San Francisco, CA
Production House | Corporate / Trade Show | Concert / Event

Expires: 06/30/18

Job Dates

Long Term Employment


Competitive Pay Based on Experience

Got Light
Special Event Production Company Seeking Video Producer
San Francisco


Got Light applies a fresh approach to lighting, audio, video, staging, and drape in the special event and wedding industry. We produce hundreds of events each year including some of the most notable events in the City, including major opening parties and social galas. Our company promotes team-building and maintains high employee retention rates by consistently creating a fun and dynamic work environment.

Make Art. Be Proud. Have Fun.


Working in tandem with the Sales/Design/Warehouse team in a dual person Event Production Department, the Technical Producer is responsible for translating a high volume of contracted event sales into fully executed designs by way of Vectorworks plotting and database driven warehouse pick/pack/pull lists. This office-based position is responsible for the immaculate pre-production of all events, creating a detailed design schematic and generating a pull list built for ease of installation by an external on-site field crew.

A global understanding of the companys model, brand, and methods can be easily trained, but the position requires a base knowledge of the special events industry and production/design elements of Lighting, Audio, Video, Drape, + Staging. This is not merely a CAD job, as it involves many (MANY) more moving pieces and parts in a fast-paced, last minute, and ever-changing industry.

This position requires a creative thinker, fast worker, and highly organized problem solver who understands special events, production, electrics, inventory tracking, equipment, installation methodology, design methodology, and understanding the entire event picture from sale to executed end result. The core of this position is to understand the vision of the clients and translate that vision onto paper so it can be flawlessly executed and understood by the warehouse and on-site field teams.

Event scopes range anywhere from extremely basic wedding designs, to large scale galas, concerts and general sessions, and everything in between.


+#9679; Produce scale design Plots, Layers, Signal Diagrams, and/or un-scaled schematics for events using Vectorworks in tandem with the production team.
+#9679; Produce and generate Warehouse pick/pack/pull lists, sub-rental orders, and coordinate all required materials and supplies for each event.
+#9679; Make constant corrections and revisions to floor plans and pull lists as dictated by last minute changes, sales teams changes, or client demands.
+#9679; Produce client requested mockup floor plans, schematics, samples, or renderings as needed for events during the bidding/sales process.
+#9679; Produce pick/pack/pull lists for rental orders.
+#9679; Communicate constantly with warehouse staff and management for clear and proper warehouse orders, acting as a vital resource or beacon for the warehouse for questions about each event.
+#9679; Act as a beacon alongside sales for the onsite field team for questions about designs and plots, finding creative troubleshooting or other solutions for crew in case of emergencies, confusion or problems onsite.
+#9679; Assist Sales with AV logistics and pricing.
+#9679; Assist with testing media, responding to clients on behalf of Sales Team
+#9679; Assist with creating standardized AV plots for repeat and common venues.
+#9679; Attend weekly production meetings to discuss upcoming events, production needs, and address production challenges in advance of each design.
+#9679; Attend crew pre-production meetings as needed with salesperson and field staff when applicable, to discuss the design and approach, clarifying approaches on complex events, and revising designs as needed during and after meetings.
+#9679; Act as a resource for sales and office team in solving event installation challenges, questions, logistical constraints, design constraints, proper approaches and methodology.
+#9679; Advise on Staffing needs for shows (the right crew for certain events/clients)
+#9679; Work closely with co-vendors and venues to procure vital structural data that affects how sales, production, and field teams should approach designs.
+#9679; Foster open lines of communication with all Got Light warehouse, field, and office employees.
+#9679; Communicate clearly and effectively with sub rental companies by phone, email, and in person. Relay timing information to vendors when delays do happen to prioritize which items are the most crucial to be returned.
+#9679; Check in on shows (Check in with crew, insure the quality of the install is up to standard, check the quality of the warehouse pack and equipment, check crew quality or potential or lack of, get crews perspective on what could make operations run smoother).
+#9679; Advancement with technical riders (make sure we have the current information, find appropriate subs, contact talent or talents TD)
+#9679; Recommend new items/purchases for inventory (assets + expendables) based on heavily rented items or equipment that meets the needs of events or general stock.
+#9679; Visually inspect and QC equipment in the warehouse as needed.
+#9679; Additional duties and tasks as assigned, and as role develops.


3-5+nbsp;years of experience in theatre, event production, and/or special events+nbsp;OR+nbsp;1 year at Got Light.
Advanced knowledge of Lighting, Audio, Visual, + Production required.
Filemaker Database and CAD/Vectorworks knowledge is a plus.
This position requires a valid drivers license.+nbsp;
Familiarity with the San Francisco Bay Area market, venues, and players is a huge plus.
AV technical training/certification OR Freelance/Master Electrician experience is preferable.+nbsp;
A Minimum of an Associate's Degree, CMEP, or other such related degree, technical training, or certification.
We are a Mac environment, and you should be proficient with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Email, and database programs.
Possess the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form required.+nbsp;
Experience in working in a fast-paced environment, with movement from task to task.
Must be willing to work long days, weekends, and holidays.


This is a Full-time exempt position.
Salary is based on work experience.
Full-time regular employees are eligible to participate in Got Lights medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic benefits.
Full-time regular employees are eligible for two weeks of paid time off after 90 days of employment and (8) paid holidays.


Regular bending, lifting, stretching, and reaching both below the waist and above the head.
Ability to push/pull/lift up to 30 pounds
Continual standing and/or walking without limitations up to 10 hours daily
Ability to work in an environment that may be noisy, unheated, and not air conditioned
Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists

TO APPLY: Please submit resume, hours of availability, and desired salary.

Got Light is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status, protected medical condition or any other basis as defined by state, federal or local law. Got Light provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in both the hiring process and during employment as required by applicable federal, state and local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment any qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Danielle Aguirre

Hr Manager



(415) 863-4300

Business Address

211 Industrial Street

San Francisco, CA 94124

Posted: 04/17/2018 18:06:46 EST

Last Updated: 04/17/2018 21:00 EST

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