Manager Lighting (Universal Creative)

Orlando, Florida
Not Specified
Oct 01, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide - Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as new destinations planned for Europe, Asia, and the United Arab Emirates. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

The Lighting Manager is primarily responsible for managing the design and development of the architectural, show and area development lighting systems for a large multi-faceted theme park.
  • Establish quantitative requirements and specifications based on interpreting creative intent for lighting systems
  • Produce scopes of work and manage their progress from design through installation
  • Review designs and documentation from vendors/contractors ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and specifications
  • Organize, lead and participate in multi-system control specifications
  • Lead production reviews at vendor locations ensuring product quality, specification conformance, and schedule accuracy
  • Develop and oversee project schedules and budgetary demands
  • Supervise installation, test and adjustment of lighting systems to ensure compliance with contract specifications
  • Oversee contractor's mock-up or prototype efforts to ensure results reflect the final installed system
  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

State of the art knowledge of lighting technologies and controls. Knowledge of controls systems and AutoCAD systems is required.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Engineering or a related field is required. Master's degree in: Engineering or a related field is preferred.

  • 0-1 year previous experience with turnkey projects, specifically within the entertainment/theme park industry is preferred.
  • 3-5 years relevant project management experience is required.
  • 5-7 years relevant combined lighting design and development experience is required
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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