Visual Media Specialist

  • Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 05 May, 2024
Full time Digital Media

Job Description

Job Description
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC is seeking a dynamic Visual Media Specialist to contribute to the team’s creative content efforts and bringing the clubs stories to life through visual mediums. This individual will work on all aspects of the Switchbacks video production needs across the entire company, while working within the Marketing and Communications department. The ideal candidate will focus on providing video assets, as well as a strong background in motion graphics and graphic design. We are looking for a storyteller, with an emphasis on editing, finishing, and delivering a wide variety of content.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Edit and deliver videos for various departments, media outlets, and social media platforms.
  • Catalog footage to help maintain Switchbacks FC’s archival storage library
  • Participate in live game coverage and gameday production
  • Conceptualize and edit short-form video content, with an emphasis on social media
  • Support other aspects of the video and content department, including occasional graphic design, shoots, and travel as well as other administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications 
  • Strong video editing skills with an advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere (or equivalent NLE)
  • Experience in other Adobe applications, notably After Effects & Photoshop
  • Quick learner who can function in the fast-paced environment mandated by professional sports
  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience producing high-level sports videos is encouraged, but not required
  • Desire to push forward Switchbacks FC’s style and voice while staying within the boundaries of its brand guidelines and workflows
  • Experience with digital cinema cameras, sound, and lighting techniques
  • Knowledge and understanding of the soccer landscape, and a passion for growing the game

Working at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC is a unique opportunity. We are seeking someone who has the following attributes: 
  • Live our Principles & Values
  • Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete, the Fan, and the Community
  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit 
  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges 
  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses
  • Possess a tireless work ethic
  • Wants to be part of a team that wins
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.