Club Stream Technical Director (AU Times)

Club Stream Team

12 hours/event

Volunteer

AU Timezone

Overview

Furality Online Xperience is the furry convention that celebrates the VR furry fandom!

Furality, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity that operates a semi-annual online convention, which is made possible by our innovative and exciting use of virtual reality. By combining the best parts of VR and the furry community, we’ve created an immersive event that brings together the furry fandom in an extraordinary way.

Why Furality needs you!

The Furality team is a close-knit and diverse group of furries that are passionate about driving the VR furry fandom forward and having fun! You'll need to be 18 years of age or older to participate as a member of the Furality team.

Since our team is located around the world, all Furality team members work together remotely using our organization's collaboration tools, such as Discord and Notion.

What you'll do!

NOTE: This application is for AU-based working hours of 1pm - 9pm AET during the event weekend. There is also an application for EU-based and US-based hours for the same role.

As a Club Stream Technical Director, you will work with club stream Producers to assemble show rundowns and block cameras. In addition, the role requires operating video switcher software (vMix) and robotic cameras to produce a music-festival-style broadcast for our club stream.

  • Calmly and accurately direct (verbally call) live video productions entailing multiple sources (cameras, graphics, videos, etc), communicating to the Camera Operators which shots you will be putting on the air
  • Operate video switcher software (vMix) to switch video sources, perform live digital effects and transitions, and insert pre-recorded material, graphics, and titles during our live music-festival-style video broadcast
  • Work collaboratively with club stream Producer(s) and other teams to set up scenes, media assets from other teams, and titles on vMix in order to facilitate club stream productions
  • Execute show from home office setup using Parsec client to access vMix virtual machine
  • Develop recommendations and conclusions from performing job duties, and present findings and recommendations to the leadership team
  • Make creative choices on what camera shots you ask Camera Operators for and use while maintaining the look and feel of the Producer's vision.
  • Help block out shots during practice sessions with the Camera Operators
  • Use Discord voice channels to communicate with Camera Operators and the production team

Qualifications

  • Ability to deliver precise instructions and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity working with common broadcasting software like vMix and/or OBS Studio
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to directions from Team Leads
  • Comfortable reacting quickly to troubleshoot issues in potentially stressful situations
  • Live video stream experience
  • Flexibility with working hours during the weekend of our Furality events
  • Access to internet speeds of at least 20 Megabits down and 20 Megabits up during event weekends.

Extra skills that make our tails wag!

  • Experience with vMix
  • Knowledge of IT and digital video, including compression, conversion, streaming, and codecs
  • Professional or hobbyist experience with broadcast or film
  • Live event experience
  • Experience with using VRCLens and VRChat camera
  • Access to VRChat desktop, PCVR optional