Close Date: 23-May-2023 Salary Range: Depends on Experience
Job Description Sun Devil Athletics seeks a Multimedia Coordinator who under general direction of the Assistant AD of Digital Media, will provide a variety of services, most notably in video and motion graphics for Sun Devil Athletics. This position will primarily focus on producing content (i.e. player features, hype videos, interviews, videoboard content) for Sun Devil Athletics social media platforms and the official athletic's website thesundevils.com via YouTube.
Department Name SDA Digital Media & Comms
Proactively produce content for all mediums independently as well as collaboratively.
Serve as videographer for various events as needed including but not limited to community/grassroots events, games and events, member/partner events and internal staff events.
Work closely with Digital, Marketing, Sponsorship and Game Entertainment departments to constantly develop new ideas for organic, non-promotional content.
Develop a high-level of brand expertise about ASU's family of brands and implements the established creative direction and standards into their daily work.
Develop and produce predetermined & approved Sun Devil Athletic sponsor related content.
Be a passionate storyteller and utilize digital and social media to create a deeper connection with the fan base. Conceptualize, produce, shoot and edit video content for all 26 varsity sports and Sun Devil Club for official department websites and social channels.
Conduct interviews to be utilized on digital platforms.
Assist with postgame press conferences as needed.
Coordinate archiving and sharing of digital video assets for departmental usage.
Optimize content for native social media consumption.
Understand and analyze key metrics to inform content decisions and make changes when necessary.
Conducts themselves and represents the department in a professional manor at all times
Required Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience in the program of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Extremely creative with a propensity to push the envelope to new and upcoming trends.
Experience in non-linear video editing software, preferably Adobe Creative Suite.
Demonstrated knowledge of video production process: pre-production, producing, direction, shooting and non-linear editing.
Experience in producing content from start to finish under tight deadlines.
Experience with motion graphics and animation design software, including Adobe Photoshop and After Effects. Demonstrated knowledge of video codes and formats.
Experience in meeting short deadlines, work in team-oriented and fast-paced environments.
Experience in setting up and executing solo shoots in a studio and on location.
Experience in organizational and time management skills.
Experience working with high profile coaches/athletes a plus.
The aptitude to keep confidential and sensitive information close.
Evidence of a winning, team oriented, passionate attitude with a strong sense of urgency.
Evidence in being a natural storyteller, the ability to create engaging and thoughtful content via different mediums.
Demonstrated knowledge of Sun Devil Athletics is a plus.
Experience in motion graphics creation is a plus.
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
Ability to have flexible work schedule; may be required to work nights and weekends.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
May be required to travel on occasion.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled studio/office setting/on location, subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Communicate to perform essential functions.
Collaborate with other departments to leverage multimedia content to achieve their goals.
Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop(keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
Department Statement: The Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) programs are elite, high profile Division I programs. By definition, Division I programs are the "best of the best" and the ladder by which athletes ascend to the world of professional sports and international competitions, such as the Olympics and World Cup. Moreover, Arizona State University and SDA compete in the PAC-12 conference. This conference is known for having won more NCAA national championships in team sports than any other conference in history.The vision of SDA is to be a comprehensive perennial top ten NCAA Division I athletics program that empowers Sun Devils to maximize human potential and make a positive impact on our university, community and the world.The mission of SDA is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university. SDA promotes identity, inclusion and expression to build a strong Sun Devil Community reflective of ASU’s charter.SDA affirms ASU’s commitment to equal employment and is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender equity and inclusion, ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation. SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a gender equitable, inclusive and diversified workforce.ASU offers up to 24 hours of professional development opportunities per year and a competitive benefits package, which includes paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, free mental health resources, employee discounts and more. In particular, ASU offers a generous tuition discount for employees, their spouses, dependents and retirees. Working in SDA also provides unique access to sporting events and athletic-related discounts.For more information on ASU benefits, please visit http://cfo.asu.edu/hr-benefitsenrollment.
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