Video Projections Technician - AXEL Tour
Job location: full-time touring show and international travel
Cirque du Soleil's AXEL is a full-time touring show in search of talent across the United States. Take your talents on the road and join us on tour in this exciting opportunity!
Life at Cirque is about sharing our passion and about creating wonder with talented colleagues, all the while delivering at the highest quality in a fast-moving environment. Boldness and curiosity are a part of our DNA and hopefully a part of yours too. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, shift trajectories, have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves and meet new challenges.
Reporting to the Production Manager, and working under the supervision of the Head of Lighting, your responsibilities will entail:
- Participate in the daily operations of all projected special effects for all performances of the Show, including but not limited to the load in and load out operations;
- Operate, maintain and troubleshoot systems during performances;
- Participate in the inspection and maintenance schedules and processes;
- Work with the technical team to develop and maintain a safe working environment;
- Work on and develop special projects as required;
- Participate in load-in and load-out;
- Carry out all other duties required by the Head of Lighting.
We would like to meet you if you have:
- College-level diploma (or equivalent) in live entertainment or theatre production (or relevant work experience);
- Minimum five years' experience in the entertainment industry;
- Knowledge of video matrix;
- In-depth knowledge of hardware and software applications related to projection effects systems – VYV Media Servers System and projector;
- In-depth knowledge of hardware and software applications;
- In-depth knowledge of network hardware and Ethernet cabling;
- Knowledge and experience with Robot cam and box cam;
- Knowledge of different types of video signal is essential;
- Knowledge of Microsoft applications for Windows;
- Fluency in spoken and written English is essential;
- Arena touring experience an asset.
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is much more than just a show: it’s also you. At the centre of Cirque's creative energy are talented people with a passion for challenging their own limits. You will love to:
- Make a real visible difference in what you do;
- Learn and grow within our international environment;
- See our shows and contribute to their success.