Position Description

Technical Director
Company Meruelo Media
City Burbank
State/Territory CA
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This position is located in Burbank, CA

Meruelo Media is seeking a talented and creative video Technical Director to work in our Los Angeles broadcast centers.The ideal candidate has hands-on experience with operating traditional audio, video production equipment and systems. This individual must be a strategic, creative, a critical thinker, and collaborator willing to learn and share information and ideas. They must be proficient in operating live production equipment and systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hands on switching, recording and editing of high production value content
  • Work closely with producers and our internal and external clients to produce consistent and quality productions
  • Operate physical production equipment such as Ross and Black Magic switchers along with , computer based switching, recording and streaming systems, character generators, cameras, audio mixers, Graphics, Recorder / Players, Editing and color correcting 
  • Responsible for the technical quality and efficiency of live and taped productions

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of two years television production experience required
  • Must be highly motivated, confident and an energetic self-starter
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have knowledge of and hands on experience in television production and news production environments.
  • Must be able to work closely with news and production producers
  • Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays
  • Must possess strong Technical Direction skills in a studio environment, set up camera shots, ability to perform live video effects and transitions, insert pre-recorded content, graphics and titles
  • Must have knowledge of Ross and BlackMagic production systems, Adobe suite of production editing and production products,  Davinci Resolve 
  • Strong Non-linear editing skills
  • Ability to multitask and perform under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to make rapid decisions during live and post productions
  • Must be resourceful and a creative problem solver
  • Work in a team environment and able to collaborate well with other departments including, production, creative services, engineering and sales
  • Able to download and manage videos to servers
  • Candidate must also be prepared to contribute to the creative process for all newscasts, special projects and weekly program recordings and post sessions.
  • Ability to keep up with ever changing technology and train less experienced personnel

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • College degree preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) both written and oral preferred
  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be willing to work from office in Burbank and Los Angeles, California
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
  • Physical Requirements
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, and sit for up to (8) hours

Meruelo Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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