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CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR - Events & Experiential

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR - Events & Experiential

Job Title: CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR - Events & Experiential
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14750/002
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: georgia.b@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 10, 2016 17:46

Job Description

GB14750

Do you have a passion for cutting edge technologies? If you love innovation, creativity and all things tech then this is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading event production agency and lead their new technology team!


THE COMPANY

With a trophy case that's over flowing and a quirky office brimming full of creative and friendly employees, this agency tend to need no introduction. They work with some of the biggest global brands around and can't seem to stop winning awards for the outstanding work that they deliver.

With in house experts covering event production, event management and a large creative team the work they deliver is high profile (and high margin) conferences, exhibitions, press launches and everything in between for audiences of thousands all over the world.

Offering a competitive benefits package, an iconic Central London location, outstanding career progression opportunities and support from quite possibly the worlds best team (we like to think so anyway!), this is truly an unmissable opportunity.

Due to their on going success there is now a senior level opportunity for a Creative Technology Director to join their close-knit team and utilise their experience to drive technical innovation throughout the agency.


THE ROLE

The candidate will seek out the latest technologies (predominately mobile and virtual reality) to understand how they can be utilised within a live event environment. You will become a key member of the Production Team providing expertise and working closely with the in-house teams to produce exciting and innovative events.

Key responsibilities include;

*Researching the latest technologies and understanding how they can be used within live events
*Advising pitch teams on how technologies can be used
*Researching and engaging technology suppliers
*Hands on management of technology led projects
*Liaising with and co-ordinating internal teams
*Some direct line management responsibilities
*Mentoring and developing the production team
*Budget management

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have a proven understanding of recent technologies such as the use of mobile devices / web streaming / app development and virtual reality. Utilisation of these within an events capacity would be ideal but not essential. We are looking for someone who naturally inquisitive, technology savvy and a creative thinker!

In return they offer excellent training and progression opportunities, the ability to be involved in a wide range of high profile events and a place where your natural talent can flourish.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events.
If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.