49 West 27th Street, Suite 920
New York, NY 10001
Purpose: To purchase equipment more efficiently and effectively at LDG. The position will support the efforts of the project managers and the technical project manager.
1. Constantly review and improve LDG equipment purchasing processes and procedures in order to continuously increase efficiency and effectiveness.
2. Price equipment lists for project budgeting by Project Managers.
3. Review equipment lists with critical eye:
a. include necessary accessories
b. The amounts of different types of equipment relate to one another in proper
4. Make equipment purchases once approved by client.
a. Track shipping and confirm deliveries b. Handle any problems, issues, returns.
5. Manage and develop relationships with vendors and manufacturers.
6. Proactively negotiate and manage pricing.
a. Keep pricing, lists and company discounts up to date.
b. Negotiate credit terms with vendors
7. Oversee LDG-owned equipment.
8. Proactively communicate with production department (PMs) and accounting department to ensure that projects run and close out smoothly.
Reports to: Vice President of Production
• 3-5 years of experience purchasing in the entertainment industry and 2-4 years hands on experience with broadcast lighting equipment.
• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite, QuickBooks and database software.
• Strong work ethic; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong team player.
Salary is commensurate with experience. LDG offers an excellent benefits package after probationary period. Send resume/cover letter with salary requirements to attn of Andrew Lipson at LDGjobs@ldg.com. Please include “Equipment Manager” in subject line.
The Lighting Design Group (www.ldg.com), an internationally recognized broadcast and entertainment lighting design and installation firm in New York City, is looking for an experienced full-time technical project specialist for permanent installations. The position is responsible for working as part of our project team to support the design, procurement, commissioning, facilitating and close out of projects involving the permanent installation of lighting control systems for broadcast as well as more hybrid projects involving the integration of architectural and entertainment control.
The manager will be responsible for supporting all aspects of production , other than design, from inception through close-out including: assistance in developing proposals, budgeting and approvals from clients as well as logistics for equipment procurement through delivery, labor,and oversight of successful project completion by systems installation teams.
The position requires an experienced person who is highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances, a solid team player who has excellent oral and written communication skills. Expert knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office programs is required; knowledge of QuickBooks preferred.
Experience in management of entertainment installations for theatre and/or television is required; purchasing experience is preferred, and knowledge of broadcast television productionis a plus. The position requires the ability to work the hours required to get the job done. The position reports to the Executive Vice President for Systems.
Salary is commensurate with experience. LDG offers an excellent benefits package after probationary period. Send resume/cover letter with salary requirements to LDGjobs@ldg.com Attn of Mark London. Please include “Fiscal and Logistics Manager” in subject line.
The Lighting Design Group is looking for talented designers to join the largest television lighting design team on the East Coast. We are always looking for fresh new talent and would love to have your resume on file.
LDG is looking for full-time production assistants. The purpose of this position is to support project managers in their management of broadcast lighting projects consistent with LDG standards. This position is accountable for ensuring that: projects are executed/implemented from pre-production through closeout, LDG policies and procedures are met, and deadlines are met. The Project Coordinator may also have primary responsibility for smaller projects, as deemed by the Vice President of Production.
The position requires a person who is highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances, a solid team player who has excellent oral and written communication skills. Expert knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office is required.
Candidates with experience in entertainment lighting for theatre and/or television, working in the field, and knowledge of broadcast television production are welcome to apply. The position requires the ability to work the hours required to get the job done. The position reports to the Director of Production.
Salary is commensurate with experience. LDG offers an excellent benefits package after probationary period. Send resume and a cover letter stating salary requirements and why you feel you will be a valuable employee to LDGjobs@ldg.com. Please include “Production Assistant” in subject line.