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Communilux Productions provides a creative, collaborative and professional atmosphere working on a wide variety of projects working with a very diverse group of craftspeople/artisans, clients and vendors. Competitive salary. Full benefits package available.

Communilux Productions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person, employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.

For general inquiries, please contact us at info@communilux.com.

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Technical Director is responsible for designing and creating technical solutions and developing safe and cost-effective construction methods based on design concepts and visual information.  The Technical Director must possess the ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail and must possess a creative approach to scenic construction.  This position requires hands-on experience related to design, engineering, layout, and wood/metal fabrication or general construction.  The Technical Director must be willing to travel as required by the project. This position reports to the Director of Scenic Production.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Create technical drawings for shop build based on designer drawings, layouts, and other visual aids
  • Draft detailed assembly/installation drawings for use by the production during load in
  • Research and order materials and hardware required to execute the construction of designed units
  • Actively communicate with the construction team and maintain shop production schedules
  • Work closely with department heads and subcontractors  to meet both budgetary and scheduling goals
  • Communicate with the client and shop supervisory staff during the design and construction phases of the project
  • Monitor safety oversight quality control
Qualifications
  • Minimum BA or BFA. MFA Technical production degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of solid industry experience in technical theater and/or scenic fabrication
  • Proficiency with Vectorworks, EnRoute, Illustrator, and MS Office
  • Experience with automation, hydraulics, motors and electronics
  • High-level problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make decisions when prioritizing the short and long-term objectives for projects
  • Must have outstanding relationship skills and have a team-oriented, collaborative work ethic
  • Ability to work overtime

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Scenic Construction Manager is responsible for the successful operation and the overall fabrication coordination of all scenic departments to meet both budgetary and scheduling goals. The Scenic Construction Manager will direct work on the shop floor and serve as a model, exemplifying expected standards of quality work and shop safety. This position reports to the Director of Scenic Production.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Oversee fabrication, and coordination of all shop projects to ensure accurate, timely, on-budget completion.
  • Hands-on approach related to carpentry, metal fabrication, paint, soft goods, print, and logistics
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound receiving and shipping
  • Manage and maintain safety oversight for all departments
  • Actively communicate with leadership and the construction team
  • Monitor quality control
Qualifications
  • Minimum BA or BFA technical production degree or experience
  • Minimum 5 years of solid industry experience in technical theater and/or scenic fabrication
  • Proficiency with Vectorworks, MS Office
  • Experience with automation, hydraulics, motors, and electronics
  • High-level problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make decisions when prioritizing the short and long-term objectives for projects
  • Must have outstanding relationship skills and have a team-oriented, collaborative work ethic.
  • Ability to work overtime

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Scenic Painter is responsible for the successful completion of the painting phase of production to meet both budgetary and scheduling goals. This is a hands-on position that will report directly to the Paint Shop Foreman.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Prep, texture, paint scenic elements from renders and verbal instruction
  • Understand scenic painting techniques, layout and paint application skills, and color mixing
  • Interpret designers small-scale ideas and develop them into full-scale reproductions
  • Assist with inventory and maintenance of sprayers and equipment
  • Assure that a clean and safe work environment is maintained
Qualifications
  • Minimum BA or BFA technical production degree or experience
  • Minimum 1 year of solid industry experience in technical theater and/or scenic fabrication
  • Solid understanding in the fine art skills of sketching, rendering, and painting
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly
  • Must have outstanding relationship skills and have a team-oriented, collaborative work ethic
  • Ability to work overtime

 

Physical Demands

  • Required repetitive use of feet and hands.
  • Ability to stand for duration of shift

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Duties and Responsibilities

The CNC Operator / Scenic Carpenter will work under the supervision of the Scenic Construction Manager (SCM) and the Director of Scenic Operations.  This position is primarily responsible for the complete operation and maintenance of the Multi-cam router. The CNC Operator / Scenic Carpenter will assist the SCM with CNC programming and assist the shop with the construction and handling of scenic product. The CNC Operator / Scenic Carpenter must have a high level of professionalism, a strong organizational background, excellent communication / interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail.

CNC operation skills required include, budgeting, materials ordering, labor management, managing client relationships, coordination with office and contractors, daily reports, CAD drafting and high level problem solving skills. Scenic carpentry skills include self-motivation and conscientious fabrication to produce high finish quality scenery while meeting the demands of an aggressive production schedule.   Must have command of hand and stationary woodworking tools. Hands on experience related to design, wood/metal fabrication or general construction. Working knowledge of theatrical and exhibit fabrication techniques; Word, Excel, Vector Works. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Scenery construction materials research
  • Scene shop organization and operations policies
  • Storage and inventory management
  • Shop equipment and tool and maintenance
  • Theatre equipment maintenance
  • Engineering for scenery construction
  • Technical drafting for scenery construction
  • Stage rigging engineering, installation, and operations
  • Load-in and strike planning and supervision
  • Scene shift choreography in cooperation with stage management
  • Safety oversight for shops and productions
  • Shop and on-site crew training

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Stitcher is responsible for the efficient execution of cutting, fitting and sewing all soft related projects. This is a hands-on position that will report directly to the Soft Goods Shop Foreman.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Fit and sew various fabrics as required by the productions
  • Assist in the maintenance of the rental drapery inventory
  • Execute tasks and collaborate efficiently and on deadline
  • Communicate progress with department heads as required.
Qualifications
  • Experience sewing on industrial machines and straight line stitching
  • Must have outstanding relationship skills and have a team-oriented, collaborative work ethic
  • Excellent hand dexterity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work overtime

 

Physical Demands

  • Required repetitive use of feet and hands
  • Ability to lift 50 Ibs.
  • Ability to push and pull upwards of 50 lbs. repeatedly

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Duties and Responsibilities

The logistics specialist/ driver is responsible for the safe and efficient transport of production related materials as required.  This is a hands-on position with direct reporting to the Inventory Control Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Drive trucks to and from load ins/load outs and local pickups/deliveries
  • Ability to excel in a loading dock environment
  • Manage service and maintenance of company vehicles and all related equipment
  • Maintain compliance as per DOT requirements
  • Assist with rental and inventory control
  • Provide general prep for loading trucks including labeling, wrapping, and packing
  • Assist in waste and recycle management
  • Assist in various production departments as needed
Qualifications
  • Associates degree from a 2-year college or technical school
  • Experience with bob-tail deliveries in the DFW metroplex
  • Clean driving record, CDL a plus

 

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work overtime, anytime
  • Heavy lifting required 75 lbs and up
  • The ability to work in extreme temperatures in a fast paced environment

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