Ronald Jay Hudson
Digital Producer
Project Management / Technical Direction / Creative Direction

Professional Summary: Ten years plus as a detail oriented Technology Project Manager and Digital Media Producer for Digital Broadcasting, Video on Demand, Web Production, Online Games and Wireless devices.  Extensive broadcast knowledge of master control operations, tape machine set up, signal routing, encoding and transmission of signals to and from satellite, fiber and wireless signals.  Manage diverse teams including video engineers, web-based software developers, technical project managers and graphic designers using Scrum and Agile methodologies.  Advanced level knowledge of Digital Media Platforms, Interactive Web Services and Content Management.  

 

Technical Summary: Broadcast experience: Leightronix machine control, Grass Valley switchers, Ikegami cameras, Sony videotape machine operation.  Streaming services: Rhozet, Spinaker, Digital Rapids, and Tricaster software. Programming experience: JAVA, JavaScript, XML, PHP, mySQL, Actionscript, Lingo and Ruby on Rails. Digital Toolset: Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, Avid,  Flash Video and Silverlight Adaptive Streaming Technologies. Scrum and Agile project management experience.

 

Core Strengths: Responsible for managing, coordinating and driving all aspect of technical project management for NBC Universal Sports including: project plans, task lists, communicating project status to management and clients, assigning talent and resources, project documentation, budget proposals, functional requirements, use case scenarios, Q&A test plans, product deployment plans, detailed budgets, operator shift schedules, business requirements, business analysis, wireframes, status reports, meeting agendas, application programming, database and system design, Intranet, extranet and client/server architecture, product development from concept to deployment of Universal Sports Facebook, iPod & iPad Applications using PHP and mySQL to maximize NBC Universal Sport's digital media footprint on the web and on mobile devices.