The Live Events Producer is responsible for leading crews, creating and loading content, and executing events for video boards, digital broadcasts, and on social media for Michigan State Athletics and its partners. The position sits within the Live Production portion of Spartan Vision, the award-winning Strategic Content Creation & Brand Development Team for Michigan State Athletics.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
• Oversee and lead live event productions (video board and streaming), including student and freelance staff, from setup to strike
• Collaborate with the marketing department and sales unit (PlayFly) to create and execute ideas that enhance the fan experience
• Assist other producers in creating and executing content for videoboards (headshots, intros, hype, features, animations, and graphics)
• Load LED content and sponsor assets for gameday productions
• Educate, train, and enhance student staff experience
• Maintain equipment used for live event production

Summary of Secondary Responsibilities
• Ensure consistent and appropriate use of the Michigan State Athletic brand, and adhere to the Big Ten Conference ancillary media rights agreement
• Assist with long-term facility and technology planning

Experience / Skills

• Highly motivated individual with professional and personal goals
• Must be willing to work a non-standard schedule
• Knowledge in the field of live production equipment (eg. Switchers, replay machines, graphics, routers, etc.)
• Solutions-oriented individual seeking to work in a team environment to build something bigger and better
• A bachelor’s or fine arts degree with at least two years of related experience in sports or higher education
• Portfolio and resume that demonstrates experience and knowledge of athletics live event production
• skillful in the Adobe Creative Suite
• Knowledge of design and social trends
• Excellent spelling and communication skills
• PC Proficient
• Able to take and give tangible feedback
• Superb asset and project management skills
• Able to stand for long periods of time, lift heavy equipment and materials weighing up to 40 lbs., and work in tight or confined spaces

About Michigan State Athletics

Spartan Vision is the award-winning strategic content creation & brand development team for Michigan State Athletics. We focus on providing live game coverage and an immersive fan experience through our videoboard shows. Additionally, we manage and create content for department social media accounts, produce an Emmy award-winning docu-series for broadcast TV, and live stream coverage through Big Ten Network Student U.