IT Director - Video Production

Irving, TX 75015

Posted: 05/08/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division Job ID: 35AM - ITMDRNITX Salary: $75,000 - $100,000

Director of IT - Short Video Production to tailored to potential client specific needs

Up to $100,000 + Benefits

Irving, Texas (Las Colinas)

Job Description

The position of Director of IT / Production

While this position is production focused, it is not an advanced technical role, but some technical background will be necessary. General Audio, Video, Lighting, and Network systems knowledge will be a strong advantage.

Duties will include production management of current and future projects, as well as general support for sales and marketing departments.  Your position will be expected to provide a high level of customer service through detail management, prompt responses, problem-solving, and other duties as outlined below that reflect our business.

Primary Responsibilities:

Production Management

  • Vendor research, bids, and spec sheets per direction
  • CAD drawings and revisions as directed.  Basic knowledge needed
  • Vendor communication and timelines
  • Venue communication and timelines
  • Data entry for production schedules
  • Drafting equipment list and spec sheets for vendor pricing
  • Manage crews after booked including contracts, communication, and app access
  • Manage and oversee breakout rooms on each project
  • Deadline driven communication with vendors and venues
  • Production manager on site as required
  • Weekly updates to other departments
  • Use provided web and data systems for project process
  • Provide weekly copy of receipts 
  • Manage project tasks as assigned
  • Track and respond to issues
  • Work together with the team to improve the company processes and workflow
  • Insight and refinement of company process
  • All other duties as assigned

Expanding Knowledge and Clients

  • Stay Up-to-date on best practices in the production industry
  • Identify two areas of growth to increase your skill sets each current fiscal year and put those in writing for the team

 

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years of production management experience in corporate or entertainment
  • Well-developed detail management skills
  • Anticipates project needs and proactively delivers
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure with multiple events at one time
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skill and attention to detail required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Exhibit good judgement and decision-making skills
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call as necessary
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department

 

Experience:

  • Production Management: 2 years (Preferred)

Ashley Mills
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division

Ashley Mills is the Gecko Hospitality Franchise Partner for the California Central Coast, North Texas, & Northern Florida. She and her husband, Barry, joined Gecko in 2005 and together they have truly enjoyed this exciting career. She prides herself on her ability to research the clients' needs and match them with the right candidates.   Ashley also enjoys developing relationships with clients and candidates and feels a great sense of accomplishment when the perfect match is made.

Ashley graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor's Degree in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management. Ashley has worked in restaurant management for Don Pablo's and The Corner Bakery Cafe where she worked for years as a FOH Manager as well as a Catering Manager.

Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, playing tennis and golf, and cheering for her favorite sports teams.

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