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Theatre Consultant (Audiovisual Systems Design)

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$50,000 - $85,000, depending on experience
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December 7th, 2020

 

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Charcoalblue is currently seeking a Theatre Consultant with audiovisual design experience, with specific expertise in systems design in North America. You will be responsible for all aspects of design, documenting, and commissioning AV systems on our projects, working as part of our project teams which can include theatre designers, lighting designers, stage equipment designers, and acousticians to deliver holistic, client-focused design solutions.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meeting with clients to evaluate their needs for a project as they relate to audiovisual systems (and beyond).
  • Proposing audiovisual systems solutions which meet project requirements at a conceptual level, including accurate budget setting, and impact of AV equipment on other building systems. 
  • Providing all aspects of system documentation including sketch illustration, written narrative description, architectural drawings, Building Information Modelling (BIM), and specification writing.  
  • Working with our internal design team to present a holistic design solution which balances all aspects of performance functionality and budget.  
  • Communicating with client teams to describe our solutions and ensure they reflect the right fit which balances the needs of various project constituents.  
  • Describing the functionality and purpose of audiovisual systems while adjusting communication styles for different audiences - for other creative designers, for experienced AV technicians, or electrical engineers.  
  • Working with architectural and engineering teams to ensure that each of the design disciplines includes the required infrastructure, support, and accommodation for all elements of the audiovisual systems. 
  • Providing cost projections throughout a project for audiovisual systems integration.
  • Conducting value engineering; adapting and revising designs to reduce cost while maintaining as much value and performance as possible, meanwhile being able to describe impacts on functionality.  
  • Participate in site visits for commissioning, witness testing, construction progress, and other purposes as required. This position will require occasional travel, including international/overseas travel. (During the pandemic, all flight travel has been put on hold).
  • Working with our Team Leaders to set out project work plans, goals, and deliverables. 
  • Contributing to the continual development of our internal design and technical resources. 
  • Discussing your work and ideas with other designers at Charcoalblue. 
  • Serving as a resource for all of our designers about audiovisual technology applicable to our projects. 

 QUALIFICATIONS & KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • The successful candidate will possess most or all of the following qualifications: 
  • Minimum anticipated experience of 3 years working as an audiovisual systems designer; likely in some combination of performing arts and architecture.  
  • Served as primary audiovisual systems designer for completed projects in the design, documentation, construction, and commissioning phases
  • Can demonstrate the creation of contract documentation for the audiovisual systems on new construction or architectural renovation projects in North America. 
  • The ability to self-manage and set work plans for the successful delivery of work against deadlines with minimal input from management. 
  • An expert level of detailed knowledge about audiovisual technology and systems integration. 
  • A practical knowledge of audio and acoustic theory, as well as visual media fundamentals.
  • Experience in computer drafting of some form. Proficiency in REVIT or the ability to quickly learn it will be required.
  • Familiarity with the standard suite of Microsoft Office products is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and / or Bluebeam is also essential.
  • Experience and interest in live performance, broadcast, and/or events.
  • CTS certification is a plus, but not required.
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Production and Stage Manager

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Position Production and Stage Manager 

Company American Repertory Ballet (ARB) and Princeton Ballet School (PBS) with locations in Princeton, Cranbury and New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. 

Reporting Relationships The Production and Stage Manager reports to the Artistic Director. Reporting to the Production Manager is the Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant(s), and all production crew and overhire. 

Travel This position will be based in New Brunswick, and responsible for all ARB/PBS locations. There is some travel associated with this position. 

Website www.arballet.org 

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Production Manager’s services shall include, but are not limited to: 

–Coordinate theater/rehearsal schedules with artistic director -Coordinate technical schedules with lighting designers, union stagehands, and theater/facility management -Create initial theater schedule/crew calls for union stagehands (and non-union as appropriate) during load in/rehearsals/show call/load out; act as deciding voice when changes requested/required – Create and manage the production budget, including segmented budgets in detail per venue, working closely with the Finance Director -Coordinate rentals (including some contract writing) for both ARB’s use (costume and scenic) and the use of ARB holdings by outside groups -Coordinate facility rentals with outside groups (including on-site management/representation as required) -Coordinate rental/purchase of necessary theater supplies (dry ice, genie lifts, etc) -Coordinate theater transportation (shipping/trucking of performance elements) – Coordinate dancer transportation if necessary – Arrange hotels, per diem, and catering when applicable -Maintain audio/video archives of company (and school as well) -Oversee monthly safety meetings, store archival sign-in and follow-up on noted issues (leaks, pest, etc) 

