Cinematographer Technician

Location: Elizabeth, NJ

Department: Used

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Company Overview

Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to include the leading online destination for photography, imaging and consumer electronics. Adorama's vast product offerings encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio, while its services include an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix, pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free education for photographers in video channels such as the popular AdoramaTV.

Adorama is listed as one of the top five electronics retailers by Consumer Reports, “Best of the Web” by, Internet Retailers Top 100, and is the official Electronics Retailer of the NY Giants.

Job Summary

This position assesses video equipment previously owned from customers for online selling. A Video Technician operates and inspects equipment for functionality, conducts special quality testing to identify any imperfections the equipment may have and makes recommendations if equipment is needed for repair or if parts are needed. The Video Technician wills Asses from lower end equipment up to high end Equipment Example Black Magic cameras, Red Etc.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Operate and inspect equipment for suitability
  • Conduct special quality testing to identify any imperfections the equipment may have
  • Appraises equipment based on market value and demand
  • Identifies essential parts that may deter the equipment to function properly, identify missing parts and send them for repair
  • Record accurately in system equipment defects that are send for repair or sold as is.
  • Batch equipment for cleaning process 
  • Reports any issues of equipment to buyer and department manager
  • Batches equipment for checking process
  • May perform basic duties in other areas of the department

Qualifications and Skills

Any combination of education and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described.

  • Technical savvy with a moderate knowledge of DSLR / Cinema/ Video gear
  • Experience in pro-camcorders HD, and consumer video equipment. 
  • Video, Audio and Lighting equipment 
  • Knowledge of Medium and Large Format equipment for photo


  • Excellent  written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, the ability to thrive in a team environment and an aptitude for making quick quality decisions.
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills.
  • Basic math computing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Benefits and Perks

  • GENEROUS Paid time Off 
  • Overtime Opportunities
  • $ 250.00 Cash Referral Bonus 
  • Employee Discounts (Even on Rental Equipment) 
  • Health Insurance and prescription coverage available
  • Fun Family Events, Raffles, Food, Prizes 
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