Blue Man Group
New York, NY 10003
Video Operator/Engineer – Blue Man Group New York
Type: Full Time
Blue Man Group New York at Astor Place Theatre, NY seeks a full-time Video Operator/Engineer.
This position requires extensive knowledge of digital video equipment, video projection, video mixing, and professional playback (QLab), as well as the understanding of video, MIDI and some audio signal flow. Candidates should be highly collaborative, proactive problem solvers who are able to inspire staff while multi-tasking within a busy work environment. Strong people management and technical skills required. Responsibilities include: interface and collaborating with performers and crew; video crew scheduling; training; attending meetings; troubleshooting and maintaining all video equipment within venue; and collaboration with other departments. This position would also run 4 shows per week and at least 6 shows on a 12+ show week on the video track.
Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of experience with video playback, live video switching and handheld camera work and projection within the entertainment industry. Flexibility and focus are required in our fast-paced environment. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
Due to show schedules, candidate must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays. All employees are encouraged to attend full company meetings. This is a full-time hourly position with a pay rate of $26/hour and a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and 401K.
We are seeking to hire this position immediately; interested applicants should please apply with a resume and cover letter.
Blue Man Group is a global entertainment phenomenon, known for its award-winning theatrical productions, iconic characters, and multiple creative explorations. Blue Man Group is owned and operated by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy, and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show as expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, and Las Vegas, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments, and sensory stimulating graphics.
Blue Man Group is committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.