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Videographers (Live-Action Camera Operators)

Company: DanceBUG Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description
At DanceBUG we do all things dance! Videos of dance, pictures of dance, software to help dance competitions and studios, platforms to stream dance, we even have a TV show about---you got it---Dance! Check us out online at DanceBUG.comWhat We Offer:

  • $300/Dancing Day PLUS $100 for travel over 4 hrs on non-dancing days
  • All equipment needed to perform the job
  • Paid training (we use proprietary software) $225/Dancing Day for in-field training events)
  • Opportunity to travel the country and possibly beyond (Covid dependent)
  • Company credit card to cover travel expenses (hotel, car, gas, tolls, flights, per diem/food)
  • Access to what you capture for your portfolio to help you grow your personal brand
  • Opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding team of dance Videographers and Photographers
    Job Description
    Duration: Training will take place in January and February. The season will run from the end of February through July. There may be some additional opportunities outside of this window.Location: You can be based anywhere within the country for this position but will need to drive or fly to your assignments each week.We are assembling a TEAM of awesome Videographers (Live-Action Camera Operators) who would like to travel the country and possibly beyond, capturing epic dance competitions and recitals. A passion or love of dance is not required to do this, although we are confident that after listening to a weekend of pop classics such as "The Greatest Showman", "Let's Get Loud" and "Happy" you will be converted to a life long lover of dance. Responsibilities would include:
    • Organizing and testing your field kit in advance of weekly assignment
    • Setting up camera equipment at the venue during designated setup / load in window
    • Capturing dancing during the competition and any other footage as required
    • Uploading data after each competition day
    • Reaching out for (tech) support as required
    • Acting as a brand ambassador/ face of the company while on shoot
    • Cooperating with the Photographer assigned to the same event
    • Packing kit at the end of the event, ensuring that all items are accounted for
    • Verifying and backing up data post event, preserving files while treating the drive with great care
    • Packaging and couriering backup drive back to designated office (we like backups of backups of backups)
    • Attending the odd virtual meeting
      Qualifications
      • Degree in video production or similar
      • Experience operating a video camera WELL (shooting and adjusting settings as needed)
      • Experience shooting live action (sports, concerts, theater), top of the pile if that includes DANCE
      • Some expertise in managing captured data (backing up cards, uploading, etc.)
      • Available to shoot Friday through Sunday and potential travel on Thursday and Monday
      • Comfortable shooting for 12-14 hours per day (there will be breaks and meal stoppages along the way)
      • Valid drivers' license
      • Proof of valid Covid-19 Vaccinations required
      • Willingness to travel throughout the country as needed (we service events in every state except Alaska, Montana, and Hawaii)
      • Able to lift around 50 lbs (Approx. weight of our field kits)
      • Sample of work (portfolio) demonstrating your skills as a Videographer
        Additional Information
        To apply please send your resume and a sampling of things you have shot. We are not fussy on format, a link to a portfolio, YouTube, websites - all good methods of showing us your skills.DanceBUG is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. If you require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact us.

Keywords: DanceBUG Inc., Hartford , Videographers (Live-Action Camera Operators), Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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