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Video Equipment Checker

At Adorama, we are a leader in the photography, videography & audio world. Our products allow creators to reach their highest potential and transform their personal and professional lifestyles to the next level.

We are looking for individuals who are detail oriented and love to think outside the box to meet the demands of the organization as well as our customers. If you are ready to work in an ever-advancing environment with our state-of-the-art products and services, apply and join us for a fun & productive tech environment.


Job Summary

You will aim to support a strong team of Video Equipment Checkers in our growing Used & Trade department. You'll help us ensure that all incoming video equipment is thoroughly inspected and all quality assurance standards are met. Daily tasks will include testing the functionality of the equipment and assessing imperfections. You'll also be researching the equipment and performing data entry tasks.

Department Overview

The Adorama Used & Trade department has been buying and trading photography equipment for many years. When customers are ready to upgrade their systems or trade them in for cash, they send their equipment to Adorama. From there, 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 towards future purchases. The Adorama Used department purchases a variety of used photography equipment. We've purchased everything from film cameras to the latest full-frame digital and mirrorless cameras. Also, we purchase manual and autofocus lenses and an array of camera 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.


  • Inspect and operate video and lighting equipment to ensure functionality.
  • Conduct quality control procedures and identify any imperfections with the equipment.
  • Identify any missing parts.  
  • Assess like-new equipment for any defects and record results with accuracy.
  • May be asked to perform additional essential duties throughout the department.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Industry-relevant education and experience in film and videography.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and be a team player.
  • Must be detail-oriented, exhibit strong organizational skills, and demonstrate the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Demonstrate curiosity in learning various types of video, audio and Lighting equipment
  • Able to work independently on assigned tasks and accept direction on given assignments.
  • Able to lift 50 cases



  • Up to 40 hrs of personal time off after a 90 Probationary Period.
  • 3 National holidays after a 90 Day Probationary Period.
  • Up to 13 company holidays after the Probationary Period. 
  • Friday afternoons, Saturdays, and Sundays off. (Will be some Sunday exceptions).
  • Pay Increases (performance-based). 
  • Promotion Opportunities. 
  • $ 250.00 Cash Referral Bonus.
  • Casual work environment.
  • Employee Discounts (Including Rental Equipment).
  • Commuter Benefits Program (Tax Deferred).
  • Health Insurance, Dental, vision, and prescription coverage available.
  • Up to 29 days off each year after 3 years of service with the company. 

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, 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, Internet Retailers Top 100, and is the official Electronics Retailer of the NY Giants.




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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