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RWS is the leading provider of talent for entertainment at sea, on land, theme parks, zoos and more across the globe. We are always looking for the best talent to join our team and raise the experiences for guests across the world. Whether you are a performer, musician, technician or guest experience specialist, we have roles for you.

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  • Technical Venue Manager (Seasonal)

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • Region Sea / Boat

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/fXUyL9tY1u/Technical-Venue-Manager-Seasonal-MSC-Cruises

    RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom-designed as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard-working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, Raise Your Experience.

    About the role…

    The Technical Venue Manager is responsible for Le Cabaret Rouge venue and its operations as well as overseeing Times Square Atrium and its operations onboard the MSC Seashore. This is inclusive of lighting, video, sound, aerial apparatus as well as quality control of the performances in the space. Will be responsible for run of show, as well as creation of show tracks and managing a team.

    What’s expected…

    • Communicate with vendors, laborers, and client-based technical personnel for organization and execution of the project to be safe and professional. This includes regular weekly meetings with internal and external departments.
    • Demonstrate understanding of all working aspects of the project and be able to explain such things to various personnel (laborers with / without experience, clients, performers etc.).
    • Oversee / Manage an onsite crew to install all elements properly and safely (lighting, scenic, props, electric, control, FX) both indoors and outdoors.
    • Schedule daily labor calls according to the Master Production Timeline. Re-negotiate timelines or schedules as necessary with any changes or unforeseen occurrences.
    • Troubleshoot and provide assessment for all aspects of technical production including, but not limited to, lighting, audio, video, projection, architecture, heavy machinery, simple machinery, personnel lifts, power tools, etc.
    • Acquire and demonstrate awareness of both RWS’ and the venue’s safety procedures including Emergency Action Plans, PPE Requirements, Lock-out Tag-out Procedures, and additional protocols.
    • Oversee the running of shows in Le Cabaret Rouge six (6) nights per week.
    • Must have experience programming and operating Pandora’s Box.
    • Responsible for operating and troubleshooting aerial automation through NOMAD system; prior experience is required.
    • Familiar with use of Novastar and similar industry standards of LED control equipment.
    • Regular interaction and collaboration with ship Lead Technician.
    • Provide RWS with weekly voyage reports /updates and with progress photos as necessary.
    • Provide written maintenance logs outlining details of any issues and resolution procedures.
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested.
    • Regularly schedule safety inspections of all equipment.
    • Oversee any events to take place within the theater space from a technical perspective.

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Excellent communication and management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatrical management (production, stage or technical) or 3 years of in field experience required.
    • Operational knowledge of technical equipment inclusive of rigging, sound, lighting, video and automation.
    • Cruise Line or Touring Experience suggested, but not required.
    • Ability to remain positive and push thru in stressful situations, while still accomplishing daily work.
    • Ability to communicate with multiple departments onboard, understanding how the entertainment team, folds into the bigger operation.
    • Ability to work six (6) days per week for periods of up to 8-months at a time.
    • Comfortable living and working in close quarters with co-workers from varied backgrounds.
    • Ability to stand for long periods, work at height as required, and consistently lift 75 pounds in fulfillment of responsibilities.
    • Ability to learn and abide by all onboard safety regulations as outlined in ship’s Safety Management System.
    • Ability to remain positive in stressful situations working under tight deadlines.
    • The ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.

    What we bring…

    • Onboard (crossover) training included
    • Food & Lodging Included
    • Private Single Occupancy Cabin
    • Select Privileges in Passenger Dining Facilities
    • Access to Guest Gym Facilities
    • Free Laundry Service
    • Friends and Family cruise discounts

    Contract Dates…

    • Various operational dates ranging from mid-December 2021 through August 2022.
    • Flexible start date, TBD.
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full tour (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $800 per week

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/65Qo9bkxWg/General-Technician-Lighting-Video-Focus-Seasonal-MSC-Cruises

    The General Technician, Lighting & Video is primarily responsible for the effective operation of all lighting and video related needs for Le Cabaret Rouge and Times Square Atrium and their operations onboard the MSC Seashore. Reporting to the Technical Venue Manager, this role will be responsible for the programming of special events, run of performances, and general maintenance of the lighting & video rig. This role will be expected to gain a moderate level of proficiency in programming and running all servers for visual effect playback.

