Head of LightingHead of Lighting

Employer: Dragone Macau Limited
Work Type: Full-time
Category: Technical/Backstage
Location: International

Job posted on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
Applications close: Saturday 31 August 2019

Job description

Roles and Responsibilities:

•Responsible for leading the lighting and projection team to maintain and operate all theatrical lighting and projection systems, associated equipment and upgrades in a safe and consistent manner.
•Preserve the original artistic integrity of both the lighting and projection design intent.
•Manage and direct the lighting department personnel. Manage staff performance, hire new employees as required and manage the departmental leave plan.
•Generate or oversee the departmental weekly roster and management of the daily operational schedule.
•Manage the Lighting Department budget and capital expenditures in conjunction with the Technical Direction Department.
•Direct and lead the lighting team in a comprehensive program for system and equipment maintenance, daily inspections and related procedures.
•Maintain a safe working environment by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures.
•Collaborate with other departments in the development and execution of emergency and rescue strategies for lighting and projection operations.
•Maintain communication with the Lighting System Vendors and manufacturers for updates and repairs.
•Work with Artistic regarding changes, development and evolution of the show.
•Lead special projects which include, but are not limited to, the research and development of new lighting or projection equipment upgrades and implementation.
•Learn and participate in the running of specific show track(s) as required.
•Be Knowledgeable and aware of all electrical systems in and near the water.


•Undergraduate degree in an entertainment industry program of study specific to lighting production.

•5 to 8 years’ experience in a similar position including management and supervision of moderate to large crews.
•Practical experience regarding lighting equipment troubleshooting and repair utilizing digital measuring devices to perform calibration and testing.
•Experience with large-scale production lighting systems and hardware, as well as the associated digital network communications.
•Demonstrated competency in basic electrical and electronics with respect to theatrical lighting systems and equipment.

Other Skills
•Strong computer skills desired in AutoCAD, Filemaker, databases, specialty lighting programs and desktop publishing.
•Competency in electrical system safety and operations in and around water environments.
•Knowledge of Lighting Programming, system troubleshooting and software.
•Willingness and ability to be Scuba certified and work in a water environment.
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization,
•Ability to work comfortably in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.
•Fluency in English is essential.
•Cantonese speaking is an asset.

How to apply

Interested parties, please send your resume/CV (doc, docx or pdf file) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close: Saturday 31 August 2019

About Dragone Macau Limited

Company description: FRANCO DRAGONE, the world's most spectacular show maker, is looking for the most talented people to join his team in Macau.

Contact person: Valentina Kwan

Contact email: recruit@dragone,com

Contact website: http://www.dragone.com




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