Technical Director, Las Vegas Studios

Blue Wire: About Us 

Blue Wire is an audio-centric sports media brand reaching millions of listeners through 200+ podcasts with influencers, journalists, athletes, pro teams, and fans. Founded in August 2018, the company has grown from a cluster of regional podcasts to one of the largest sports audio providers on the internet.

Blue Wire and Wynn Resorts have partnered on a first-of-its-kind brand alliance. Wynn Resorts will be home to Blue Wire’s physical studio space within the heart of its flagship Las Vegas property and will activate around tentpole sports events like March Madness and NFL Kickoff as a promotion surrounding WynnBet, the organization’s sports gambling subsidiary. Blue Wire will host compelling, athlete and influencer led content year-round out of the studio while continuing to innovate new ideas and promotions with the world-class hospitality brand.

Position Overview: 

Blue Wire Studios is looking for an experienced Technical Director to help create our slate of original content from our Wynn studio property. This person will operate and maintain audio & video quality, graphic overlays, and overall viewer experience throughout our live content. You will be familiar with audio and video quality control, live switching in a live environment, streaming procedures across various platforms including codecs and formats, audio and video signal flow, vMix, vMix call, and live stream best practices. You will have a full working knowledge of video engineering workflow, audio engineering workflow, PTZ cameras, video switching in a live environment, lighting, and experience with the Adobe creative suite. You will find unique ways to include humor into our projects. You will work with talent and team to make them feel set up for success. You will work to grow each shows brand and develop an engaged audience.

This role will be based in Las Vegas. Relocation is required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead (or assist in) audio and video recordings and live streams of future episodes of existing content and editing of content covering a range of sports, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, et al
  • Provide talent with everything they need to be successful from a live show standpoint
  • Aid in development of new formats with producers from an overall show and viewer experience perspective
  • Edit and assemble episodes of original content
  • Ensure all edits and recordings are completed according to Blue Wire editing specifications
  • Execute projects within targeted deadlines and budget scope
  • Solicit, critique and shape internal and external conversational podcast edits and social breakouts
  • Collaborate with teams across Blue Wire including development, production, postproduction, marketing, operations, business development, business affairs and more

Qualifications:

Candidate must be passionate, knowledgeable about the sports content medium and must have 3+ years in the following categories:

  • Hands on experience running and maintaining quality audio, video, graphical, and full live streams in a studio environment
  • Triggering live switching multiple cameras in a live environment
  • Triggering live graphic overlays in a live environment
  • Ability to trouble shoot video, audio, and live stream issues as they arise
  • Remote live show production experience
  • Be open to taking risks and trying things outs
  • Have a collaborative mindset
  • Be meticulous editor and listener
  • High proficiency in project management and high attention to detail 
  • Naturally curious with a desire to problem solve and create solutions 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a high tolerance for ambiguity
Technical Director, Las Vegas Studios
Las Vegas
Full-Time
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