Manager, Digital Media Production

The Oklahoma City Thunder is currently seeking an individual for the position of Manager, Digital Media Production. Functions as a producer and visual effects animator for the Chesapeake Energy Arena’s various Digital Signage and LED Systems. Oversees, produces and executes the integration of live- action footage, generated graphics, text, still imagery and sound to create 2-dimensional and 3- dimensional motion graphic animations and execute contractual corporate commitments for digital signage systems. This position oversees the Digital Media Production Coordinator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce and create graphic animations for the Chesapeake Energy Arena’s digital signage system
  • Conceptualize, design and transform scripts and visualizations into fluid, highly effective motion graphic animations
  • Manage and execute the PBC’s contractual commitments of Digital Signage programming and advertisement sales for all arena events
  • Serve as liaison between Business Development, Marketing and Broadcasting to ensure project productivity and client satisfaction
  • Recruit, schedule, train, direct and supervise a staff of graphic animators and Event day system operators
  • Design and create graphic elements for Media Production video presentations as requested for PBC departments: Marketing, Broadcast, Events & Entertainment, Websites & Publications and Business Development
  • Implement Harris Infocaster and Daktronics system software and hardware upgrades
  • Research and recommend software/hardware technology needed to design, develop and assemble motion graphics and animations
  • Schedule and implement the trafficking for all digital signage elements
  • Maintain good punctuality and attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A four-year college degree is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or Industry Equivalent in Computer Animation and a minimum 3-5 years’ experience in professional design/animation
  • Knowledge of Harris Infocaster, Cinema 4D, Element 3D, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Premiere. Macromedia Flash, Flash ActionScript and Avid Media Composer a plus
  • Must be an effective team leader and team member
  • Ability to take ideas from concept to completion
  • Highly organized, patient and attentive to detail
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be willing to work extra hours and/or weekends when necessary

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Producer, Media Production.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:
Human Resources Oklahoma City Thunder
211 N. Robinson Ave, Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Fax: (405) 208-4777
Please reference the Job Title in your correspondence.

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*