Req ID 1378
- Minimum of 3-5 Years experience in a large-scale studio operation in a live production environment.
- Thorough knowledge in the operations of broadcast camera systems, including specifically these brands: Grass Valley, Ikegami, Sony, and Panasonic.
- Proper selections of lens/pedestal/pan head combinations and associated equipment throughout the camera chain are required.
- Equipment experience with a variety of cameras, a variety of lenses, master set-up units, remote control units, routing switchers, viewfinders, camera pedestals, pan heads, tally systems, intercom systems, a basic understanding of signal flow, as well as video testing equipment and scopes, is required.
- Detailed understanding of color correction and color matching.
- Basic understanding of studio lighting and color temperatures.
- Must be a team player, work well with others, and excel under pressure.
- Excellent communication skills with producers, directors, lighting directors, and crew.
- Must be available to work variable shifts, including evenings and weekends.
- Must reside in the Southern California area as this position is based in Tustin, CA.
Job Description / Summary of Duties + Responsibilities
The Video Operator must be knowledgeable in the basics of various video signal formats/frame rates, video processing, and the usage of waveform monitors. In addition, having demonstrated the ability to manage the camera chain and monitoring in the control rooms, hue, saturation, luminance, contrast, color space, color temperature, white level, sync, and the understanding of these parameters directly related to iris, lighting, lens type, and focal length is also required.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of broadcast camera equipment.
- Proper setup, configuration, and diagnosis of various television camera systems, video monitors, and associated equipment.
- Expert understanding of proper shading and coloring techniques to ensure proper on-air look while maintaining industry broadcast standards.
- Confers with producers, directors, and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements, and lighting requirements.
- Work closely with other members of the production team to deliver required visual results for productions.