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Audio Technician - Corporate Events

Company: Wizard Studios
Location: New York
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description WHY YOU---LL WANT TO WORK HERE: This is an opportunity for the right candidate to join a fast-paced team producing meaningful events that impact the lives of New Yorkers. Our industry, like many, had to contract as a result of the economic influences caused by the pandemic. Now we endeavor to build back our company and surround ourselves with excellent people as we plan to more than double in size over the coming 12-18 months. We have designed & built our culture around a set of core values. We look for candidates who embody those values and will help bring them to life through their work. As part of the interview process, we share those values with candidates and actively search for people who will thrive in our environment. WHO WE ARE: We are a national event production company whose unique and award-winning special event visioning, design, and implementation abilities are sought after by the Fortune 500, Non-Profits, Marketing, Advertising, and PR Agencies, and political campaigns, and venues. OUR PURPOSE: We exist to create events and experiences that leave an indelible impression on your audience. OUR MISSION: We are the experiential and technical production partner you can trust to consistently deliver excellence when your reputation is on the line. OUR VISION: We cultivate passionate people, inspiration, and innovation to create immersive experiences. OUR BRAND PROMISE: Since 2002, exceeding expectations to ensure you hire us again CORE VALUES: WORKING TOGETHER --- Teamwork maximizes our collective impact to inspire, challenge, and support each other to be our best and sustain our effort. INNOVATION --- Create solutions to challenges in an artistic, engaging, and visually appealing way. ZEAL --- Anticipate people---s needs and strive to consistently over-deliver on our promises. AMBITION ---Be passionate about what you do and make us one of the greatest places to work. RECEPTIVE --- Open, fearless communication respectfully delivered between coworkers, vendors, and customers to maximize efficiency and manage expectations. DUTY --- Do the things you say you---re going to do and be accountable for your actions. Lead Audio Technician: JOB RESPONSIBILITIES CHIEF OBJECTIVES OF THIS POSITION The Lead Audio Technician provides technology services in all duties, including setting up and operating various scaled audiovisual systems, with a specialty in audio, video, computers, HSIA, audio conferencing, video conferencing, webcasting, and basic lighting for different types of programs. He/she is personable and client-focused, with problem-solving skills that can be applied in various types of environments and situations. Reports to: Director of Production Reporting Responsibility: Production, and Operations General Responsibilities: Ensure a flawlessly executed event through accurate and timely setup, operation, and breakdown of audio equipment Extensive knowledge of audio equipment listed in the equipment & technical qualifications section Experience with video conferencing, including hard codecs and soft codecs Ability to perform basic network troubleshooting procedures Demonstrate strong general problem-solving skills Provide excellent service and strive to exceed the expectations and needs of internal and external clients Make personal contact with guests and assist with any reasonable requests Maintain a positive relationship with all clients through effective communication Portrays a polished professional image to meet company dress code requirements Perform daily floor management that includes the assignment of tasks and assisting the Technology Manager with labor needs and scheduling Work with the Director of Technical Services (Convene) and Technology Manager (Convene) to establish coordinated communications for the management of programs Properly secure, store, transport, and preserve company AV equipment Participate in physical inventory count process as requested Review and have knowledge of menu/service with operations and production teams Complete set/strike lists and perform closing inspection duties Assist service team in daily duties to ensure a great client experience Other duties as requested by management JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Possess an undying will to please others A tireless work ethic The ability to manage many tasks with high attention to detail The ability to work on strict deadlines and in high-pressure situations A strategic thinker with a tactical approach to execution. Minimum High School diploma/GED, AA/BS preferred Minimum 2 years of audiovisual technical experience Knowledge of audiovisual, computer networking/maintenance, and technical lighting theory Intermediate technical knowledge of audio, video, projection, computer, and lighting equipment CTS, Dante Level -- a plus Audio: 4-24 channel analog/digital mixers, wireless microphone lavaliers and handhelds, push to talk microphone systems, audio recorders, Biamp Tesira systems Video: Switchers, projectors, LCD displays, Crestron DM/NVX systems Lighting: Uplights, GOBOs, Basic dimming IT: Wi-Fi troubleshooting, connecting hardline internet, Knowledge of DHCP/Static IP addressing, operating and troubleshooting hard/soft video codecs Control: Familiarity with Crestron control systems and associated hardware Flexible and long hours sometimes required; rotating work schedule that may include nights and weekends Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping Stand, sit or walk for an extended period of time WE OFFER: Competitive Salary Aggressive Commission plan Health Insurance Vision/Dental Paid vacations and holidays 401K with employer match Profit-sharing Flex spending Transit Check A host of other perks and benefits

Keywords: Wizard Studios, New York , Audio Technician - Corporate Events, Professions , New York, New York

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