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Project Employee - Content - NBA Asia

REQ ID:  429

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, HK

Position Description: 

The Senior Specialist position is for a creative, self-motivated person who can work well independently as a one-person-band to produce high quality pieces for air and promotional use. He/She should be able to write, shoot, and edit short and long-form pieces. Travel is required.


Major Responsibilities: 

  • Work to produce creative series/segments from pitch to program across a variety of platforms.
  • Conducting field production including organizing logistics for each shoot; securing guests, setting up and getting permission for locations when applicable.
  • Liaise with our digital counterparts for complimentary coverage on our online and social media platforms.
  • Deliver certain amount of stories and photo galleries to meet set deadlines.
  • Taking care of field safety and the well-being of the teams on assignment.
  • Responsible for video shooting, voice over recording, and editing programs, logging footage.
  • Duplicating footage/dubbing tapes for clients and HQ.
  • Gathering requested footage and making available for use in programming.
  • Organizing, shelving and maintaining the footage library.
  • Footage research, including securing footage from internal or external sources.
  • Editing of NBA footage-based pieces for events in Asia.
  • Capturing and outputting/exporting video in/out of edit system.
  • Superior quality editing of feature length and short-form pieces that involve a "storyline".
  • "Finishing" features and compositing NBAE programming on non-linear editing systems at a high level. Finishing includes audio mixes and sweetening, video color correction, quality control and ensuring broadcast quality product.
  • Securing outside services in connection with productions and liaising with legal department to secure proper clearances when required.
  • Work under extremely tight deadlines and changing priorities as well as handling of multiple projects simultaneously


Required Experience & Knowledge: 

  • 3+ years of producing, shooting and editing experience.
  • Strong sense of graphic design and creative mind.
  • Experienced in non-linear editing - Proficient in After Effects, Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premiere Pro (knowledge of other video editing software is an added advantage).
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Can operate Canon D7 -equivalent and/or higher quality camera equipment
  • Highly skilled and creative individual.
  • Feature show and/or TV production experience is a plus.
  • Good organizational skills, strong editorial judgment, flexibility, ability to multitask.
  • Willing to work unpredictable hours and quick to adapt to changes that affect each show.
  • Being an NBA fan is a plus.


Educational Background Required: 

  • BA/BS or MA in Communications, TV Production or degree in related field.


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