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Edge ShowTek is a full-service production, rental, and staging company. We are seeking an experienced audio engineer for an Audio Lead position. This position is based in Chicago, Illinois, but can involve travel across the United States. It offers opportunities to work with high-end speaker systems, networked digital audio, and wireless coordination.

Requirements:

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

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Audio Technician – Providing management-level support to the AV Chicago/Edge audio department, including:
• Acting as an audio designer and support specialist
• Day-to-day management of audio 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 audio equipment
• Leading an on-site crew or working under direction
• Overseeing audio department organization
• Consulting warehouse staff on handling, storage, and quality control of audio 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

Edge ShowTek is a full-service production, rental, and staging company. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager. This is a salaried position which may involve evening and weekend work as projects dictate.

The ideal candidate for this role is experienced in audiovisual project management, or an experienced audio/video engineer who feels confident enough to manage numerous events simultaneously, interact with clients, and provide technical and creative support to Edge’s sales team. The Project Manager position is very social and involves constant communication with producers, clients, venues, contract employees, and vendors.

Requirements:

• 5+ years experience in AV events industry
• Excellent technical aptitude and understanding of industry technologies and trends
• Proficient in audio, video, lighting, rigging and set design
• Very strong organization skills
• Excellent communication and client interaction abilities
• Business attire
• Drafting capabilities (especially Vectorworks) are recommended
• 3D rendering capabilities (i.e. 3ds Max) are recommended

Sales Support:

• Providing technical support and design to sales team during quoting process
• Creating room layouts and diagrams
• Contacting prospective venues to determine rules and requirements for outside vendors
• Maintaining well-organized folders of information about various jobs
• Assisting sales staff to keep projects on budget

Operations Support:

• Identifying potential problems in event plans and recommending solutions
• Scouting venues
• Using project management software (Podio) to maintain information about events
• Developing production schedules
• Assisting operations staff to schedule personnel

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 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 Edge equipment

Warehouse – Assisting in in the prep and return of equipment
• Working on warehouse projects including equipment maintenance and counting inventory

Edge ShowTek is a full-service production, rental, and staging company. We are seeking an experienced lighting director/ME for a Lighting Lead position. This position is based in Chicago, Illinois, but can involve travel across the United States. It offers opportunities to work with LED moving head fixtures, conventional fixtures, and lighting controllers.

Requirements:

• 5+ years audiovisual experience with an emphasis on lighting direction and electrical
• Experience working on corporate events

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Lighting Technician – Providing management-level support to the Edge video department, including:
• Acting as a lighting designer, ME, and support specialist
• Day-to-day management of lighting 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 lighting equipment
• Leading an on-site crew or working under direction
• Overseeing lighting department organization
• Consulting warehouse staff on handling, storage, and quality control of lighting 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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