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Sr. Producer

FloSports is currently looking for a Sr. Producer to manage a team of Producers and Associate Producers within our Live Production Department. This person must be passionate about coaching and mentoring a team but can also still roll up his/her sleeves and take the lead on producing larger events. The primary responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of live sports broadcasts, owning the successful delivery of live streams and instilling best practices and innovative ways towards improving quality across all our live events. This position does require the ability to travel up to 50%, is based in Austin, TX and reports to the Director of Production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversees all aspects of assigned live events

  • Manages a team of Producers and Associate Producers
  • Directs Producers and Associate Producers in all aspects of the production
  • Responsible for events produced by their team of producers
  • Responsible for the development and career path of their team
  • Works closely with event directors, on-air talent, editors, graphics designers, and scoring systems personnel
  • Works closely with the live support team leading into, and during live shows
  • Responsible for producing a set number of events per quarter
  • Takes ownership of delivery of live streams
  • Responsible for the creative development and production of shows
  • Details planning of assigned events
  • Drives improvements in production quality
  • Directs the implementation of innovative graphics
  • Maintains graphic quality and proper integration across all events
  • Oversees and controls the flow of production assets
  • Directly and through key subordinates, sets and ensures compliance with the highest levels of professionalism in all aspects
  • Instills best practices and innovative ways towards improving quality across all events

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A full knowledge of video production processes
  • An in-depth understanding of both technical and creative processes
  • A proven track record in fast paced environments
  • The ability to push a team to deliver high quality work
  • A pro-active approach to critical thinking
  • Must have 4+ years of live sports broadcasting experience
  • +1 Year of Staff or Freelancer/Contractor/Contributor management 

DESIRED

  • Advanced IT knowledge
  • Advanced transmission experience, cellular, satellite, fiber
  • Troubleshooting Wizard
  • Deep Knowledge and understanding of an entire signal chain
  • Solution Maker
  • Problem Predictor

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Use of encoding software (Wirecast, OBS etc)
  • Knowledge of IT tools such as Iperf and MTR
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro
  • Blackmagic Devices (atem 2m/e Switcher, Mini Recorder, hyper deck, 4k switcher)
  • TVU and Live U
  • Directing
  • Understanding of IP video and various IP video workflows
  • Experienced with various Replay systems
  • Producing for Live Events. Both Broadcast and In-House Production. 

ABOUT FLOSPORTS

FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Focused on three areas – live competition and coverage, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love.

Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, weekly studio shows, branded entertainment, and event creation and execution, FloSports is changing the game for the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Running, Elite Fitness, Wrestling, and Gymnastics.

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