Experiential AV Systems Engineer
Inhance DigitalLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
***NOTE TO APPLICANTS***
This position is not an IT position - we are looking to place someone with extensive experience in Trade show events, permanent installations, interactive touch screen displays and projections. Please review the job description thoroughly before applying. Thank you!
The Experiential AV Systems Engineer is a experiential hardware guru. You have experience working with and designing systems that utilize the latest in AV displays, touchscreens and interactive hardware for trade shows, permanent installations and event production environments. You have a deep understanding of display systems, computer hardware, software, and have enviable troubleshooting and organizational skills. You are self-motivated, work well under pressure, and can handle tight deadlines. You thrive in an entrepreneurial culture where you can do ground-breaking work alongside the best talent in the industry.
INHANCE is a leading creative interactive development agency. We are best known for transforming complex subject matter into compelling, interactive experiences for our Fortune 500 clients. Our diverse team of artists, producers, programmers, and thinkers continuously develop pioneering, industry leading and award-winning content. Our interactives (designed for conventions, consumer events, permanent installations and retail) are stunning and utilize the latest in digital technology. We love what we do and we love collaborating across disciplines. Every day brings new, exciting work: from immersive environments to virtual and augmented reality to interactive murals and apps. We revel in pushing creative limits and always strive to deliver above and beyond.
Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Work closely with cross-functional teams (Creative Directors, Business Development, Producers, Technical and IT Manager) to recommend, and evaluate projection, display systems, interactive touch screens, computer hardware and other technologies.
Come up with creative ideas and design interactive systems that use the latest in display and interactive screen technologies.
Create drawings for projection and display systems installations.
Provide electrical and HVAC specifications for AV systems in permanent installations.
Price hardware for bids - ability to work with multiple vendors.
Work closely with cross-functional teams to install and integrate Inhance's custom software programs onto specific hardware platforms.
Work with software development, graphics production, and Q/A teams to install software, run extensive testing, and help with troubleshooting.
Travel to permanent locations to install hardware and Inhance's software.
Provide onsite technical support, troubleshoot hardware/software issues, install and update hardware and software drivers.
Manage hardware inventories and hardware logistics for client tradeshows.
Research and evaluate new technical/systems development.
Assist management in timely deployment of new systems.
Act as an interface with the software development team on quality control and documentation of technical projects.
Extensive experience working with AV system integration companies that install AV equipment for tradeshows and permanent installations.
Extensive knowledge about touch screen technology, display systems, computer graphics hardware, projection/projection mapping, virtual and augmented reality.
The ability to create accurate design drawings and specifications for AV systems, projection systems, display systems and server racks.
Understanding of electrical and HVAC requirement for AV systems
Position requires some travel both domestic and international; must be available for travel
Demonstrated ability to price hardware for bids.
Knowledge of mobile platforms (g., iOS, Android).
Knowledge of basic networking and security (including: DHCP, FTP, SSH, mail and web protocols).
Knowledge of projection systems.
Experience working in experiential companies, AV tradeshow and/or permanent installations is a plus.
Experience working on video walls and interactive displays, a plus.
Must thrive in fast-paced, high pressure environments.
Must have excellent presentation and communication skills (written, oral, internal, and client-facing).
Must work well both independently and on teams. Must be punctual, reliable, flexible, and excellent at balancing multiple detail-oriented projects.
Ability to carry up to 65 lbs.
Other duties as assigned.
Your application will not be considered without a portfolio/reel (if applicable). Please include the name of the position in the subject line of the email.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Job Code: Experiential AV Systems Engineer
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