Now Hiring: Content Specialist

Posted: May 6, 2013

Position Overview: This position will be responsible for the configuring, creating, programming and maintaining all of the hardware and software components that directly deliver content to the Legends District Network and the various LED and static displays within the Legends Entertainment District. In addition the content specialist will oversee vendor relations and facilitate all static and LED signage development. This position is also responsible for the design and development of Legends digital and static marketing materials while also reinforcing the organization’s brand standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all software-related, as well as some hardware-related, aspects of the control and operation of the Legends District Network
  • Create and maintain custom software applications with various functions, such as the operation of digital elements, the reporting of Corporate Partner exposure times, and the integration of various hardware components
  • Manage video content (such as LED content, ticker feeds, etc.) that will be displayed on Legends Network, either through direct creation or working with internal employees and/or external entities responsible for the content creation
  • Work with Legends partners to effectively display their messages as they are sold, to explore and create solutions that expand the types of marketing strategies these partners can employ on the displays
  • Understand Legends policies as well as those of the City of Phoenix with regards to acceptable content and acceptable times to display that content
  • Assist in the design of Legends marketing materials and printed graphic elements/materials requested for presentations
  • Meet with internal clients to ensure that objectives are clearly understood and programming needs are being met
  • Primary contact for LED and structural signage vendors
  • Maintain daily content logs and playlists and execute daily updates
  • Monitor all signage and facilitate any and all maintenance issues
  • Primary point of contact for all LED and static permitting with the City of Phoenix
  • Maintain Legends Entertainment District website
  • Assist in keeping up with new industry trends and execute new technology developments
  • Complete projects on-time and on-budget
  • Complete various other projects and tasks as assigned

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or closely related field
  • Must have a minimum 2 years design experience in related industry
  • Work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Perform physical activities such as setting up for an event or producing print mocks
  • Be on call for off hours service issues
  • Knowledge of various LED hardware and software components, especially:
    • How data, such as ticker feeds, are processed and integrated into the display
    • How to create, import and display graphical content, such as sponsor graphics
  • LED software experience required, especially the creation and importation of content as well as the ability to create effective scripts for displaying content and data
  • Ability to create graphics, both animated and still images
  • Ability to creatively visualize ideas and abstract concepts, and transfer those into the display
  • Extensive knowledge of design techniques in print and LED production formats
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office on MAC platform, Outlook and InDesign
  • High-proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Must be able to take initiative to complete tasks and projects
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with internal clients regarding design projects
  • Must maintain a professional attitude and be flexible regarding changes
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a cross functional team
  • Must have an understanding of the role graphic/digital design plays in the marketing and sales process

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Suns Legacy Partners are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V