Gear Technician

Reports to Gear Manager

As a Gear Technician, you will perform a myriad of tasks including setting up equipment and ensuring all devices are operating as intended before and after shoots. Repairs, troubleshooting, equipment logging, and studio maintenance may be required across multiple departments.

  • Maintains all gear
  • Prepare gear for shoots
  • Resets gear after shoots
  • Works closely with all departments regarding any gear related issues
  • Quality Checks all equipment at various points throughout the week
  • Communicates repair needs to Senior Gear Tech
  • Reports and tracks missing/broken/lost (L&D) items to the Senior Gear Tech
  • Formats cards once they are in the “To Format”
  • Maintains the cleanliness and order of the studio and gear areas
Desired Skills
  • Must be familiar with camera equipment and/or willing to learn
  • Must have a developing understanding of the electronic and mechanical processes cameras use to film or to capture photos
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to follow directions through diagrams, manuals or instruction are also critical
  • Must be able to take direction and initiative
  • Ability to to learn new skills quickly
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Company Overview

Spirit Juice Studios is an award-winning, Chicago-based creative production firm specializing in the transformative power of high quality visual media merged with the ever ancient, ever new beauty of Catholicism. Through the collaborative efforts of those involved with Spirit Juice Studios, the Gospel is delivered by means of a strong visual design aesthetic, coupled with the paramount components of modern technology. Both engage the eyes, ears and soul of an individual — both depend on parables and belief in the compassion of the human heart.

Employee Benefits

Full-time employees receive numerous benefits including competitive compensation, medical, and dental insurance, generous paid time off and paid holiday schedule, and retirement plan.


Location: Alsip, Illinois
Employment Type: Full-Time

Salary commensurate with experience.

Spirit Juice Studios is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for every person who walks through our doors. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.