• Shooter/Editor New York Knicks

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    18-10007
    Division
    Marketing
    Functional Area
    Marketing
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The New York Knicks shooter/editor will be responsible for concepting, producing, shooting and editing content for the New York Knicks. The shooter/editor position specializes in wearing multiple hats throughout the production process, including: shoot prep, operating photo/video cameras, basic lighting, audio, photo/video editing, creating graphic packages and producing. He/she will manage development, planning, and production of the team photo and video needs, as well as ideate and concept digital content. This role should be a high energy, positive attitude creative who can produce quality small content packages end-to end with minimal oversight. The shooter/editor should be knowledgeable of all digital mediums across various platforms and be able to create photo and video content accordingly. Knowledge/expertise in the Knicks and Basketball is a must!

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Bring content to life in new and exciting ways through video and motion graphics for the brand
    • Optimize photo and video content for internal/external syndication and social sharing
    • Work extremely closely and collaboratively with the New York Knicks Digital, Marketing, Creative, PR and Production teams
    • Provide a steady stream of video content ideas for shoots and edits
    • Create content while ensuring consistency by following company brand, quality and legal standards
    • Plan, shoot, direct and edit multiple video pieces; select or set up camera shots and graphics for the brand
    • Coordinate creative, technical, and pre and post-production activities to acquire quality content
    • Handle critical deadlines and short turnarounds in a fast-paced environment
    • Interact collaboratively and take direction in a 1 on 1 environment, as well as working independently
    • Ingest, transcode, log, tag and share media with various departments with very quick turnaround times
    • Assemble recorded raw material into a finished product that's suitable for digital and broadcast platforms
      • The material may include camera footage, v/o, sound effects, captioning, graphics and special effects
    • Potential travel with the New York Knicks as one of the day-to-day content shooter/editors on the road, at practices and during games and events

    Qualifications

    • Experience traveling and shooting photography and video for a sports team or network
    • Proven track record engaging and interacting with athletes
    • Experience establishing in-game and post-game work flows
    • Candidate MUST have a flexible schedule and be able to work nights, weekends, holidays and off-hour shifts when needed. He/she must be able to work within the New York Knicks practice and game schedules. This position may travel with the team and shoot at events from time to time.
    • Demonstrated experience with post production and graphics software, including Adobe Photoshop, Premiere & After Effects
    • Demonstrated experience in all phases of production concepting, prepping, shooting, editing, finishing
    • Knowledge/expertise in the Knicks and Basketball is a must!
    • Candidate should be nimble, calm under pressure, able to multi-task and wear many hats
    • Superior strategic thinking, superb editing ability, confidence, keen eye for detail, grammar and style, and a deep passion for basketball with an understanding of music and popular culture
    • Strong interpersonal skills; a team player, positive and innovative thinker
    • Ability to deliver great work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
    • Knowledgeable about various cameras, equipment, shooting and editing styles and techniques
    • Expertise in Live Stream a preferred
    • Must be extremely organized and dependable
    • Motion Graphics capabilities a must

    Education

    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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