Camera Operator (Part-time)

Community Media · Brooklyn, New York
Department Community Media
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $34.81/hour

About BRIC: 

BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC is building Brooklyn’s creative future.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our staff and their families, our artists, performers and media makers, our partners, our patrons, and the communities we serve. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.

About the Camera Operator (Part-time) Role: 

BRIC seeks Camera Operators (Part-time) to work as part of a BRIC TV production team, contributing to the goal of excellent content. 

What You’ll Do in the Role:

The Camera Operator (Part-time) will be responsible for the following in addition to any other project as assigned by their manager, the Operations Director, Community Media:

  • Operate video camera and peripheral equipment for studio productions, field shoots, and live events.
  • Work as part of a production team; communicate effectively in a production environment.
  • Observe film locations and assist in planning lighting and shot composition.
  • Test and oversee functionality of camera and peripheral equipment.
  • Compose and frame shots; adjust focus, lens, exposure, filters, use lighting techniques and camera settings in order to achieve the effect sought by the Director.
  • Assist in transport and setup of equipment.

You’ll Bring these Skills and Strengths to the Role:

  • Mission & Values Alignment: A passion for BRIC’s support of the arts in Brooklyn and a deep commitment to building community, igniting learning and making change through the arts and creativity.
  • Experience. A Bachelor's degree plus two or more years of camera operator experience. Ability to lift 50 pounds, clim or a ladder, and operate camera equipment while crouching or kneeling.
  • Communication & Relationship Building: An emotionally intelligent, values- and results-driven team player. Strong interpersonal skills, a relationship builder, and ability to communicate openly and effectively.
  • Commitment to Equity & Inclusion: Brings experience operationalizing equity within the media production function. 

Other Things to Know:

  • Compensation: This is a union position under a collective bargaining agreement with NABET and an hourly rate of $34.81/hour.
  • Status and location: This is a part-time, non-exempt role based in our Brooklyn office. Hours are variable, as assigned.
  • Mission & Values: BRIC is committed to building Brooklyn's creative future. We advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. We present bold work that reflects diverse audiences and speaks to the world. We ignite learning in people of all ages. We unite Brooklyn through art and creativity to build community and make change.

BRIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision. 

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  • Location
    Brooklyn, New York
  • Department
    Community Media
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation