Esports Broadcast Producer

  • Job Reference: 107896011-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Microsoft
  • Location: Redmond, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Production, Studio & Facilities, Talent
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

343 Industries, the Xbox game studio responsible for the growth and development of the Halo franchise is looking for an energetic, organized, and experienced Esports Broadcast Producer to work with existing internal teams and external partners to lead and evolve our vision for Halo esports broadcasts, produce esports event broadcasts, as well as produce supporting content. Additional responsibilities including working with production, esports, events, franchise, and branding teams on tournament and stream presentation, stage design, and talent coordination. This position demands a strong mix communications and organization skills, as well as direct esports industry experience. Successful candidates have a strong track record of esports broadcast production as well as video production. Responsibilities include:
  • Work with internal and external team to determine the vision and evolution of broadcasts for Halo esports and competitive events
  • Tracking key deliverables to execute high quality esports broadcast
  • Work with internal and external teams to in executing broadcast vision and managing all aspects of esports broadcast presentation including graphics packages, run of show, promotion, on-screen content and assets, and more.
  • Work with internal and external teams to tell player and team stories, as well as stories of the league.
  • Management of online streaming channels on various platforms
  • Track and analyze key performance metrics for broadcasts and content
  • Assist in producing in-house and onsite streamed events.
  • Assist in production and editing of content pieces Qualifications Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Strong understanding of esports landscape and trends
  • Experience producing esports broadcasts
  • Strong organizational and tracking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with internal teams and external partners
  • Strong technical understanding, and preferably usage, of the Microsoft ecosystem including Windows, Office, Skype, Xbox and others.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software and live stream broadcast platforms (Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, etc)
  • Self-motivated and directed person, requiring minimal supervision for successful assignment completion.
  • Experience shooting and editing content, as well as capturing game footage
  • Familiarity with Halo franchise
  • Familiarity with esports
  • Exhibit an understanding of current trends and best practices in esports and live video production Minimum Qualifications include:
  • Minimum of two years experience in esports broadcast production