House of Blues Insomniac - Technical Producer in Las Vegas, Nevada
WHO ARE YOU?
Do you enjoy dance music? Do you excel at technical production? Then you’re in luck! We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter who embodies both a passion for dance culture and a love of the production and experience space. Is this you? Read on…
WHO ARE WE?
Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, our events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the Headliner experience is our top priority.
Throughout our 25-year history, Insomniac has produced almost 400 festivals, concerts and club nights for over 4 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom, with expansions into Brazil, China, Japan and India. Insomniac’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in May 2019. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.
Insomniac is looking for a Technical Producer to manage all experience related production and operations. This position will provide experience related building management at Insomniac Events. Insomniacs Experience department, the word is self-explanatory, is responsible for the overall experience of the festivals that Insomniac produces. The Experience department works very closely with our design team to make their plans reality. It will be the task of the Technical Producer to work together with the teams (Site Décor, VIP, Art Operations, Entertainment, Staging) and execute those designs in a timely manner and within budget.
The Technical Producer will also work closely with our in-house fabrication / scenic shop, Electric Sky Fabrication. This position reports into the SVP, Production and Operations.
Mentor and lead the Insomniac Experience production and operations team to ensure project milestones and goals are achieved
Partner with CAD designer to create efficient experience plans that aim to create operational efficiencies and the ultimate Insomniac experience while following fire and safety regulations
Partner with site production to establish and place all experience production items on site per the CAD drawings
Liaise on site with experience production vendors; communicate changes in a timely fashion, execute the build to Insomniac’s standards
Partner with production finance on budget forecasting updates and managing the P&L
Advance experience production needs with vendors based on the needs of all departments
Partner with contracted site production regarding; event site advancing, creating vendor orders, obtaining vendor quotes and negotiation of rates to effectively plan projects as necessary
Provide support in creation and maintenance of production schedule for build and strike for all event areas
Provide flexible and on the spot problem resolution for unforeseeable issues and aid departments with relevant needs
Collaborate cross-departmentally regarding infrastructure needs and communicate with department heads for necessary approved requests and advise on potentially unnecessary requests based on each individual site
Advise on ways to most efficiently use all site assets and equipment for build and strike
Advise on ways to most efficiently partner with site and experience production vendors, schedule and build crews
Special projects as requested and needed
15+ years of experience in music festival and scenic production
Leadership experience in the development, launch, and large-scale live event operations
Experience managing labor crews of 50+ people
Experience with Sketch-Up, Scenic or Graphic Design
Extensive AV and rigging knowledge
OSHA certification required
Extensive knowledge of technical aspects of concert and event production
Ability to solve logistical and technical problems including staging, lighting, video, scenic and sound
Able to create and maintain large scale event budgets and projects simultaneously
Proficient technical skills in Microsoft Office, project management software, etc.
Extensive resolution management experience
Proficient in CAD or VECTOR is a plus
Must be motivated with an “Everything is possible” attitude
Must be an active problem solver, instilled with a sense of urgency for projects large and small
Last but not least needs to be a TEAM player!
Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments
May work in drastic temperature climates
Must be willing to frequently work and travel to work events during evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlines
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYInsomniac strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Insomniac recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Insomniac may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.
Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.
We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.
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