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Rob LaLonde

Hiring DOP Full-Time in Ft. Lauderdale

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Cinematographer/Director of Photography:

Swift Response, LLC., makers of the Flex Seal® Family of Products, are currently seeking an experienced Cinematographer to expand our team. The Cinematographer will collaborate with Directors, Head of Production and Digital Creative staff to create a look and feel for video projects. Innovative thinking and cutting-edge techniques are critical to being considered for this role, you should have extensive experience shooting and lighting tabletop products, B-roll interiors/exteriors, large studio setups and have a reel showing range.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the executive team to determine creative look and feel of videos
  • Act as the primary Cinematographer/Director of Photography
  • Instruct crew of camera setups, angles, movement, lighting for studio and location shoots
  • Motivating, developing, and directing crews in Studio and on location
  • Stay informed on current trends and new technology that can help acquire better images
  • Responsible for mentoring the junior staff on techniques and best practices
  • Responding to equipment failures, fixing problems or finding workarounds

Characteristics / Qualifications:

  • 5+ years as Cinematographer/Director of Photography
  • Good vibes and plays nice with others
  • Able to receive collective opinions and views
  • Ability to cope with long hours and tight deadlines
  •  Intimate knowledge of RED cameras and the workflow
  • Experience with handling and caring for high end prime lenses
  • Strong knowledge of shooting product-based commercials and demonstrations
  • Experience with green/blue screen Cyc shoots for VFX and motion tracking
  • Comfortable shooting creatively in dynamic unplanned scenarios
  • Ability to build various camera rigs in a clean efficient manner
  • Mastery with movement tools, including MovieBird Technocrane, Movi XL/pro, Dana Dolly and eMotimo
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong time and self-management skills with ability to lead projects from origin through execution
  • Find and scout locations – assessing potential obstacles and issues that could arise
  •  An awareness of health and safety for crew
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, ability to handle multiple tasks and willingness to jump in and help with anything the team needs, even if it is “not my job”

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Based on experience

Experience: 5+ years

Education: Film Grad (Preferred)

Location: Weston, FL 33331

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental Insurance (eligible after waiting period)
  • Company Gym with Free Membership
  • Paid Time Off
  •  Paid Continuing Education
  • 401k

Send Emails to studiojobs@swiftdrtv.com

 

Edited by Rob LaLonde

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