The Equipment Assistant will take part in overseeing equipment needs in assigned studios throughout the duration of the shoot, while interacting with clients and providing the highest level of service.
Un-packing and re-packing the studio for the following day’s shoots.
Accurately and efficiently pulling lighting and grip orders and staging in studio in an organized manner
Checking and testing all grip and lighting equipment to ensure proper functioning prior to client use
Working with clients throughout the day during check-out and check-in process of grip and lighting equipment at the studio or on location
Creating stock checks and short lists to establish and maintain accurate inventory counts
Communicating customer requests, order changes, and/ or paperwork specifications to management
Properly assessing and completing minor repairs to equipment
Maintaining a clean work area at all times
Ensuring that all sub-rented gear is picked up from and returned to the correct vendors
Quickly executing all other duties as assigned by management
Prior experience with digital photography studio equipment assistance
Excellent time management and people skills
Computer experience a plus. Should be knowledgeable in Mac OSX, Microsoft Office and Filemaker
Experience with both Full production and the rental business