• Content Producer/Preditor - CLG

    Job Locations US-CA-Arcadia
    Requisition ID
    18-9320
    Division
    Sports
    Functional Area
    Other
  • Overview

    Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) is a premier North American esports organization known for its passionate fan base and winning culture. Founded originally in 2010 as a League of Legends team by George Georgallidis, it’s now one of the largest esports organizations in the world. CLG fields teams in many leading esports titles: League of Legends, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Super Smash Bros., H1Z1, Rainbow Six, Rocket League, and SMITE. It is also known for its past success with teams in DOTA 2, Hearthstone, Halo, and Call of Duty. CLG has won multiple championships throughout its history: the LCS Summer 2015 Championship at Madison Square Garden; the LCS Spring 2016 Championship at Mandalay Bay; and the Halo 2016 World Championship in Hollywood.

     

    As of July 2017, CLG was acquired by the Madison Square Garden Company.  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, owns and operates legendary sports properties (the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)), produces original entertainment productions and also has the world-class hospitality organization TAO Group under its umbrella.  More information is available at www.msg.com

    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.

    Responsibilities

    Video content is a key part of how CLG communicates with our fans across all social media channels and we are looking for a Content Producer/Preditor that not only understands how to reach current fans, but create new ones. As Content Producer/Preditor, you will own the end-to-end process for creating short-form video content that aims to give fans a chance to connect with our teams, players, and organization. You’re obsessed with snackable, short-form content and it’s where you want to expand from a professional perspective. You will be based on-site at the Counter Logic Gaming offices in Los Angeles. Depending on the size/scope of the project you will own anything (or everything) in the creation pipeline including ideation, pitching, producing, and editing.

     

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of one year of professional experience producing high quality videos for a brand, organization or agency. Must have examples of videos created.
    • In-depth understanding on how to create short-form content based on trends in the esports, gaming and lifestyle culture spaces.
    • Extensive knowledge of esports titles and/or familiarity with gaming culture is a plus.
    • Someone who can bring creative ideas supported by examples that already exist in the wild.
    • The ability to easily understand what players and fans of esports and CLG desire in content.
    • The ability to create series content that is consistent in style and aesthetic.
    • Experience in managing productions, including talent, budget, and schedules.
    • Able to travel at all times of the year, nationally and internationally as required.
    • Currently based in Los Angeles or able to relocate to Los Angeles with ease.
    • Authorized to work in the U.S.

     

    Technical Requirements

    • Camera: Experience working with Sony and Canon cinema grade cameras for studio and live shooting
    • Grip: Knowledge of lighting setups and experience working with studio lighting
    • Post-Production: Experience in working with editing and creating motion graphics with Adobe Master Suite (Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop, and Lightroom)
    • Must have experience in basic color grading and previous work experience with Sony S-Log2, Canon C-Log 3

     

    Bonus Points:

    • Worked with content creators who specialize in short-form (think BuzzFeed, Complex, Bleacher Report, Genius)
    • An extended portfolio of gaming content or professional gaming videos with high viewership.
    • Previous experience leading or working in a team, especially a video team in production and media.
    • Self-direction and the ability to operate as an independent. Your work ethic must be high and you should be self-motivated.

    *Please apply with a resume, cover letter AND portfolio of work.

     

    In your cover letter, include in no more than 1000 words:

    • Why you are right for the role? Include specific related experiences and accomplishments, not vague aptitudes.
    • Why you want to work for Counter Logic Gaming.

     In your portfolio, clearly state what aspects of the production you worked on:

    • Lighting
    • Cinematographer
    • Grip
    • Production Assistant
    • Editing
    • Motion Graphics

    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.

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