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Cubs Productions & Videoboard Opportunities

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club

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Apply by Ended 1/27/2023

Cubs Productions & Videoboard Opportunities | Chicago Cubs Baseball Club

Cubs Productions & Videoboard Opportunities

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club

Apply by Ended 1/27/2023

Posted 1 month ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Chicago, IL, USA

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 Job Description

The Cubs Productions department is seeking to fill several seasonal positions for the 2023 season within the preidentified Video Board Operations areas below. Candidates who are qualified, collaborative, and passionate about putting the gameday show on at Wrigley Field and assist in making the friendly confines experience a memorable one for all fans are encouraged to apply.
Video Board Director/Technical Director (Part-Time Non-Exempt)  
Reports to: Assistant Director, Video Board Operations
  • This position closely partners with the Executive Producer and Assistant Director, Video Board Operations to ensure quality control, provide technical support, and run live production on event day. This position will train and execute as either the Gameday Director or Gameday Technical Director for each event they are scheduled for depending on the needs of the production.
  • Line-directing live productions in-house including Cubs baseball games as well as other events that take place at Wrigley Field or Gallagher Way
  • Makes the real-time decisions regarding what pictures and sounds will be broadcast; interprets data and information to decide camera angles, features, and sequences
  • Ability to operate Ross Production switcher (or similar) during home games and events
  • Responsible for switching video sources through a video matrix switcher, performing live digital effects and transitions, plus inset of pre-recorded and live material and graphics as instructed by the Game Producer or Director
  • Responsible for building and updating all transitions, macros, backgrounds, etc., prior to start of games
  • Responsible for the technical quality of the signal being recorded or broadcast and will utilize various measuring devices and displays to ensure quality control
  • Monitor audio and mixing as well as audio recordings throughout productions
  • Responsible for providing input into the creative side of the production on both the video and audio aspects of the programming

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Perform various production duties as assigned, including but not limited to:
  • Support camera operators on location and on game days
  • Logging video clips
  • Research statistics
  • Edit highlights and event recaps
  • Basic audio mixing
  • Clip playback for video board
  • Occasional shooting and editing special events around Wrigley Field and Chicagoland area
  • Occasional administrative duties
  • Assist with graphic projects, including but not limited to headshots and updating templates
  • Assisting with larger projects
  • Assist the control room staff with production elements on game days as needed.
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