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Broadcast, Technical Director


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About Us is one of the largest gaming sites in the world and the #1 platform for playing, learning, and enjoying chess.

We are a team of 650+ fully remote people in 60+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are here to support 125M+ chess players worldwide with the best possible product, content, and tools to serve the community!

We are a tech company. A gaming company. A content company. And we do it all with passion and commitment to the game. Above all we prize our mission-driven, flat, life-celebrating, no-corporate culture, and we look forward to meeting you and learning more about what you can bring to the team.

About You

You’re experienced in broadcast production and are looking for an opportunity to work in an ever-changing environment where your decisions matter. You’ll use your creative thinking in both technical planning and show design while helping guide technical decisions and planning for the future. You thrive in team environments and you have a passion for chess (no matter your rating) and growing the game.

What You’ll Do

  • Operate vision mixing hardware and software, including up to but not limited to
    • vMIX
    • OBS
    • Grass Valley AMPP
  • Provide direction and make decisions based on technical workflows needed for shows
  • Be able to both direct and follow the guidance of a Director during a live show.
  • Make on the fly decisions regarding camera shots, angles, graphics, and the occasional audio control
  • Formulate and build technical documentation
  • Providing guidance to the rest of the control room for technical checks and rehearsals
  • Assist in creating a technically stable and productive live broadcast workflow
  • Work in support of broadcast engineers and producers to bring a unified team vision to life.

Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of live broadcast and streaming workflows
  • Minimum 3-5 years in the broadcast production or streaming fields as a technical director or similar
  • Ability to read and understand technical diagrams and documentation including WireCAD
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced live broadcasts
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently respond to technical challenges, requests, and equipment failures
  • High level experience in vision mixing
  • Experience in audio mixing/routing
  • Experience in camera/CCU shading
  • Excellent computer and literacy skills
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills working in a fully distributed team
  • Sense of ownership and responsibility

About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time or contract position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This is open to applicants based in EU or East Coast timezones

You can learn more about us here:

We look forward to meeting you!


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