    What’s expected…

    • Demonstrated programming proficiency on the GrandMA series of lighting consoles
    • Intermediate level of lighting design skills to accommodate special events in the venue
    • Ability to learn Pandora’s Box Media server to a level sufficient for troubleshooting, basic content loading, and proper output routing
    • Familiar with use of Novastar and similar industry standards of LED control equipment
    • Preset, program (as applicable), and run all events taking place in assigned venue
    • Operate robo-spot for select events/performances
    • Complete post sets following each performance/event, ensuring that all lighting gear is properly powered down
    • Regularly safety inspect and maintain lighting gear in the venue
    • Regularly inspect all LED Video surfaces, replacing panels as required
    • Track lamp hours, replacing lamps as they blow or approach end of life
    • Effectively troubleshoot and report on all lighting or video issues
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Excellent communication and management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatre (production or technical) or 3 years of in field experience required.
    • Operational knowledge of technical equipment inclusive of rigging, sound, lighting, video and automation.
    • Cruise Line or Touring Experience suggested, but not required.
    • Ability to remain positive and push thru in stressful situations, while still accomplishing daily work.
    • Ability to communicate with multiple departments onboard, understanding how the entertainment team, folds into the bigger operation.
    • Ability to work six (6) days per week for periods of up to 8-months at a time.
    • Comfortable living and working in close quarters with co-workers from varied backgrounds.
    • Ability to stand for long periods, work at height as required, and consistently lift 75 pounds in fulfillment of responsibilities.
    • Ability to learn and abide by all onboard safety regulations as outlined in ship’s Safety Management System.
    • Ability to remain positive in stressful situations working under tight deadlines.
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.

    What we bring…

    • Onboard (crossover) training included
    • Food & Lodging Included
    • Shared Double Occupancy Cabin
    • Select Privileges in Passenger Dining Facilities
    • Access to Guest Gym Facilities
    • Free Laundry Service
    • Friends and Family cruise discounts

    Contract Dates…

    • Various operational dates ranging from mid-December 2021 through August 2022.
    • Flexible start date, TBD.
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full tour (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $600 per week

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • General Technician, Audio Focus (Seasonal)

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • Region Sea / Boat

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/PD64YNh56m/General-Technician-Audio-Focus-Seasonal-MSC-Cruises

    The General Technician, Audio is primarily responsible for the effective execution of all audio related tasks for Le Cabaret Rouge and Times Square Atrium and their operations onboard the MSC Seashore. Reporting to the Technical Venue Manager, this role will be responsible for the setup and operation of all audio needs within the venues and maintenance of the audio equipment, as well as participate in all sets/strikes in the venues.

    What’s expected…

    • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to run and program shows on Yamaha CL3 Mixing Console (72in/32out)
    • Knowledgeable and comfortable with various digital and analogue audio equipment (RF systems, compressors, graphic EQ’s, etc.)
    • Proven track record of mixing live vocals and bands
    • Knowledge of LogicPro & Q-lab required
    • Experience with GreenGo systems and Dante peripherals a strong plus
    • Preset and run all events taking place in assigned venue, ranging from a single speaker to staged production incorporating live vocals and band
    • Complete post sets following each performance/event, ensuring that equipment is properly powered down and stored
    • Regularly safety inspect and maintain audio equipment in venue
    • Effectively troubleshoot and report on all audio issues
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Excellent communication and management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatre (production or technical) or 3 years of in field experience required.
    • Operational knowledge of technical equipment inclusive of rigging, sound, lighting, video and automation.
    • Cruise Line or Touring Experience suggested, but not required.
    • Ability to remain positive and push thru in stressful situations, while still accomplishing daily work.
    • Ability to communicate with multiple departments onboard, understanding how the entertainment team, folds into the bigger operation.
    • Ability to work six (6) days per week for periods of up to 8-months at a time.
    • Comfortable living and working in close quarters with co-workers from varied backgrounds.
    • Ability to stand for long periods, work at height as required, and consistently lift 75 pounds in fulfillment of responsibilities.
    • Ability to learn and abide by all onboard safety regulations as outlined in ship’s Safety Management System.
    • Ability to remain positive in stressful situations working under tight deadlines.
    • The ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.

