The 36th Annual EVVY Awards Hiring

The 36th Annual EVVY Awards will take place live on May 12, 2017! If you’re interested in working on the largest student run HD multi-camera awards show, this is your chance!

There are still positions available on the EVVY 36 Table Staff!  If you’re interested in either of these positions please submit a cover letter and resume to ep@evvyawards.org! Please look at the below job descriptions for additional details.

HEAD WRITER
The Head Writer handpicks a team of comedy writers and directs that group in writing category opens, award intros, and promotional content for both Cutler Majestic show and the Gala. They work closely with the Creative Content EP to ensure a cohesive tone and sense of humor for The EVVYs. The head writer must be prepared to adapt to the voices of hosts and presenters. They are in charge of finalizing the script and of any necessary rewrites. They will also collaborate with the Music Composer to write the lyrics for the opening number.

CHOREOGRAPHER
The Choreographer is responsible for developing all dance and movement aspects of the show. They will be in charge of choreographing dance numbers, host performances, etc. They must be available full time two weeks before the show and will work closely with the Music Composer and Head Writer. Please send resume, portfolio, cover letter, and/or videos that will help you stand out as a candidate during this call for applications.

Co-Lead Graphics Designer
The Lead Graphics Designer is responsible for making the aesthetic concept of The EVVY Awards come to life through still and motion graphics. The designer oversees a team that will create graphics for the show’s marketing and production for both the Cutler Majestic production and the Gala. This includes, but is not limited to, graphics displayed on/in promotional material as well as video segments, nomination reels, and transitions during the airing of the show. The designer should have proficient knowledge of Photoshop as well as at least one of the following: After Effects, Motion, Maya, and Flash, as they will be responsible for training new graphics team members how to use these programs. The designer will work closely with the Post Production Supervisor in designing and building graphic elements for all pretaped segments. The designer will also collaborate with the Lighting Designer and Scenic Designer to create a cohesive look for the show, contributing to the graphic elements on the set. They will also work closely with the Marketing Director to ensure that the show’s visual aesthetic is carried out in all marketing materials. Responsible for all other duties as assigned. Must attend weekly table meetings, design team meetings, and be available full time during production week. You may apply to this position as a pair or individual, but note that each applicant will be individually considered. Please include samples or a reel with your application email.

Costume Designer
The Costume Designer is responsible for overseeing and designing all wardrobe related activities throughout the year (i.e. events, shoots, and shows). They will oversee a Wardrobe team to aid in styling and creation of the costumes. The Costume Designer will work closely with the Stage Manager, Head Writer, Production Manager, Theatrical Production Supervisor, and Director in order to coordinate and assign dressers to specific performers and tasks during production. Must be a proficient communicator, as they will act as the primary liaison between wardrobe team and stage management. Must attend weekly table meetings, design team meetings, and be available full time during production week. You may apply to this position as a pair or individual, but note that each applicant will be individually considered. Please include a portfolio and/or photos with your application email.

 

Music Composer
The Music Composer will oversee and compose all musical elements of the production, including collaborating with the writing team to write and score the show’s opening number. They will work closely with the Scenic and Graphic Design teams to create an audio component that is cohesive with the look and feel of the rest of the production. They will be responsible for composing, recording, and delivering any musical elements in the show. This includes original music for walkups, transitions, and pretaped packages (when necessary), as well as backing tracks for any musical performances throughout the show. They will also act as a vocal coach and work with talent to perform with their music. Responsible for all other duties as assigned. Experience with composition and recording is required. Must attend weekly table meetings, potential design team meetings, and be available during production week. You may apply to this position as a pair or individual, but note that each applicant will be individually considered. Please include samples in your application email.

 

Gala Creative Producer
The Gala Creative Executive Producer works closely with the Gala Technical and Gala Logistics Executive Producers to plan and execute the EVVYs Gala. They are responsible for hiring and working with Hosts, Writers, Marketing Coordinators, and Graphic Designers to aid in creating the overall look and content of the Gala. They will work with the Executive Producers to ensure the Gala is in keeping with theme and aesthetic of The EVVY Awards Cutler Majestic show.

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
The Production Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the Script Department and ensures that all information is accurate between the script and the rundown. The Production Supervisor is responsible for working with the Script Supervisor to create a single rundown that will be followed by everyone in the control room.They will be responsible for timing the show and playback elements in the control room, and thus should be closely associated with the director. Meticulous attention to detail and understanding of live television logistics is a must for this position. They must know the timing of all packages, performances, host bits, award segments, etc. and is responsible for keeping time of the show. They is also responsible for working with the Script Supervisor and Script Coordinator to ensure distribution of production binders and documents. Responsible for all other duties as assigned.

GALA TECHNICAL PRODUCER
The Gala Technical Executive Producer works closely with the Gala Logistics and Gala Creative Executive Producers to plan and execute the EVVYs Gala. They are responsible for hiring and working with a Broadcast Crew and Audio Managers to aid in the live broadcast of the show. They will work with the Executive Producers to ensure the Gala is in keeping with The EVVY Awards Cutler Majestic show.

GALA LOGISTICS PRODUCER
The Gala Logistics Executive Producer works closely with the Gala Technical and Gala Creative Executive Producers to plan and execute the EVVYs Gala. They are responsible for hiring Associate Producers and Production Assistants to aid in booking the space, creating a menu, selling tickets and overseeing general setup and breakdown of this event. They will work with the Executive Producers to ensure the Gala is in keeping with The EVVY Awards Cutler Majestic show.

 
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