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Hair and Make-up Attendant for Comedy of Errors
Greater Chicago Area
• Emerging Level
The Attendant will coordinate with the wardrobe team to provide a safe, clean, and efficient work environment for all performers and crew both backstage and onstage.
Performing all run of show responsibilities that relate to hair, wigs, and make-up.
Executing all pre-show and post-show duties as assigned by the Head of Hair and Make-Up
Assisting actors with wig application, hair styling, and make-up application
Assisting with quick-changes during performances
Performing maintenance of wigs and make-up
Maintaining high safety standards and ensuring safe working practices in all components of job performance
Ensure that fittings and all workspaces and run-of-show activities are inclusive and respectful for performers, designers, and staff. Maintain discretion and diplomacy in all activities to ensure that performers feel supported and safe.
Demonstrate an understanding of body diversity and show a commitment to body positivity.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater is committed to creating a diverse and accessible work environment through our Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) initiatives. Along with fellow team members, this position is responsible for upholding the Production Department’s IDEA Objectives. For more information on these objectives, please visit https://www.chicagoshakes.com/about_us/idea.
Assist wardrobe staff with preshow, post-show, or run of show responsibilities as necessary and available.
Coordinate mic placement and safe mic usage with the Sound Department.
INTERACTION WITH PATRONS AND PUBLIC
This position has responsibilities that are near the public or they do work that can be observed by the public.
Direct interaction with the public is not likely but is possible.
Perform a variety of physical tasks including but not limited to reaching, lifting, bending, and walking swiftly.
Standing for extended durations.
Use of manual dexterity in the operation of standard wig, hair, and make-up tools and accessories.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
Work hours will be variable depending on the phase of the project but will be primarily in the evenings.
The Hair and Make-up Attendant is expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. Any schedule adjustments that will require the Attendant to miss a rehearsal or performance must be pre-approved by the Head of Hair and Make-up.
Evening and weekend hours will be necessary.
This position works in close proximity with actors, and other crew members.
This is a time-sensitive work environment with fast paced workflow a regular component of the position.
This position will be required to wear PPE during some or all of their normal work functions. Masks are currently required by all non-performing employees of Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
This position, along with all employees of Chicago Shakespeare Theater, will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment.
All work will take place at the CST facilities on Navy Pier in Chicago, IL.
Rehearsals and performances will take place at the CST facilities on Navy Pier in Chicago, IL.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Strong communication skills specifically when working with Designer, performers, other Run of Show staff, and an array of production personnel.
Knowledge of a variety of hair and make-up related products and techniques, their different characteristics and treatments, and their safe use and application.
Proficient wig maintenance skills.
Makeup application skills
Proper cleaning and maintenance techniques of wigs, tools, and work areas.
Extremely high attention to detail in the maintenance and dressing of hair, wigs, and makeup
Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigrant status.
The Job We have multiple CNN en Español internship opportunities available. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all internship opportunities within this area. These internships will be located in the Atlanta area. The selected interns will be expected to join us in the office on a regular cadence based on the intern managers in office schedule.
This could include, but is not limited to: • CNNE Digital Editorial Intern • CNNE Associate Producer Intern
CNN en Español is a 24-hour Spanish language news network for the Latin America audience, providing continuous news reports of major world events and breaking news stories as and when they happen. CNNE features half-hour and hour newscasts throughout the day with an emphasis on hard news and feature programming. Features focuses on health, medicine, the environment, entertainment, and other issues that are an integral part of the programming line-up. Our intern will assist in the development of new ideas and help to reimagine existing content. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of Latin American culture and a keen interest in related politics, current events and popular culture. We are looking for a great team player and self-motivated problem solver.
The Daily Duties could include: • In production, the CNNE intern will become knowledgeable in learning how to set up a show rundown, coordinate with reporters, and search for show elements using CNN's database. • Assist the CNNe Digital team with research, writing, recording and editing • Pitch political news stories for digital • Log interviews • Participate in audience research • Support distribution efforts via social platforms • May book and greet show guests and assist in basic administrative tasks. • May have the opportunity to participate in how show ideas are developed, how tape is gathered and edited, how the show is created, and how a newscast is built from an editorial and production perspective.
