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Technical Director in Dallas, TX at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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Job Description

SNI has partnered with a company in East Dallas that is a comprehensive scenic studio of skilled crafts people and artisans from all disciplines of the scenic arts. Facilities for fabricating in wood, metal, plastic and fabric; paint, print and projection; and any number of combinations as witnessed in the various mediums of TV, film, theater, fashion, display, live event, corporate and trade show production.
The Technical Director is responsible for designing and creating technical solutions and developing safe and cost effective construction methods based on design concepts and visual information. The Technical Director must possess the ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and must possess a creative approach to scenic construction. This position requires hands on experience related to design, engineering, layout, and wood/metal fabrication or general construction. The Technical Director must be willing to travel as required by project. This position reports to the Director of Scenic Production.

Key Responsibilities:
* Create technical drawings for shop build based on designer drawings, layouts, and other visual aids
* Draft detailed assembly/installation drawings for use by the production during load in
* Research and order materials and hardware required to execute the construction of designed units
* Actively communicate with construction team and maintain shop production schedules
* Work closely with department heads and subcontractors to meet both budgetary and
scheduling goals
* Communicate with the client and shop supervisory staff during the design and construction phases of the project
* Monitor safety oversight quality control

* Minimum BA or BFA. MFA Technical production degree preferred
* Minimum 3 years of solid industry experience in technical theater and/or scenic fabrication
* Proficiency with Vectorworks, EnRoute, Illustrator, and MS Office
* Experience with automation, hydraulics, motors and electronics
* High level problem solving skills
* Ability to make decisions when prioritizing the short and long term objectives for projects
* Must have outstanding relationship skills and have a team oriented, collaborative work ethic
* Ability to work overtime

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