• Job Title: Freelance Technical Director
  • Employment Type: Freelance
  • Date Posted: 9/27/2017
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Job #: JO-1709-797

 Primary Function:
Provide reliable and accurate switching and senior level technical direction for live and recorded broadcasts and video productions on a project/event basis
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Producer(s), execute the video design and output of live or recorded programs
  • Must calmly and accurately punch multiple cameras, CG and prompt lighting & audio cues
  • Guide camera, jib and robotics operators to establish shots as required by production needs
  • Provide direction to the crew assigned to the production, and be generally responsible for their conduct and performance (includes audio technician(s), camera and video control operators, lighting technician, floor director, etc).
  • Troubleshoot production equipment, including switcher to ensure proper functionality for the day’s production
  • Other related studio duties as needed


  • Excellent management of high pressure situations
  • Proficiency with various video hardware, switchers and routers, specifically Ross Vision switcher and Ikegami cameras (HK387B and HD GF Cams) or similar professional equipment
  • Command of modern digital video production, equipment and processes
  • Must possess capability to supervise and/or independently set up and operate control room and studio in order to facilitate productions
  • Customer service orientation; Professional presence and superior client relationship skills
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management and production colleagues in a corporate environment
  • Energy, enthusiasm, initiative, and strong leadership
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Willing to undergo background check


  • 7+ years’ experience of live and recorded studio production is required. Previous crew supervision experience is desired.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the corporate or broadcast television production industry coupled with strong technical aptitude
  • Bachelor’s degree in Video/Film Production or related field, or experience in lieu of
  • Samples that demonstrate technical work for major clients are preferred


TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues. TeamPeople is an Equal Opportunity Employer.