Role Purpose:

The Technical Director will prepare effects/transitions and operate a production switcher to provide a complete program of multi-layered video sources with graphical effects live for air.


Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes
Prepare and route video and audio sources
Switch live, fast-paced Sports oriented programs per Director’s instructions
Help provide solutions for studio, and control room production needs
Test and prepare television technical operations systems and equipment for use
Work closely with Operations Management and Engineering to ensure all equipment is meeting client’s expectations
Responsible for compliance with all applicable company policies
Provide support for additional projects as assigned

Experience / Skills


Basic Qualifications

Minimum 5 years of experience using production switchers, DVE’s, graphics devices, DDR’s, electronic routers and patch bays
Minimum 5 years of experience in a live sports production control room environment.
Must be available for all shifts (weekends and holidays); requires flexibility with last minute schedule shifts and a requirement to work overtime, as needed

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be available for all shifts, including weekends and holidays.
Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

Ability to think quickly, communicate well and keep pace with fast moving shows
Strong client service and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment
Knowledge of live news TV production processes
Previous experience with INews systems
Advanced PC computer skills
Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Equipment knowledge desired: Sony MVS7000X 5 ME HD Switcher, Abekas Mira DDR, Miranda KX-16 Multi Image Processor, EVS XS Spot Box, Evertz Equinox, Routing System, Telex Communication System, Vista Spyder X20