Position Summary NYU's Tisch School of the Arts has an exciting opportunity for a skilled Animation Technician who will provide technical support for assigned areas of operation in the Department of Film & Television. This individual will operate a wide variety of production or post production equipment including specialized equipment requiring significant training. Instruct students and faculty on operating equipment; conduct individual and group training workshops, and demonstrate use of equipment. Advise students and faculty on equipment that would best meet their technical needs. Perform skilled maintenance and repairs on complex equipment and parts. Qualifications/Required Education High School diploma and some relevant technical training or equivalent. Required Experience 2-3 years of related experience. Experience providing customer support in a production-related environment. Preferred Experience Experience in a film and/or television production or equipment rental facility. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. Knowledge of and ability to operate a wide variety of animation, photography and digital equipment, computers and related software including Boex Camera, Mitchell animation camera, analog and digital pencil test stations, still photo camera, photo lighting, tripods, etc. Skilled at troubleshooting and performing moderately complex repairs. Ability to train others in equipment use. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Ability to troubleshoot technical problems. Projected Position Start Date 08-01-2010
Internal Number: 104569043
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