POSTED November 2018

Technical Director - Full Time

Temple Rock Productions is looking for a client-facing, innovative, experienced Technical Director. The Technical Director will work directly with our clients and our staff to develop and manage high-quality experiential programs. In this role, you will need to be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team to assess needs and objectives of client events, develop solutions, and execute on-site at live events.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create memorable events, mixing strategy and creativity with production and technology for the optimal audience experience
  • Collaborate with clients to successfully devise and deliver event production and technology solutions according to expectations, budget, and timeline
  • Lead technical design of the event space and ensure continuity of elements (e.g., scenic, graphics, print elements)
  • Determine staffing and production needs for pre-production and execution of live events
  • Develop budgets, floor plans, and production schedules for live events and assume a leadership role as an on-site Technical Director and project liaison
  • Collaborate with environmental and graphic designers to create design concepts that meet client objectives and budget
  • Manage pre-event, on-site, and post-event client relations, providing superior service and a high level of satisfaction to our clients from start to finish
  • Responsible for sharing information and providing clear direction to team members, suppliers, and all on-site staff (production personnel) before, during, and after execution of the event
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks
  • Create, maintain, and grow vendor relationships vital to the success of our projects
  • Travel is estimated at 30%

Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in theater, arts/media management, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of direct audio/video and or lighting experience
  • 3+ years of client-facing event production management experience
  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • Proficient in Vectorworks
  • Proven success in working both independently and collaboratively with client and vendor partners

Personal Attributes

  • Adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated, an effective communicator, and be willing to tackle additional responsibilities with resourcefulness
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, and/or approaches to problems
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, initiative, and accountability–take charge, taking on responsibilities and challenges
  • Deal calmly and effectively in high-stress situations
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies in relevant situations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a professional appearance, and a high degree of professionalism are a must

Benefit package includes a minimum of 3 weeks’ vacation, health care coverage,matching 401k program, incentive bonuses, and more.