    What we bring…

    • Onboard (crossover) training included
    • Food & Lodging Included
    • Shared Double Occupancy Cabin
    • Select Privileges in Passenger Dining Facilities
    • Access to Guest Gym Facilities
    • Free Laundry Service
    • Friends and Family cruise discounts

    Contract Dates…

    • Various operational dates ranging from mid-December 2021 through August 2022.
    • Flexible start date, TBD.
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full tour (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $600 per week

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • https://airtable.com/shrCrO47rIGXMwcRf

    “It’s Your Show” in Branson, MO this holiday season. If you have a passion for providing an engaging and entertaining guest experience, we have opportunities for you with the Fun Crew at RWS Entertainment Group! Be a part of the team bringing joy to folks of all ages this holiday season.

    These Guest Experience opportunities are part of an immersive, themed environment where everyone is a citizen of the 1800s. As part of the Fun Crew, you will have the opportunity to not only raise the experience in attractions, retail, and food & beverage roles, but also to step out and engage with guests through music, dance, and play. RWS offers competitive pay ($15/hour), housing, travel assistance, and a contract completion bonus as well as other incentive programs throughout the contract.

    BONUS: Refer a friend, spend the whole season working with them, and receive a $100 completion bonus at the end of the contract!

    STARTING RATE: $15/hour, with housing and utilities provided. 32-hour weekly guarantee plus contract completion bonuses!

    DATES: NOW – December 30, 2021

    If you have experience in entertainment, service industries, or have that special skill of bringing a smile to those around you, click the link above to apply!

    At RWS, our team of bold makers and mold breakers is made of a diverse group of people who we believe make our work stronger. Our stage actively chooses to uplift applicants with diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, sexes, national origins, and veteran and disability status.

    RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom design as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard-working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, RAISE YOUR EXPERIENCE.

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  • Dollywood

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Guest Experiences
    • City / State Pigeon Forge, TN
    • Region United States

    https://airtable.com/shrCrO47rIGXMwcRf

    Tired of workin’ 9 to 5? The RWS Fun Crew is going to Dollywood! If you have a passion for providing an engaging and entertaining guest experience, we have opportunities for you! Be a part of the team encouraging guests to “Love Every Moment” this holiday season in Pigeon Forge, TN.

    As part of the Fun Crew, you will have the opportunity to not only raise the experience in attractions, retail, and food & beverage roles but also to step out and engage with guests through music, dance, and play. RWS offers competitive pay ($15/hour), housing, travel assistance, and a contract completion bonus as well as other incentive programs throughout the contract.

    BONUS: Refer a friend, spend the whole season working with them, and receive a $100 completion bonus at the end of the contract!

    STARTING RATE: $15/hour, with housing and utilities provided. 32-hour weekly guarantee plus contract completion bonuses!

    DATES: NOW – January 2, 2022

    If you have experience in entertainment, service industries, or have that special skill of bringing a smile to those around you, click the link above to apply!
    At RWS, our team of bold makers and mold breakers is made of a diverse group of people who we believe make our work stronger. Our stage actively chooses to uplift applicants with diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, sexes, national origins, and veteran and disability status.

    RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom design as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard-working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, RAISE YOUR EXPERIENCE.

