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XR Studio Production Assistant Fellow

Deadline to apply: Ongoing, with consideration will be given to those who apply by April 12, 2024
Location: 317 Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Pay Rate: Undergraduate $17/hr, Master’s $20/hr, Doctoral $23/hr
Job Duration: 32-40 hours in Summer/Spring semester, with the possibility of extending the fellowship
Hiring Manager: Chiemela Mgbeahuru ([email protected])

Who we’re looking for

CAI Creative Studios is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced XR Studio Production Assistant Fellow to enhance our XR/virtual production team. The fellow will offer a wide range of support throughout numerous studio operations, requiring hands-on involvement in both technical and creative elements of production. A background in live production would be key to success.

What You’ll Do

  • Support live and recorded productions within the studio
  • Operate lighting, audio consoles, and video switchers
  • Collaborate with the virtual production team to prep, maintain, and calibrate virtual sets and stage equipment, including cameras, lighting, and motion capture systems
  • Support testing and optimizing hardware and software workflows related to virtual production
  • Be committed to ongoing learning and embrace emerging virtual production technologies

Student Qualification:

  • Experience with live or recorded production settings
  • Experience with cinema and broadcast cameras or live production equipment (e.g., Red cinema cameras, EOS lighting systems, Panasonic Kairos video switchers, or Yamaha QL1 audio consoles)
  • Proficiency with video production software and production techniques and standards
  • Interest in LED virtual production workflows and motion-capturing systems

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete the Student Fellowship Application,upload your resume and sample of production works, and respond to the following questions (300 words or fewer words for each question): 

  • What cameras have you used? (e.g., Red Komodo)
  • What is your experience with lighting, audio, and video switching (e.g., EOS lighting systems, Panasonic video switchers, or Yamaha QL1 audio consoles)?