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Technical Direction Intern

Meow Wolf

Location: Grapevine, Texas
Type: Part-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 16, 2022
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As a Certified B Corporation, Meow Wolf is actively involved in corporate social responsibility initiatives to transform business as usual. Since our founding in 2008 as an artists collective, Meow Wolf has focused on supporting artists with paid positions. Our team in Santa Fe currently consists of 300+ staff a diverse group of artists, fabricators, designers, engineers, and producers collaborating towards a common goal: create immersive, interactive art experiences for participants of all ages and abilities. ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP Meow Wolf is proud to provide one of a kind experience to university students through our internship program. We are currently working on building a Meow Wolf exhibition in Grapevine, Texas, and are looking for creative, passionate interns to join our installation team to take this exciting project to completion. This is a part-time internship with no more than 29 hours per week and is expected to be in person at Grapevine Mills Mall. Students will be paid $18.00 per hour and be working with company leaders and experts in their field. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a Texas-based college or university. WHAT WE OFFER OUR INTERNS An hourly wage of $18.00 Part-time flexible internship, no more than 29 hours per week. College credit is available through your university upon request. A letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship. Support from a Meow Wolf mentor who is assigned to each student. In field experience and specialty training. Access to Meow Wolf senior leadership, and the opportunity to grow and learn from industry experts and company leaders. WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY Enrolled at a Texas-based college or university. Live within commuting distance of Grapevine for the internship time period. Discretion. Many of our projects are still a secret. Commitment and self-directed initiative. Availability for the entire Internship duration from February 6, 2023 - April 28 This is a part-time position, to be within the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday. Technical Direction Internship Job Description The Technical Director is responsible for integrating all of the various systems including audio/video, show control, lighting and others into one harmonious system that helps make the creative vision a reality. The TD is also responsible for making sure that all elements are installed in a safe manner and correctly per design and engineering. The Technical Direction Intern assists with integration and coordination of technical aspects of a given project. They will partake in the development and allocation of technical requirements and delivery of the Technical Show Elements. The TD Intern, innovative and creative, is an organized thinker who is able to ideate multiple technical and creative approaches and solutions to meet design criteria. The TD Intern will coordinate with all project personnel, departments, and disciplines through the fabrication and installation phases. This individual will be instrumental in keeping the project on track with creative intent, schedule, and staying within budget requirements. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Responsible to assist in coordinating and managing all Technical Elements in the Element drawing reviews, fabrication reviews and installation approvals. Responsible for coordinating and managing the Technical Elements in the Element list. For Technical Elements, the TD Intern will help develop, update and execute fabrication and installation strategies that respect the facility constraints, construction order of operations, and critical path strategies as defined with Project Management, in support of the Creative Vision. The TD Intern will help review rigging and overhead safety items for Show and Technical Elements. This includes oversight and review of design proposals, through final in-field inspection buy-off. The TD Intern will also help ensure that Site Safety is coordinated for Show installation and programming efforts with the GC and CM Site Safety Supervisors. Qualifications: Experience in a Technical Theater trade, such as scenic construction, audio, lighting, video, automation, or rigging. Or experience in a field related to these trades. A working knowledge of materials used in general construction. A general understanding of: Construction process, theatrical lighting and overhead rigging. Familiarity with reading construction and/or shop drawings, conducting field measurements, and creating field sketches and notes. A working knowledge in Google Suites, Slack, and similar programs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Learning Objectives: Learn how a major entertainment project is constructed and participate in the coordination of fabrication and site activities with various stakeholders. Witness and participate in the field QA/QC process in support of the Creative Vision. Develop relationships with Technicians, Contractors and Creative to support the physical realization of project components. JOIN MEOW WOLF The organization is comprised of individuals who inspire creativity in people's lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. Every role is a vital component and thereby essential in creating exhibitions that will serve as anchors, borne in deep radical collaboration with local artists and communities, thus fueling our social impact initiatives. Each hire allows us to enhance our surrounding communities and the true source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality. Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social and environmental wellbeing in our community. Our four areas of impact are: Respect for Creative Communities Respect for Collaborating Artists Respect for our Environment Respect for our Employees BENEFITS The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks. Medical Insurance options: PPO & HSA Dental & Vision Insurance Company Paid Life Insurance Policy & Long-Term Disability Coverage Voluntary Short-term Disability & Critical Illness Policies Company Paid Employee Assistance Program Paid Parental Leave for 12 weeks Discount off Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merch Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests 401k Retirement Plan And more benefits specific to the location of the role Please visit www.meowwolf.com/careers for more information. COME AS YOU ARE Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at Meow Wolf are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Similar Jobs (1) Art Direction Internship locations Grapevine, TX time type Part time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago About Us Meow Wolf is an arts and entertainment company based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration. Follow Us Privacy Policy ? 2022 Workday, Inc. 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