We are looking for a well-organised, creative, and competent camera operator and video editor to join a new start-up company and work for the feel SA multimedia online team to capture high-quality and appealing pictures for the online channel.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning, filming, and editing of video content according to the channel’s daily news requirements. He/She should be very observant, have excellent hand-eye coordination, hearing and color vision, and have the ability to stay focused and concentrate for long periods of time.
He/She will also have the opportunity to add creativity and innovation to the work they do.
Camera operator requirements:
Need to have a qualification in broadcast/online
Languages: business english
Excellent communication and time management skills
Experience: minimum of five years in broadcast/technical operations or a similar position in the media department
Solid visual skills
Exceptional knowledge of filming and capturing footage
Experience in operating camera/film equipment
Ability to work long/flexible working hours
Excellent hand-eye coordination abilities
Extraordinary attention to detail
Filming responsibilities include:
Filming news events and recording audio material to be edited and packaged for news broadcasts
Planning, preparing, and developing the visual presentation of the story, in conjunction with the reporter assigned to the story
Ensuring the principles of visual storytelling are applied through aesthetically pleasing and technically correct compositions, angles, and camera movements and making sure to deliver images with the correct exposure and color saturation
Assemble and position all equipment
Conducting interviews by asking probing questions that are in line with the story's brief
Ensuring the correct use of lighting and sound recording techniques in accordance with prescribed broadcast standards
Create and edit film as per brief and requirements
Collaborate with the team to determine all aspects of shots
Resolve any technical or practical issues that may arise
Provide suggestions and recommendations of angles and movements to get the best effects
Provide practical and creative input to scene planning and arrangements
Take into consideration technical aspects such as light, camera film, lenses, and filters to achieve desired effects/output
Video edit stories to meet broadcast standards
Video edit one to three stories a day
Specific professional competencies:
Working knowledge of the technical operations and functions of the ENG camera, tripod, lights, microphones, and cables.
Demonstrable ability to work under extreme pressure
Assembling and setting up of all equipment
Passionate and interested about news
Valid driver's license and own vehicle
Excellent computer literacy and understanding of Microsoft Office and Google products
Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg We are looking for a well-organised, creative, and competent camera operator and video editor to join a new start-up company and work for the feel SA multimedia online...