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Job listing closed on 23 Mar 2024


🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

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.

  • Creates high-end visual styles using lighting and camera techniques for high-profile shoots in field and studio settings.
  • 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.
  • Shoots stylized footage for promotional and product spots, show opens, features, trailers, sizzle reels, branded content, and more.
  • Directs lighting design and set-up for shoots of various types and sizes.
  • Captures cinematic documentary footage at UFC live events and various locations.
  • Works closely with producers, directors, writers, editors, and other shooters on collaborative projects.
  • Continually learns and stays ahead of the latest in camera and lighting techniques and technology.
  • Works an irregular schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays, with extensive travel.

You Have These:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience shooting a wide variety of content for all media platforms, in both field and studio environments.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Must be knowledgeable about the latest cinematography techniques and visual trends.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Must be discreet and trustworthy with access to sensitive information and projects.
  • Documentary filming experience desired.
  • Experience with lighting design and setup desired.
  • Knowledge with ARRI Amira, ARRI Alexa Mini, and Sony FS7 camera technologies desired.
  • MoVI Pro knowledge, time lapse photography and other motion control systems a plus.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premier and DaVinci Resolve a plus.
  • Experience with working for an agency, post-production company, or broadcast creative team is a plus.
  • Sports cinematography experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Mixed Martial Arts a plus.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work form the office 5 days a week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.