Equipment Production Assistant

Location: Manhattan, NY

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level




We provide managed support services at a 20,000 square foot video production facility owned by a major player in the online video space.

We are seeking a Production Assistant to join our team at the facility.  This role provides support to a wide variety of productions making use of the studio and post production environments in the facility.


  • Orient out-of-house producers to the resources available in the facility
  • Maintain all equipment and facility for optimal user experience
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks which relate to in-house productions, including but not limited to:  going on runs, helping to move and set up equipment and performing data entry tasks
  • Help facilitate productions with in-house and out-of-house producers and crews to ensure that resources are used to maximum effect
  • Share a depth of equipment knowledge with the clients of the production facility
  • Help execute procedures and policies which enhance the facility in a positive manner with safety always in mind


  • Experience in video or film production, with a preference of studio based facility and/or rental house environment
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with cine and DSLR cameras, audio recorders
  • Familiarity with various production lighting fixtures, lighting schemes used in video and film production, & lighting grids set-ups
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut X and DaVinci Resolve a plus
  • Ability to take a service-oriented approach to this position, with enthusiasm and a desire to help clients achieve their best result
  • Ability to interface with both technical and creative members of the production community
  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player that can work well in cross functional teams
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of situations
  • Responsiveness to queries a must, with updates and follow-through
  • Up-to-dated on the latest video and film production equipment
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