Industry: Business Services•
8 - 10 years
Posted 273 days ago
Universal Parks & Resorts is comprised of Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in Beijing, China. We are a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at all of our destinations. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Universal’s theme parks offer exactly the kind of vacation families crave – bringing together popular culture’s most compelling stories, characters and adventures to create some of the world’s most innovative and entertaining attraction experiences. These are immersive, next-level, adventures such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, outrageously fun attractions such as Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and highly themed, authentic experiences based on cutting-edge television, such as Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. We embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. Universal Parks & Resorts adheres to ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts provides world-class entertainment destinations with signature theme parks that create unparalleled entertainment.
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the management of all technical standards, procedures, systems, equipment, and staff leadership of Technical Entertainment for the Entertainment Division, including Audio, Video, Lighting, Rigging, Staging, Special Effects, Show Control, as it pertains to all areas including; CityWalk, Entertainment Operations, Events & Production for Universal Orlando Resort. Manages the leadership teams who are responsible for all aspects of the day to day operations for Technical Entertainment needs.
SCOPE: Leads the Technical Entertainment teams to ensure delivery of show quality, compliance with all safety practices, management of labor, budgets etc. for all Entertainment offerings as it pertains to Tech Disciplines (A/V, Lighting, Special Effects, Staging/Rigging, Show Control). Managing Vendors and Technical Management staff on the installations, Show Quality, Safety, Compliance and Operation of Technical Entertainment Team and Show Equipment involved.
QUALIFICATIONS: Technical Entertainment Discipline knowledge (examples – Rigging, Staging, Scenic, Lighting, Video, Show Control etc..) Knowledge of CAD, Engineering principles, Budgeting, Scheduling, Scope Writing, Problem Solving, Strong Written and Oral Communication skills and Leading & Motivating teams.
EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree is required (entertainment field preferred). Masters preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 7-10 years’ experience in a Technical Management position with a strong background in Technical Direction for Live shows required. Ten years’ experience within the Technical Entertainment Production field required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Budgeting, Cost Analysis, Construction and Event Permitting, Scope & Contract writing, Negotiating with Third Party Vendors, SOP & Policy Creation, Some Travel May Be Required, prior supervisory experience preferably in leading management members. Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.