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Commercial Producer

KCAU-TV (Nexstar Broadcasting)

Company KCAU TV (Nexstar Broadcasting)
Position Commercial Producer
Jobdescription The Commercial Producer will be responsible for the development of cutting-edge commercial spots from concept to completion. Creative scripting, shooting and non-linear editing experience is a must.

• Creatively write, shoot, and edit content to tell compelling stories

• Collaborate with creative team and project stakeholders to produce videos and digital content that are on-brand and drive results

• Coordinate asset and information exchange take meeting notes

• Maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills

• Coordinate production, including working with clients, account executives, agencies, as well as planning location(s), talent, music, voice-over and reserving any other technical pieces (camera’s, vehicles, etc.) needed for project

• Manage video equipment and software needs

• Mentor junior commercial producers as needed

• Extensive shooting and scripting of both short and long form spots from concept to completion

• Interpreting the client's business needs; developing design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues

• Perform other duties, as directed by management

Requirements & Skills

• Minimum 1-2 years commercial and/or promotion experience, or college degree preferred

• Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats

• Broad understanding of marketing and design

• Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques

• Exhibit advanced editing expertise

• A passion to stay up-to-date on production trends and continually strive to push boundaries

• Live, multi-camera production and microwave truck experience preferred

• Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including; Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder

• Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority

• Must be able to work independently or as part of a team

• Occasional weekends, evenings, and holiday shifts will be required

• Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record as some travel may be required for commercial shoots and production meetings with advertisers of the station

• Possess a strong understanding of fundamental design, a strong sense of color, typography, and composition

• Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

Expdate 5/30/2022

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