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On Call Lighting Assistant


On Call Lighting Assistant

• Emerging Level


Under the direction of the Manager of Broadcast Lighting, the Lighting Assistant supports the efforts of the entire Lighting team to enhance the lighting of every studio and remote broadcast for QVC.

Category Assistant  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Pennsylvania
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 28, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Who We Are
The lighting assistant will perform daily design and technical maintenance under the supervision and guidance of the Lighting Designer & Lighting Engineer, respectively.  They also must react quickly to critical situations that occur in live broadcast situations, and support any other lighting activities that involve all live or content studios. 

Your Impact 
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled checks of set lighting to ensure that all fixtures and gel are in good working condition and focused correctly.  
  • Program the lighting consoles as necessary.  Understand basic operations and functions of the lighting console. 
  • Under the supervision of the Lighting Designer and Associate Lighting Designer, hang and focus any additional lighting equipment needed for new positions, specialty shows, or TSVs. 
  • Utilize existing software to track times associated with specialty shows and additional programming or projects.  
  • Utilize existing software to track the movement or installation of all lighting equipment.  
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area, and promote all safe-use practices through the use of safety guidelines. 
  • Support the Lighting Designer or Engineer in project development through research, paperwork, or demonstrations of equipment. 
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. 
  • Provide necessary training to members of the studio production team.  
  • Serves to support the Lighting Designer on all matters regarding the lighting design for the network.  Offers suggestions for improvements.  
  • Serves to support the Lighting Engineer on all matters regarding maintenance of the lighting systems.  
  • Interacts with other internal departments to ensure the lighting enhances the overall picture. 
  • Maintains QVC’s high standards for quality broadcasting. 
  • Executes and records lighting design based on location, lighting technology and effect to be achieved, as suggested by the Lighting Designer or Associate Lighting Designer. 
What You Bring
  • Must have a basic working knowledge of lighting systems, fixtures, video and design 
  • Basic knowledge of lighting and color theory as it applies to television, film, theatre, or photography.   
  • Basic knowledge of studio lighting fixtures 
  • Highly organized and proactive 
  • Computer Skills with knowledge in MS Office software applications. 
  • Degree in television / theatre lighting and/or film, or equivalent combination of training and experience required. 
  • One to Three years of recent active lighting experience is required, coupled with a working knowledge of technical elements. 
  • Must be competent in reacting quickly to critical situations that occur in live situations.  
  • Must have some experience working in lighting designs and systems, working with multiple fixture types and utilizing existing knowledge to make educated decisions on new or unfamiliar equipment.   
  • Some experience with on-location or remote productions preferred 

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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