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JOB: Multimedia Producer at NBC

NBC is looking for a Multimedia Producer. See description below.

If you are interested in the position, please let me know.

This is a full time position and they are looking to hire ASAP.

Thank you,

Brian Maniere

Job Title: Multimedia Producer
Location: New York, New York

Role Summary/Purpose
The Multimedia Producer will be responsible for conceiving, creating, producing and managing great visual content for NBC’s Local Integrated Media team in New York.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include creating and managing interactive visual content, including Flash graphics, across all Local Media websites as overseen by the Executive Multimedia Editor.

The person selected for this position must have the ability to create, produce and publish compelling visual presentations that will attract, engage and help grow our audience.

The role combines strategic thinking with day-to-day execution and editorial and project-management responsibilities across a broad organization; it will require working with numerous peers within NBC’s “Local Integrated Media” (LIM) team, local NBC television stations and external content partners.

· Imagine, create and publish compelling interactive content to our Local Media sites.
· Support production of local content in special-event and breaking-news situations.
· Assist in evaluating and improving current technical, content and newsroom workflows.
· Maintain relationships with both internal and external content providers.
· Monitor, report and respond to audience metrics.
· Develop and maintain a strong working connection with all Local Media websites, to ensure communication, coordination and accountability for cross-site initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:
· Two to four years experience working as a visual content producer or editor.
· Flash animation skills including knowledge of object-oriented Action-script programming.
· Ability to implement XML in creating dynamic Flash presentations.
· Knowledge of audience engagement and an understanding of website metrics.
· Experience with news operations, particularly video, Flash and photo publishing.
· Experience with content management and web-publishing tools.
· Outstanding interpersonal and communications (oral and written) skills.
· Strong knowledge of emerging tools and trends in producing and delivering graphics and multimedia packages and an alertness to marketing and promotional trends.
· Ability to perform in fast-paced environments, to shift priorities quickly among multiple projects and to do what is necessary to “get it done” on short notice.
· Knowledge of the following specialized production software tools or their equivalent:

o Photoshop
o Final Cut Pro
o Soundslides
o Flash / ActionScript
o Basic HTML / XML
o Web Metrics

Desired Qualifications:
· Working experience in a newsroom within a media company.
· Degree in journalism, media, communications, design, English or equivalent experience.
· Demonstrated ability to create original, interactive content that serves a targeted audience generates increased traffic and sales.