Full Time Job

Studio Operator


Charlotte, NC 06-25-2024
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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 ESPN:

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

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

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r73mnq-3-238-121-7-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment entity featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.