Freelance Robotic Camera Operator - NBC Sports Washington

Posted: 8/9/2018

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

PLEASE NOTE: This is a project position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Position SummaryThe Robotic Camera Operator is responsible for supporting NBCSW studio productions, uplinks and live/pre-tape productions via the utilization of robotic camera equipment and software.Responsibilities:• Work with technical and content staff to satisfy production needs for live and live-to-tape programming, under supervision of Operations management & Studio Director• Primary responsibility for live operation of multiple Ross robotics and Telemetrics systems across multiple studios • Live operation includes all moves, focusing, presets and shot recalls• Setting proper studio set lighting with lighting board and confirming acceptable video levels with Wave Form and Vector Scope monitors

PLEASE NOTE: This is a project position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • Two (2) years of related experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
  • Familiarity with Ross robotics (studio)
  • Familiarity with Telemetrics robotics (studio)

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Bethesda, MD
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings, early mornings, weekends and holidays when necessary
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Familiarity with Washington, DC sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
  • Interest in learning other technical positions that support the overall production

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