Studio Production Engineer

Posting Date 1 month ago(8/11/2022 4:02 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Medical LLC


The Studio Production Engineer at Cook Medical will operate, manage, and support Studio and Master Control operations as well as direct technical personnel on larger productions. Provide reliable and accurate switching/technical direction for live and recorded video productions. Provide ongoing support, maintenance and on-the-spot troubleshooting of production equipment, and lead engineering project management for a state-of-the-art production facility. Proactively build relationships with stakeholders to facilitate creative and efficient operations, as well as promote and enhance the capabilities of the studio.


• Execute the output of live or recorded programs to match the look and feel of company brand
• Must possess capability to supervise and/or independently set up and operate control room and studio to facilitate productions
• Control video switchers and supporting equipment and software (including Livestream Studio, Resolume Arena, Blackmagic, and Rogue Media Servers) in real time
• Calmly and accurately operate robotic & studio cameras, graphics, audio mixer, lighting, and computers
• Maintain production equipment to ensure proper functionality for the day’s production
• Work closely with clients on set to ensure their needs are met and offer creative solutions
• Determine what equipment and capability is needed to execute a given production
• Work with Studio Project Manager to assign crew and/or procurement of any necessary equipment
• Work with studio personnel to track live and recorded productions and maintain a realistic production calendar
• Recognized both within and outside the organization as a thought leader
• Recommend operational strategies and plans with direct impact on results
• Influence business decisions made by leadership

• Communicate with senior leadership on matters of strategic importance
• Recommend operational plans and strategies that will directly impact the achievement of results
• Establish operational plans with short-to mid-term impact on results
• Responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees across the Company
• Document quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, and reference materials
• Research, test and validate new options for production operational support. Develop recommendations and conclusions from information gathered, and present findings and recommendations to leadership team
• Oversee installation, maintenance, and repair of studio systems at local or remote sites
• Participate in studio technology design or redesign projects
• Support of Global Live Events i.e. Trade Shows and Conferences - including travel, equipment setup and operation
• Collaborate and design of similar studios and multipurpose rooms for Cook facilities globally


• Bachelor’s degree in Video/Film Production or related field, or experience in lieu of
• 10+ years’ experience in the corporate or broadcast television production industry coupled with strong technical aptitude.
• Experience with live and recorded studio production is required; Samples that demonstrate technical work for major clients are preferred
• Crew supervision experience
• Budgeting for multiple projects and events in multiple global currencies
• Command of modern digital video production, equipment, and processes; Proficiency with various video hardware, switchers and routers including IP based video and audio
• Understand basic editing and post-production concepts

• Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player. Must have strong communications skills, be well organized and capable of handling multiple assignments. A strong sense of urgency in solving customer requests to ensure timely resolution is critical.
• Ability to deliver precise instructions and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Advanced engineering and equipment troubleshooting skills
• Knowledge of IT and digital video, including compression, conversion, streaming and codes
• Customer service orientation; Professional presence and superior client relationship skills
• Work effectively with executive leadership and production colleagues in a corporate environment
• Ability to switch from one project to another quickly and effectively; ability to quickly prioritize and reorganize events, projects, and resources
• Should feel comfortable working with staging, facility operations and safety protocols.
• Possess the technical knowledge and collaborative and problem-solving skills necessary to translate abstract concepts into effective deliverables


Physical Requirements:

• Works under general office environmental conditions
• Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment
• Occasional travel, domestic & international, may be required

• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations
• Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports
• Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching


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