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Eastern Effects, Inc.

Since 1999, Eastern Effects has been providing Lighting & Grip Equipment Rentals for Independent Feature Films, Television Productions, Corporate & Industrial Videos, Student filmmakers, and Live Broadcasts.
Eastern Effects, Inc.
Eastern Effects, Inc.Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 12:00pm
Check out Arri's new lighting show reel!
Eastern Effects, Inc.
Eastern Effects, Inc.Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 12:01pm
Eastern Effects is proud to have provided gear for this exciting new series on History. They hold the record for longest location grip truck rental with us. May 2016 to February 2017. See you next season!
Eastern Effects, Inc.
Eastern Effects, Inc.Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 12:00pm
"Shuffling money around to make the project work is a key part of commercial production in the modern world, and while I certainly love to work with the latest and greatest tools, I also know exactly what kind of camera gear I can get away with for any given job. Shooting green screen with a Canon C300 is a disastrous mistake. Putting a heavy zoom on a Sony FS7 will result in soft focus post-production tears. A RED camera captures critical color with one particular OLPF filter, and one only. Things were easier in the film days. Now… it helps to be a serious geek when figuring all this out.

Fortunately, I am a world-class geek."
Eastern Effects, Inc.
Eastern Effects, Inc.Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 11:39am

Eastern Effects, Inc., proudly located and growing in Brooklyn since 1999, provides sound stages and location lighting & grip equipment rentals to the NYC Film & Television industry. Eastern Effects has a strong reputation for supplying top notch equipment and conscientious support to all of our customers. Many of our client companies are household names. We value our client relationships and pride ourselves in providing customer service that exceeds all expectations and satisfies even the most demanding client.

If you are a highly-motivated person with excellent communication and coordinating skills who loves solving problems and lives to serve the customer you could be the person for us! Our ideal candidate will also have strong time management skills, and the talent to create and execute fast moving transportation activities. Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure is a must. The ability to assess and process information and organizational dynamics quickly, and the ability to set and maintain priorities are crucial as well. We are looking for a supervisor who can motivate and demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team to elevate our operational objectives.
The Transportation Supervisor coordinates and supervises the staff and work activity of our transportation department. The incumbent is responsible for planning work assignments to meet transportation, operations or customer service goals. He or she ensures their department provides the highest quality of service and responsiveness to our customers.

Required Education / Experience / Skills:

• High School Diploma required. College preferred.
• 5-7 years’ progressive work experience coordinating transportation activities in a small company environment.
• Strong experience with computer software: Microsoft Suite, scheduling, and mapping.
• Working knowledge of the film and television industry not required, but a big plus.

Essential Functions:

• Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation, equipment moving, and vehicle operators and helpers.
• Plan work assignments to meet transportation, operations or customer service goals.
• Confer with customers, supervisors, managers, or other personnel to exchange information or to resolve problems.
• Direct transportation staff on customer location services (field work), equipment loading, unloading, and vehicle maintenance tasks. Continually evaluate staff performance.
• Dispatch staff, equipment, materials, and vehicles in response to reports of emergencies.
• Monitor field work to ensure proper staff performance and use of vehicles. Follow-up with customers: obtain feedback and resolve satisfaction issues.
• Supervise activity and traffic in facility loading bays. Adherence to safety standards and protocols.
• Coordinate vehicle fleet maintenance, repair, and beautification projects. Design and implement fleet organizational systems and policies. Issue transport permits when necessary. Oversee parking facilities.
• Maintain and distribute to vehicle operator’s transportation services equipment, technology, and company tools.
• Staff development and support including: hiring, training, evaluations, payroll, etc.


• Time Management / Flexibility: Managing one's own time and the time of others. Stay flexible and adapt to changing conditions and unexpected situations. Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
• Coordinating: Effective scheduling of personnel and resources to meet customer demand and company service goals. Maintaining an organized and efficient work flow.
• Communication: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate. Presentation of information and ideas clearly and concisely. Comfortable providing frequent progress updates to supervisors, managers, customers, and co-workers. Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do, responding with positivity and grace.
• Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Make high quality decisions based upon facts and business priorities.
• Teamwork Orientation: Understands the common purpose and clear goals of the company, works within a team environment to achieve a common aim. Willingness to share information with colleagues. Ability to work through conflict, take responsibility and build team consensus.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position manages employees of the transportation department and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Candidate may be hands-on with our materials and equipment on an occasional basis and must be able to lift 50 pounds.
For the right candidate, Eastern Effects offers an attractive compensation package, as well as a full array of benefits. If this sounds like the right job for you, please submit your resume and a short note of introduction. Thank you for your interest!

Interested candidates should email
Eastern Effects, Inc.
Eastern Effects, Inc.Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 9:37am
Thanks for bearing with us during the storm. Eastern Effects is open for business!