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Lighting Director

FanDuel

FanDuel

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey, Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).

THE ROSTER

At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

The FanDuel TV Lighting Director will oversee all aspects of design and execution for our FanDuel TV productions and content. The ideal candidate will have a creative eye for detail, strong technical expertise, and the leadership skills to effectively manage lighting for our studio and remote productions as needed. The Lighting Director will collaborate closely with other departments to ensure seamless integration of lighting elements into overall production design and execution.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Develop and integrate lighting plots and designs for FanDuel TV Productions in collaboration with FDTV Leadership, Production, and Operations
  • Operate lighting consoles, maintain and modify existing looks
  • Develop, write, and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the studio and remote teams, ensuring tasks and projects are completed within strict deadlines
  • Act as point person on lighting and design projects, including spec’ing equipment and materials
  • Monitor show productions and consult with video production teams to QC and enhance productions
  • Perform tech checks at the beginning of each shift to check for burnouts, repositioning of equipment and overall set & grid maintenance
  • Conduct and perform routine and preventive maintenance of lighting fixtures, boards, and equipment
  • Report and follow up with technical and/or equipment issues to Studio Operations and Engineering teams and submit support tickets if needed.

THE STATS
What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • 3+ years of experience as a Lighting Director or similar role
  • Must be creative: Have a good eye for color and texture. Be able to design visually stimulating lighting.
  • Have working knowledge of camera shading and video levels
  • Proficiency with lighting design software and programming languages
  • Must be detail oriented and can work a flexible schedule consisting of weekends, late nights and holidays
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Able to troubleshoot with minimal impact to on air show.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Excellent communication skills: Able to understand the Director and Producer’s creative vision and communicate it to studio staff
  • Some travel may be required
  • Have a strong understanding of safety protocols and laws. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Unassisted and work on a ladder

PLAYER BENEFITS
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable hourly range for this position is $38.46 - $48.08, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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