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Associate Producer I Grande & Leonard Design

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10006684 Location Los Angeles, California, United States / New York, New York, United States Business ESPN Date posted Jul. 25, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Departmental Summary:

As a group within the ESPN Marketing department, Grande & Leonard is a dynamic in-house marketing engine providing direction, creative and production solutions to internal colleagues in marketing and partners throughout the company.

Position Summary:

The Associate Producer I will support brand campaign executions for most Marketing campaigns across Sports and Brand Properties. This individual will be experienced, knowledgeable, and well-versed in understanding key facets of sports, marketing, social, how to develop a campaign, storyboard, design and execute across various platforms. A creative and strategic thinker, this person will be able to guide, serve and collaborate with key stakeholders across our business, with outside creative agencies, as well as working closely with internal and external production partners. The Associate Producer I will also work closely with creative directors, senior producers, and coordinators to ensure that our procedures are being followed and that content is being executed on schedule and within budget. This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. This role is open to candidates in Los Angeles, CA, Bristol, CT, and New York, NY.


  • Writes, edits and produces ESPN promos, sizzles, and recap videos to support ESPN Marketing.
  • Collaborates with applicable Sport and Brand teams as well as our Production, Programming and Media teams on assigned projects to ensure that the work is serving these “clients” effectively. 
  • Provides support to Grande & Leonard Creative Directors, Senior Producers and Producers to ensure that all assigned work is creatively superlative, accurate and true to the larger tonality of the Brand.
  • Brings fresh, innovative design and production ideas to the department.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest promo styles and techniques.
  • Attends live action shoots to provide support, guidance, efficiency and enhance creative quality.

Qualifications: (required)

  • Minimum 2 years of creative and production experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of sports.
  • Must possess a strong creative perspective and excellent creative copy writing skills
  • Advanced knowledge of editing software, digital media formats and the methods of television production
  • Applicable experience with video cameras, lighting, audio or other production equipment
  • Basic knowledge of production server environment
  • Competent knowledge of the creative aspects of advertising and film/television
  • Collaborative, team-oriented and comfortable in a group atmosphere
  • Applicable experience with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop editing and graphics software.
  • Strong understanding of the ESPN Brand and the market positioning and strategies of assigned properties.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a highly pressurized environment.
  • Willingness and ability to work days, night, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual English- Spanish

Required Education (required)

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Digital Media, Design or a related field

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Sales & Marketing, Inc., which is part of a business we call ESPN.

ESPN Sales & Marketing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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