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Senior Technical Director

申請 稍後繼續申請 Job ID 10078487 職位地點 基西米, 佛罗里达州, 美國 有意工作的公司 Walt Disney Imagineering 張貼日期 2024/02/13

工作概要:

About the Role & Team

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. From the intimate to the spectacular, our work can be seen at Disney theme parks, resort hotels, cruise ships, and other locations the world over. This diverse team – representing a wide variety of disciplines and talents from technical directors, writers, and lighting designers to choreographers, cosmetologists, and music producers – brings magical worlds to life through technical expertise, performance excellence, incomparable ingenuity, unparalleled spectacle… and a dash of pixie dust.

The Senior Technical Director is responsible for leading technical production efforts related to the development of Disney Live Entertainment offerings, including stage shows, special events, and parades at the Walt Disney World Resort. This role requires an in-depth understanding of the overall design intent and the ability to realize it through the effective execution of the creative process.

This is a full-time role and will report to the Principal Technical Director

What You Will Do

  • Demonstrate outstanding abilities in Technical Direction while leading efforts to strategize, coordinate, budget, schedule, prioritize, and deliver scope throughout the entire course of a project by driving the development, production, and delivery of the technical design elements
  • Lead, facilitate, and integrate the development and production of the technical design elements with a specialized focus on design, fabrication, installation, and sustainment
  • Drive participation in creative development and coordinate partnerships with local and government authorities for legal code compliance (including but not limited to Safety, Engineering, Central Florida Tourism Oversight District [permitting], ADA, etc.)
  • Coordinate bid processes and vendor selections with contracts and procurement
  • Supervise vendor efforts including design development, construction, fabrication, shipping, integration with designers and other vendors, installation, acceptance testing, and turnover
  • Lead large-scale and long-term projects
  • Function as a mentor in the development of Technicians and Project Assistants/Planners
  • Promote company-wide standards and efficiencies, while providing technical recommendations for implementation and operational planning
  • Conduct ongoing Entertainment Show Quality evaluations of existing venues and offerings
  • Provide support to sustain the original show design intent
  • Identify and implement new departmental workflow strategies, technologies, and applications
  • Assist the department Principal in forecasting the staffing and 'right fit' project assignments for a Flexible Workforce
  • Maintain project files, design documents, bid packages, schedules, and punch lists

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in Technical Theater or Live Show Entertainment development and production
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of the operation and artistic application of a wide variety of show systems and technology, including audio, special effects, puppets, lighting, show control systems, video, facilities, and rigging
  • Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with the entertainment industry’s innovative technologies
  • Proven experience with facility design, engineering, and construction
  • Ability to make sense of diverse multidisciplinary requirements and collaborate to bring the project goals into focus for everyone involved
  • Ability to research and present technical design options
  • Understanding and experience in contract negotiations for consultants to develop appropriate scope and budget
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to express creative ideas
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, partnering, and strategic planning skills
  • Highly motivated requiring minimal direction and follow-up
  • Strong computer skills (Outlook, Microsoft Suite, AutoCAD)
  • Proven track record to support the creative process by collaborating with other designers, directors, writers, and producers
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, and travel
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally frequently for extended periods

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, Epcot Building Codes, and all other applicable local Authorities Having Jurisdiction and regulatory agencies
  • Proven business management experience
  • Proficient in some or all of the following engineering subject areas: structural, mechanical, electrical, software, safety
  • Proficiency in other languages is a plus

Education

  • College degree or equivalent professional experience with a focus on theatrical design, technical production, and/or project management

Additional Information

Benefits and Perks: We offer a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

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關於 Walt Disney Imagineering:

華特迪士尼幻想工程 (WDI) 於 1952 年成立,最初以「WED 企業」之名設計並興建了全球首個主題樂園——迪士尼樂園,將想像及創意與尖端科技結合,締造令人畢生難忘的體驗。WDI 是想像、設計和建造全球所有迪士尼主題樂園、度假區、景點和郵輪的一股創意力量。幻想工程獨有的力量來自多元化的全球創意團隊及專業技術人員,在迪士尼故事敍述的偉大傳承上推而廣之,開拓出嶄新形式的娛樂。將這種揉合了藝術與科學的獨特作品付諸實踐的幻想工程師來自超過 100 個不同專業範疇,將意念由天馬行空的階段一路帶領到開幕日為止。

關於 The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company 連同其子公司和聯營公司,是領先的多元化國際家庭娛樂和媒體企業,業務遍及以下範疇:Disney Entertainment、ESPN、Disney Parks 及 Experiences and Products。Disney 在 1920 年代的起步之初,只是一間卡通工作室,至今已成為娛樂界的翹楚,並昂然堅守傳承,繼續為家庭中每位成員創造世界一流的故事與體驗。Disney 的故事、人物與體驗傳遍世界每個角落,深入人心。我們在 40 多個國家/地區營運業務,僱員及演藝人員攜手協力,創造全球和當地人們都珍愛的娛樂體驗。

這個職位隸屬於 Disney Entertainment Productions, 其所屬的業務部門是 Walt Disney Imagineering

Disney Entertainment Productions 是提供平等機會的僱主。申請人將獲考慮聘僱,而不分種族、膚色、宗教、性別、年齡、國籍、性取向、性別身份、殘疾、受保護退伍軍人身份或聯邦、州份或地方法律所禁止的任何其他基礎。Disney 培養商業文化,所有人的想法和決策都有助我們發展、創新、創造最好的故事,並與瞬息萬變的世界息息相關。

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