|Originally posted by DaveT |
I am hiring a video technician myself.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Department: Video Type:
Full Time Min.
Experience: Entry Level
IGN is looking for a Video Technician with a love for video games and entertainment. Join the action and become the wizard behind the curtain, intricately involved in the production of our video content.
What does that mean exactly?
*Support the production studio, control room, edit bays, screening room, podcast room, and all associated systems
*Maintain camera, lighting, sound, grip, and communications equipment
*Support the video staff, keep the environment clean and organized, and provide insights to other departments as needed
*Direct/produce live and live-to-tape studio productions
*Support basic software and hardware installs
*Maintain Avid editing bays; ensure proper cable flow, basic trouble shooting and upkeep
*Set up gameplay capture for HD acquisition
*Coordinate setup, teardown, grip and technical support for studio shows
*Attend live events; support basic web streaming
*What will get you in the door?
*2-4 years of professional experience in digital video production
*You have a deep and growing interest in video production skills, ranging from cameras to switchers to editing to transcoding
*You are able work well with others in a collaborative, team environment
*You have positive, problem-solving attitude
*You have an endless appetite for learning
*You have passion for IGN and/or videogames
*You are open to some travel when needed
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
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media and services provider focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Collectively, IGN's properties reach more than 70 million unique users worldwide, and IGN's network of video game-related properties (IGN.com, 1UP.com, GameSpy, FilePlanet, TeamXbox and others) is the Web's #1 video game information destination. IGN also owns the world’s largest men’s lifestyle website, AskMen.com, and men’s entertainment site UGO.com. It also provides technology for online game play in video games. IGN is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices across North America, Europe and Australia.
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Think you’re up for it? Then submit your application today!
Once I saw this I had the perfect person in mind for this position so I went ahead and told him about it and he applied for it. His name is Jeff Youngblood and and he's been doing videos for various Car expos for the past few years and really knows his stuff and does great work.