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  • Installation Technicians

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State San Diego, CA
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/yHFLpAxdRT/Installation-Technicians-San-Diego-CA

    RWS Entertainment Group is a multi award-winning production company specializing in custom entertainment, live events and experiences within the hospitality, leisure and attractions, municipality, theatrical and corporate sectors.  The company has an impressive portfolio of clients which include Holland America Line, Azamara, Iberostar Resorts, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Nickelodeon, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Westfield and O, The Oprah Magazine to name a few.

    We are seeking installation technicians in San Diego, CA for (3) haunted houses for a Halloween festival.

    We are hiring for the following positions:

    • Theatrical Carpenters
    • Lighting Technicians
    • Scenic Painters
    • Installation Technicians

     
    A few contract details and requirements:

    • Jobsite training will be provided for all employees
    • Uniforms, PPE and tools will be provided and required during working hours
    • We are expecting 40 hours of work per week for all technicians.  Overtime will be paid for hours over 40 per week at time and a half.

     
    Contract Dates: Installation is August 9th – September 10th

    *Night and Weekend work may be required

    Pay Rate: $20-$27/hour

    To be considered, please apply ASAP.  You will be contacted by email, if selected, to set up an interview at your convenience.  Not everyone who applies will be contacted for an interview.

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  • Installation Technicians

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Orlando, FL
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/89pS5jQNkA/Installation-Technicians-Orlando-FL

    RWS Entertainment Group is a multi award-winning production company specializing in custom entertainment, live events and experiences within the hospitality, leisure and attractions, municipality, theatrical and corporate sectors.  The company has an impressive portfolio of clients which include Holland America Line, Azamara, Iberostar Resorts, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Nickelodeon, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Westfield and O, The Oprah Magazine to name a few.

    We are seeking installation technicians in Orlando, FL for a holiday lighting installation.

    We are hiring for the following positions:

    • Heavy Equipment Operators
    • Lighting Technicians
    • Installation Team Members

     
    A few contract details and requirements:

    • Jobsite training will be provided for all employees
    • Uniforms, PPE and tools will be provided and required during working hours
    • We are expecting 40 hours of work per week for all technicians.  Overtime will be paid for hours over 40 per week at time and a half.

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    Contract Dates: Installation is September 7th – November 19th; Strike is January 2nd – February 11th

    *Night and Weekend work may be required

    Pay Rate: $17-$22/hour

    You will be contacted by email, if selected, to set up an interview at your convenience.  Not everyone who applies will be contacted for an interview.

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  • Installation Technicians

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Milwaukee, WI
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/1iAUJ9pbgr/Installation-Technicians-Milwaukee-WI

    RWS Entertainment Group is a multi award-winning production company specializing in custom entertainment, live events and experiences within the hospitality, leisure and attractions, municipality, theatrical and corporate sectors.  The company has an impressive portfolio of clients which include Holland America Line, Azamara, Iberostar Resorts, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Nickelodeon, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Westfield and O, The Oprah Magazine to name a few.

    We are seeking installation technicians in Milwaukee, WI for a large, commercial holiday installation

    We are hiring installation technicians, priority will be given to those with the following skill sets:

    • Management
    • Heavy Equipment Operators
    • Rigging Knowledge
    • Lighting/ Electrics Knowledge

    A few contract details and requirements:

    • Jobsite training will be provided for all employees
    • Uniforms, PPE and tools will be provided and required during working hours
    • Additional work available at other jobsites for those willing to travel.

    Contract Dates: Two windows of installation from September 20th to October 8th and November 15th to November 24th.  Strike will be January 3rd to January 14th.

    *Night and Weekend work may be required

    Pay Rate: $20-$27 per hour

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  • Installation Technicians

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Williamsburg, VA
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/eWLgNYn9K2/Install-Technicians-Williamsburg-VA

    RWS Entertainment Group is a multi award-winning production company specializing in custom entertainment, live events and experiences within the hospitality, leisure and attractions, municipality, theatrical and corporate sectors.  The company has an impressive portfolio of clients which include Holland America Line, Azamara, Iberostar Resorts, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Nickelodeon, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Westfield, and O, The Oprah Magazine to name a few.

