AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN
Nouvelle Medias is looking for an Audio Visual Technician for our event production and management team for our account held in a prominent technology company. The Audio Visual Technician will be responsible for leading the technical production for high-level events requiring support with A/V, staging, lighting, and design needs. The role requires strong technical understanding and practical experience operating event production systems, with extensive experience in A/V and technical direction for both corporate events and live experiential events.
Our goal is to provide a seamless technology experience in events to all attendees, press, and partners, as well as to create a more efficient and reliable technical environment for event staff and vendors.
Is able to discover problems and present solutions independently. Must have initiative, a sense of responsibility, and the ability to problem solve.
While having a speciality is a must, the candidate must also be capable of a wide variety of work - a generalist and a fast learner. *Those who specialize in live-broadcasting are highly welcome.
Must be able to face challenges enthusiastically from the start and be capable of self growth and study.
Must be able to take action by looking at the overall picture of the business - those who are well organized, have wide horizons, flexibility and the ability to adjust to change.
Technical delivery of high-quality events - provide full event production support either independently or as part of a team, depending on the scale of the event
Manage the day-to-day housekeeping and maintenance of a hi-tech conference venue
Operate event production equipment including but not limited to audio desk, lighting desk, vision mixer and PTZ camera controller
Basic editing of video footages from the event to provide to clients
Create wiring diagrams and video, sound and image materials.
Participate in meetings with clients and stakeholders, advise them on event coordination
Coordinate with vendors and freelancers when needed
Actively liaise with the event production team to provide feedback and suggestions for improvements in the event space
Manage client expectations on production challenges, proactively provide solutions
Contact, report, and build relationships with teams abroad
Proficiency in native level English and Business Level Japanese (there will be a brief language check by phone before interview)
3+ years of experience within the technical event production or broadcast environment (Full understanding of A/V technology and advancements including lighting, audio/video output, rigging and power.) * Including freelance experiences
Experience in operating event production systems.
Operational experience with event equipments (sound mixers, DMX based lighting desks, video switchers etc).
Knowledge in broadcasting and streaming platforms (e.g. Wirecast, StreamYard, YouTube Live Streaming etc.) * Expertise in one of many platforms are acceptable.
Knowledge in audio/video codecs and protocols.
Knowledge in TCP/IP networks.
Operational experience with PTZ cameras and controllers.
Experience as a stage director or lighting engineer.
Proficiency in Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Adobe CC, Auto CAD, Apple Keynote, Microsoft Office.
Experience working with G-Suite or similar softwares (Google Drive, Slides, Docs, Spreadsheet, Chat, Meet, Calendar, Gmail etc.)
There are no requirements for academic backgrounds and all nationalities are welcome to apply.
After February 2023
Permanent Employee (Negotiable depending on the applicant’s wishes)
WORKING ENVIRONMENT LANGUAGE
English, Japanese - Communication within the team is mainly conducted in Japanese and in English with customers. Materials/Documents are mainly in English.
LOCATION OF WORKPLACE
Shibuya (client’s office.)
Work hours are typically between 10:00-19:00 (8 hours a day, 2 days off every week)
*Holidays: Usually according to the Japanese calendar.
*Events: Most events are held during the daytime on weekdays. Working hours are typically from 10:00 a.m. to 19:00 p.m. on non-event days.
HIRING PROCESS (AFTER LATE AUGUST 2020)
1st interview - Interview with the team (+ basic explanation of the position)
2nd interview - Interview with the technical team members
3rd interview - Interview with the Board Members (+ written exam and personality assessment) @ Company headquarters in Kojimachi
DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Please submit the following documents below.
English Resume or CV (required)
Japanese Rirekisho and Shokumukeirekisho (required by final interview)
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