Set Dressing Coordinator

Posted: 8/21/2019

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


The Set Dressing Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the visual concept that was originally developed by the Set/Props Designer Manager for the novela/soap opera.

Responsibilities
  • Interprets and breaks down script within the context of props and set design for daily production planning
  • Provides props in designated locations/sets for the following day as instructed in the script or by the Set/Props Designer Manager and/or Director
  • Assists and provides guidance to the Props Assistants in the assembly of temporary or basic sets and makes corrections as needed
  • Acts as the liaison between the production crew and the Director and/or Set Dressing Manager during exterior sets
  • Responsible for ensuring the proper maintenance and placement of props and sets
  • Ensures that all work is done under the technical guidelines and operations procedures of Telemundo Studios’ infrastructure and adheres to EHS/OSHA regulations and procedures
  • Follows policies, applicable laws, and regulations to protect his/her own health and safety as well as that of other workers, the public, and the environment
  • Presents ideas that support EHS goals and policies to your business or EHS leader
  • Raises concerns about possible violations of EHS policies to your manager, business and EHS Leader
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Set Props Designer/Manager and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor


  • • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the production of novelas/soap operas
    • Ability to use hand tools
    • Knowledgeable in the areas of carpentry and painting
    • Basic knowledge of interior design
    • Exhibits an understanding of developing props and sets as instructed
    • Ability to lift over 10 lbs of item(s) used in props and/or sets
    • Must be able to perform physical activities required of this position which includes, but is not limited to, climbing, lifting, balancing stooping, and handling of materials.
    • Basic knowledge in the safe and proper installation of electrical equipment
    • Must be fully fluent in English and Spanish (both written and verbal)
    • Must be able to perform job at locations in and outside work environment with varying weather conditions
    • Willingness to travel with short notice and on weekends
    • Willingness to work flexible hours including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment
    • Must be willing to work in the greater Miami, Florida area
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
    • Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently
    • Bilingual candidates with a fluency in English and Spanish (speak, read, and write) are strongly preferred
    • Exhibits leadership and supervisory skills

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