    We are seeking Installation Technicians in Williamsburg, VA for a large, commercial holiday installation.

    Priority will be given to those with the following skill sets:

    • Lighting Technicians
    • Heavy Equipment Operators
    • Management
    • Theming

     
    A few contract details and requirements:

    • Jobsite training will be provided for all employees.
    • Uniforms, PPE and tools will be provided and required during working hours.
    • This job requires the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

     
    Contract Dates: Installation is October 4th – November 13th.

    *Night and Weekend work may be required

    Pay Rate: $17-$25/hour

    You will be contacted by email, if selected, to set up an interview at your convenience.  Not everyone who applies will be contacted for an interview.

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  • Theatrical Stitchers

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Long Island City, NY
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/P6XAsDXdBv/Theatrical-Stitcher

    RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom-designed as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, Raise Your Experience.

    Who we’re looking for…

    RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking experienced Theatrical Stitchers for seasonal positions in our expanding costume shop and for immediate cruise ship installs.

    What’s expected…

    • Construct and/or alter all assigned costumes according to the supervisor’s specifications.
    • Actively participate in a team consisting of supervisor and other stitchers.
    • Understanding of the period, style, and techniques necessary to complete the costume within the costume designer’s guidelines.
    • Maintain the integrity of the costume design.
    • Comfortable using industrial, domestic, and serger sewing machines.
    • Comfortable with stretch fabrics, beading and sequins.
    • For cruise ship installs; travel as assigned, valid passport and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required.

     
    The stitcher must be able to perform the following tasks with minimal supervision:

    • Zipper insertion.
    • Basic tailoring skills.
    • Hemming.
    • Garment alterations.
    • Hand sewing.
    • Quick rigging of costumes.

     
    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Advanced skills in hand and machine sewing and finishing with an understanding of theatrical costume and construction techniques and terms.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in hand sewing techniques.
    • Knowledge of/and experience in a variety of costume construction techniques including tailoring, period construction techniques, and alterations.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in theatrical construction and quick rigging techniques.
    • Understanding of period shape and how to adapt it to theatrical costumes.
    • Ability to collaborate with the costume team to efficiently complete assigned projects.
    • Ability to listen, take instruction, and to participate in a team to complete the builds/alterations.
    • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and vendors.
    • Ability to work well under tight deadlines, in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
    • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs, as well as climb and reach on ladders.
    • Experience in the live entertainment and event production industries preferred.
    • Extremely detail-oriented and responsible.
    • Ability to adapt easily to an ever-changing production process.

     
    The deal…

    • In-Office Wardrobe Shop.
    • Flexible schedule.
    • Competitive hourly rate.
    • Cruise Ship Installs (Onboard).
    • Food & Lodging Included.
    • Competitive daily rate.

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Technical Services Manager

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Remote / New York, NY
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/Qs6GYiZAeR/Technical-Services-Manager

    RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking a Technical Services Manager to serve as an in-house manager of technical project logistics and documentation for experiential entertainment projects spanning theme park, cruise ship, corporate event and retail markets.

    Reporting to the Director, Technical Services, this role will be responsible for handling technical logistics, as well as supporting the Technical Services division with administrative duties and recruitment efforts.  This role will act as point person for technical project logistics and will manage the details needed to ensure the success of holiday décor and experiences from conception through execution.

    Status: Mobile/Remote, EST Preferred

    Salary: $1,100/week

    Contract Term: Up to 24-week contract

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Hire and onboard teams of technicians for installation projects across the country.
    • Manage department operational projects as assigned.
    • Attend production meetings, vendor and client coordination, assist with install plans and drawings to ensure safety standards are always maintained.
    • Coordinate all technical department needs between RWS staff, outsourced designers, build shops, clients, contractors, and vendors.
    • Order, track, and manage all technical supply logistics, movements, and shipments in shops, warehouses, or on-site.
    • Liaise and negotiate with current and potential vendors to ensure items sourced are the most cost-effective and durable.
    • Record and document all technical information relating to account data as reference for future production and documentation purposes.
    • Oversee management and documentation of technical assets (i.e., tools, materials, licenses, job boxes, etc.).
    • Resolve operational issues through coordination with RWS staff, contractors, clients, and on-site staff.
    • Understanding that while unlikely, the position may require traveling with evening and weekend responsibilities, depending on production schedules.
    • Provide assistance in shipments and deliveries, as needed.
    • Additional administrative tasks as needed.

