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Technical Director

CATEGORY: Technical

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
Hilton Head Island


Brian Riley

Job Details


· Maintain scenery department budget.

· Manage scenic construction expenses budget.

· Provide to VP of Production timely estimation of all scenic construction expenses.

· Communicate with resident and guest designers the construction requirements of scenic designs.

· Draft all pertinent construction drawings for the efficient execution of all scenic elements.

· Working Knowledge of AutoCad 2020 or VectorWoprks.

· Purchase materials required for implementation of scenery.

· Provide build schedule from preliminary designs through completion of load-in.

· Establish a safe working environment in scene shop.

· Supervise the construction all scenery in preparation for load-in based, on current industry standards.

· Oversee scenic load in conjunction with department heads.

· Direct supervision of Master and Staff Carpenter.

· Coordinate with Scenic Charge Artist as to timeliness of scenic elements for execution of scenic art.

· Coordinate with Lighting Supervisor and Deck Chief for rigging requirements.

· Establish inventory process and produce scenic inventory.

· Inspect all scene shop equipment and recommendations to VP of Production for repair or replacement.

· Standardize construction techniques to insure the expansion of stock scenery.

· Participant in scenic load-ins, strikes and other events as required.

· Function as Warehouse Manager, in conjunction with Costume Shop Manager and Props Master providing an orderly system of storage of the inventory.

· Interview and recommend the hiring of over-hire personnel.

· Supervise over-hire construction personnel.

· Enforce Arts Center rental policy.

· Maintain quality of scenery through show run.

· Participation as assigned in all Arts Center functions, including Galas, Fundraisers, Theater Series, Rentals, Presenting Series and outdoor festivals activities.

· Additional duties as assigned.

Reports to: Vice President of Production.

Employment Classification: Full Time Salaried





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