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21 Jun 2024

Xpression Systems Manager

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

The Utah Jazz and Utah Hockey Club are seeking an Xpression Systems Manager. This individual will work primarily with Ross Xpression, as well as other motion graphics applications. This role will focus on the programming of high-quality, in-game motion elements, animations, and graphics. We are looking for a talented and experienced individual who can help position the Utah Jazz and the Utah Hockey Club at the forefront of in-game presentation quality. This position requires critical thinking and creativity to create an in-game experience that is captivating, entertaining, and ever-evolving. This role will work closely with the Creative Services department and will split attention evenly across both hockey and basketball. This position will have a dual report to the Director of Game Presentation and Production for Utah Jazz and the Utah Hockey Club.


  • Ensure collaboration, creation, implementation, and operation of graphics, animations, statistical information, and CG effects on digital signs and activations for the Utah Jazz, Utah Hockey Club, and various Delta Center events.
  • Work closely with the Creative Services and Brand departments to implement and create visually appealing assets that are representative of each team’s brand and ensure brand integrity.
  • Management of Xpression content on all relevant platforms.
  • Assist revenue departments with sponsorship fulfillment requests and activations.
  • Develop strong and productive relationships with all external stakeholders.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned.


  • Tech Savvy – Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.
  • Ensures Accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Manages Ambiguity – Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
  • Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.


  • 5+ years experience with Ross Xpression to design, build, implement, and operate - this includes an in-depth understanding of its coding language
  • 5+ years experience using Adobe After Effects
  • 3+ years experience using Adobe Photoshop
  • 3+ years experience using Adobe Premiere preferred
  • Create and manage customized dashboard systems
  • Must have a creative eye for detail and a passion for creativity
  • Must be able to work with others in a fast-paced environment efficiently and effectively
  • Experience within the professional or collegiate sports industry preferred


  • Due to the nature of this role’s event and gameday work, the employee must live within the greater Salt Lake City area upon the date of hire and throughout duration of employment
  • While game day staff will assist in the execution of Xpression assets on game nights, this position is required to attend a select number of Utah Hockey Club and Utah Jazz home games
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to travel quickly in-arena distances traversing multiple floors/levels
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs

The Smith Entertainment Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and Smith Entertainment Group reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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