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  • Assistant Technical Director/Engineer posted on 01/17/2018

    The Old Globe Theatre

    The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for full-time Assistant Technical Director/Engineer. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), engineering, technical design and project management. ATD will work with TD and Associate TD to provide structural design and analysis for scenery construction and automation.

    Candidates should have extensive knowledge of scenery construction, scenery mechanics and controls, and structural design. A high-degree of skill in AutoCAD is required. Position also requires a calm demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work some late nights and weekends.

    The Old Globe produces 14-productions each year in three theatres, which typically include two enhanced pre-Broadway musicals. The scene shop is a fully equipped 14,000-square foot facility with CNC router capabilities and extensive metal-working capacity.

    Please provide drafting samples with your submission. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send letter, resume and drafting samples to

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  • Assistant Lighting Director posted on 01/09/2018

    The Old Globe Theatre

    The Old Globe Theatre seeks an Assistant Lighting Director to assist the Lighting Director in managing the department during all phases of the theatrical production process or other events, which may include: planning, construction, installation, load-in, technical rehearsals, load-out/strike and documentation.

    Position requires a full palette of theatrical electrician and assistant design skills including but not limited to: Proficiency with Vectorworks, Lightwright and MS Office, extensive experience as a theatrical electrician, and progressive leadership experience in design and/or electrics.

    Successful applicants will have demonstrated effective written and verbal communication, attention to detail and accurate paperwork. The position requires the ability to work at heights, lift and carry up to 35lbs., a valid driver’s license and ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

    The position is full time, hourly and benefited. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, resume, drafting samples (in Vectorworks and PDF format), and other relevant samples of lighting paperwork to with “Assistant Lighting Director” in the subject line of your email.

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