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Technical Producer - IGN

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J2 Global Communications, Inc. San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 6 months ago

IGN is looking for a passionate Technical Producer who is able to support everything from simple-to-complex productions, workflows, enterprise live encoders, and working alongside product and engineering on key projects. Minimal hands-on training is expected, otherwise you must have solid experience, as well as references.


What does that mean exactly?

The go-to person when it comes to technical setup and oversight for: live streams, whether an IGN production or syndication of a non-IGN event, tech needs for studio shoots, workflow implementation, etc.

Work with video project managers and coordinators to scope various projects and productions.

Work with external set, lighting, and production partners to negotiate and secure needs

Maintain infrastructure used for productions and post-production

Collaborate with metrics team to secure comprehensive metrics, using them as a tool in decision making.

What will get you in the door?

Ability to executive technical aspects of live and live-to-tape productions
3-5 years of Technical Production experience

Have worked or assisted in a technical role in online video media, TV, and/or at a game-centric company

Willingness to see everything through with the same passion, whether troubleshooting a capture issue or organizing an offsite production

Desire to seek out info on the latest video gear from cameras, control room equipment, remote capture gear, etc.

Experience understanding and creating plans to improve workflow efficiency.

Control room experience in being a technical director, playback op, audio engineer, etc.

Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, team environment

Able to to quickly recognize and troubleshoot issues

A positive, problem-solving attitude. A desire to learn

Patience and a sense of humor

Passion for IGN and/or video games

Have experience with productions at events such as E3, Comic-con, etc.

It would be extra awesome if you have

Have overseen project or production budgets.

Experience with maintaining media storage servers (e.g. Avid ISIS/NEXIS or Facilis)

Thorough knowledge of configuring and maintaining enterprise level live encoders

Strong understanding of emerging web-video technologies.

Experience managing video asset archives (LTO, etc.)

Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere experience

Here's the good stuff about us

Live and breathe video games, see secrets before the rest of the world

Lots of opportunity to dream big and make things happen

People who like to have fun, share some beers and plot your demise in the arcade/game room

Open and casual work environment

Great benefits, discounts, and bonus programs

A plethora of arcade and console games and fully-automated latte machines, ready to satisfy your caffeine craving

Come geek out with us, but be prepared to work as hard as you play. It's serious business, after all.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Technical Producer - IGN

Expired Job

J2 Global Communications, Inc.