Our products bring excitement to professional, college and high school games. They attract customers for businesses around the world, and even provide direction for people as they travel, work and play.
As part of the Daktronics team, you’ll have interesting, impactful work with flexible opportunities. You can learn and grow at a company that provides competitive compensation and meaningful benefits – and the people are second to none.
This is an ongoing Freelance position for an Event Productions Specialist. Peak seasons are February-April and September-December.
As an Event Production Services freelancer, you will help bring the magic of the game to the video board. If you love going to sporting venues, hate being trapped in an office, and are looking for exciting work experience this is the job for you!
We are looking for great freelance talent to work with our Event Production Services team in the United States. If you are an experienced control room operator, producer, or director, please upload your resume, and we’ll be in touch if your skills match our needs.
Provide onsite services including an in-depth understanding and training of the operation of all Daktronics systems and control equipment to empower the end user.
Solid knowledge of Daktronics control and scoring systems, and the ability to quickly learn about new control products.
Advanced troubleshooting skills, and ability to analyze success and failures and improve to ensure continued growth.
“Show Calling” production experience to lead a control room and in-venue camera teams.
Experience with Production Switchers, Replay Machines (EVS, Dreamcatcher, 3Play, etc.) a Plus.
Experience with writing, producing, and operating scripts and scripting software (i.e ShoFlo) a plus.
Ability to build effective relationships both with customers and other members of the customer’s Daktronics support team.
Demonstrated composure and ability to perform in high pressure situations; easily adaptable to change.
Strong communication skills that include completion of daily update paperwork, and all deliverables for each project within specified timeframes.
Understand and follow Daktronics control system best practices and using those to make suggestions for improvements to customer workflow.
Current Operation of Daktronics control equipment extremely desirable, as well as experience using various front end video equipment.
Game Day experience in a Daktronics control room and graphics software knowledge also desirable.
Self-motivated and shows initiative, with dedication to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
Be able to prioritize effectively and work on a broad range of tasks. Ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.
Effectively exercise discretion and independent judgment.
Strong customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills required. Ability to successfully participate as a member of a team.
Ability to learn new software and technology quickly and independently. Ability to understand the process of troubleshooting.
Represent the company positively and effectively in all situations.
Physical requirements include the ability to work at a variety of heights, ability to lift, carry and move computers, control equipment, and similar items up to 50 pounds. Ability to distinguish and identify wire colors.
Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be checked. This includes the ability to book both land and air travel independently.
Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.
Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.