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ASSISTANT DESIGNER (video/lighting) - Peninsula Productions (White Rock, BC)

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Design
Province: White Rock, British Columbia
Position: ASSISTANT DESIGNER (video/lighting)
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Posted: April 18, 2017

Job Description / Duties

POSITION: ASSISTANT DESIGNER (PROJECTION & LIGHTING)
CONTRACT DATES: June 26 - August 26, 2017

Peninsula Productions is seeking a highly motivated theatre or digital media student, with some experience in live theatre production, who is interested in playing a role in the creation of a new work in the summer of 2017, celebrating the city of White Rock and Canada’s 150th birthday.

This is a prime opportunity to assist one of Canada’s busiest and most experienced lighting designers.

Reporting to the Projection / Lighting Designer, the Assistant Designer will assist in the creation of the projection / video and lighting design for the production. Duties may include but not be limited to:

- assist the projection / lighting designer on the creation of content for the projection / video design
- assist the projection / lighting designer on the projection / video system design
- prepare plans, cue sheets, tracking sheets, plots and other forms of documentation of the projection / video and lighting designs
- assist on set of video shoots (if any) during the rehearsal period - document shoot set-up information and track takes
- assist in the supervision of the actual hanging and rigging of video equipment and control network and work with the house crew to ensure consistent functioning / alignments of projectors
- assist in the programming of projection / video playback control
- assist in the maintenance of tracking information and cue sheets during programming sessions and technical rehearsals
- coordinate with the projection / lighting designer to ensure cues are triggered as requested by the designer.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Experience, skills and knowledge-base may include but not be limited to:

- strong research skills
- creation of original and moving imagery
- manipulation of found imagery and video files
- knowledge of and experience with video projectors, projection network design and control software such as QLab or Watchout
- knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Photoshop) are required
- knowledge of Vectorworks Spotlight and Lightwright an asset
- some experience in lighting design for the stage

The successful applicant will have a passion for live theatre production and possess strong collaborative instincts.

Contact Information

Peninsula Productions -  
Please email a cover letter and resumé with "Design Assistant" in the subject field.

Employer Profile

Since its inception in 2010, Peninsula Productions has striven to deliver professional quality live entertainment in White Rock/South Surrey. We are a not-for-profit with an active board and over one hundred volunteers!

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