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Technical Director / MSO

  • Dreamtek
  • London, UK
  • 14/05/2024
Full time Audio Visual / Display Executive Management

Job Description

Technical Director / MSO

What You’ll Do
As a Technical Director your role will involve technical and production on-site and remote
based support across a number of events, most of which will be speaker/presentation led.
You will be primarily responsible for managing the creation and distribution of content via
multiple methods of outreach such as live streaming, online, pre-records for pr/marketing
etc. The role will also involve an aspect of post production support so proficiency working with
Adobe CC is also required within the role.

The ideal candidate should have a high technical background, proven track record of
successfully planning and delivering events, strong problem solving skills, quantifiable
leadership talents, exposure to installed audio-visual systems, and high level experience
within team and project management.

Who We Are
A wholly owned subsidiary of System One Services, The Dreamtek Group is a fully integrated
production company offering a range of creative solutions to help our customers create and
deliver awe -inspiring digital experiences. To support this we have teams working across 4
key areas of the business; Virtual/Hybrid Event, Video Production, Studio Builds, and a
Talent division that offers a fully Managed Service for permanent & freelance staffing across
the AV, Events & Production industries.

The Day-to-Day
● Working closely with Session Producer & Global Production teams on remote event
delivery.
● Technical Direction & Vision Mixing across all assigned events.
● Owns the technical support lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks
throughout support planning and delivery.
● Communicates effectively to explain our services to technical and non-technical
clients as needed.
● Monitors assigned videoconferencing calls on end user’s event sites. Troubleshooting
as needed to satisfy the end user’s needs and escalate if necessary.
● Ensures that a balanced workload is triaged among technical staff, and notifies
Supervisor of high priority tasks or events.
● Assists users on using video conferencing systems before and during events.
● Takes on tasks in special projects or assignments as outlined by the supervisor and
executes them within the given timeline.
● Creates and executes technical plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing
needs and requirements.
● Keeps Global Production team well informed of status of event support efforts and
serves as liaison between project support teams and clients.
● Consistently delivers high-quality services to our clients.
● Attending team and client meetings as and when required.
● Keeps the wider production team well informed of changes and technical challenges.
● Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
● Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
● Assists with training of staff and improving their technical proficiency
What You’ll Need
● Minimum 7 years in a broadcast environment, with specific exposure to operating in a
gallery/programme control room setting
● Minimum 5 years of professional technical production experience acting in a
Technical Director (TD) capacity
● Experienced across a wide range VM technologies such as Blackmagic, Ross, Tricaster
(to name a few)
● Strong proficiency and understanding of Streaming Workflows
● Proficiency in using studio production equipment such as handheld cameras &
lighting techniques is preferred.
● Proficient in editing via Adobe CC
● Openness to experimenting with new ways of working and creating new workflows
that align to Engineering’s vision
● In depth technical knowledge of studio and gallery systems & processes
● Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a
diverse, cross-functional team.
● A desire to learn and constantly improve

Life at Dreamtek
At Dreamtek, we embrace diversity in all of its forms to help create an all inclusive
environment. The culture of our business is integral to how we operate and we feel this is the
foundation to support greater innovation and creativity for not only Dreamtek but also all of
our Clients. We also feel strongly that this creates a warm and welcoming environment where
you’ll work alongside teams that share many of the same values. This doesn’t just drive us, it
defines us.
As an equal opportunities employer, all applicants will be considered for employment without
attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status,
national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.
We are One. We are Dreamtek.