Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 482,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.  
 
ACCENTURE PRODUCTIONS 
At the intersection of content and technology you’ll find Accenture Productions.  As part of Accenture’s CIO Organization, our global staff operates a network of studios and production facilities to deliver cutting-edge content for internal and external clients.  By delivering more than 300 live and recorded events each month, Accenture Productions is among the global leaders in corporate video production.    
 
JOB DESCRIPTION – Technical Director 
To keep pace with growing demand, Accenture Productions is looking for a talented Technical Director to join our team. The most successful candidate will have knowledge of television production control room equipment such as video switchers, routers, multi-viewers, audio controls, graphics and prompters. If you are an individual that can handle leading complex live video broadcast, organize multi-site conference meetings, and can think quick on your feet, this is the role for you.  
 
YOUR ROLE: Technical Director’s primarily produce events from Accenture’s Broadcast Control Center in Chicago, Illinois. The events are sourced from video conference units and production studios throughout Accenture’s global environment.  
 
The opportunity to make an impact will be immediate and will change day-to-day.  Here is a sampling of your responsibilities: 
  • Produce events sourced from remote video conference units and production studios 
  • Work with event requestors from pre-event planning through the live broadcast  
  • Work independently with no supervision 
  • Bring new ideas for broadcast production to the table   
  • Turn client’s abstract ideas into create tangible solutions 
  • Demonstrate sound video production acumen  
  • Own projects from concept to delivery  
  • Clearly and confidently communication with senior executives 
  • Maintain quality work under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations 


Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications  
  • At least 2 years of experience in live broadcasting or video production  
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience) 
  • It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live.  However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve clients, our employees must be able to travel when needed. This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients (typically Monday through Thursday)
 
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Qualifications  
  • Proficiency with the following equipment: Video router and multi-viewer, particularly knowledge of Evertz products 
  • Broadcast production switchers, particularly knowledge of Ross Video switchers 
  • Media servers 
  • Graphic creation 
  • Audio mixer and router 
  • Telephone bridges 
  • Digital media encoders 
  • Video conference units 
  • Windows-based PCs 
  • Familiarity with digital video transport and streaming formats, such as SDI, MPEG, H.264, Flash Video 
 
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU   
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement  
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company  
  • Access to leading-edge technology  
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan 
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

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