REQUISITION ID: req1637
Univision is seeking a talented Assistant Director to support the Director, along with coordinating all production activities. The Assistant Director will provide a key link between the Director, Producers, Technical Director and Production team.
Oversee and facilitate production elements, including graphics, music, and all other related show elements at the Director’s request
Assist Director of the show with upcoming traffic
Assist Technical Director with pre and post production of the show
Back time video clips and packages
QC videos & GFX’s with TRT for all respective shows
Use iNEWS (Newsroom Computer System) to edit the rundown
Distribute rundowns to technical staff
Ensure break formats and logs are cross checked with show
Call cues for GFX and server playbacks
Communicate with NOC
Required Skills & Experience
Knowledge of all aspects of timing of the show
Knowledge of equipment utilized in production, TV studio, and control room
Proficient using iNews integrated GFX systems
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Perform well under pressure and live event situations
Ability to train new employees and co-workers
Work effectively with others in a team environment
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Excellent organizational and planning skills
Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) preferred
As this position supports 24x7 operation, candidate must, in addition to being able to work regular hours, have on-call availability, and flexibility to work days, nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays as needed and without advance notice. Additionally, candidate may be required to work on site for extended periods of time to provide coverage in special circumstances, such as, during tropical storm/hurricane.
Desired Skills & Experience
Bachelor degree: Communications, Television Production or related preferred.
Strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology.
Studio and remote production experience, including Technical Director on production switcher (Grass Valley, Sony, Ross Video, etc.).
Ability to multi-task and react quickly during daily broadcasts.
Interpersonal and professional communication skills.
Advanced computer skills and familiarity with Windows operating systems.