Full Time Job

Studio Operator


Bristol, CT 02-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Summary:

The Studio Operator I must be proficient in the use of all broadcast equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, including but not limited to camera jib systems, camera stabilization systems, high-definition studio cameras, pedestals and lenses, camera control units, color correction, studio routing, server-based playback devices, studio lighting, PC and console-based lighting boards, robotic camera operation, virtual technology, and general studio awareness.

Responsibilities/Duties of the Role:
• Proficient operating skills and ability to perform under strict timelines and/or live conditions with little supervision
• Demonstrate solid knowledge of workflow, equipment, facility layouts and troubleshooting practices as they relate to operational assignments
• Operate a wide range of assignments and equipment within the studio environment and as indicated by the job title
• Conduct quality control procedures and take corrective actions to ensure and/or enhance product
• Participation in training programs, (physical, classroom, virtual, etc.) for personal career development, new equipment and/or workflow changes within the operation
• Ability to understand complex information and disseminate it to proper personnel. Effectively communicate problem solving efforts, results and solutions
• Keep abreast of technology and workflows to create accurate and efficient results in specific assignments or future plans
• Organizational, communication and planning skills are required
• As necessary, participate in team-based projects and contribute recommendations towards departmental objectives
• Solid understanding of workflow in other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production Operations
• Comply fully with company and departmental standard operating procedures
• Provide quality service to all customers, as defined and assigned by management
• Expected to share information and offer solutions to standard workflows and system problems
• Expected to initiate productive interactions with coworkers and clients. Together, complete the expected assignments based on timelines and pre-determined guidelines
• May train in and/or be assigned any other duties needed to help achieve business objectives

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of 2 years practical TV Production or related experience at the large market or network level
• Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
• Flexibility to alter shifts/days off and work overtime to accommodate projects and departmental objectives

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bilingual (written and spoken) – English/Spanish

Required Education:
• High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education:
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Studio Production, Journalism, or related field
• Vocational School Certification
• Related Experience


About Disney Direct to Consumer:

Disney's Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment helping to bring The Walt Disney Company's best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Direct to Consumer.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7p796-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.