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Re: Job: Multimedia Producer – NBC, NYC

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On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:02 PM, Todd Lefelt wrote:
> 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.
> Responsibilities:
> 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:
> Photoshop
> Final Cut Pro
> Soundslides
> Flash / ActionScript
> Basic HTML / XML
> 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.
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Todd Lefelt
M (646) 567-1193