Coordinator, Digital Media Production

The Oklahoma City Thunder is currently seeking an individual for the position of Coordinator, Digital Media Production. Functions as a producers 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 assists in the supervision of full-time and part-time graphic animators and system operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Produce and create graphic animations for the OKC Arena’s various Digital Signage systems
  • Conceptualize, design and transform scripts and visualizations into fluid, highly effective motion graphic animations
  • Assist in the management and execution of the PBC’s contractual commitments of Digital Signage programming and advertisement sales for all arena events
  • Produce and create graphic elements that effectively promote upcoming shows, as well as utilize all aspects of Digital Signage to greatly enhance the theme of the event
  • Serve as liaison between Business Development and Broadcasting to ensure project productivity and client satisfaction
  • Recruit, train and supervise digital signage animators and LED operators
  • Design and create graphic elements for sue in other media presentations, including Broadcast, Marketing, Websites & Publications and Business Development
  • Manage and oversee the completion of affidavit reports on a daily basis for the departments various Digital Signage Systems
  • Assist the implementation of Digital Signage system software and hardware upgrades
  • Research and recommend software/hardware technology needed to design, develop and assemble motion graphics and animations
  • Develop organization methods for the department to effectively execute its daily duties
  • Direct and supervise LED operators and visual effects animators/interns
  • Operate LED systems during live concerts and arena events
  • Maintain good punctuality and attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or Industry Equivalent in Visual Effects/Motion Graphics and a minimum 3-5 years’ experience in professional motion graphics design/animation
  • Knowledge of Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Word and Excel. Macromedia Flash and Flash ActionScript 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, non-exempt position reporting to the Manager, Digital 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
E-mail: employment@thunder-nba.com

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