The Essentials • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish • Seeking a career in broadcast journalism with an interest in US politics • Adobe Creative Suite (Audition and Premiere) experience is preferred • Strong interest in video production and podcasting • Basic video editing skills • Excellent writing skills • Social Media savvy • Self-motivated, able to multi-task • Have a good attitude • Able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects • Schedules vary and may include weekend hours.
The Nice To Haves • Previous work in television, digital media platforms, and/or radio • Adobe Creative Suite (Audition and Premiere) experience
About Our Internship Program
WBD's Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.
Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:
Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans
Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more
Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables
Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network
A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture
What you can expect to take away from the semester:
Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had
The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes
Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure
And finally, what to know before applying:
The duration of the program is 10-12 weeks dependent on the student’s availability based on semester schedule
Program date options:
Start Date: June 5th or June 12th
End Date: August 18th or August 25th
Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.
Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.
Interviewing will take place from February through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.
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Video Producer, Inside Politics Sunday with Abby Phillip, CNN
Washington D.C. Metro Area
• Emerging Level
Your Role Accountabilities…
This person will be proficient in screening media for the best visual elements as well as editorial sound bites.
This person will assist in all aspects of newsgathering with an emphasis on the visual -- video and graphics.
The Video Producer assists in research, compilation, and production of segments.
This role may involve working early mornings, evenings and/or weekends as the news cycle and deadlines require.
Qualifications & Experience…
A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
Minimum of two years production experience in the news television industry.
A deep interest in and a foundational knowledge of the current domestic political landscape.
Strong news judgment as well as written, verbal, interpersonal communication, research and production skills.
Strong writing skills, eventually may be called upon to independently write television scripts.
Candidate should have standard knowledge of show production.
The purpose of this position is to provide ideation, creative and subsequent execution in specific service of, but not limited to, Latin America and US Hispanic Sony Pictures International Production, Sales and Distribution, Distribution Marketing, Theatrical, PR, and Sony Networks across the region on all platforms. Must master critical thinking, creative strategy and design and be a leader of the department. This position reports into the Regional Art Director of the Regional Internal Agency (Creative Center).
Ideates strategic design solutions specifically in regards to both Sony original and acquired properties- is a great storyteller.
Ideate branding initiatives for all our internal clients that includes servicing Networks and Fast Channels. Ideate design solutions for Networks: AXn and Sony Channel and US Hispanic Fast Channels: Canal Sony Comedias, Novelas, Competencias, Shark Tank, Escape Perfect, etc. Service constituents from Regional Sales and Distribution, Distribution Marketing, Ad Sales, PR, Adquicitions, etc. ideating and executing brand (B2B, B2C, direct to consumer) campaigns and deliverables.
In addition, Sr. Designer (SD) must be able to work as a team member, but also be a resourceful self-starter and an adept leader and managing teams across all disciplines.
Must be an effective liason between various groups within Sony Pictures Entertainment as well as external agencies and vendors.
Must exhibit strong leadership skills and the ability to see projects from concept through execution with minimal supervision.
SD should exhibit strong business acumen and impeccable presentation skills.
Must have the ability and focus to mentor designers, vendors and creative staff.
Proficient working knowledge of Abobe Creative Suite, Keynote, PPT required.
Proficient knowledge of various social platforms preferred.
Is able to take and give creative direction and relishes collaboration and growth.
Required to meet budgets and quick turnaround deadlines.
Internal or External Agency experience is a must.
SD is a great communicator and is punctual.
He/she maintains an efficient workflow and process and promptly communicates any issues regarding design and production to management.
Accurately documents work related information via work orders, etc.
Works hand-in-hand with Production and Operations.
Manages assets and archives projects accordingly and understands delivery.
Exhibit willingness to take on responsibilities outside of his/her job description and has the ability to respond to business demands in a fast-paced environment.
Presents a positive and professional attitude to stakeholders and co-workers.
SD is a great communicator and is punctual.
She/he maintains familiarity with current culture, design and marketing trends, social platforms and the relevance of fans and audiences.
Exhibits an innate sense of curiosity.
Experience in a self-starter/ leadership role w/ management experience in an agency environment
6-8 years in design and production (broadcast, digital, print)
Expert proficiency using Adobe CC, PowerPoint. Keynote experience a plus
Ability to manage projects from concept through execution unsupervised
Strong proficiency in branding initiatives
Passionate about original, acquired and library content, social, events and global branding initiatives
Experience in storyboarding narratives, concept creation and production execution
Experience in live action, 2D animation, 3D and VEFX, compositing, sonic branding
Bachelor Degree in Fine Art, Graphic Design or Film
Ability to work flexible hours.
