Videographer/Camera Operator

UFC - Senior
Las Vegas · NV
Other (consulting, membership, non-profit, real estate): Other
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Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit and follow UFC at and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

This position is responsible for capturing a wide variety of content for all media platforms for the Live Production space, from filming multi-day feature shoots in the field with fighters to promotional and specialty shoots, to weekly ENG event shoots in a studio setting and much more. The role is encouraged to go beyond camera operation and to contribute creative ideations and direction, assist in the art/background/look or our standard shoots, and continuously push the envelope on new and innovative approaches to what and how we organize our shoots.

  • Creates high-end visual styles using lighting and camera techniques for high-profile shoots in field and studio settings.
  • Shoots for a wide array of projects, from fighter-based lifestyle and fight-hype features in the field, specialized 1-on-1 interviews with talent/fighter, weekly required fight-hype elements for live events, and assisting in shooting studio-based shows for linear television networks and our own OTT service, UFC Fight Pass.
  • Must be able to scout, schedule and hire freelance 2nd shooters, audio, grip, lighting and any other added needs on feature shoots to complete the job.
  • Must scout locations for fighter feature shoots and potential specialized shoots.
  • Observes sets or locations for potential problems and to determine filming and lighting requirements.
  • Shoots stylized footage for promotional and product spots, show opens, features, trailers, sizzle reels, branded content, and more.
  • Directs lighting design and set-up for shoots of various types and sizes.
  • Potentially be used to shoot Live Events for the live broadcast.
  • Works closely with producers, directors, writers, editors, and other shooters on collaborative projects.
  • Continually learns and stays ahead of the latest in camera and lighting techniques and technology.
  • Provide guidance on what equipment and gear needs exist for feature shoot and other purposes.
  • Works both a regular schedule and must be flexible to work an irregular schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays, with extensive travel.

You Have These:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience shooting a wide variety of content for all media platforms, in both field and studio environments.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Must be knowledgeable about the latest cinematography techniques and visual trends.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Must be discreet and trustworthy with access to sensitive information and projects.
  • Documentary filming experience desired.
  • Experience with lighting design and setup desired.
  • Knowledge with ARRI Amira, ARRI Alexa Mini, Sony FS7, RED & other camera technologies desired.  Must be well-versed in shooting at multiple frame rates and speeds.
  • MoVI Pro knowledge, time lapse photography and other motion control systems a plus.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premier and DaVinci Resolve a plus.
  • Experience with working for an agency, post-production company, or broadcast creative team is a plus.
  • Sports cinematography experience a plus.
  • Experience conducting feature-based interviews a plus.
  • Ability to fly and utilize drones a plus.
  • Knowledge of Mixed Martial Arts a plus.

How we work: 

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week.We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.