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      October 01,2021
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    Camera Operator - European Football

    Location: Football stadium(s) in your city
    Contract: Freelance, match-days only
    Salary: from 40 Euros per hour (plus expenses)
    Start Date: August/September 2021


    As a Camera Operator, you will be working on-site at football stadiums in your region, playing a key part in the delivery of our services to UEFA Champions League matches.

    You will be responsible for operating our camera in the Tactical position on the gantry, working with our Football Operations team to provide a Coaching/Tactical feed to our stakeholders. You will be expected to follow the provided filming instructions, ensuring the correct number of players are in shot for certain scenarios.

    We will equip you with the technical training and support to perform your day to day tasks but also encourage development and progression to help make an impact on what we do.

    You will be provided with all camera hardware and peripherals.

    You will be expected to arrive at the stadium around two hours before kick-off and will leave the site around one hour after the final whistle. These times could be flexible. Hawk-Eye will pay all reasonable travel expenses.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Conducting pre-match checks of the systems in accordance with standard procedures
    • Liaising with the Hawk-Eye team and stadium staff on-site
    • Operating camera systems during the match
    • Managing colour balance, exposure, etc, throughout the match
    • Maintaining a constant field of view, in accordance with agreed standards
    • Monitoring hardware performance, being able to troubleshoot and report any encountered issues

    Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

    • Prior experience operating cameras in a live sporting environment
    • Ideally, experience filming with a wide angle lens
    • Good skills and knowledge of setting up and operating a range of professional camera systems
    • Proactive attitude and ability to work on your own initiative
    • Time management skills and ability to work in a high pressure, live broadcast environment
    • Ability to liaise with clients and customers in a professional and approachable manner
    • Flexible and adaptable to a schedule that is dedicated by the fixture list and can change at short notice
    • Working proficiency in English


    • A high-autonomy role with real exposure to the forefront of the sports officiating and broadcasting world
    • The opportunity to experience some of the highest-profile sporting events around the globe
    • Access to some of the most intelligent, innovative and driven people in our industry
    • Involved in a fast-growing business where opportunities for progression are plentiful

    About Hawk-Eye Innovations

    About Hawk-Eye
    Hawk-Eye Innovations have been at the forefront of sports officiating and broadcast enhancement technology since 2001. The world’s biggest sporting events trust Hawk-Eye to make the right call when it matters most.

    Hawk-Eye’s vision-processing, video replay and creative graphic technologies make sport fairer, safer, more engaging and better informed. Our innovations are constantly changing the face of sports officiating, production, content management, fan engagement in every sport.

    Hawk-Eye Innovations form a key part of the Sony Sports Innovations Group with a shared mission to deliver best-in-class officiating, broadcast and digital solutions to the sports world.

    Diversity and Inclusion
    Our commitment to diversity and inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience drives us forward every day. We celebrate differences. We encourage different opinions and approaches to be heard, and then we come together and build.

    Our response to COVID 19
    During this time Hawk-Eye Innovations Team's are working remotely to deliver our services, however, our operations teams are on site. We are continuing to hire and onboard fantastic people into our teams during the COVID pandemic and have adapted our processes to ensure we can deliver a virtual recruitment process that keeps you and our teams safe. During our recruitment process, you can expect to interact with us via one-way video interviews, virtual meetings and telephone. The Talent Acquisition and Hiring Teams are here to support you through your recruitment journey, so please feel free to contact us if you require any assistance.

    Our new starters are joining the business remotely and we want to ensure you feel like part of our team. From onboarding to daily standups, monthly socials and team all hands, we will ensure you have everything you need to succeed as your onboard with Hawk-Eye Innovations.

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