Red Camera Operator (Freelance)
TeamPeople, LLC - Santa Clara, CA

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Red Camera Operator (freelancer) - Santa Clara, CA

PRIMARY FUNCTION
Using client cameras, act as Director of Photography and Videographer to capture video for corporate communications at the highest aesthetic and technical standards

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for recording HD images and sound at live, live-to-tape and offline events; field and studio shoots to be distributed through a variety of outlets
• Able to operate and troubleshoot RED brand cameras
• Able to take direction and adjust shots quickly and accurately
• Able to set up, operate, troubleshoot and strike tripods, lenses and other camera parts & accessories
• Work closely with producers and clients to ensure recordings are stylistically appropriate and capture necessary information
• Act as Floor Director and Gaffer as needed
• Work closely with clients to ensure their needs are met and offer creative solutions
SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
• Proficient with RED Epic and RED Scarlet cameras and camera systems
• Proficient with video production hardware, software and processes
• Solid understanding of post-production hardware, software and processes
• Skilled photographer, experienced in basic lighting, picture composition, audio and other ancillary production skills
• Ability to perform and troubleshoot under pressure of a live environment
• Ability to work effectively with senior management, corporate executives and technical colleagues in a corporate environment
• Energy, enthusiasm, initiative, and strong independent work ethic
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Customer service orientation; Professional presence and superior client relationship skills
• Willing to undergo background check and drug screen
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• 3+ years’ experience as a professional videographer for major clients
• 5+ years’ experience in the visual communications industry
• Excellent samples and/or reel available for review