Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

Wave is seeking a Technical Show Director to join our team in Los Angeles supporting all live and pre-recorded broadcasts from our facility and other locations. This role is in a fast-paced control room environment and requires the ability to collaborate across departments as the facility and Broadcast pipeline/workflow evolves. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, excellent communicators and collaborators, and flexible and adaptable to successfully respond in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Directing WaveXR live shows, rebroadcasts, and rehearsals in a fast-paced environment displaying proficient technical skills within the control room and adheres to high production standards.
  • Work with the Broadcast Producer and Creative Lead to plan and control creative run of show.
  • Work with Broadcast Engineers and Product owners to architect, design, and maintain broadcast hardware/software and capabilities.
  • Offer creative and technical suggestions that enhance the show, collaborating with Content department and Production leads as new shows are developed
  • Organize and maintain switcher files, visual effects and other peripheral devices equipment associated with Broadcast Director control room
  • Run all technical aspects of mocap sessions before the shows. 
  • Work directly with Music Talent during rehearsals and shows.

Required Qualifications

  • Five (5) years of related broadcast experience in live production environments.
  • Understanding of audio and video streaming and compression standards, h.264,  SDI / NDI, HDMI, etc. Experience with analog or ethernet audio interfaces, DAC, drivers and sample rates. 
  • Comfortable Troubleshooting applications, audio and video, networking and general operating system configuration in Windows.
  • Excellent control room demeanor, proven leadership skills, team-first attitude and the ability to handle pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • A desire to learn new technologies, processes and/or procedures as they are implemented
  • Strong situational awareness along with verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple departments
  • Flexible schedule including weekends, etc.

Desired Qualifications

  • Highly organized
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Flexible and adaptable to highly dynamic environments
  • Understanding of real-time performance capture technologies and Unity
  • Musician/Music lover
  • Passion for live events
  • Gamer

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