Friday, 4 November 2016

Coronation Street Job Vacancy - Standby Art Director

Coronation Street have an amazing opportunity for a Standby Art Director to join our busy, creative Art Department. This role is to support our Art Director throughout the production process in delivering all design requirements for our episodes and taking responsibility for the smooth running of the shooting day in terms of scenery, dressing and continuity of props.

Our Standby Art Director will be responsible for ensuring the ‘look’ of each set and location on a shot by shot basis, working closely with the Director to help deliver creative narrative through strong design choices.

Your role will consist of prepping and shooting a block of Coronation Street., reading and breaking down scripts, anticipating any problems/issues in the scripts and addressing these with the relevant departments, working together to find solutions and resolve any issues. Working across the shoot you will take sole creative responsibility for the design elements of the day’s filming including a keen eye for detail, quick decision-making, problem-solving and time
management on-set.

Our Standby Art Directors will be creative, organised and will possess strong communication skills in order to liaise with cast and crew across a wide range of departments. You must demonstrate the understanding of continuity and have high levels of creative ability.

The successful candidate will have previous drama experience within an Art /Props Department, knowledge of the relevant Health & Safety legislation, and a Qualification / Certification in Fine Art, Theatre, Architecture, Interior or 3D design and IOSH or similar H&S qualification is desirable.

This role will be required to work production hours which can be long and sometimes unsociable.

Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to work both in front of and behind the cameras.

"ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture.”

Closing date: 20th November 2016.  Full details here.

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