Camera Operator Resume Samples

A Camera Operator will operate and control the camera equipment to record events, record products or shows that will amuse or entertain audiences or record events such a political speech or sports games. A well-drafted Camera Operator Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – setting up and assembling equipment, planning and rehearsing scenes, following camera scripts, working with directors and determining all aspects of shots, preparing and testing angles and camera movements, capturing quality footage, and resolving technical or practical issues.

Necessary qualifications for the post include – physical fitness, capable of concentrating for a long time, excellent hand-eye coordination, experience in operating relevant equipment, excellent theoretical knowledge of filming, ability to capture footage and editing skills; and excellent color vision. Camera Operators are expected to hold a degree in film or a similar field.

Camera Operator Resume example

Camera Operator Resume

Objective : Accumulated experience in various work environments in film, television and photography production, developed a special interest in the technical aspect of media production.

Skills : Video Production, Transportation, Leadership, Coaching, Advertising, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Operate television or motion picture cameras to record scenes for television broadcasts, advertising, or motion pictures.
    2. Compose and frame each shot, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, film, filters, and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.
    3. Operate zoom lenses, changing images according to specifications and rehearsal instructions.
    4. Use cameras in any of several different camera mounts such as stationary, track-mounted, or crane-mounted.
    5. Test, clean, and maintain equipment to ensure proper working condition.
    6. Adjust positions and controls of cameras, printers, and related equipment to change focus, exposure, and lighting.
    7. Gather and edit raw footage on location to send to television affiliates for broadcast, using electronic news-gathering or film-production equipment.
    8. Confer with directors, sound and lighting technicians, electricians, and other crew members to discuss assignments and determine filming sequences, and lighting requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Camera Operator-EVS Resume

Summary : Seeking for an objective is to enter an environment surrounded by promising opportunities in the field of Mass Media to become the best one can be wherever this path.

Skills : Canon DSLR Cameras 5D Mark II, 5D Mark III & 7D, Arri & Mole Richardson Grip Gear, Zoom H4n Recorder, 744T Sound Recorder.

Description :

    1. Managed all aspects of the camera operations for sports productions and event videos such as weddings, religious TV, short films, commercials, and music videos.
    2. Filmed and produced corporate instructional videos for clinical applications for the dentistry and medical fields.
    3. Handling set up of lighting, set design and acquisition of audio recording.
    4. Worked with onscreen talent in the capacity of director, walking them through the scene and working on fine-tuning their performance.
    5. Received and gave insight into the camera operation and positioning of the camera and the actors.
    6. Worked with the following companies as a camera operator, shooting, sound, lighting, and floor directing.
    7. Self-motivated individual, enthusiastic team player, eager to complete a daily task within deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical


Camera Operator I Resume

Summary : A motivated camera operator who is a highly technical and creative individual who enjoys collaborating with large groups of people. Excellent verbal communication and able to take direction well from others. Respect the safety and working conditions of others and be willing to join the union or unions that represent talent in the film industry.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Knowledge of Cameras, Lenses, and Lighting.

Description :

    1. Monitored the facility to prevent losses and ensure the full protection of occupants.
    2. Operated surveillance systems and patrol the ground to protect against hazards.
    3. Wrote information reports to update management on all security matters.
    4. Immediately respond To security violations alarms and other emergency situations.
    5. Exercised sound judgment and maintain confidentiality at all times.
    6. Experienced and dependable security guard dedicated to ensuring the safety of employees and visitors and minimizing potential losses.
    7. Proficient in operating systems including Two-way radios, CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) Operating System and two-way convex Wall mirrors.
    8. Committed to enhancing knowledge of security techniques completed Intensive security training program.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
HS

Camera Operator-Director Resume

Summary : Seeking to find a career where one can use skills and knowledge to efficiently perform and exceed my job duties.

Skills : Video Editing, Video Production, Audio Editing, Graphic.

Description :

    1. Operating cameras during live games.
    2. Assembling, preparing and setting up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables, and leads, and headphones.
    3. Offering advice on how best to shoot a scene, explaining the visual impact created by particular shots.
    4. Keeping up to date with filming methods and equipment.
    5. Maintaining professionalism on-set, maintaining relationships with other members of the crew and cast, including the director, hosts, and guests.
    6. Posing a deep understanding of camera, lens, and related camera gear and tech.
    7. Responsible for Organization, professionalism, courteous, hard-work, effective communication and enjoying the pressures of live broadcasting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Camera Operator II Resume

Objective : Seeking a position in a shipyard or warehouse environment where painting skills can be utilized and knowledge of warehouse work and machinery can be put to good use. Also interested in gaining new knowledge, skills, and abilities to expand experience base.

Skills : Painter, General Labor, Warehouse Worker.

Description :

    1. Measured original layouts and determines proportions needed to make reduced or enlarged photographic prints for paste-up.
    2. Exposed high contrast film for a predetermined exposure time.
    3. Selected and installed screens and filters in-camera to produce desired effects.
    4. Measured the density of continuous tone images to be photographed to set exposure time for halftone images.
    5. Used software to manipulate camera settings, lights, and lenses.
    6. Immersed film in series of chemical baths to develop images and hangs film on the rack to dry.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Assistant Camera Operator Resume

Summary : A driven media professional with experience across a range of disciplines in film, from video editing to camera operations to animation reference. Credited in the feature film, television, commercials, web series, and sports (live streaming and broadcast) so far.

Skills : Final Cut Pro, Tricaster, Video Editing, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Motion, Directing.

