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  Technical Director (Freelance)
Employer: Pac-12 Enterprises Job Posted: 7/5/2013
Location: San Francisco, CA Job Status: Freelance
Experience Level: Sr. Management

Job Description:

PAC-12 Networks is looking for experienced Freelance Technical Directors to add to our growing talent pool at our state-of the-art studios in San Francisco.

The Technical Director follows instructions from directors during productions and is responsible for the final on-air product, including camera shots, graphics, creating and executing video transitions including complex special effects.
Prospective candidates must have experience in both studio and remote live multi-camera productions and perform duties in order to direct all technical aspects of daily and weekly sports broadcasts.

Duties include:

• Switching live and pre-recorded studio productions.
• Take responsibility for technical elements of the on-air product, including camera shots, graphics, and video monitor feeds.
• Provide technical leadership to ensure the smooth operation of all studio technical equipment during production.
• Monitor all technical aspects of production to ensure that broadcasts conform to PAC-12 Network standards.
• Act as liaison between production and engineering to advise on, or directly resolve technical problems.
• Manage and load show elements for each production (i.e. switcher files, graphics and video elements).
• Work closely with directors and crew to execute error-free live or pre-recorded shows.
• Supervise and lead technical crews and ensure that requirements and directives relative to workplace safety, attendance, and job performance are adhered to.
• Perform other duties as required by the Director, Studio operations.

Essential Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years major market switching experience in News and Sport.
• Experience with switching programs in a live talk show format.
• MUST have experience with Sony MVS-7000 & 8000 switchers.
• Experience with Grass Valley & Ross Switchers.
• Experience with Evertz routing systems.
• Experience with Abekas and Chyron Hyper X.
• Ross Overdrive Studio Automation.
• Must be familiar with DALET Newsroom production systems or have similar experience with iNews or ENPS.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft and Apple software and hardware.

Must be flexible, self motivated and capable of handling multiple assignments, work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Must also be willing and able to work flexible schedules including evenings, overnights, most weekends and holidays September through May.

Pac-12 Enterprises participates in the Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify process which verifies employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. Pac-12 Enterprises complies with all employer responsibilities as required by law.

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