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Technical Director

3+ months agoChicago, IL

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO

Location: US - Chicago

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At the intersection of content and technology you'll find Accenture Productions. As part of Accenture's CIO Organization, our global staff operates a network of studios and production facilities to deliver cutting-edge content for internal and external clients. By delivering more than 200 live and recorded events each month, Accenture Productions is among the global leaders in corporate video production.

JOB Summary:

To keep pace with growing demand, Accenture Productions is looking for a talented Technical Director to join our team. The most successful candidate will have knowledge of television production control room equipment such as video switchers, routers, multi-viewers, audio controls, graphics and prompters. If you are an individual that can handle leading complex live video broadcast, organize multi-site conference meetings, and can think quick on your feet, this is the role for you. Technical Directors primarily produce events from Accenture's Broadcast Control Center in Chicago, Illinois. The events are sourced from video conference units and production studios throughout Accenture's global environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Produce events sourced from remote video conference units and production studios
  • Work with event requestors from pre-event planning through the live broadcast
  • Work independently with no supervision
  • Bring new ideas for broadcast production to the table
  • Turn client's abstract ideas into create tangible solutions
  • Demonstrate sound video production acumen
  • Own projects from concept to delivery
  • Clearly and confidently communication with senior executives
  • Maintain quality work under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in live broadcasting or video production
  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Communication, Video Production or related field
Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with the following equipment
  • Video router and multi-viewer, particularly knowledge of Evertz products
  • Broadcast production switchers, particularly knowledge of Ross Video switchers
  • Media servers
  • Graphic creation
  • Audio mixer and router
  • Telephone bridges
  • Digital media encoders
  • Video conference units
  • Windows-based PCs
Professional skills:
  • Familiarity with digital video transport and streaming formats, such as SDI, MPEG, H.264, Flash Video
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00009712
Employment Type: Other