Ref: MI43559

Audio Visual and Interactive Assistant (Ref: MI43559)

Sector Others
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London
Salary (Annual) £27,000 - 27,000 / Year
An exciting opportunity has arisen from a governmental organisation in London - Audio Visual and Interactive (AVI) Assistant.
You will be responsible for set up, operation, maintenance and repair of all audio visual, multimedia & interactive electronic display equipment and software used within the organisation on either a permanent or temporary basis.
Understanding of Japanese culture and some Japanese skill will be advantageous.
TYPE: Contract, full-time/part-time

SALARY: £27K depending on experience

START: ASAP

LOCATION: London

RESPONSIBILITY:
 Assist in the construction, maintenance, and repair of audio, visual and interactive (AV) exhibitions utilising a wide range of materials, equipment, and technologies, under the oversight of the AV Manager.
 Perform exhibition space maintenance and other daily operations across all areas including upgrades and troubleshooting.
 Liaise with and supervise external contractors in the production and installation of electronics, audio visual and multi-media equipment and software development for exhibitions.
 In line with their Project Management Methodology, collaborate, from time to time, in cross functional teams to deliver specific projects and programmes of activity. Work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams to bring together the skills and experience needed to deliver a wide range of shared initiatives and objectives.
 Assist in technical aspects of installing AV-related aspects of the exhibition (e.g., projectors, monitors, screens, sound systems etc.) when required.
 Make recommendations for new equipment purchase, system design, and facility utilisation, under the oversight of the AV Manager.
 Create and modify AV assets for delivery in the changing their environment, and through Web platforms and via mobile devices, as required.
 Prepare technology for conducting and recording interviews, events, and performances according to their standards and procedures.
 Assist in the de-installation of AV-related aspects of the exhibitions, salvaging and stowing reusable technical materials and equipment.
 Document and assist in the management of the AV inventory of equipment, supplies, and materials on an ongoing basis.
 Maintain shared and storage areas in a clean, well-organised manner.
 Work in a manner safe to self and other people, following safety rules and safe working practices, and use equipment in accordance with responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
 Supervise preparation of prototypes for new exhibits in conjunction with Programming department and project teams.
 Assist in the preparation of multimedia projects for the online environment.
 Be able to perform remote testing and problem diagnosis for projectors, microphones, speakers, amplifiers & LCD/Plasma Displays.
 Act as first line response to resolve a problem or identify resolution via appropriate vendor or manufacturer.

QUALIFICATIONS
 Training and / or supplementary courses completed in Audio, Visual or Interactives, Software Support, or associated areas advantageous.

KNOWLEDGE
 Audio, Visual, and Interactive multimedia solutions.
 Health & Safety procedures.
 High level of proficiency in full Microsoft and OS suites including PowerPoint and Keynote.
 Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro (also Adobe After Effects or willing to learn); being adept in video encoding and basic editing.
 Awareness of Crestron enterprise-class control systems and Bright Sign media players.
 Basic knowledge of networking and DANTE audio connections.
 Being familiar with Panasonic PTZ camera system, AV-HLC100 production centre and auto tracking software.
 Grasp of live streaming technologies, video broadcasting software like OBS, online platforms like Zoom, Teams Live and Skype TX.
 Management of sound systems and audio processors with Yamaha MTX-MRX Editor.
 Understanding of DMX protocol and its application to remote control of intelligent lighting fixtures.

EXPERIENCE
 Prior experience as an Audio, Visual and Interactives or Exhibition or Gallery Technician.
 An understanding of Japanese language, culture and history would be an advantage.
 Training users that may have limited audio / visual / software experience.
 Working to museum standards regarding AV-related activities.
 Exposure to relevant sector preferred (Museum, Gallery, Arts, NFP, Visitor Attraction, Heritage Destination or Tourism Development).
 Previous experience in a project environment desirable
CAPABILITIES
 High business standard English language skills are essential.
 Other language skills, including Japanese, are advantageous.
 Ability to answer inquiries concerning the use of AV equipment including microphones, speakers, video screens, projectors, monitors, connecting wires and cables, and lighting.
 Work collaboratively with all their staff and maintain effective communication regarding the needs, upkeep, and ongoing maintenance of AV.
 Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
 Ability to multi-task and prioritize work, whilst paying attention to detail.
 Excellent time management skills.
 A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements.


** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.
Updated: 17 days ago
Ref: MI43559