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FREEMAN Specialist PT - Video in Houston, Texas

We’re a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

SUMMARY

Freeman is seeking a Part Time Video Specialist to assist the Account Executive or Production Manager in specifying Video equipment in response to the needs of our clients, based on budgetary guidelines and accepted technical standards. Supervise labor crews and assist with the planning and organization of delivery, setup and dismantle of equipment at show site. Additional duties include:

  • Assist AE’s and PM’s in specifying proper equipment and labor requirements for events.

  • Supervise on-site video crew personnel efficiently and effectively.

  • Install and operate the following equipment: Multi-camera video switching systems including, but not limited to: DLP and LCD type video/data projectors and projection screens, monitors.and Video players/recording devices.

  • Maintain accurate equipment counts prior to load-in, on show site and upon return to shop.

  • Assist in the pulling, bar-coding, loading and restoring of equipment for shows.

  • Serve as customer service liaison to the client when required.

  • Ensure that company safety guidelines are followed and implemented in the shop and on show site.

  • Stay current with new and developing trends in the video industry.

  • Promotes positive team atmosphere in the shop and on show site.

  • Take direction and follow cues in a live show environment.

  • Read scripts and execute cues in a live show environment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two years related experience with a professional sound company or national A/V company

  • Minimum three years experience with large-scale professional video systems.

  • Minumum one year experience with rack wiring and portable video system assembly.

  • Minimum three years hands on experience in timing and engineering component and composite video systems, and directing/calling camera shots.

  • Understanding of power distribution systems and ground loop isolation.

  • Must have an proven understanding of video theory and practice, including signal flow and troubleshooting.

  • Must know how to correctly operate Waveform Monitor / Vectorscope and multimeters.

  • Minimum three years directing cameras and switching a live show.

  • Knowledgeable in Vector Works (CAD Program), Microsoft Word, and Excel.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, equipment specifications and financial reports.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, customers, or regulatory agencies.

  • Ability to write training programs and articles for publications that conform to prescribed style and format.

  • Ability to effectively adjust presentation style to a variety of audiences, i.e. top management, technicians, or clients.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and plane geometry.

  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to relate and conduct theoretical discussions as applicable to specific technical topics.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems quickly and effectively.

  • Ability to clearly instruct and demonstrate the set up and operation of lighting equipment and rigging operations with in our industry.

  • Ability to communicate in person or over the phone how to perform various equipment related operation.

PREFERRED

  • Two years hands on experience with large, staging oriented projectors such as Barco, Christie and Digital Projections.

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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