Senior Sound & Video Workshop Technician 3B (Video Specialism), National Theatre


Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Sound & Video Workshop Technician 3B (Video Specialism), to join our Sound & Video Department.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Sound & Video Workshop Technician 3B (Video Specialism), to join our Sound & Video Department.

The Sound & Video Department exists to provide superlative technical and production services to Sound & Video Designers whilst working within the National Theatre. Through continual development we aim to continually push the boundaries of sound & video design and deliver exceptional audience experiences.

The Senior Sound & Video Technician - Video Specialism (BECTU Grade 3B) is a hands-on, operational role working directly on performances, based within the NT Sound & Video department.

You will play a key role in the production process undertaking roles such as video programmer, production video engineer and support technician; providing specialist technical services to a consistent and high standard.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience as a video technician within a theatre and/or other similar live performance environment.

  • Previous experience installing, programming, operating, and supporting complex video systems.

  • Experience of the programming and operation of media servers, signal distribution systems and playback software (Disguise, Notch, Qlab, Mediornet).

  • Experience working with projectors and displays from various manufacturers with the ability to specify and calculate lenses, luminosity, and unit noise.

  • Computer networking experience in critical performance environments.

  • Experience with CAD packages including Vectorworks & AutoCAD

  • Experience with ETC EOS programming.

If that sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Job Responsibilities

Working with the Sound & Video Supervisor (Video Specialism), to realise production video requirements as required.
The programming of media servers and equipment associated with the delivery of video in performance.
To operate video and work backstage as part of a team delivering sound & video when required.
Having a thorough knowledge of common industry software's such as Notch, D3 and Mapping Matter as well as awareness of other performance systems used by the video community.
To support productions in development, rehearsal, and repertoire.
To actively contributing to the creative process.
To support and maintain Sound & Video related infrastructure within the NT.
To ensure correct operation and maintenance of equipment central to the theatres access provision.
Planning, managing, and delivering projects as required.
Providing and safely storing copies of all sound and/or video data

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