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Broadcast Video Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Atlanta, GA 11-11-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role...
The Video Engineer works closely with Director, Technical Director, Lighting Director and Camera Operators to help achieve the desired ''look'' of the studio cameras in terms of color/tone, iris/brightness, and camera matching. This role also color corrects other studio cameras (POVs, etc), on-camera video monitors and more. This position is required to understand and operate each of the various video/audio/control systems in the Camera Control Unit (CCU) Room as well as each studio. At times, it is necessary to set up and/or work on multiple studio shows simultaneously.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Prepare cameras required for each production (includes studio cameras, POVs and others) by selecting the proper Camera Type, Mount, Lens and System
• Collaborate with the Lighting Director to achieve the desired and balanced ''look'' for each shot. This involves lighting and studio camera adjustments in terms of detail, color, light/brightness, iris setting, depth of field, etc. for each studio element.
• Collaborate with the Technical Director to set and connect (fax) the cameras with the Production Control Room
• During the production of the show actively monitor and adjust camera color and iris as needed for all studio cameras as well as outside, incoming feeds (NBATV Arena Link/Interview/Etc.)
• Help the Video Engineer team to manage the camera equipment inventory. Identify the need for parts and/or maintenance and reaching out to Production Engineering (BEST) for assistance

Qualifications and Experience...
• 8 – 10 years of experience operating as a Video Engineer for multi camera studio/remote productions
• Knowledgeable of current industry standards
• Knowledge of video signal flow and video router operation
• Must have a strong understanding of how to read control/test equipment (waveform monitors, vector scopes, timing equipment, color correctors, etc.)
• Knowledge of color matching and shading of cameras using color chart (able to chip and chart cameras)
• Must have strong leadership skills as well as excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner
• Takes ownership and accountability for assigned projects
• Able to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays
• Understanding of 4k technology preferred
• Sony Camera Certification preferred

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2v0n6-18-232-179-5-42 in your application.