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The Technical Director must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to switch video content for live and pre-recorded productions. Candidate must have a deep knowledge of professional television studio video switching consoles such as Sony. Candidate will need to be well versed in the proper techniques required to provide exceptional technical direction and quality to all productions.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of cleanly switching multi-camera productions while managing the stage monitor fills.

  • Work with show director and production teams on the proper technical video switcher setups for each show.

  • Prepare show animations and switcher readiness

  • Work with Technical Operations Center (TOC), and Remote Sites to ensure remote feeds are properly setup and faxed.

  • Interface with the Engineering department regarding equipment maintenance issues

  • Lend creative input to Production staff where appropriate to enhance production value.

  • Possess intimate knowledge of all studio equipment and technologies.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Technical Director in a multi-camera studio and/or remote environment. Major market experience preferred

  • Ability to manage and configure video signal flow and overall visual design.

  • Experience in operating Sony technical video switchers

  • Extensive knowledge of proper setup and configuration of video switchers with graphics for new shows or updated shows is required.

  • Understanding of peripheral device control

  • Familiar with electronic new rundowns (previous experience with ENPS is preferred)

  • Communicate frequently and effectively with show production staff regarding technical requirements

Other Key Attributes / Characteristics

  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills required

  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities a must

  • Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment

Expected Hours of Work

  • Ability to work flexible hours including holidays, nights, and weekends

  • Part-time / under 30 hours/week

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