07 October 2021
Camera Operator (Hard)

Camera Operator (Hard)
Miami, Florida
 
Summary
Camera operators works in a broadcast studios and remote locations videotaping their subjects
from a fixed position. There may be one or several cameras in use at a time. Operators normally
follow directions that give the order of the shots. They often have time to rehearse camera movements before shooting begins. If they are shooting a live event, they must be able to adjust at a moment’s
notice and follow the instructions of the show’s director. They are the eyes of the Director and must
have a knowledge of framing and must have the instincts to sell shots to the Director that he may
not see during a production.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Know and apply the technical aspects of lenses, film, filters, light and camera settings to each shot to ensure the director gets the effect he or she wants.
  • Maintain, clean and test all broadcasting equipment and cameras to ensure every tool is in good working order each day before filming starts.
  • Able to manage moves and dollies of camera quickly and safely.
  • Must have the creative ability to frame his shot to capture the action and be able to anticipate any movement of the action to continue shot until Director cuts off.
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • An innovative, creative side
  • Jobs include setting up live broadcasts and caring for camera equipment to guarantee filming moves smoothly and stays on schedule.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Technical degree in broadcasting, digital electronics or any related field
  • Work with other professionals, including electricians, lighting technicians and directors to determine desired effects, lighting requirements, camera movements and filming sequences.
  • Remain updated on new technology and current industry trends to ensure you bring the latest methods to the job.
  • Must have a good knowledge of all the features of the camera
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with basic office equipment
  • Previous work or education experience shooting film
  • Works effectively as a team in a collaborative environment.
  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Work under highly pressurized and stressful conditions, a flexible and positive approach is highly valued.
  • This position supports 24x7 operations, thus availability after hours, and in cases extended shifts, is a must   
  • Core Values: Passion, one team, integrity, learn, grow and have an innovative mindset
 
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