Associate Producer - Giant Bomb

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Ref#: 27363
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.
Description:
Applicant is applying for a role as an Associate Producer within Giant Bomb’s video production team, creating content that is tailored for online audiences. The successful applicant will be creatively minded and capable of coming up with new ideas, while at the same time being comfortable with the technical aspects of multi-media production for online environments. Our ideal applicant will be as comfortable in front of the camera as behind it and must be flexible enough to extend into unfamiliar areas.

They should be passionate and knowledgeable about games, and be able to use that experience to bolster their production skills. This position is for someone that wants to learn more about production at one of the largest online media brands in the country. Job duties will include setting up studios, managing calendars, and creating and publishing original content.

The job will involve studio and on location recording (including international travel), currently editing in Adobe Premiere, though switching to another editing platform should not be a problem. The candidate should be accepting of feedback, but bring his/her own personality to every piece of content. This position is ideal for someone who wants to learn and grow in the production field.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:                
Responsible for recording and editing various pieces of content in the studio and field locations.
Responsible for managing live recordings, including audio, live camera switching, and camera operation.
Capable of publishing content through our content management system, including taking screenshots and writing captions.
Available to cover large events and travel.
Must be comfortable being a public figure and appearing on camera.
Maintain studio appearance and equipment.
Qualifications:
Passion for and understanding of video production.
Must work well on a team.
Knowledge of video gaming industry.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people in high pressure situations.
Creatively minded - have great ideas for programming which engages an audience and be able to execute on those ideas..
Excellent project management skills; self-starter.
Excellent time management skills.
Proficient in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, non-linear editing systems.
Must successfully pass a background check.

Preferred:
Experience in audio recording and mastering recommended.
Experience with motion graphics recommended.
1-2 years work experience recommended.

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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