• Job Title: Gear Manager
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Date Posted: 8/16/2017
  • Location: Santa Clara, CA
  • Job #: JO-1707-734

Primary Function
This position supports a variety of high level digital productions for a global agency. The Technician sets up, troubleshoots, operates and strikes equipment for successful capture, completion and delivery of projects and events. Technician also provides technical assistance to a geographically diverse team, tracking gear and recommending additional inventory.
Responsibilities & Duties

  • Act as DP, Camera Operator and DIT for video productions
  • Operate lighting systems, teleprompter, audio systems or fill crew positions for studio & field productions
  • Assemble, troubleshoot and strike tripods, camera lenses and other camera parts & accessories
  • Assemble, troubleshoot and strike TV/film/video production lighting and electrical equipment, jibs, dollies, cranes, tracks, rigs and generators
  • Build and break down production sets, unpack and pack parts of sets and equipment from storage
  • Lay cable to provide power; dress cables for safety on the set
  • In support of global productions, work with technical team to prepare video production equipment for shipping & delivery
  • Organize equipment inventory, gather data on usage and find creative solutions for most effective use of equipment
  • Travel will be required and will be roughly 20% on average but with peaks during throughout the year as high as 50%
  • Other duties as assigned


  • DP/Camera operation skills; working familiarity with professional cameras by Sony, Panasonic, RED and Canon
  • Understanding of signal flow and video production process
  • Knowledge of lighting techniques and instruments
  • Able to perform well in a deadline driven, high profile environment
  • Excellent customer service skills; proactive and responsive
  • Project management skills with attention to detail
  • Knowledge of production equipment including manufacturers, terminology, visual recognition, set-up, basic troubleshooting and break-down
  • Solid work ethic
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Comfortable in a corporate office setting

Physical Demands

  • The duties of this position require the ability to bend, kneel, crawl, climb ladders and to stand for long periods of time
  • Candidate may be required to lift heavy equipment up to 75 pounds

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media, Video Production or related field preferred; or Technical school training with electronics training and related experience
  • 4+ years’ experience with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of studio and field shoots

To Apply

Customer Service + Diversity Inclusion: 
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 in any way. 
We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is an Equal Opportunity Employer.