Insomniac - Technical Producer
 
Employer: Live Nation Job Posted: 1/10/2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

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.

THE ROLE

Insomniac is looking for a Technical Producer to manage all experience technical production and site operations crew related projects in conjuncture with Experience team. This position will provide technical production build management at Insomniac Events. This position reports into the Senior Director, Festival Experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Mentor and lead the Insomniac experience production and operations team
• 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; may also include stage, experience, operations, and placements as necessary
• Liaise on site with experience production vendors; communicate changes in a timely fashion, execute the build to Insomniac’s festival standards
• Advance experience production needs with vendors based on the needs of all departments
• Partner with contracted Site Production in festival site advancing, creating vendor orders, obtaining vendor quotes and negotiate rates to effectively plan projects as necessary
• Provide support in creation and maintenance of production schedule for build and strike for all areas of festival
• Provide flexible and on the spot problem resolution for unforeseeable issues and help departments with relevant needs
• Collaborate cross-departmentally regarding infrastructure needs and communicate with department heads to have necessary requests approved and advise on potentially unnecessary requests based on each individual site
• Advise on ways to more efficiently use all site assets and equipment for build and strike
• Advise on ways to more efficiently work with site and experience production vendors and schedule crew and build
• Ensure festival experience production forecasts up to date
• Frequent travel will be required (economy)

QUALIFICATIONS

• 5+ years of experience in music festival production
• Experience managing labor crews of 15+
• Proficient in CAD or VECTOR
• Experience with Sketch-Up, Scenic or Graphic Design
• Extensive AV and rigging knowledge
• Heavy equipment and OSHA certified
• Knowledge of technical aspects of concert and festival production
• Ability to solve logistical and technical problems including staging, lighting and sound
• Able to create and maintain large scale event budgets and projects simultaneously
• Proficient technical skills in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
• Extensive resolution management experience
• Proficiency in spreadsheets
• 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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

• Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments
• May work in drastic temperature climates
• Must be willing to work during evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlines


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