Video Photographer and Graphics Editor

Oklahoma City Thunder

Full Time
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City, OK

Job Details

The Oklahoma City Thunder, founded in 2008, has developed into an NBA franchise with strong fan, corporate and community support.  We are proud to be a part of a regional cultural renaissance and strive to focus on meaningful community leadership as an organization and as individual members of our community. By joining our team, you will be part of a first-class organization that values professionalism, mutual respect and kindness, as well as the talent you contribute.

Honored as Emmy Award recipients, we are committed to delivering a high-quality product to our fans as we tell the story of our brand.  By joining us as Video Photographer and Graphics Editor, you will be part of a team of creative professionals, collaborating to create a polished product.  You will be responsible for shoots and edits for a wide variety of assigned events including, but not limited to, practices, community events, and in-arena game footage. The ideal candidate will be both video journalist and graphic designer, with the communication and writing skills needed to combine elements to tell a story. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate team-owned camera equipment at special events and works on delivering content across all Thunder media platforms: TV/Radio, in-arena, website and social media.
  • Work as a “one person band” reporting, writing and editing features
  • Shoot home-game morning practices, community relations events, conversation sit downs with players and features for the Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Edit 4-5 features each week, sequences for in-game use and for FOX Sports Oklahoma usage and video requests from other departments
  • Create graphics and animation used in various features
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience shooting live, live-to-tape, or taped programming for broadcast in mid-size television market
  • Must be well-versed in photography styles and techniques while being an expert editor
  • Strong non-linear AVID editing skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NBA Basketball
  • Ability to successfully plan and field-produce shoots
  • Possess solid writing skills and creative storytelling talent
  • Excellent oral communication skills and proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Work quickly and accurately under pressure, understanding the impact of timing on the needs of others
  • Be detail-oriented and use good judgment in the decision-making process
  • Ability to work through problems in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Physical requirements of the job may include lifting 50 pounds, working outdoor events in adverse weather conditions, or working games in an environment with high noise levels
  • Must be willing and able to work a schedule that will include office hours as well as evenings, weekends and holidays

 This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Director, Broadcast Production.

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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