Video System/AV Engineer – Virtual Production

Video System/AV Engineer – Virtual Production

Permanent | New York | $80,000 - 100000/Per Year | Job No: 931

Video System/AV Engineer – Virtual Production
New York-based location – On-site role
+ Full benefits package (Healthcare, bonus and 401k etc)

We're partnering with a well-established NYC-based studio that has been an industry powerhouse for over 25 years – during this time, some of the most iconic film and photo shoots have happened in their studios.

In recent weeks, they've made a major investment to turn some of their space into a virtual production studio, have spared no expense with the LED panels and hardware, and have created a state-of-the-art brain bar with the latest technology available.

The VP stage will be mainly used for short-form content (marketing/advertising shoots) and is set to go live in Mid-Feburary 2023. They already have major interest from their existing clients who want to book the stage for shoots.

Owing to this, the company has an exciting opportunity for a Video System/AV Engineer to join their Virtual Production team.

Reporting to the head of studio, you'll be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the network systems and video processors on a volume and the communication between components.

The Video System/AV Engineer will also deal with numerous mobile cart setups. You'll also work closely with the other VP team members, with other duties including:

  • Ongoing care and upkeep of Virtual Production, including cameras, tracking systems, cabling, AV signal flow
  • Collaborate with the camera department on set and be responsible for carrying out calibration workflows between takes or lens changes 
  • Responsible for working with the on-set camera department to mount the Virtual Production data tracking hardware during shooting 
  • Assist with daily calibration of the volume and calibration of new tracking objects 
  • Work with the Virtual Production team to troubleshoot video feed, tracking, and calibration issues 
  • Efficiently communicate any changeover status or camera changes to the Virtual Production team

Video System/AV Engineer requirements

To qualify for this exciting opportunity, you'll have on-set experience, preferably in a camera department role. You'll also have knowledge of high-end network IT, video signal flow technology, and testing would be a great advantage!

In return for these skills, you'll work on groundbreaking projects using groundbreaking technology with global powerhouse brands.

As the studio expands in the coming months, the role offers the opportunity to build and lead your own teams.

To learn more about this exciting Unreal Artist/Technical Director role, click apply, and we'll be in touch!

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