Sandbox Studio

Digital Services and Equipment Coordinator

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/29/2018 4:08 PM)
ID
2018-1431
# of Openings
1
Department
Operations

Overview

Sandbox Studio, a CreativeDrive company, is the world’s largest accelerated content creation engine.  With over 100 studios across the globe, our collective of creatives, technicians, makers and doers curate and manage millions of digital, motion, print and online assets on a custom technology platform that enables high efficiency at the highest creative standards.  Our brands include; Sandbox Studio, Dune Studios, OneKreate, Hudson Studios, Totem Creative and DoubleDigit. Our client brands include; Walmart, The Home Depot, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade and more

 

Digital Services & Equipment Coordinator

 

The Digital Services & Equipment Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Digital Services & Equipment Supervisor in providing excellent digital capture and photography equipment to our photography and video clients.  Furthermore, this position is responsible for maintaining the studio’s in-house inventory of lighting, grip, and digital capture equipment and placing equipment orders with rental houses. Additionally, this person will be able to act as a photo assistant or digital tech on set as needed.

Responsibilities

Maintain Studio Lighting and Digital Capture Equipment

  • Keep current and maintain completeness and usability of lighting & grip equipment, photographic equipment, sets, props, tools, staging and storage areas
  • Oversee all photographic equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Keep photo equipment areas clean and organized
  • Wipe down all lighting equipment and capture stations on a regular basis
  • Maintain and replenish photography expendables
  • Assist Equipment and Digital Services Supervisor in tracking and allocating all photographic equipment
  • Coordinate the ordering and pick-up of all equipment orders with rental houses
  • Oversee all equipment deliveries and pick-ups to any off-site or on-location productions
  • Create prep sheets for all photo sets
  • Oversee and maintain studio prop, set component and set flooring libraries
  • Troubleshoot all digital systems on set and understanding the steps to reset systems when the Digital Services & Equipment Supervisor is unavailable
  • Provide customer service to internal and client’s photography teams
  • Calibrate EQ, troubleshoot cameras, digital backs, systems and software

Act as Photography Assistant or Digital Technician

  • Responsible for fulfilling the role of on-set digital technician, photo assistant, or camera operator as necessary
  • Work in tandem with the photographer to maintain the production workflow and creative output of images
  • When working as a digital technician, key responsibilities are to collect, edit and process all digital images and to keep track of files to make sure everything is shot
  • Ensure that RAW images are color balanced, exposed, adjusted and processed to meet creative vision and technical specifications
  • Perform light layout, layering and naming of files, creative retouching on set
  • Oversee photo set preps and rips, whether directly or by supporting freelance photo assistants
  • Have a working knowledge of the capture and data management software to be able to provide training and troubleshoot

Qualifications

  • 2 year college degree or higher from an accredited Art/Photography institution
  • Minimum of 2 years’ digital photography studio assistance
  • On-set experience working with photographers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems quickly under pressure.
  • Extremely organized and has proven success in deadline driven environments
  • Excellent time management and people skills
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with medium format cameras, all major digital backs and high-end DSLR cameras
  • An understanding of lighting and photography, both technically and creatively
  • Fluent in Capture One and Leaf Capture image processing software
  • Familiar with Apple OS and hardware: G5, G4, and Intel
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Lightroom, FTP software, and Excel
  • Experience working with servers and raids a plus
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds

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