Broadcast Operations Technician Intern (Summer 2024)

Sep 30, 2023
Redwood City, United States
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

Electronic Arts Inc. is a premier interactive entertainment company powered by innovative technology. We craft extraordinary and engaging experiences for countless fans across the globe. At EA, our most valuable asset is our employees, who are a constant source of inspiration, igniting a passion for play in ourselves and our fans. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people worldwide, we are looking for creative, collaborative, diverse, and adaptable individuals to join our team.

Our team's vision is to serve as EA's central hub for broadcast excellence, resourcing, and technical operations. Our goal is to support individuals and communities engaged in creating and consuming EA content. We aim to ensure that broadcast materials consistently reflect the visual and narrational identity of the brands they represent by applying internal as well as industry standards and practices within a cutting-edge technology ecosystem.

Broadcasting Technical Operations team core values:
● Tenacity - Mettle; Push the Envelope
● Ownership - Self Achievement Determination
● Passion - Enthusiastic Fortitude
● Collaboration - Highly Motivated Team Engagement
● Alchemy - Forge Progressively

About the Role
EA’s Broadcast Technical Operations team is seeking a Broadcast Engineer Intern to join us during the 2024 summer season. The internship will offer you hands-on experience in all aspects of broadcast engineering and operations. During your internship, you will work within our Redwood Shores studios and warehouse facilities, assisting our Technical Production Manager and Facilities Engineer in Charge with daily tasks. Tasks range from inventory logging/shipping/receiving, show prep, show execution, system documentation, and system maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications
● Rising college sophomore, junior, or senior with a focus in video production, broadcast production, communications, electrical engineering, or information technologies
● Working knowledge of VMix, Airtable, Miro, and Sketchup applications
● Working knowledge of Ross Video hardware systems
● Experience with online video production platforms such as Twitter and YouTube
● Experience with audio and video equipment in a broadcast setting
● Interest in broadcast engineering and broadcast production
● Located within driving distance of our EA Redwood Shores facility located in Redwood Shores, CA

Physical Job Requirements
● Must be able to work shifts that typically last 10 hours
● Must be able to walk or stand up to 8 hours at a time
● Ability to bend, squat, kneel on both knees, and climb stairs frequently
● Ability to lift up to 50 - 75 lbs. frequently
● Ability to carry 50 lbs. a distance of 50 feet occasionally
● Ability to pinch (10 lbs.) and grip (50 lbs.) related broadcast equipment
● Must be able to maintain a position within a space 3.5 - 4 feet tall up to 1 minute, occasionally
● Ability to horizontally transfer 50 lbs. on a push-pull cart up to 50 feet
● Ability to vertically transfer 50 lbs. on a push-pull system with upper extremities only
● Ability to ascend and descend a ladder

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