     
    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 4-year degree in Theatrical Design, Technical Production, Production Management or comparable work experience working in a theatre or entertainment production company.
    • 2+ years of experience in the entertainment, cruise ship, theme park, live event production industries, or décor installation.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, sometimes with narrow time and budget constraints.
    • Strong leadership skills and drive to provide all clients with an exceptional product.
    • Knowledge of technical elements associated with scenic, lighting, sound, video production and installation.
    • The ability to manage budgets and cost estimates for a wide range of clients and price points.
    • Demonstrated strategic, critical thinking and problem-solving skills which exemplify the ability to identify issues or challenges and find a reasonable solution.
    • You can generate excellent documentation with particular attention to detail.
    • A proven track record leading technical teams.
    • Strong organization skills, exceptional attention to detail, and excellent analytical, verbal and written communications skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly develop trusting relationships with clients, vendors, staff and all partners.
    • Comfort working in all weather conditions, as needed with a willingness for physical labor.
    • Loyalty, passion, and integrity.
    • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently.

     
    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Technical Project Manager

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State NYC, Milwaukee, and Orlando
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/hxB2XOty2T/Technical-Project-Manager

    RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking Technical Project Managers for experiential entertainment projects spanning theme park, cruise ship, corporate event and retail markets.

    Reporting to the Technical Director, this role will be responsible for handling all project management and logistics for specific experience installations as assigned. This role will act as point person for the onsite technical team and will manage the details needed to ensure the daily success of holiday décor and experiences from conception through execution.

    Status: Onsite (NYC, Milwaukee, and Orlando)

    Salary: $1,150/week

    Contract Term: NYC is up to 20-week contract. Milwaukee is up to 19-week contract. Orlando is up to 18-week contract.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Manage the planning phase for the project, assisting the shaping/reviewing procurement to ensure that there is a clear understanding of scope division and create a cohesive timeline for all technical elements of the project.
    • Assess project and resource requirements, assisting with estimating and negotiating as needed.
    • Oversee production processes.
    • Manage and communicate needs for install materials, labor, and schedules.
    • Advance and book heavy equipment rentals.
    • Coordinate freight shipments, both international and domestic.
    • Attend production meetings, vendor and client discussions, and site surveys to support advance installation planning and document generation.
    • Manage the job site for the project, collaborating with the Associate Technical Director to create a cohesive timeline for all technical elements of the project.
    • Provide organization and synthesis of technical and artistic information between the production divisions within RWS as well as clients and vendors.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, contractors, coworkers, and clients.
    • Maintain a sense of urgency and accountability with a strong ability to prioritize and solve issues efficiently.
    • Oversee the compliance of safety protocol onsite to ensure a safe working environment for staff, artists, patrons, contractors, and vendors.
    • Generate technical manuals, guidelines, operation and installation instructions, and as-built documentation for use by internal and external parties.
    • Coordinate the schedules and resources of project technical teams for the timely execution of the install process.  Re-negotiate timelines or schedules as necessary with any changes or unforeseen occurrences.
    • Create a high level milestones schedule for the strike to include: Scope, time, personnel (detailing skill requirements), equipment needed, impact on other departments etc..
    • Monitor the milestone schedule for the entire experience to ensure timelines are adhered to and ensure there is a connection between install needs and planned logistics.
    • Provide onsite leadership and scheduling, meeting deadlines and ensuring crew safety while collaborating with clients and vendors.
    • Communicate with vendors, laborers, and client-based technical personnel for safe, expedient, and professional project organization and execution.
    • Educate and enforce project on-site personnel of safety practices through daily Safety Briefings at the start of each shift.  Conduct continual Job Hazard Analyses throughout the day at the job site venue.
    • Perform all aspects of work in accordance with OSHA, ANSI, and any other recognized standards of the venue.
    • Manage the project strike, including overseeing the technical team in collaboration with the Associate Technical Director.
    • Produce SOPs for operation and maintenance of the experience.
    • Once the experience is live, coordinate all technical adjustments / concerns for the first 3 events days.
    • Update the production install documentation to reflect any changes.
    • Physical Effort: Strenuous – Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 50-100 lbs.) and materials, or heavy hand tools.
    • Comfortability operating heavy equipment and hand tools while onsite, as well as standing for long periods of time, but often kneeling, bending, working from your back and at heights well over 50 feet.

