Full Time Job

Director, Technical Production


Los Angeles, CA 08-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Come join our mid-sized small technical production team within Creative Services, an in-house event production and design agency that services all divisions of FOX Corporation. Our production team supports virtual and in-person events and experiences with visionary ideas and stellar execution. We are seeking a creative thinker with impeccable technical execution skills, deep multi-disciplinary expertise, and the ability to multi-task at the highest levels. You are someone who can think outside the box, problem-solve on the spot and make magic happen when needed while supporting the project goals. As the Director of Technical Production, you will bring your vast knowledge of live streaming and technical production to life on an array of projects. Your unique role in the planning and management of both virtual and live events from concept to post-production will propel FOX's events to even higher levels. You will wear many hats in Creative Services, including producer, production manager, line producer, and stage manager. You will provide superior production expertise and support for high-level FOX meetings, experiential activations, and events, no matter the role.

• Technical execution of live stream, broadcast, and VOD events online and live events
• Create and specify spec of appropriate production packages including audio, video, lighting, and labor
• Oversee freelance partners, including hiring, communications, and payroll
• Oversee financial budget, management budgeting, and reconciliation
• Manage virtual production teams, in-person production teams, and vendors
• Consistent, collaborative, and productive communication between teams, vendors, and clients
• Travel for site inspections and events
• Set-up and operation of production equipment

• 8 - 10 years of experience in leading technical event production and streaming of events
• Strong technical oversight of live streams/webcasts, broadcast and live event productions
• Proven experience with multi-camera production and live-streaming
• Passion and excitement for technical research, development, and new technologies
• In-depth insight and understanding of screens technology, as well as new and developing technologies related to event and content production
• Extraordinary attention to detail while still working under strict timelines and creating a positive work environment
• Team-oriented approach, with experience in managing and directing vendors and team members
• Extensive budget management experience with responsibility for multi-million-dollar projects
• Thorough understanding of production software tools such as vMix and OBS
• Working knowledge of WordPress (no actual coding required)
• Dependable and eager to assume ownership of assignments and results
• Ability to make creative contributions while problem-solving

• Vectorworks knowledge a plus
• Entertainment industry or brand management experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjqxjw-3-236-212-116-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The FOX Network, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all US television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, the FOX Network has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.