Director of Technical Production

Viva Creative

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing project technical teams and working with them to design proper systems for live and virtual productions to exceed client expectations and remain within budgets.
  • Acting as Production Technical Director on live and virtual projects when necessary.
  • Creating production budgets and schedules from client RFPs including all technical elements and staffing needs.
  • Creating RFPs for vendors that detail schedules, lighting, audio, video and scenic packages.
  • Selecting vendors based on RFPs and budgets.
  • Working with the Director of Production Management and with the Resource team to advise on technical staffing for projects including facilitating interviews with potential candidates.
  • Working directly with vendors on pricing, system designs, and production logistics.
  • Working directly with producers to ensure they understand the abilities and limitations of all technical systems for their shows clearly.
  • Managing and maintaining accounts and inventories of digital and physical resources for events (including but not limited to: Streaming licenses, virtual conference tool licenses, recording kits, etc.)
  • Cultivating a positive work environment and maintaining a constant awareness of industry trends and technology advances.
  • Training technical staff on tools, systems and software required for projects.
  • Trouble-shooting technical systems as needed.
  • Advising President of Production on capital equipment purchases and maintenance needs.

Qualifications:

  • Thorough technical understanding of lighting, rigging, audio, video, web-streaming, automation systems and scenic construction.
  • Working knowledge of relevant fire-code and life-safety codes for permitting and planning.
  • Exceptional VectorWorks skills required. 3D Max/other rendering software preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership of technical teams as a manager, 3+ years. Preferred: 5+ years.
  • Basic MS Office & iWork skills required.

To apply for this job please visit www.vivacreative.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.vivacreative.com.

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