The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams – the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise. In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com
Obscura is an award-winning San Francisco-based creative studio that’s building the immersive entertainment venues and connected interactive experiences of the future. Our innovative team of artists, producers, and technologists use the medium of light to tell a story and communicate a vision through large-scale art installations and productions. Our work is nothing less than cutting-edge, and our clients are nothing short of pioneers. They’re film-makers, museums, companies, and countries who want to draw attention to a cause, or simply create a next-level experience that makes the world pay attention and think differently. We’re looking for top-notch talent to join our team … if that’s you, read on.Obscura Digital is looking for an Executive Producer who will be responsible for managing complex projects involving media production, software development and client management. This includes ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget and to agreed artistic and technical standards. Experience with projection, LED / LCD technologies and architectural integration, even better. Producers at Obscura are responsible for managing projects from initiation to final delivery and installation.
Specific Functions/Activities Summary
Lead a team of Producers and technical talent to shape and manage deliverables and client expectations Lead in development of and production planning for Content Library initiative
Create production schedules and budgets, and ensure Producers are adhering to standards.
Possess a strong ability to translate chaotic information into plan of action Proactively drive strategic workflow to move projects through studio Collaborate with Dept. Managers to oversee projects across all departments Effectively enforce deadlines while maintaining an awareness of simultaneous projects across studio and competing priorities Create cohesion across project teams and maintain a high level of individual contribution / job satisfaction Assure quality of deliverables / installations Schedule and drive internal and client meetings / reviews Manage resource hours and outside expenses against budget Oversee project accounting and contracting
10+ years experience as a Producer in a similar production environment Deep understanding of OD Brand and ability to set a project up to achieve highest possible creative outcome Experience with international shoots and locations Deep knowledge and budgeting abilities Deep knowledge and scheduling abilities Deep understanding of workflow – process and personnel choices Ability to see and execute strategy at the highest level (creative and logistic) Deep experience in creative / technical endeavors to back up leadership in decision making Strong leadership skills to be decisive and guide a team Strong ability to guide client relationships Strong management skills Developer of talent Track record in achieving results Behavior consistent with MSG values
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.
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