Burbank, CA, United States
Executive, Manager, Manufacturing
Jun 29, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Who are we hiring?
The Director of Production Technology will play a pivotal role in developing key entertainment technical solutions. They will manage technical and production vendor relationships and guide projects with a technical focus from conception through deliverables. The Director of Production Technology must have the ability to communicate effectively across departments and external resources. As well as being very technically minded the Director of Production Technology will be point contact for technical development within the project, tracking deliverables, budgets, testing and final approval. The ideal candidate will have a mix of technical knowledge and business sense. Communicating intricate technology solutions between top executives and engineers will be an essential and daily used skill set. They will have a spark and passion for this work and are willing to challenge the status quo while balancing the needs of clients and company. The candidate will be constantly learning about the latest technologies and understanding the technical implications of such technologies as they relate to Sphere. They must have amazing interpersonal skills and the ability to stay calm whilst operating within a high pressure fast passed environment.
What will you do?
• Develop and maintain key customer and vendor relationships
• Identify, develop and implement production technical solutions
• Present new and inventive technical solutions to Productions, construction and Ventures teams
• Initiate and maintain projects, communicating budgets, milestones and deliverables
• Develop, document and implement key testing, quality assurance, and maintenance solutions across existing technical solutions
• Work to plan and implement workflow designs to keep pace with and plan for future requirements.
What do you need to succeed?
• 8 years of working with entertainment technologies
o Specific focuses on live and theatrical automation, LED and Video systems, show control, lighting systems and the live events industry.
• Experience with large scale construction or event-based projects
• Proven track record of project and/or product management
• Expertise in manufacturing processes including 3D modeling, software and basic engineering principles
The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.
Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.
We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.
We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-SA1