The Camera Operator will be responsible for capturing high-quality footage during sixteen (16) Detroit Tigers spring training games and sixty-six (66) Flying Tigers regular season games. Collaboration with Game Presentation Director to facilitate appropriate needs for in-game presentation and live-stream needs.
Operate video cameras to capture live footage of baseball games, including player actions, crowd reactions, and other relevant content.
Set up and position cameras in strategic locations to capture the best angles and shots for game coverage.
Work closely with the production team, including directors and producers, to capture shots as per the game script and production plan.
Focus on capturing close-ups of players, coaches, and other key figures during the game.
Operate cameras for instant replays and provide additional angles for in-game analysis.
Capture footage for in-game features, promotions, and entertainment elements as directed by the production team.
Ensure that cameras are properly maintained and in good working condition.
Support the live broadcast team by providing essential shots and angles for television or online streaming.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient in operating professional video cameras and related equipment.
A good understanding of baseball and the ability to anticipate key moments during a game.
Effective communication with the production team, directors, and other camera operators.
Ability to adapt to changes in the game dynamics and respond to the needs of the production team.
The role may require standing for extended periods and moving equipment as needed.
Work effectively within a team environment, especially with other members of the production and broadcast team.
Capture clear and focused shots, paying attention to framing and composition.
Office & Outdoor Stadium Environment.
Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
All items listed above are illustrative and not comprehensive. They are not contractual in nature and are subject to change at the discretion of Detroit Tigers.
Detroit Tigers is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual’s race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Company will strive to provide reasonable accommodations to permit qualified applicants who have a need for an accommodation to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a job interview) if so requested.