Video Engineer (V1) – Vista, CA

Role Description

The Video Engineer (V1) works in conjunction with audio, lighting, power, and other departments to design and operate video systems for live events. A knowledge of corporate events, concerts, and staging is crucial. This team member will be familiar with industry-standard professional video equipment and signal routing. Primary duties include the operation of advanced video switchers including E2/S3 consoles. The V1 will be familiar with cabling and routing, and be able to work with other departments for connecting with playback systems, cameras, projectors, and LED walls. The V1 works with the Technical Director (TD) or the Production Manager on the production schedule and is involved with load-in, rehearsals, show, and load-out. The ideal candidate would also be familiar with the needs of live streaming and software switchers such as vMix.


  • Design and implement professional video solutions for high-end live events and conferences
  • Contribute to the proposal process and assist with responding to RFPs and preparing quotes
  • Work with sales managers to create video plans and equipment pull sheets within inventory control software (FLEX)
  • Set up, operate, and strike video equipment on the show site
  • Coordinate with the Graphics Operator, Projectionist, Playback Operator, A1, and LD
  • Assist with basic graphics and technical support
  • Maintain a safe, organized, clean, and neat work environment
  • Coordinate special projects, including research and recommendations for purchase of specialty related items for show applications
  • Assume additional duties as needed


Skill Requirements

  • At least 3 years professional experience in video for live events
  • Ability to set up and operate professional video switching consoles (specifically Barco E2)
  • Experience in video cabling, signal routing, and control
  • Familiarity with high end video equipment such as cameras, projectors, and LED walls
  • Knowledge of hardware and software playback and recording, video formats and codecs
  • Skill in directing camera operators with a creative eye for storytelling through shot selection
  • Familiarity with IMAG, camera control (CCU, RCP), and shading is ideal
  • Experience with Disguise, Green Hippo, Watchout, or similar a plus
  • Computer literacy (Windows & MacOS) and general networking knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of graphics and creative tools such as the Adobe suite, PowerPoint, and Keynote
  • Excellent written, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work both with a team and independently


Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume or CV through
  • Must be willing to work in Vista, CA 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record and current insurance
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • Available to travel as required
  • Must provide acceptable documents that establish both identity and employment authorization


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, carry, move, and place up to 50 pounds as needed
  • Ability to assist with loading and unloading equipment into trucks


Travel Requirements

Up to 50%


Salary & Benefits

  • Starting at $55,000/yr  – Full-Time
  • Paid vacation
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401k program


Job Location

Openings available in:

  • Vista, CA


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