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Event Producer

Company: Daktronics
Location: Auburn
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities: *\*\*\*Accepting Applications through Saturday, June 4th\*\*\**

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators' experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

Daktronics has a dedicated staff of experienced Event Producers who consistently deliver entertaining and informative video board productions for their customers. The Event Producer ensures Daktronics control systems provide maximum impact for the fans, sponsors, and other stakeholders by maintaining, programming, and operating those systems.

This is a fulltime position that will be based on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, AL.

Duties Include

* Oversee and maintain Daktronics control systems for all events at Neville Arena, Auburn Equestrian Center, Auburn Soccer Complex, James E. Martin Aquatic Center, Jane B. Moore Field, Jordan-Hare Stadium, and Plainsman Park.
* Consult with Auburn staff to design and implement video board layouts for all displays.
* Prepare all Daktronics control systems for event day operation by loading and ensuring all content is ready for playback.
* Manage Auburn sponsorship content.
* Configure Daktronics control systems to display various types of statistical data.
* Work with third party stat providers to test and monitor data feeds to the displays. Ensure accurate information.
* Create basic content and update messaging through use of Daktronics Content Studio, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, and other related software.
* During events, operate Daktronics Show Control.
* Be available for meetings and effectively work with War Eagle Productions, advertisers, Auburn marketing, and facility staff.
* Be main point-of-contact for communicating service needs between Auburn and Daktronics.
* Support non-athletic events and special events as needed to levels that are consistent and appropriate for completion of a successful event.
* Coordinate with Auburn operators to ensure successful productions when simultaneous events take place.
* Develop student crew members to independently operate Daktronics control equipment.
* Identify areas for improvement, recommend process improvements to streamline information management and champion implementation of improvements.
* Participate in weekly remote meetings with the Daktronics Supervisor of Event Production and other Daktronics Event Producers.

Qualifications:
* Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
* Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications, Broadcast Journalism, or equivalent degree plus experience.
* Experience and/or education in video production and editing.
* Experience with live event production preferably for large screen video.
* Daktronics control system and stats integration or related experience.
* Functional knowledge of front-end video systems.
* Knowledge of software programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and AfterEffects preferred.
* Graphic design or technical background preferred.
* Regularly and reliably work event hours - holidays, nights, and weekends.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Creative problem-solving abilities.
* Good oral and written communication skills; fluent in English, both written and verbal.
* Understands the games of football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, gymnastics, and volleyball.
* Effectively exercise discretion and independent judgement.
* Ability to meet all workplace safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols related to COVID-19.
* Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Daktronics, Auburn , Event Producer, Other , Auburn, Alabama

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