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Media System Technician

Emeryville, California, United States

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Job ID R-03031 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Aug. 16, 2021

Job Summary:


  • Set up and support a variety of systems ranging from mobile A/V carts to conference rooms and beyond. Teach end users how to best operate these systems to improve their experience and minimize support calls

  • Test conference rooms daily to discover and fix any issues before they impact users

  • Respond to various types of incoming support requests and resolve them individually or with team member support as needed

  • Support fellow teammates on larger engineering projects

  • Improve our shop space by managing incoming shipments, keeping inventory stocked and organized, and consigning equipment

  • Set up sound equipment, test, and mix audio for company meetings and other company events


  • Working knowledge of A/V systems with an understanding of signal types, signal flows, and how to best connect components of basic systems

  • Proactive approach in discovering, diagnosing, and troubleshooting technical problems

  • Keen ability to quickly assess situations and deliver timely and appropriate solutions when tending to urgent issues or working on projects

  • Experience providing excellent customer service with a positive disposition and clear communication. Ability to handle support situations with a calm and methodical approach

  • Capable of managing time and prioritizing tasks independently, and mindful of when to seek advice or help from teammates as needed

  • Effective researching skills to discover difficult solutions via web, manuals, or by connecting with manufacturers

  • Comfortable working in Mac and Windows operating systems

  • Familiarity with microphones and audio mixers


  • Capable of working efficiently both independently and with a group

  • Comfortable with hand and power tools used to wall mount monitors or speakers, etc.

  • Experience soldering and crimping cabling

  • Familiarity with live sound

  • Exposure to Linux, and the following software: AutoCAD, SketchUp, Google Docs/Sheets, Wiki, etc.

  • Experience in a Film or Production environment

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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