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Freelance Video Production Technician

Job Title
Freelance Video Production Technician
Job ID
Las Vegas,  NV 89109
Other Location
Blue Wire is built around the simple idea that independent podcasts would be more successful if they worked together. This concept is the foundation of Blue Wire’s network of 310+ shows from Green Light with Chris Long, Stay Hot, and Road Trippin to regional hits such as Bronx Pinstripes, Light Years, Pack-A-Day and many more.

We believe that hustle, authenticity, and community are cornerstones of success, and these are the values that connect our employees, network podcasts and listeners.

Blue Wire and Wynn Resorts have partnered on a first-of-its-kind brand alliance. Wynn Resorts is home to Blue Wire’s physical studio space within the heart of its flagship Las Vegas property. We activate around tentpole sports events like March Madness, NFL Draft, and NBA Summer League. Blue Wire also produces compelling, athlete- and influencer-led content year-round out of the studio while continuing to innovate new ideas and promotions with the world-class hospitality brand.

Position Overview:
Blue Wire Studios is looking for an experienced Studio Technician with video expertise to assist in the production of content from our Wynn studio property. You will assist in the operation of a studio while maintaining video quality of our content. You may edit and mix video files.

You understand video engineering workflow (PTZ & cinema cameras, video switching in a live environment, streaming procedures across various platforms including codecs and formats, vMix, vMix call, OBS, and lighting).

This role is a contractor position, based in Las Vegas, NV. Candidates must reside in the area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Video switching in a live environment
  • Aid in development of new content formats with producers
  • Assist in video content capture and editing of content
  • Edit and assemble episodes of content 
  • Ensure all edits are completed according to Blue Wire editing specifications 
  • Ensure project deadlines are met
  • Collaborate with teams across Blue Wire including development, production, postproduction, marketing, operations, business development, business affairs and more

Qualifications & Skills:
Candidate must be passionate, knowledgeable about the sports content medium and must have experience in the following categories: 
  • Hands on experience creating quality content a studio environment  
  • Triggering live switching of multiple cameras in a live environment 
  • Triggering live graphic overlays in a live environment 
  • ​​​Ability to trouble shoot video and live stream issues as they arise 
  • Be open to taking risks and trying things outs. Must not be afraid to fail 
  • Have a collaborative mindset 
  • Be meticulous editor and listener 
  • ​​​Posses’ interpersonal skills such as communication skills, active listening, and the ability to foster relationships
  • Basic knowledge of signal flow and troubleshooting capabilities
Nice To Haves:
  • Proficiency with Adobe creative suite
  • Experience with Sony FX9s or other cinema cameras
  • Experience with video/IP routing hardware/software
  • Experience with BlackMagic switchers

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