The Lighting Design Technician provides direct support to the Lighting & Scene Shop Manager and Sets & Lighting Director to ensure the established lighting design and purpose is consistent with departmental guidelines and serves to support on-air sales in a unique and creative way.
***The candidate for this position must be able to work Sunday-Wednesday, 10am-8:30pm
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Participate in blocking meetings and camera, set, and styling planning
Supervise Lighting Grip(s), Production Assistants and/or freelancers on studio and maintenance assignments
Design lighting plots, develop lighting schematics, determine proper lighting instruments, and execute studio lighting functions
Monitor broadcast in live studios to ensure best presentation
Build, maintain, and repair lighting fixtures and equipment
Communicate with Production Managers, Visual Management, Set Dressers, Live Show Directors, and other production personnel to ensure all live show needs are addressed and quality control is maintained
Assist Lighting & Scene Shop Manager in management of bi-monthly lamp and expendable inventories and orders
Assist Lighting & Scene Shop Manager in documenting lighting designs for future shows
Research and recommend appropriate lighting supplies and equipment for purchase or rental
Secure lighting equipment/supplies/rentals
Research information on upcoming live show projects
Assist Manager, Set Dressers, and Scenic Carpenters in design plans for new sets or props, and construct props, sets, and any live show support items as needed on weekends
Install and strike show support for live shows
Maintain set conditions, including cleaning floors and patching & painting walls
Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
3 to 5 years lighting grip or gaffer experience preferred
Associate’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
Basic electrical and lighting knowledge
Demonstrated communication and organization skills
Able to work safely and accurately
Team player, positive attitude, highly productive and self-motivated
Able to work unsupervised and provide leadership in ambiguous situations
Must be able to lift up to 75lbs
Must be able to carry up to 50lbs up a ladder, up to 18 feet in height
Comfortable working in small spaces, multiple angles, and overhead
Light board programming and knowledge of DMX control systems preferred
iMedia Brands is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of sex/gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, or other protected characteristics as defined by state, federal, or local law.
The individual in this role must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. In the event that an applicant or employee wishes to seek a reasonable accommodation, please contact iMedia’s Human Resources department for further direction.
This job description is intended to convey the general nature and scope of the position and not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed, and iMedia management reserves the right to amend the duties and responsibilities of this role at any time to meet business needs.