Camera Prep Technician

Location: United States

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Company Overview

ARC, Adorama Rental Co.

Adorama Rental Co has been in business since 1988 and has become the ultimate industry source for professional cinematographers, videographers and photographers. ARC rents and supports the full range of Still and Motion cameras (including Lenses & Accessories), Lighting, and Grip Equipment. We are a "one-stop" destination for all sorts of shoots, carrying the most comprehensive list of DSLR's, Digital Backs, Video and Digital Cinema Cameras, Strobes & Continuous Lights, at rates that make sense.

Job Summary

To provide an efficient, positive experience for our clients while assisting them with their camera prep.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise checking out camera packages and all other rented equipment

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with equipment during preps

  • Have and maintain a working knowledge of Cinema/ Photographic/Video/Lighting equipment.

  • Contact Customers regarding issues with their orders and finding a solution.

  • Process payments and maintain client confidentiality regarding credit cards and all personal documents and data.

  • Efficacy in communicating and dealing with high profile clients.

  • Maintain a friendly and professional appearance.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned to meet our business needs.

  • Willingness to work until job is complete, extended hours

Qualifications and Skills

  • On-set experience as a Camera Assistant or a Prep Tech at a camera rental house.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with digital cameras such as ARRI Alexa, ARRI Alexa Mini, RED Raven/ Dragon/ Helium, Sony F55/ FS5/ FS7, Canon Cinema Cameras C300/ C500/ C100 / C700, DSLR Cameras etc.

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Strong multitasking skills and ability to work well under pressure

  • Passion for filmmaking and filmmakers

  • Provide exemplary customer service to both internal and external clients


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