-Coordinate over-hire staffing for load in/load out, special projects, etc. -Coordinate Front of House issues with Box Office and House Managers, particularly for in-studio – late seating periods/notes, timelines of seating availability, placement of reserved seating and ADA accessible seating, etc -Supervise load in/load out -Oversee floor cleaning of studio and performance flooring -Coordinate facility maintenance/issues -Work with choreographers/artistic staff to edit recorded music (or outsource appropriately if beyond abilities/technological resources) -Create promotional videos for YouTube/social media as requested -Build/maintain scenery and props as needed for performances (or outsource appropriately if beyond technical capabilities) -Create in conjunction with designers, appropriate documentation for theater load in (hang plots, scenic lists, shift sheets, etc) -Create and implement lighting for in-studio performances -Create/maintain documentation/archival records (photos, lists, etc) of sets and props in ballet inventory for future company use and/or potential rentals. -Other duties as assigned 

Stage Manager’s services shall include, but are not limited to: 

-Attend relevant rehearsals and run-throughs in studio -Oversee rehearsals during tech/pre-performance week -Create paperwork for backstage: sign in sheets, dressing room assignments/signs, posting schedules, etc. -Work with lighting designers & choreographers to develop calling scripts for shows -Call shows in performance -Take/distribute notes to appropriate technical departments -Provide running documents to relevant departments to accurately perform scene changes, prep for shows, etc -Set up/prepare in-studio seating for observed rehearsals, invited events, etc. -Other duties as assigned 

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Bachelor’s degree with 3 years minimum experience in production management, preferably for a performing arts organization. Must be organized, detail-oriented, and adaptable with good problem solving skills. Excellent communication and time management skills are required. Must demonstrate the ability to manage budget expenses. 

This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), as well as under any and all applicable state (New Jersey) and local laws, rules and regulations. 

Competitive compensation package. About American Repertory Ballet: 

The mission of American Repertory Ballet (http://www.arballet.org/) is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through artistic and educational programs, presented by a financially responsible organization. This mission is fulfilled through our preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, programs designed to expose the community to the art form of dance, as well as at Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation. It is through these three branches of ARB that the organization’s vision is pursued: “To Entertain, Educate, Enlighten, and Inspire with the Beauty and Passion of Dance.” 

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Digital Designer skilled in Illustration and AFX

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Our client, a growing independent award-winning digital advertising agency, is looking for a super-talented Digital Designer with skills in animation and illustration to join their East Central London office. They are looking for an enthusiastic creative-thinker who is really passionate about digital design, illustration, and animation. Someone that can deliver beautifully conceived ideas as well as being a good hands-on designer.

The successful candidate will be creating digital assets and adverts including social media images, GIFS, homepage banners and videos for a range of big-name clients, and will be confident in their own ability to deliver unique and striking designs across a range of outputs. Strong knowledge of social platforms is key.

 

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  • You have 3+  years experience working at digital and integrated agencies.
  • You are an ideas person used to creating digital campaigns with rich content.
  • You’re up to date with the latest design trends and you have a deep understanding of all things digital.
  • You have an engaging portfolio of work that demonstrates award-worthy digital and social design, alongside impressive illustration and motion work, experimentations.
  • You possess a solid understanding of storytelling and how to reach people’s hearts and minds.
  • You have an exceptional eye for detail
 and ability to use your strong Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects to create exceptional pixel-perfect layouts
  • You can execute a variety of design, illustration and animation styles.
  • You are an adaptive designer, able to work on a variety of platforms, from static social posts to videos, using illustration and photography, 3D, image libraries and stock, or bespoke film.
  • You are an excellent communicator and articulate your ideas clearly.
  • You are highly organised and able to manage deadlines effectively.
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Dance Teachers & Dance Teacher Assitants Needed

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Dance Teachers and Dance Teacher Assistants needed for busy Brooklyn dance studios.  Teach salsa, bachata, Latin, Ballroom, Tango, Swing, Hustle and more.  Spend your time doing what you love and make money at it.  Want to become a professional dance teacher?  Joint our dance teacher training program.  We will train you to teach dance.  Please see more at https://dancefeverstudios.com/teacher-training/

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