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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Camera Technician - Onsite

Description

Who are we hiring?
MSG Sphere Studios is looking for a Camera Technician to join a groundbreaking advanced camera and immersive capture department based in Los Angeles. We are forging a new category of motion picture imaging, advanced entertainment, and experiential storytelling, which is redefining the future of entertainment. As the creative content delivery team for the MSG Sphere, we are creating world-class content at an unprecedented scale for the largest LED screens ever made. This role be a technical support role that will support and manage camera systems and hardware tools for Sphere cinematography. It will also keep our broad palette of custom camera and camera support tools working reliably. Expect to work closely with MSG Capture, Production, and Post Production, Photogrammetry, aerial and engineering teams on projects that extend beyond traditional camera systems.

What will you do?

• Support robust and reliable field deployment of various custom camera and capture systems geared toward high resolution imaging.
• Proactively manage the maintenance, trouble shooting and upgrades of camera systems
• Manage and be responsible for company shuttle drives and OCM data.
• Testing and operating proprietary camera/capture equipment
• Stay on top of the latest developments in camera and production software and technology to keep the department on the cutting edge.
• Guide and support on-site camera crews to assure correct workflow implementation, processes, camera settings, sharp focus, and responsible media management


What do you need to succeed?

• Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
• 5+ years camera field work experience as a camera assistant, focus puller, or rental house technician
• Experience with high resolution imaging, drone photography, virtual reality, immersive capture, volumetric imaging, photogrammetry, camera stabilization, and professional grade gimbals preferred.
• Understanding of film and video production, digital workflows, cinematography, and post-production tools, protocols, and production-ready situational awareness required
• Be up-to-date on the latest developments and innovations in the field of camera, imaging, sensors, optics, and cinematography
• Exceptional mechanical and problem solving skills
• Adaptable / flexible in high-stress environments
• Global and remote production experience is a plus
• Attention to detail and able to work independently
• Able to lift up to 50 lbs

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.


Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #LI-SA1