Description :

    1. Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.
    2. Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure, and lighting as requested by the director.
    3. Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts.
    4. Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts.
    5. Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements, and lighting requirements.
    6. Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts.
    7. Sets up and performs shots for broadcasts.
    8. Tests, cleans, maintains and repairs camera equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Associate Camera Operator Resume

Summary : Seeking a company that offers opportunities for advancement to one with credentials, and be an asset to the company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Pro Tools, Excel.

Description :

    1. Produced quality work, maintain production quota and follow order specifications.
    2. Made camera shots from original or distorted art-board, making distortions, stripping per art-board and customer order specifications.
    3. Proofreading type, stripping separations and laying screens.
    4. Made Off Set Plates, mixing various developers, chemicals, processing the plates including gumming and quality control of all plates prior to shipping to customers.
    5. Worked with specific gravities in relation to chemicals.
    6. Maintained daily record of plate specifications and activity according to customer's specifications.
    7. Maintained charts and reports, recording specifications for all jobs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS

Jr. Camera Operator Resume

Summary : An experienced Camera Operator, dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Bilingual in Spanish, Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed all aspects of the camera operations for sports productions and event videos such as weddings, religious TV, short films, commercials, and music videos.
    2. Filmed and produced corporate instructional videos for clinical applications for the dentistry and medical fields.
    3. Handling set up of lighting set design and acquisition of audio recording.
    4. Worked with onscreen talent in the capacity of director, walking them through the scene and working on fine-tuning their performance.
    5. Responsible for sizing and screening pictures, shooting and sending pages to the press.
    6. Handled equipment, operating graphics controls, working with lighting, assisting TV hosts and directors.
    7. Assisted in building the camera, audio kits and announcer's booth.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical

Studio Camera Operator Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position in operations and or safety. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro.

Description :

    1. Discuss the style of shooting, recce all locations, review all set plans, determine technical details such as - where tracks are to be laid, size of crane or dolly.
    2. Determine the type of heads - remote, fluid, geared or hand-held and tripods.
    3. Discuss with the DoP choice of 1st AC, 2nd AC, Central Loader and Grip(s).
    4. Liaise with the DoP, Camera Crew and Grips on camera and grip equipment lists.
    5. Shoot camera and lens tests, especially checking the ground glass ratios and format by shooting a leader.
    6. Check Projection in rushes theatre for any discrepancies of framing.
    7. Operate cameras at various points on the track to live-stream the championships nationally in conjunction with flat rack.
    8. Collaborate with the technical director; and designed shots and operated on stage.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Assistant Camera Operator Resume

Summary : Seeking to find a career where one can use skills and knowledge to efficiently perform and exceed job duties. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.

Skills : Video Editing, Video Production, Audio Editing, Graphic.

Description :

    1. Operating cameras during live games.
    2. Assembling, preparing and setting up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables, and leads, and headphones.
    3. Offering advice on how best to shoot a scene, explaining the visual impact created by particular shots.
    4. Keeping up to date with filming methods and equipment.
    5. Maintaining professionalism on-set, maintaining relationships with other members of the crew and cast, including the director, producers, lighting technicians, and guests.
    6. Posing a deep understanding of camera, lens, and related camera gear and tech.
    7. Committed to enhancing knowledge of security techniques completed Intensive security training program.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Camera Operator-Temp Resume

Summary : Television and digital media professional talented at creating, producing and supervising a diverse range of network and independent productions. Brings a strong work ethic and leadership skills to creative environments. Very knowledgeable in all aspects of television and film production.

Skills : Microsoft, Adobe, Final Cut Pro, Premier Pro, Management.

Description :

    1. Worked as a baseline camera operator during multiple broadcasts of basketball games.
    2. Broadcasted fast-paced sports action on a collegiate level shown on local TV.
    3. Set up all cables, back focus, and technical specs of professional broadcasting video cameras.
    4. Coordinated with the director specifying different video shots, on-court interviews, and operations.
    5. Gained valuable knowledge of how a full-fledged broadcast operates.
    6. Set up precise photographic measurements and control equipment.
    7. Photograph special events, including proms, graduations, and sporting events.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Camera Operator-Master Control Resume

Headline : Innovative Director, Writer, Director of Photography and Producer bringing a comprehensive background in media and the film industry. Knowledgeable about cinematic procedures, as well as the latest technologies, editing software and cameras. Builds high-performing teams with an eye for creating innovative and entertaining pieces with commercial appeal. Excels at concept development and delivering compelling stories.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects.

Description :

    1. Responsible for shooting pages of a daily newspaper on camera, to convert hard copy to film.
    2. Expose film on aluminum plate burner and transport finished plate to press room.
    3. Responsible for running darkroom operations.
    4. Make paper Velox's, film positives, negatives, and reverses.
    5. Inventory of all film and Velox paper, photo chemicals.
    6. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of film and plate processors.
    7. Assist the director in lighting and all camera setup.
    8. Work closely with numerous directors and producers on varying projects over the years, in numerous capacities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Camera Operator Resume

Objective : Seeking a position in a shipyard or warehouse environment where painting skills can be utilized and knowledge of warehouse work and machinery can be put to good use.

Skills : Painter, General Labor, Warehouse Worker, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Measured original layouts and determines proportions needed to make reduced or enlarged photographic prints for paste-up.
    2. Exposed high contrast film for a predetermined exposure time.
    3. Selected and installed screens and filters in-camera to produce desired effects.
    4. Measured the density of continuous tone images to be photographed to set exposure time for halftone images.
    5. Selected and installed screens and filters in-camera to produce desired effects.
    6. Used software to manipulate camera settings, lights, and lenses.
    7. Immersed film in series of chemical baths to develop images and hangs film on a rack to dry.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA