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Radio Africa Studio Production Executive and Junior Animator TV Jobs in Kenya

Radio Africa Group is a fast growing and dynamic media company consisting of 6 radio stations, one TV station and one newspaper.

We are looking for talented, energetic, ambitious and self motivated individuals keen on a career enhancing opportunity, to fill the following positions.

Studio Production Executive
Ref HR 1 /03/11

Reporting to the Channel Executive, the Studio Production Executive will creatively incorporate a variety of film techniques using digital, video, electronic, film cameras and also undertake still pictures if and when required.


Key Responsibilities
  • Shoot the daily news, reality shows, other shows and handle simultaneous live edits using Kenya's only fifth generation TV production system.
  • Work in tandem with the producers of various content to ensure that all shoots meet the quality and style standards of the station
  • Guide the production team in rehearsing and choreographing for shoots
  • Responsible for ensuring that all studio equipment is in good working order at all times.
  • Assemble the camera equipment and accessories before and after all shoots
Qualifications
  • Ability to work with production equipment and software
  • Experience in a production environment is mandatory
  • Relevant technological aptitude and high level computer dexterity is required
  • Professional training in Film and/or TV production is an advantage
  • Studio experience is preferred
The Person
  • Highly technical and creative individual with an ability to envision the end product
  • Ability to work swiftly and keep abreast of the latest trends in the industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to inspire trust in the crew
Junior Animator
Ref HR 2/03/11

Reporting to the Imaging & Content Executive, the Junior Animator will create graphics and develop animations from various concepts

Key Responsibilities
  • Create channel commercial and promotional graphics and animations
  • Conduct graphical overlay of content
  • Build accurate, detailed frame-by-frame visuals
  • Ensure the section meets clients' commercial expectations and deadlines
  • Record dialogue and work with the editors to composite the various layers of animation (backgrounds, special effects, characters and graphics).
Qualifications
  • Professional training in Film and/or TV production
  • Minimum of 1 year's work experience in a similar position in the Media Industry
  • Working experience with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop Adobe After Effects and Adobe Flash.
  • Proven track record in creation of graphics and animations
The Person
  • Ability to multi task, with superb coordination and communication skills
  • High proficiency in Final Cut Pro Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After effects is mandatory
  • An energetic, self driven person of impeccable integrity and honesty
  • A gifted artist with advanced creativity and innovation skills
  • Results oriented and energetic team player with a passion for the business
Note: Applicants for the junior animator's position will be required to include a show reel exhibiting their work. Any applications received without a show reel will automatically be disqualified.

Radio Africa Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate.

Applications clearly indicating position reference and current remuneration should be addressed to the Group Human Resources Manager via email hr@kissfm.co.ke; 2nd Floor Lion Place, Westlands, so as to reach us by 14th March 2011.

Please include your daytime telephone number and names and contact addresses of 3 professional referees.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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