Camera/ Jimmy Jib Operator

@Info Arab Media (IAM) posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

About the Role

Info Arab Media FZ-LLC / Al Mashhad is seeking a camera/ Jimmy Jib Operator to join our existing Studio Operations Team in the Headquarter located in Dubai, UAE. The camera/ Jimmy Jib Operator will be responsible for providing timely technical operations support for the fast-paced 24*7/365 news and entertainment broadcast network.

Key Accountabilities

The selected candidate is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Sets up and ensures proper balance of the video or robotic camera equipment for assigned productions.
  • Remotely operates robotic cameras and robotic jib in studio environments: domestically and in remote bureaus.
  • Operates traditional video cameras in a virtual studio environment or other environments as assigned.
  • Maintains framing and focus while trucking a camera.
  • Operates cameras in a safe, skilled, and creative fashion.
  • Reports technical issues to the engineering team and the technical supervisor.
  • Demonstrates attention to production protocols such as facs out, crew calls, scheduling announcements, programming changes, etc.
  • Maintains acceptable video levels for incoming, outgoing, and internal signals, and performing daily set-up and shading of studio cameras.
  • Responsible for operation of single and/or multiple cameras through robotic control as ordered by show Director.

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in camera operations in a live or live-to-tape multi-camera studio environment required.
  • Demonstrated competency in robotic camera operations in a studio environment.
  • A two-year degree in television production or related field or equivalent technical educational experience.
  • Knowledge of High-Definition cameras, robotics and pedestal camera equipment set up and usage.
  • Knowledge of ENG, DSLR, mirrorless cameras and lenses.
  • Knowledge of lighting concepts and equipment and principles of video operations, including white balancing, shading and colour correction.
  • Ability to set up, chip and balance camera levels for multi camera production.
  • Knowledge of camera and video router patching.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods (at least 60 minutes) while multi-tasking in a fast paced, high pressure, live production environment.

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