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Videographer Technician Elizabeth, NJ

Company Overview

Located in New York City, Adorama is the affordable photography, video, audio and electronics store. Serving customers for over 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to become one of the leading online destinations for photography, imaging and consumer electronics. We are so much more than just a camera store... anything you can imagine to help capture, enjoy and share life’s moments. Adorama's vast product offerings encompass professional photography, video and audio, home entertainment and mobile computing. Adorama also offers an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix, pro equipment rental, Adorama Rental Company, and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free education for photographers in video channels such as the popular AdoramaTV. Whether you're a professional photographer or just starting out, our helpful and knowledgeable sales team will help select the right equipment for any situation.

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

Department Overview
Adorama Used & Trade has been buying and trading for many years. When customers are ready to upgrade their systems or trade them in for cash, they send the equipment to Adorama. We evaluate the items and provide the customer with an honest and fair offer. If the customer accepts the offer, Adorama will send them a check or offer a credit toward future purchases.

Adorama Used purchases all types of used photography equipment, from old film cameras to new full frame digital & mirror-less formats, manual and autofocus lenses and an array of accessories. We also acquire an impressive amount of used video, audio and lighting equipment as well as binoculars and scopes - nothing is too big or too small.

Job Summary

A Cinema/Video Technician’s function is to inspect and review all incoming used Professional video equipment. Test the functionality of item, conduct special quality control, research and identify any imperfections of the equipment and make recommendations if repairs or parts are necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Operate and inspect equipment for functionality
  • Conduct specialized quality testing to identify any imperfections in the equipment
  • Appraise equipment based on market value and demand
  • Identify essential missing parts and send them for repair
  • Record accurately any defects that are for repair
  • Reports any issues of equipment to buyer and department manager
  • May perform additional basic duties throughout the department
  • Batch equipment for cleaning & checking

Qualifications and Skills

  •  A combination of education, training  and experience
  • The ability to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of camera/video equipment
  • Technologically savvy with a moderate knowledge of Cinema/ Video gear
  • Experience in pro-camcorders HD, and consumer video equipment
  • Video, Audio and Lighting equipment
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic math computing skills
  • Strong organizational and documentation
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Aptitude for making quick & quality decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Benefits

  • Up to 40 HRS personal time off after 90 Probationary Period
  • 3 National holidays after 90 Day Probationary Period
  • 13 company holidays after Probationary Period 
  • Friday's afternoon’s off, Saturday off and Sunday. Sundays are only open during peak season
  •  Increases ( performance based)  
  • Promotion Opportunities 
  • Holiday Bonus
  • $ 250.00 Cash Referral Bonus
  • casual work environment
  • Employee Discounts (Even on Rental Equipment)
  •  Public Transportation Tax discount
  • Health Insurance, Dental, vision, and prescription coverage available
  • up to 29  days off each year after three years of Service with the company 
  • Fun Family Events, Raffles, Food, Prizes

We at ADORAMA believe in respecting & encouraging diversity and as such we gladly abide by all EEOC regulations. We will never turn down a qualified employee based on race, religion, gender, sexual-identification, disability, or any other protected class. All jobs are and will continue being awarded based on merit.

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