Live Content Producer

Portland, OR

Overview

Brandlive, a top-tier brand and retailer platform for producing and hosting interactive live video events, is looking for a live-content producer and production coordinator role to facilitate live video streaming productions. The ideal person for this role has production experience in small and large scale events and clients, including special one-off events or recurring live-events.

Experience

If you have experience with producing high quality, multi-camera live video content, you are likely to be a good fit. A typical production has 1-3 cameras with 2-4 presenters, content in video or presentation form (keynote, powerpoint) as well as graphics. Some examples of what Brandlive does best are explainer and training videos, interviews with product experts, direct to consumer training as well as internal townhalls and seminars. Our productions vary with in-studio events, live-audience participation and trade show floors, meaning every production requires an ability to think on your feet and make it a seamless transition for your client in multiple production environments.

Great Brandlive producers have an understanding of brand and retail product training, marketing and e-commerce and the best workflow to showcase each event. Each Brandlive event has real-time interaction with the live and post-event viewers watching the event through the Brandlive Platform. Ability to understand both the production and software side of Brandlive is essential.

Travel is required for this position as well as a strong skill for departmental coordination scheduling, event travel, production equipment rentals and shipping for Brandlive Production Partners. We wear many hats at Brandlive and are looking for someone who is able to jump into the mix and has a passion to drive the team further.

Key Skills

Camera: Multiple years' experience producing live video content as a technical director and understanding of camera work to best showcase livestream. Competence and interest with various types of video cameras and Ability to troubleshoot. Strong knowledge of how to use a video production switcher to mix audio and video signals for a live event. The ability to produce clean and compelling visuals are a key component of this position.

Audio: Strong experience setting up wireless lavalier and handheld microphones, and understanding of audio signal flow. Audio and video quality go hand-in-hand when creating a successful Brandlive experience.

Lighting: Understanding of color temperatures, and comfort working with both natural and artificial light sources. Most Brandlive events require basic 2- or 3-point lighting, and the ability to manipulate available light sources if needed is important.

Computer technical skills: Knowledge of Apple systems such as a MacBook Pro or Mac Pro running Wirecast live streaming software. Competence with presentation software such as Keynote and Powerpoint.

Troubleshooting skills: The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate skill in troubleshooting audio, video, and internet issues in a live environment where timing is critical. Even when you plan ahead, you can run into unexpected problems. Being able to remain calm while troubleshooting stressful situations is highly important. The customer relies on your professional expertise; you must be able to communicate clearly with them as you navigate technical hurdles.

Brandlive Platform: Quickly learn to use and explain the features of the Brandlive platform to customers.

Personality: You must be personable, patient, organized, and solution-oriented. Strong communication skills - both written and verbal - are key. You will often be working with customers and on-screen product presenters that are not "talent", so you need to help them feel at ease with the live video experience.

Editing (strongly encouraged): Ability to use video editing software such as Premiere, after-effects or FinalCut to edit and export videos for customers for various projects.

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