Lighting Assistant On-Call

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

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QVC is seeking an energetic individual to join our television team as a Lighting Assistant. In this role, you will work closely with a Lighting Designer & Engineer with creating and maintaining the lighting scheme/design for the live broadcast. Also, react quickly to critical situations that occur in live broadcast situations, and support any other lighting activities that involve all live or content studios. A successful candidate will have basic working knowledge of lighting systems, fixtures, video, and design.Job Description DetailsAbout "On Call"QVC employs "on call" staff to cover projects, vacation, and periods of high volume."On call" means that you are scheduled "as needed", and you could work a varied schedule from week to week based on our needs and your availability. You may know your schedule a few weeks in advance however, you may also be called on short notice.Day in the Life* Independently set up, program and strike basic lighting setups.* Lighting activities involve all Live studio, and some Video Production responsibilities.* Works closely with the Associate Lighting Designers to identify and accommodate unplanned lighting needs.* Perform scheduled and unscheduled checks of set lighting to ensure that all fixtures, gel, and accessories are in good working condition and focused correctly.* Program the lighting consoles as necessary. Understand basic operations and functions of the lighting console.* Perform inventory checks and audit of larger assets.* Maintain a clean and orderly work area, and promote all safe-use practices through the use of safety guidelines.* Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.Must Haves* Degree in television / theater / lighting and/or film, or equivalent combination of training and experience* 1 year of recent active lighting experience, coupled with a working knowledge of technical elements.* A skill set consisting of lighting and color theory, some basic grip and rigging techniques, knowledge of traditional lighting fixtures and effects.* Physical Requirements:* Able to climb stairs/ladders and work on elevated surfaces* Able to lift, push, carry, pull items over 70 lbs.* Able to differentiate between colors* Able to stand for long periods of time* Able to work various shifts in a 24/7 environment, including weekends, Holidays and overnightsCandidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of "must haves".Nice to Haves* Experience with on-location or remote productions.* Excellent oral and written communication.* Able to work autonomously.About QVC, IncQVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit to learn more.QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.EEOAs an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at for assistance.Click Apply and log in with your existing account or create an account. This will allow you to check the status of your application at any time and receive the most up to date communications from our Talent Acquisition team.
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