Project Management (Preferred) and relevant work experience Experience: 5+ years of video production management experience required Progressively responsible experience in a professional video editing/producing environment demonstrating competence in all areas of video production Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If your position requires you to work in the field and/or warehouse, it is mandatory that you wear approved Personal Protective Equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, use hands, operate a computer, and have specific vision abilities to include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus working with computer and business equipment. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. ____________________________________________________ A STRICT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND DRUG TEST WILL BE REQUIRED OF ALL CANDIDATES IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include comprehensive group health, dental and vision plans, long term disability and life insurance, 401(k) Plan with matching, FSA, paid vacations, paid holidays, company paid lunches and gym membership reimbursement.