Video Production Manager

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking a highly-motivated and experienced Video Production Manager, based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut).

The Video Production Manager is responsible for managing the overall Video operations of Frost Productions. This position encompasses a variety of responsibilities in the field, office and shop. The Video Production Manager works closely with clients and all of Frost’s internal teams (Accounts, Production, Operations and Warehouse) in an effort to achieve the successful design and implementation of all video jobs. Management of the video staff (hiring, scheduling & evaluations) and the video inventory (gear turn arounds, rentals & purchasing) to maximize efficiencies is a key priority, while staying on top of the ever-changing demands of a fast-paced schedule is integral to achieving success at this position.

Salary Range: $90,000+; commensurate with experience.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Accounts team and clients to efficiently finalize proposals and budgets in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the overall design and specification of video systems for all events requiring video services.
  • Draft video systems in Vectorworks and coordinate with production managers to integrate with master job drawings.
  • Provide on-site video staff with clear technical documents for each event, such as drawings, signal-flow diagrams, ROS to ensure that the proper quality of service is met on all video jobs.
  • Coordinate with Accounts and Production to advance all content needs with the external production teams.
  • Coordinate with the Audio Services Manager on any required A/V integration needs in the field.
  • Manage the scheduling process for the Video team, in coordination with the Scheduling team.
  • Regularly visit event sites to observe and evaluate staff, and system performance.
  • Manage the video inventory (gear turn arounds, rentals and repairs) with appropriate Warehouse staff.
  • Coordinate with the Operations team to review résumé’s, and conduct job interviews for video staff.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years of live video experience (Special Events, Corporate, Theatrical) with a minimum of 2 of those years in a managerial role.
    Advanced knowledge in the concepts of video engineering.
  • Multi-Output Systems design, including systems driven by media servers feeding a combination of projection, LED and/or TV destinations (Hippotizer, Watchout).
  • Advanced skills in Video switching and signal distribution equipment (Analog Way Systems).
  • Basic video post-production skills (Premiere, After Effects).
  • Proficiency with standard video-related software such as, but not limited to: Playback Pro, Qlab, Resolume, Working knowledge of video-related rigging gear and practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and time-management skills.
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and be on call, as necessary.
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers.
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Any video-related certifications are a plus, especially any related to the above mentioned manufacturers.
  • Video Content Creation.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Frost Productions provides high-end, full-service production solutions to the special events market. Our clientele ranges from prominent cultural institutions and corporations to private individuals and organizations. With over 40 years of providing dynamic solutions to our clients, Frost continues to innovate and explore new mediums in the special events market. We pride ourselves in the ability to push the boundaries of proven technology and to provide our clients with new and innovative solutions and experiences. Our solutions often create whole environments, through the use of lighting, video, audio, décor and custom-fabricated scenic elements.