Technical Director - SNY - Freelance

Posted: 2/27/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • 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

  • Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required required
    • 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

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through
    • 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
    • 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
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
    • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
    • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

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