Technical Specialist - photo & video experiences agency

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Flashmat Technical Specialist Job Description

Flashmat is a photo experiences and content agency producing events, activations and experiential and online digital campaigns for global brands. We work across a wide range of sectors, from consumer brands to healthcare campaigns partnering with events teams and PR agencies. You will have great growth opportunities working at Flashmat, as a fast-growing small / medium sized agency.

www.flashmat.co.uk // @flashmatuk

Job title: Technical Specialist

We are seeking a Technical Specialist to join the team. This is a hands on role that requires previous experience working with cameras and photographic kit - someone who is confident handling technical equipment is a must. They must have a technical and problem-solving mindset; showing strong initiative, leadership qualities, communication skills and an ability to meet tight deadlines. Having videography experience and being an active user of Social media is also desirable.

This role suits an individual who is ready to get stuck in; hungry to broaden their knowledge in photography and grow their experience in event tech. You will be working on a diverse range of exciting projects.

 

Key Responsibilities

Setting up the tech needed to deliver successful and seamless activations

 Managing photographic equipment

Ensuring equipment is fully tested and prepped

Maintenance of equipment: repair works; ensuring software is updated

Researching into new technologies and setups; taking on unfamiliar projects

Offering creative input with projects and within team discussions

Helping out with design work

Maintaining a high level of organization; actioning tasks, having a detailed plan of action each day, supporting line manager; and working with the events team to ensure deadlines are met

Creating detailed tech journeys: Identifying pressure points and problem solving

Managing expectations; setting realistic goals and providing updates to the team

Performing admin tasks: keeping inventory up to date and re-ordering stock

Confident meeting clients in person and attending site visits/ setting up for events

Offering technical support (to clients and booth hosts on-site)

Providing training to booth hosts

 

Requirements

Essential:

Experience in photography

Experience handling camera equipment

At least 1-2 years’ experience working in a similar role within a company

Commuting to Hackney 5 days a week (Mon-Fri; 9:00 – 17:30)

 

Desired:

Basic knowledge of Adobe packages (photoshop, In design, illustrator)

Videography

Active user of Social media

 

Skills and Competencies

Excellent attention to detail

Excellent written and spoken English

Commercially minded (an interest in working with brands and agencies on diverse briefs)

Excellent communication skills

Using initiative to problem solve

Ability to keep a clear head in high-stress situations

Organised and ability to multi-task

Excellent time management skills

Ability to take constructive criticism and apply it positively

Pro-active, positive and 'can do’ attitude

Adaptability and flexibility within a fast- paced industry

Computer literate – Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Gmail and Google Drive

Knowledge of cameras and photography/ videography

 

Benefits

Discretionary bonus (depending on experience)

Pension contributions

Gym membership / contribution

Flexi-time

25 days holiday

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