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Convene // conference & meeting spaces
 
New York City    Posted: Friday, July 31, 2020
 
   
 
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The Technical Director is responsible for directing live or pre-recorded virtual/hybrid event productions, monitoring on-air streams, & coordinating/managing an effective livestreaming team. An ideal candidate will have intimate knowledge of livestreaming best practices, familiarity with advanced networking concepts, & experience calling/directing technically challenging events. An attention to detail, consistency, & commitment to process is required for success in this position. Ideal candidates will be accustomed to working in a fast paced, challenging, & demanding environment to develop & build a best in class experience & product for our customers. 

Responsibilities

  • Show caller for switching/encoding engineers during day of execution
  • Ability to train & operate any of the studio positions 
  • Main point of contact for client/presenters during pre planning & day of event  
  • Coordination across multiple internal departments for execution of fully virtualized or hybrid events & confirm streaming configuration with virtual event site
  • Development of complex run of shows, including scheduling of livestream production team & resources as needed
  • Owns the technical support lifecycle & is responsible for managing technical risks throughout support planning & delivery
  • Management/coordination of hardware kits of parts delivery for remote presenters
  • Collection & testing of client collateral pre event as well as asset creation 
  • Definition of best practices/SOPs
  • Scheduling & managing competing deadlines across multiple client events
  • Training & development of team members
  • Coordinate & lead client facing & internal pre production meetings
  • Maintaining IP based communication systems for internal & external parties

Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience in live streaming, webcasting, or TV broadcast environments
  • Versatile, quick learner, team player willing to go above & beyond to support the team
  • Experience with high profile/large event production 
  • Proficient with VMix/Wirecast/Livestream, studio switching software
  • Familiarity with vision mixer, concepts & applications
  • Deep understanding of audio & video signal flow 
  • Understanding of networking protocols & concepts 
  • Experience with AV production, processes, & equipment
  • Familiarity with NDI utilization & best practices
  • Familiarity with VMix programming & workflows
  • Experience with DANTE concepts & best practices
  • Strong understanding of streaming protocols such as HLS, RTMP, DASH, Web RTC
  • Familiarity with CDN providers (Vimeo, Akami, Limelight)
  • Strong personal computing skills including Powerpoint, Keynote, & G suite

Who We Are:

Convene designs & services premium places to work, meet, & host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major cities. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, & has been named one of Americas 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes & a Best Workplace by both & Fortune Magazine.

For more information: Take a peek into Convenes NYC headquarters & learn more about our award-winning culture in NASDAQs Cultural Capital web seriestake a tour of our largest location, and read a case study on how Convene has reinvented commercial real estate.

Recent Accolades

  • Certified Great Place to Work 2017-2020
  • 2019 Fortune Magazine #7 Best Workplace in New York
  • One of Magazines Best Workplaces 2018
  • 2018 Fortune Magazine Best Small & Medium Workplaces U.S.
  • 2017 Fortune Magazine #11 Best Workplace in New York
  • One of LinkedIns Most In-Demand Startups
  • One of Forbes Most Promising Companies
  • One of Crains New York Fastest Growing Companies

Were Here For You:

At Convene, youll receive:

  • Excellent health coverage for you & your family
  • Medical & insurance navigation support
  • Generous paid time off, including an extra day off during the month of your birthday
  • 401K match
  • Discounts on phone plans & gym memberships
  • Professional development support
  • Access to healthy meals & snacks at work

Convene is committed to building an inclusive & diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer & welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities & perspectives.

To all recruitment agencies: Convene does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or any Convene employees. Convene is not liable to pay fees for any unsolicited resumes received.

 
 
 
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