We're hiring!

Much of the work at Beaudry Interactive is project-based. We conceive, design and develop unique location-based experiences for theme parks and attractions, cultural and art centers, and educational institutions. We also collaborate with other companies while providing our technical expertise and know-how. Our creative and technical projects can be of varying scale, complexity and media sensitivity, often with overlapping deadlines and running in parallel, with many projects requiring tight coordination with our clients, collaborators and freelancers.

 

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PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIST  

 

Beaudry Interactive (aka b/i) is an award-winning experiential design studio based in Los Angeles with a focus on interaction design and the creative use of technology in placemaking, storytelling, and education. We conceive, design, and develop unique location-based experiences for themed entertainment, museum exhibitions, live shows, and branded experiences all with a singular mission: provide an actively engaging environment that makes the audience part of the experience. This is an opportunity to become part of that team.  

The Production Technologist will report to the Director, Creative Technologies & Production and will support in the specification, procurement, configuration, QA testing, management, on-site installation, and support of all audio-visual systems, computer networking, show control systems, and computer hardware for Beaudry Interactive's projects. The Production Technologist also supports the development and production teams during all phases of a project's lifecycle, from early brainstorming and concept design, to final on-site installation and ongoing maintenance/support.  

The successful candidate will have a technical/operational background in A/V & IT systems and a passion for using technology for storytelling and creating extraordinary themed experiences. This is a full-time, salaried position. Work will be conducted at Beaudry Interactive’s HQ in North Hollywood or at a client site. Must be willing to travel. 

  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

What you will be doing: 

1. Project-based R&D and Technical Integration 

  • Assist with the creation of concept, schematic, design development, & production level system drawings and documents. 

  • Perform product research to provide technology evaluations, recommendations, and costs. 

  • Participate in design, brainstorming, estimating, and meetings as needed. 

  • Assist in the generation of system specifications, facility impact reports, system budgets, operator manuals and other internal & external facing technical documentation. 

  • Assist with planning and setup of mock-ups & technology demonstrations. 

  • Provide hands-on site installation, wiring, testing, commissioning, and documentation for interactive system installations. Travel to installations as required to support installation and maintenance of interactive systems.

2. ​Operations Support 

  • Provide Level 1 & 2 technical support to b/i staff and clients. 

  • Assist with management of company’s technical equipment, technology infrastructure, and software resources. 

  • Perform other activities and responsibilities as directed by the design consulting team. 

 

QUALITIES 

What Experience, Skills and Attributes you will need to be successful: 

  • Intrinsic curiosity across a broad range of disciplines. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Very detail oriented with strong organizational skills. 

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.   

  • Ability to interface well with clients and co-workers in a collaborative environment. 

  • Capability to manage and work with core team to prioritize multiple simultaneous activities. 

  • Entertainment, engineering, and/or control systems design and programming experience. 

  • Familiarity with signal flow diagrams, rack elevation creation, device mounting diagrams, etc. 

  • Familiarity with reading and working with architectural plans is an asset. 

  • Hands-on Audio, Video and Control System installation experience is strongly recommended. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Required 

  • BA Degree with emphasis in electrical, mechanical engineering, entertainment technology or entertainment design, or equivalent experience 

  • 2+ years' experience in a related industry or trade 

  • Knowledge of audio-visual equipment and networking/computer communication protocols (HDMI, HDBase-T, UDP, TCP, DMX, sACN, Dante, NDI, WIFI, VLANs, etc.) 

  • Strong experience with computerized design programs including AutoCAD, Visio, and/or Sketchup 

  • Knowledge of current products and trends in audio, video, show control, networking, and cabling technology 

  • Proficient with computers and standard office programs (e.g., MS Office Suite) 

Preferred 

  • Minimum one year of professional installation experience in audio visual industry 

  • A+, Network+, Cisco, Q-Sys, Brightsign, Crestron, Medialon, or Avixa CTS certifications 

  • Experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, etc) 

  • Working knowledge of video playback systems (Qlab, 7thSense, Pixera, Watchout, etc.) 

  • Broadcast and projection experience 

  • Wiring, soldering, and cable termination skills are a strong plus 

  • Experience with Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, etc.) 

  

SPECIFIC WORK CONDITIONS    

  • Work will be on-site at b/i’s location in North Hollywood mostly and remote/telecommuting on select days depending on specific tasks and the projects’ workload. 

  • Reliable, high speed home Internet connection for telecommuting. 

  • Some travel will be required. 

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  

 

 

TO APPLY 

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@binteractive.com
 

Beaudry Interactive is an Equal Opportunity  employer.