Technical Director - SNY - Freelance
Location: New York, New York
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required required
Job Duties, Technical Director: • Crew leader who works with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations management • Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes • Help provide solutions for studio, and control room production needs • Test and prepare television technical operations systems and equipment for use including automation coding• Work closely with Operations Management and Engineering to ensure all equipment is meeting expectations
Five (5) years of related TD experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
Proficient in operation and building of effects on Ross Overdrive and Grass Valley Kayenne with internal DPM
General understanding of all aspects and duties of a Level 1 technician, including: Stage Managing, Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, LED Lighting, Audio, Video Playback
Proficient in live studio and remote program operations
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 and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Must be 18 years or older
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.
Ability to travel as required
Familiarity with NY sports a plus
Live directing experience, both standard and automated, a plus
Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
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