Park Royal, London




Lighting Director
Alaraby Television Ltd require a Lighting Director and/or Senior Gaffer for a LIVE TV Studio based in London.

Background and Role

Broadcasting Live from its London base, newly commissioned state of the art global studio headquarters, Alaraby Television Network continues its phenomenal growth as an organisation delivering a broad range of content, varying from news to entertainment.

Lighting Directors oversee the set-up and operation of the lights, by instructing a team of Sparks on the studio floor, and the Lighting Console Operator who controls studio lighting effects, using equipment in the gallery (technical area). 

During recordings or live transmissions, any final adjustments are made as and when required by the Lighting Director.


It is the Lighting Director's job to use the script or brief from the production team to design the specific look required for each shot. 

They use their advanced technical skills to realise the design and, with the help of the rest of the lighting department, to set up and operate specialised lights and accessories.

Candidate Profile


This person will be servicing state of the art multi camera production facility. Producing daily LIVE shows, in very dynamic, high output environment.


You may have worked as a Senior Gaffer in the past for some years supporting an experienced Lighting Director in a reputable broadcasting organisation.


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