Vision Controller

Open News

Reporting to the Managing Director : Open News.   Your Key Performance Areas include:

Coordination and Control

  • Ensuring equipment (lighting and cameras) is switched on and in good working order.
  • Balancing cameras with exact required lighting for shooting.
  • Controlling and positioning all cameras in studio according to programme setup.
  • Performing Camera back focus and position lights in accordance with programme requirements.
  • Checking the accuracy of light positioning in Open News studios
  • Framing camera shots according to the Technical Directors or producers requirements. Where necessary with the use of robotic control
  • Lining up of all other equipment according to Technical Director requirements to set for programming and assisting the lighting team with light swings.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and report faulty equipment to Engineering and Head: Technical Operations.
  • Shutting down cameras and lights and store safely.
  • Providing the Technical Director with a basic report on daily activities including technical faults.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A relevant Film and Television qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Competency, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning skills
  • Organising skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Persuasiveness
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Coping under pressure
  • Conflict handling skills
  • Computer literacy: MSO Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint

If you meet the minimum requirements, we look forward to hearing from you. Kindly submit the following to

  • Your CV
  • A certified copy of your ID
  • A certified copy of your Qualifications
  • Completed Application Form

If you have not received a response within 14 days after the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

20 JUN 2018

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