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Entertainment Technical Manager, Event (1-year contract)

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Job ID 10077613 Location Lantau Island, Hong Kong Business Disney Experiences Date posted Feb. 06, 2024

Job Summary:

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Hong Kong Disneyland's Entertainment team creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. The Technical Manager leads technical production efforts related to the development and sustainment of live entertainment shows and product offerings, including parades, stage shows, and special events.

What You Will Do

  • Develop, lead, and mentor crew while promoting company-wide standards and efficiencies
  • Participation in creative development and coordinating/partnering with local and government authorities responsible for legal code compliance, including safety, engineering, permitting, and ADA
  • Coordinate bid processes and vendor selections with contracts and procurement and manage vendor efforts including design development, construction
  • Interact with other party’s fabrication, shipping, installation, and buy-off teams
  • Supports and consults on maintenance, design, and mounts of new shows
  • Provide ongoing Entertainment Show Quality evaluations as part of the implementation and operational planning
  • Maintains project files, tech logs, design documents, bid packages, schedules, and punch lists

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • 5+ years of experience working in a Technical Theater or Live Show Entertainment environment
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of the operation and artistic application of a variety of show systems and technology, including audio, special effects, puppets, lighting, show control systems, video, facilities, and rigging
  • Proven experience with facility design, engineering, and construction
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to express creative ideas
  • Proven track record of supporting the creative process by collaborating with other designers, directors, producers, and writers
  • Highly motivated requiring minimal direction and follow-up
  • Strong computer, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, partnership, and strategic planning skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays
  • Fluent in both Chinese and English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven business management experience
  • Proficient in some or all of the following engineering subject areas: structural, mechanical, electrical, software, safety

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Technical Theater with a focus on technical design, construction, and production

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About Disney Experiences:

Disney Experiences brings the magic of Disney stories and franchises to life through theme parks, resorts, cruise ships, unique vacation experiences, products and more around the world. Disney shines in the travel industry with six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia; a top-rated cruise line; a popular vacation ownership program; and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Plus, Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business; the world's largest children's publishing brands; one of the world's largest licensors of games across all platforms; and Disney store locations around the world and on the web.

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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

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