Livestream Technician

This is a part-time, project-based role for an independent contractor based in New York City.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support remote and day-of events scheduled to be live-streamed or recorded
  • Test, troubleshoot, and communicate with organizers of the event
  • Prompt, thorough, and professional communication with the team, client, and business partners
  • Make executive decisions on audio and video production levels in a variety of situations
  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise and have an eye for proper video and audio quality 
  • Communicate through the proper channels while on-site and prior to the event



  • Experience with live streaming and live-streaming workflows
  • Ability to adapt to new workflows, and create backup workflows when necessary
  • Knowledgeable with streaming to Youtube, Facebook, Vimeo, and/or other live-streaming platforms
  • Working knowledge of live-streaming hardware and software (Teradek, MiniStudio Recorder, VMix, etc. OBS/Wirecast/Livestream Studio)
  • Knowledge of best streaming settings, setting up manual streams (RTMP or HLS workflows), and troubleshooting sync, video quality, and network issues
  • Strong understanding of camera and other recording systems
  • Strong understanding of digital audio systems
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and while troubleshooting issues
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team and with diverse personalities


How To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to with the subject line: Livestream Technician Application.

“Nel Shelby Productions is a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment. The whole team is talented and generous. There’s a true spirit of collaboration and team meetings often feel like a gathering with friends, even though we’re checking off to-dos and troubleshooting together. Our client base is made of gifted artists who are a dream to create with. Office systems and procedures keep everyone organized while also allowing for the flexibility needed in this artistic world we live in. Best of all, Nel is kind, smart and a compassionate leader who is a joy to work with.”