Employment Opportunities

Whether you’re a gear-head who was in the AV Club, grew up as a tech, or only learned the business in recent years, if you’re a superstar, we want to talk with you! What you know, and how you treat our clients and our team is what matters most. Your proven track record of outstanding technical skill and experience will continue to grow with AV Chicago/Edge ShowTek. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that continues to outpace industry growth. Please send us your resume, and we’ll explore the potential of you fitting in with the band.

VIDEO LEAD

AV Chicago/Edge ShowTek is a full-service production, rental, and staging company. We are seeking an experienced video engineer for a Video Lead position. This position is based in Chicago, Illinois, but can involve travel across the United States. It offers opportunities to work with LED video displays projectors, and multi-output switching devices.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years audiovisual experience with an emphasis on video engineering
  • Experience working on corporate events

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Video Technician – Providing management-level support to the AV Chicago/Edge video department, including:
    • Acting as a video designer and support specialist
    • Day-to-day management of video department inventory
    • Research and evaluation of new products and technologies
    • Suggesting new products for the AVC/Edge inventory
    • Mentoring and training other in-house staff on video equipment
    • Leading an on-site crew or working under direction
    • Overseeing video department organization
    • Consulting warehouse staff on handling, storage, and quality control of video equipment
  • Project Review – Reviewing and modifying project details prior to an event, including equipment, labor, and logistical information
  • Client Facing – Interacting with clients on-site and in advance of events
    • Working with clients to develop event schedules, setup plans, and show scripts
  • Equipment Operation – Neat, accurate, and efficient setup and operation of all AVC/Edge equipment
  • Warehouse – Assisting in in the prep and return of equipment
    • Working on warehouse projects including equipment maintenance and counting inventory

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Currently hiring:

Video Lead

AUDIO LEAD TECH (A1)
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Setting up and operating audio systems at events
  • Managing audio department inventory
  • Staying abreast of current developments in audio technology
  • Researching new audio technology and making informed purchasing decisions
  • Supervising and training other audio technicians
  • Collaborating with account reps to design audio systems for events
REQUIREMENTS
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience
  • In-depth knowledge of current audio technologies including digital audio consoles
  • Experience in a corporate event environment
  • Ability to supervise a team of technicians at an event
  • Ability to communicate with clients and the provide a high level of customer service
  • Flexibility to work an ever-changing schedule of nights, mornings, and weekends (including occasional out-of-town travel)
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