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Camera Operator (Canon XA-15)

Newark, NJ

Online

Live/Special Event

Starts Mar 08

For 3 Month(s)

  • Title: Dance Competition
  • Pay Rate: $25.00 / Hourly - $25/hr with a guaranteed min of 12 hours of work regardless if event day runs less.
  • Job Requirements: On-location production (all travel costs covered).

This is a position will run from January through July.

Key Responsibilities:
• Setup field kit onsite which consists of video, audio, and streaming components.
• Perform a daily “Vido Test Capture”, adjusting white balance, exposure, focus, and horizon line as needed.
• Record and log performances (Primary via laptop, Secondary via cards in camera).
• Record and monitor audio levels to ensure clean sound (Primary via audio interface + laptop, Secondary/Backup via field recorder).
• Perform a daily “Audio Test Capture”, that includes reviewing and adjusting both Primary and Backup levels until audio is clean.
• Connect and monitor broadcast stream via OBS, starting, stopping, and adjusting scenes as required.
• Upload data each event evening.
• Ship data back to Head Office after each event.
• Check-in with assigned Coach weekly for feedback.
• Travel to events throughout the country.

Job Requirements:
• Min. of 3 years experience working as a Videographer/Camera Operator.
• Knowledge of adjusting camera settings. Must be able to set white balance, exposure, and focus.
• Must be able to listen to audio and adjust levels so sound is not distorted or blown out.
• Comfortable using Windows based computers. Experience with editing software like DaVinci or Premier is considered an asset.
• Experience with basic data management/transferring data from computer to secondary drives.
• Willing to travel throughout the United States as required. (May need to travel on Thursday and Mondays)
• Available to shoot Friday through Sunday and attend 2x 30 mins meeting per week.
• Able to work a 16 hour “Production Day”.
• Hold a VALID AMERICAN Driver’s License.
• Comfortable driving up to 6 hours. The typical drive is usually between 2-4 hours.
• Able to lift approximately 50 lbs.
• Legally Authorized to work in the United States
• Comfortable being exposed to loud music and flashing lights.
• Comfortable working from a stationary position (seated or standing) for long stretches of time (3-4 hours).
• Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders of all levels.

Additional Information:
• Due to the proximity to children at events, ALL candidates MUST be able to pass a Criminal background and Vulnerable Sector check.
• Training is PAID and consists of both “Classroom” style and In-Field training. This will take place in Jan/Feb.
• “TRAVEL TIME” is paid.
• RENTAL CARS are provided with immediate EXECUTIVE STATUS at Enterprise/National.
• Pay is bi-weekly through ACH/ Direct Deposit.
• All EXPENSES are COVERED, and each member of the team will receive their own company credit card.
• Each member of the team has their OWN HOTEL ROOM. NO sharing of hotel rooms is required.
• Events range (typically) from 1-3 days. The average event is 2 days. Events may be longer.
• DanceBUG services clients with events from coast to coast.
• Typical event day is 7:00am-8:00am SETUP, 8:00am to 11:00pm SHOOTING, for a 16-hour day.
• Opportunity for INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL to events in places like Australia, England, Costa Rica, Mexico, South Africa for those interested.
• All equipment needed to do this job is provided.
• Availability is required/mandatory on the busiest weekends of the season. These weekends are;

 March 15, 2024
March 22, 2024
 April 5, 2024
 April 12, 2024
 April 19, 2024
 April 26, 2024
 May 3, 2024
 May 10, 2024
 June 7, 2024
 June 14, 2024


• Typical “work week” looks like the following;

About the Company:
DanceBUG Inc. is the industry leader in Dance Media and Software. Specializing in innovative solution for the Dance Community, DanceBUG distributes and streams media through their platform at DanceBUG.com as well as their app.
Pioneers of the industry, their first product almost 25 years ago was a video adjudication solution called “Video Judge”, followed by a suite of software solutions to assist with Registration, Scheduling, Tabulation, and Streaming. Now considered the “Industry Standard” in Dance Videography and Photography. DanceBUG services more competitions and studios than any other organization in the World.

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