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Production Associate (D.C.)

Location: Washington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Production Associate assists with the daily start-up and shutdown of the technology and various exhibition related tasks at the venue to help maintain, operate, and prepare for the upcoming exhibits. WHO ARE YOUThe Production Associate is an integral part of the daily operation, supporting the team from the ground. This position reports to the Technical Operations Manager and also assists the Visitor Experience team in troubleshooting the exhibit opening. In addition to the primary responsibilities, this role will be a part of a larger ARTECHOUSE team that works together to promote ARTECHOUSE locally and internationally. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 3+ years direct work experience in a professional production environment that involves physical installation of AV and other various tech equipment.
  • Good understanding of how AV equipment, media software, and computers works, including basics of computer science.
  • Experience with general carpentry is a plus.
  • Experience with rigging and mounting various weights is a plus.
  • Have a basic understanding of each production phase that includes multimedia technology, software design, spatial design, fabrication, logistics, and onsite installation involving a specialized crew.
  • A clear and organized communicator who can take directions well.
  • Hands on problem solver who demonstrates continuous efforts to improve their work.
  • Technical startup and shutdown of exhibits.
  • Troubleshooting technology-based challenges.
  • Production-based notes for the current exhibit (carpentry, lighting, sound, or projection notes)
  • Provide onsite support for the production team and visitor experience team as needed.
  • Assist in keeping production inventory up to date and organized.
  • Other production-related duties as assigned.
  • Follow existing processes and contribute in refining and improving them.CORE QUALIFICATIONS + SKILLS
    • Related industry experience in Touring, Theater, Entertainment, or Museum.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including good comfort level with spreadsheets.
    • Thrives in a fast-paced and cross-functional team, and understands how to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    • Creative and solution-oriented-analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving capabilities.
    • Strong team player and ability to work with people of many different backgrounds and perspectives.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Comfortable moving and working on ladders.
    • Must be able to operate a scissor lift or have experience with it to be trained to operate alone.
    • Must be comfortable safely lifting at least 40 pounds. WHO WE AREWe are a growing team of creatives and innovators who dream big. We are ambitious, hard working and value ideas and execution. In just under three years we've opened locations and built teams in Washington, D.C., New York, NY and Miami, FL. We believe in our mission and every day we work hard to make the impossible possible in our effort to push creative innovation all while empowering, educating and inspiring. We pride ourselves in working with some of the world's groundbreaking artists, and together bringing to life experiential and immersive large scale installations and exhibitions to a global audience. Learn more about our core values - https://www.artechouse.com/values WE VALUEDiversity, inclusivity and hard work. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Please note we will only respond to candidates selected for further consideration.* ARTECHOUSE will never interview job applicant candidates over a Wire App. If you are invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a member of our recruiting team from an email ending in artechouse.com Powered by JazzHR8QHvOLK3ul

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