     
    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 4-year degree in Theatrical Design, Technical Production, Production Management or comparable work experience working in a theatre or entertainment production company.
    • 2+ years of experience in the entertainment, cruise ship, theme park, live event production industries, or décor installation.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, sometimes with narrow time and budget constraints.
    • Strong leadership skills and drive to provide all clients with an exceptional product.
    • Knowledge of technical elements associated with scenic, lighting, sound, video production and installation.
    • The ability to manage budgets and cost estimates for a wide range of clients and price points.
    • Demonstrated strategic, critical thinking and problem-solving skills which exemplify the ability to identify issues or challenges and find a reasonable solution.
    • You can generate excellent documentation with particular attention to detail.
    • A proven track record leading technical teams.
    • Strong organization skills, exceptional attention to detail, and excellent analytical, verbal and written communications skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly develop trusting relationships with clients, vendors, staff and all partners.
    • Comfort working in all weather conditions, as needed with a willingness for physical labor.
    • Loyalty, passion, and integrity.
    • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently.

     
    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Technical Director

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Remote / New York, NY
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/iRwqH1Ql8L/Technical-Director

    RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking Technical Directors for experiential entertainment projects spanning theme park, cruise ship, corporate event and retail markets.

    Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, the ideal candidate will be responsible to oversee, educate, and guide project teams in all technical aspects of the production process.  This role is part administrative, part hands-on, and will lead in-house and contracted technical staff to ensure the successful and safe development, installation, operation, and strike of experiential activations. Top level view of job-site safety and proper installation practices are a main focus of this role.

