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Technician

Job ID 438626BR Location Glendale, California, United States Job Posting Company Disney Consumer Products, Disney Interactive Job Posting Area Disney Consumer Products, Disney Interactive Date posted 04/30/2017
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company's stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises two main lines of business: Disney Consumer Products (DCP), and Disney Interactive (DI). The combined segment is home to world class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

Support DCPI in developing and executing creative and innovative events that drive business results. To deliver best in class audio visual support through exceptional communication, collaboration and creativity.

The Technician will assist a team of technical and event managers to execute strategic business meetings and events in support of DCPI initiatives. He/she will coordinate day-to-day technical operations of local facilities and support technical manager in planning large-scale offsite events. The Technician will also independently manage and coordinate all audio visual (projection, lighting, audio, presentation support, and labor) for smaller internal and business partner programs as directed by Senior Technician, Technical and Special Event Managers, or as part of a team supporting a larger trade-show, expo or keynote presentation.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the inventory planning, maintenance and operation of local onsite technical equipment.
  • Primary technical operator for internal meetings and business partner events to include pre-production, development, load in, execution and load out of equipment.
  • Manage video projection, staging, switching of multiple sources, sound reinforcement and signal distribution to various locations.
  • Providing house sound/signal to videographers, event streaming, and presentation troubleshooting.
  • Liaison with Technical and Special Event Managers and clients on audio visual solutions to best meet meeting and special event goals.
  • Timely completion of assignments in accordance with Special Event Manager and/or client planning timelines.
  • Manage external technical resources, when applicable.
  • Establish and support rehearsal schedules as needed.
  • Design and develop floor plans and signal flow diagrams.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidates must have at least 2 years of hands-on technical production experience in meeting management, special events, and/or corporate conferences.
  • Intermediate technical knowledge of professional A/V equipment including microphones, sound mixers, patch bays, video switchers, data projectors and PC/Mac presentation software.
  • Must be in good physical condition as the position requires constant walking, maneuvering equipment with cables, a/c cords and electrical current, with an ability to lift, push, and carry standard, heavy audio visual equipment.
  • Keynote and Presentation troubleshooting skills
  • Lighting, video, camera, audio experience
  • Willingness to lay cable, connecting machines, operate equipment.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with executives
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Flexible schedule as evenings and weekends are involved occasionally
  • Ability for travel
  • Must possess a positive/can-do attitude and be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • Must be a self-starter, team player with a genuine enthusiasm for Disney, consumer products, and special events.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in working with and/or for TWDC a plus

Required Education

  • Associates degree or equivalent in video production, engineering, theatre or audio design.

Company Overview

From toys, apps and apparel to books and games, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media brings our company’s stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences, inspiring the imaginations of the young and young at heart.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media, an equal opportunity employer.

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