Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union

Motion Graphics Coordinator

Country

Role Type

USA

Media

Posting Date

May 11, 2022

Role description

ABOUT OUR COMPANYPhiladelphia was awarded the 16th Major League Soccer franchise in February, 2008 and the team was officially announced as the Philadelphia Union in May, 2009.  Owned and operated by Keystone Sports and Entertainment LLC (“KSE”), the group launched the Philadelphia Union's inaugural season in 2010 and opened what is now Subaru Park in June, 2010.  Subaru Park is an 18,500 seat, world-class soccer specific stadium that sits beautifully along the Delaware River at the base of the Commodore Barry Bridge and is only 15 miles from downtown Philadelphia.  The club has reached the finals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2014, 2015 and 2018, and has appeared in the MLS Cup Playoffs in 2011, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, and hosted the Eastern Conference Final in 2021.  In 2020, the Union were awarded the club’s first Supporters’ Shield after finishing with the best regular season record in MLS. Philadelphia Union’s culture and brand positioning of Young, Fearless, Challengers differentiates us from others and focuses our vision to be unafraid and defy the ordinary.  KSE is relentlessly pursuing excellence both on and off the field and will lead the way, set the standards and share the glory.  Our connection to Philadelphia is symbolized in the Club’s crest as the snake, colors, shield, slogan and thirteen stars all represent Philadelphia as the original capital city and its call to action during the American Revolution.ABOUT THIS ROLE
The Motion Graphics Coordinator will be responsible for creating animations for the video board and LED ribbons at Subaru Park, social media, and broadcast. RESPONSIBILITIES

Produce graphics and animation packages for Philadelphia Union, Philadelphia Union II, and club partners, as assigned, with a focus on in-stadium displays and local broadcast.
Assist in the setup and execution of the control room production for all Philadelphia Union home games and events at Subaru Park.
Work closely with other internal departments (marketing, sponsorship, communications, etc.) to fulfill video and animated graphical needs.
Assist with the development of new and innovative concepts for theme nights and other special events at Subaru Park.
Work closely with the video production team to add graphics, animations and visual effects to form a complete package.
Assist Broadcast and Video Production department in brainstorming for specialty productions (intro videos, playoff hype videos, game teases, etc.).
Assist Creative Department in development and execution of marketing campaigns and season brand looks.
Research top trends, styles, and ideas within the motion graphics/animation industry.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in television, communications, animation, digital media, or motion graphics.  
Experience with a professional sports team is a plus. 
Advanced use of Adobe After Effects. 
Cinema 4D proficiency is a plus. 
Working Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop and Illustrator).
Prior experience with Ross Xpression and other control room software is a plus. 
Ability to handle multiple projects at a time with tight deadlines. 
Be creative, innovating, and original. 
Pays attention to detail.
Ability to work in independently and in groups is a must. 
Ability to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays. 
Physical ability to lift heavy equipment is required. 

OUR BENEFITS

Comprehensive benefits package including three medical options, vision and dental coverage, including flexible spending health savings accounts.
Pre-tax and Roth 401k (up to 4% is matched, after 90 days of service).
Company-paid life insurance and disability.
9 paid holidays and 20 PTO days annually.
Wellness reimbursements including Headspace meditation app.
Summer Friday hours.
Hybrid office schedule to allow remote work on Mondays and Fridays.
50% merchandise discount.
Other league and partner discounts. 
Complimentary or discounted tickets.
24/7 state-of-the-art Fitness Center and locker rooms.
On-site Café with grab-and-go options, salad bar, and grill!

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.

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