Assistant to the Technical Director

Assistant to the Technical Director

CATEGORY: Technical

CMF/Wistar Productions
New York, NY 10004

Job Details


ASSISTANT TO THE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, CMF/Wistar Productions at Cipriani 25 Broadway 

Reports To: Technical Director, CMF/Wistar

Chief Responsibilities 

- Maintain detailed inventory of all technical gear (lighting/audio/video/rigging/staging), as well as production office supplies. Arrange repairs and purchases as necessary.

- Book and schedule video and staging crews per event as directed by Technical Director.

- Attend banquets meetings as a representative of the production team. Take detailed notes and distribute.

- Keep event documents up to date, and create new documents as needed (cue sheets, diagrams, runs of show, etc).

- Help maintain site safety and efficiency by noting deficiencies and recommending corrective action.

- Meet with event clients to discuss and explain technical systems and possibilities in the venue.

- Showcase the technology of the space in an engaged and informative manner.

- Participate hands-on in regular maintenance of projectors/server racks/camera equipment.

- Provide backup support for Technical Director, Integrator, and/or Head of Video as needed/directed.


Core Competencies 

- A wide range of technical skills and expertise (lighting, video, audio, rigging and scenic).

- Basics of lighting control (dimmers, consoles, electricity).

- Familiarity and ease with Google Drive and Microsoft Office.

- Clear and concise writing and speech.

- Familiarity with troubleshooting for technical systems (electrical, computer, lighting, etc).

- Ability to identify and solve problems efficiently and effectively.


The following skills would be a plus:

Video System Operation (Watchout, Isadora, Playback Pro, Switching)
Show Control/Media Server Experience
ETC Eos/Ion Programming
GrandMA Programming
Lighting (Design concepts and gear)
Audio (Design concepts and gear)
Drafting (2D and 3D Vectorworks)


  • Work days are typically 9am-6pm M-F, and occasional nights/weekends as determined by the events schedule.


Cipriani 25 Broadway is a landmarked luxury events venue in the Financial District of Manhattan. It is home to the largest permanent video-mapping installation in North America, and host to a variety of events including weddings, fashion shows, corporate conferences and nonprofit galas.


$60k-$65k/year, DOE


May 22, 2019 -


$60-$65k DOE



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