    Status: Remote

    Salary: $1,375/week

    Contract Term: Up to 24-week contract

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Ensure all technical aspects of the production work smoothly, efficiently, and safely.
    • Provide organization and synthesis of technical and artistic information between the production divisions within RWS as well as clients and vendors.
    • Manage projects effectively within a given budget.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, contractors, coworkers, and clients.
    • Continuously remain on the cutting edge of entertainment technology, safety practices, and regulations.
    • Ensure a safe working environment for staff, artists, patrons, contractors, and vendors.
    • Maintain a sense of urgency and accountability with a strong ability to prioritize and solve issues efficiently.
    • Convert designs into CAD drafting to translate the designer’s vision to working construction drawings for bids and builds as necessary.
    • Prepare labor and materials estimates for proposals and productions based off of design drawings.
    • Determine and communicate needs for selecting, ordering and purchasing materials for technical install.
    • Generate technical manuals, guidelines, operation and installation instructions, and as-built documentation for use by internal and external parties.
    • Manage project technical teams (in-house and contracted) by providing support, feedback, and clear communication to ensure project needs meet expectations, timelines, and budgets.
    • Coordinate the schedules and resources of project technical teams for the timely execution of the install process.  Re-negotiate timelines or schedules as necessary with any changes or unforeseen occurrences.
    • Advance and book all rental equipment and materials purchases.
    • Coordinate freight shipments, both international and domestic.
    • Communicate with vendors, laborers, and client-based technical personnel for safe, expedient, and professional project organization and execution.
    • Provide onsite supervision, leadership, and instruction to over hire and onsite crews in order to execute installations in accordance with designer’s vision and safe working practices.
    • Plan, assign and schedule work, review work and ensure quality standards, train staff and oversee their productivity onsite.
    • Acquire and demonstrate awareness of both RWS’ and the venue’s safety procedures including Emergency Action Plans, PPE Requirements, Lock-out Tag-out Procedures, and additional protocols.
    • Educate and enforce project on-site personnel of safety practices through daily Safety Briefings at the start of each shift.  Conduct continual Job Hazard Analyses throughout the day at the job site venue.
    • Perform all aspects of work in accordance with OSHA, ANSI, and any other recognized standards of the venue.
    • Ensure ongoing safe operation of heavy machinery and personnel lifts.
    • Install elements in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendation, within rated load limits of the given system, and utilizing best practices recognized within the professional field for the given components.
    • Troubleshoot and provide assessment for all aspects of technical production including, but not limited to, lighting, audio, video, projection, architecture, heavy machinery, simple machinery, personnel lifts, power tools, etc.
    • Demonstrate understanding of all working aspects of the project and be able to explain such to various personnel involved (laborers with/without experience, clients, performers, etc.)
    • Train venue management and technical staff in the proper execution, maintenance, and operation of the Experience for continuation of the run period after RWS and Seasonal Employee’s departure.
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested.
    • Understand that the position requires notable traveling (up to 50%) with evening, weekend, and holiday responsibilities depending on production schedules.
    • Comfortability operating heavy equipment and hand tools while onsite, as well as standing for long periods of time, but often kneeling, bending, working from your back and at heights well over 50 feet.

     
    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Theatre or equivalent experience required.
    • Vocational or technical training in welding, engineering, rigging, carpentry, electronics, audio, construction, electricity a plus.
    • 5+ years of experience in the technical entertainment field with minimum 2 years of specific focus on experiential installs and events. At least 2 years of supervisory experience required.
    • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Vectorworks or AutoCAD.
    • Valid driver’s license and passport required.
    • OSHA, IVES, First Aid, and additional entertainment certifications a strong plus.
    • An extensive knowledge of safe construction and rigging practices in the theatrical and event production field, including awareness of dangers and hazards associated with job functions and a willingness to mitigate those risks.
    • Knowledge of all technical elements associated with commercial and theatrical lighting, audio, and video production systems and installation.
    • Knowledge of holiday lighting products, installation techniques, hardware specifications, and experience with low-voltage systems and installation.
    • Demonstrated strategic, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills which exemplify the ability to troubleshoot, identify issues, and find reasonable solutions.  The ability to offer analysis and decisiveness when making decisions is required.
    • Experience building and maintaining budgets and cost estimates for a wide range of clients and price points.
    • The ability to analyze technical specifications and advise on best practices for our clients.
    • Expertise with power tools, ladders, heavy machinery, aerial work platforms, electricity, and all applicable OSHA and ANSI standards.
    • Proven technical and mechanical skills, including experience with metal working, rigging, scenic construction techniques, and standard materials used in the entertainment and construction industries.
    • Familiarity with pneumatics, automation systems, and portable power distribution.
    • Experience creating technical drawings, two and three-dimensional drafting models, and instruction/operation manuals for users with various levels of technical understanding.
    • The ability to work at heights in excess of 100’.
    • Experience in training, supervision, and mentorship of crews with varying levels of skill across all phases of production.
    • The ability to prioritize, multi-task, calmly and efficiently execute under tight deadlines, manage multiple projects, and work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
    • Exceptional attention to detail, safety, and organization.
    • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly develop trusting, productive relationships with clients, vendors, staff, and all partners.
    • The ability to negotiate with vendors and discover creative solutions to keep projects on target and within budget parameters.
    • Comfort working in all weather conditions, as needed with a willingness for physical labor
    • A proven track record leading technical teams.
    • Proficiency in MS Office and iWork applications.
    • Loyalty, passion, and integrity.
    • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently.
    • A positive attitude.

     
    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. test directory.

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