Deep knowledge of social platforms.
Creativity, leadership, ability to think strategically, innovation, teamwork, ability to multi-task, communication skills, time management and prioritization skills a must
In addition to having a passion for all types of content, this individual also has his/ her finger on the pulse of pop culture and social trends in design, marketing and advertising.
He/she is passionate about strategic branding and creative and the elevation of these brands.
He/she is interested in entering, creating and sustaining an informed dialogue with the fan base from existing platforms as well as discovering additional avenues to engage new audiences specifically regarding social content creation.
This role will be performing color manipulations, retouching, photo composition, color proofs, and printer-specific color corrections or modifications for creative visuals & posters. This position's focus is on retouching digital\print images with an emphasis on high-end creatives, while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments, and goals of the organization.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Create and design digital collateral for digital and print.
Research assets, select photography and mask images for design team usage.
Selecting colors, fonts, images, and layouts
Make design/copy revisions on existing material and adapt creative to diverse sizes and formats.
Ensure projects are completed in a timely manner with a quality product
Manage multiple projects within design specifications
QA design for errors
Implement feedback and changes whenever possible
Other duties as assigned by creative supervisor
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Knowledge of Windows\Mac OS and proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Takes direction and constructive feedback well and can perform assigned tasks in a timely and productive manner.
Ability to articulate creative ideas with quick turnaround times
A positive attitude that contributes to the overall success of a collaborative environment.
Good creative problem-solving skills with the desire to learn and assist others on your team.
Previous industry experience creating and executing key art for film and TV, preferably within a fast-paced design agency setting, is not mandatory but preferred.
Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Advertising or Graphic Design studies is expected.
A relevant online portfolio or PDF of your current work, displaying strong conceptual, design and typography skills.
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Director, Shooter & Editor - Children's Channel
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Intermediate Level
This role would require performing all the technical filming aspects such as shooting footage, directing talent, and producing episodes as well as editing the final video (outside of color and score). The ideal candidate possesses strengths in creative writing, directing, and producing with a twist of fun. A big part of our success formula is being able to turn around high quality videos quickly and affordably so this position requires a multi-talented, self-motivated, and resourceful individual that can wear many hats. Since we are a mission-led company and all of the content we create inspires people, the right candidate will find the hours to be exciting and highly satisfying.
HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME:
Working with a small crew to shoot and direct weekly episodes for a new children’s channel on YouTube
Ideating, writing and planning; will typically be two days of pre-production and three days of shooting
Shooting consists of going to children’s themed locations with 1-3 actors who teach lessons to children through structured improvisation
Collaborating with our Production Manager to grow the channel together based on data driven strategies
Directing cast and crew to be able to tell an entertaining story
Managing many moving pieces in a high pressure environment with the calmness of a seasoned professional
WHAT YOU HAVE:
3+ years of experience working in digital video production, ideally YouTube or social media focused
Experience or interest in children focused content
Experience working with on-camera talent and crews
Technical proficiency with cinema cameras and gimbals
Knowledge of editing workflows and file management
Knowledge of YouTube
Ability to work in a fast paced environment on a wide variety of projects
WHO OVERSEES YOU: The Director/Shooter will report directly to the Senior Production Manager and will have regular interaction
WHO YOU OVERSEE: Currently, the Director/Shooter has no personnel reporting directly to him or her
WHERE IT ALL GOES DOWN: All the action takes place at our BRAND NEW studio in Burbank, CA
WHEN THE MAGIC HAPPENS: This is a full-time exempt employee role, the hours are somewhat flexible but will be discussed
The AP will know how to edit and mix audio and take the lead in editing simple interview podcasts. They will also assist other producers in editing and mixing more complex shows, and should have a deep interest in news and politics.
Direct recordings in the studio
Write draft scripts
Locate, organize and edit audio clips from news sources and the NBC archives
Listen to the work of other producers and provide feedback
Minimum 2 years of audio production experience, preferably in podcasting
Must be willing to work varied shifts as news changes
Technical expertise in ProTools and Apple computers
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