Production Technician

Company

PYTCH is an event production and creative media company based in Bristol UK.

We help clients create memorable experiences virtually and in person. To do this we have a lot of equipment, awesome staff (we call them “PYTCHers”), our own studios, a manufacturing facility and an amazing HQ, the PYTCH Campus.

We are not the biggest company, but we do big things, fast, with impact and integrity. We move fast, energise and create.

While we approach our work with a focus on integrity, reliability and value, at our core we are a purpose driven business. We espouse sustainable event practices, technical innovation, inclusive engineering and creativity. We disrupt the things we think don't work. We are a certified B-corp and support a lot of environmental and social causes. Learn more here

The Role

The role of “Production Technician” is working on the front line of live and virtual events, using a diverse range of equipment.

The role works across multiple technician disciplines including audio, lighting, video, rigging, staging, power and set. This is an ideal role for someone with an established track record in multi-disciplined roles who want to further develop their diversity of skills, as well as achieve a great level of sophistication in specific areas.

We own the uk’s broadest range of production equipment including some of the most advanced items available.

Specifically this means:

  • Maintenance and improvement of equipment.
  • Participating in production design meetings.
  • General warehouse duties as required to maintain a safe and production environment.
  • Prepping equipment for projects.
  • Setup and operation of equipment for projects.

Essential Skills

The below are the essential skills the successful candidate must have

  • A positive, can-do, energetic attitude.
  • An open mind and desire to learn new skills and grow as a person.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • Good overall understanding of event production technology including audio, lighting, video and rigging (to a level where you can advise on or design solutions).
  • Good overall IT skills.
  • Experience in the live event, film/tv or media industries.

Place of work

PYTCH is based at Skyline Park - an iconic industrial estate owned by PYTCH’s parent company. PYTCH is situated in 1 Skyline Park which is a spectacular office and warehouse complex with an EPC of A3, multiple diverse working spaces and an awesome kitchen for healthy eating. Skyline Park also features the Box7 sound stage and PYTCHAir, our private jet (look it up).

Development Opportunities

The opportunities for personal development and learning new skills at PYTCH are fantastic. With our highly diversified service offering you can learn new skills in every creative and technical discipline while in the job - this includes graphic design, videography, lighting, rigging, sound, video systems, 3d printing and many others.

Within the team of “PYTCHers” there is an incredible set of skills and knowledge which are readily shared.

All staff are encouraged to try new roles and build new skills; opportunities are provided to do this in a safe space at a comfortable pace.

For those wishing to develop their careers, we encourage them to build the skills necessary to enter the senior leadership team. Department-head and c-level positions are attainable on a merit basis and swiftly.

As a relatively small company of under 30 full-time staff you will have access to and work with people of every type within the organisation.

PYTCH is a subsidiary of Autonomous Investments, a private equity group which includes companies of varying sizes in accommodation, software, industrial property, offices, renewable power, construction and not-for-profit activities. Occasional opportunities exist to benefit from and support other group companies.

Contract details and Benefits

Type of Role - Full Time
Hours of Work - 8.30am to 5pm as standard but this changes to suit the needs of events.
Location of Work - 1 skyline park, BNS4 5EN and event sites as required.
Holiday - 28 days paid holiday a year.
Equipment - Laptop and whatever other IT equipment required.

Salary

We operate a transparent approach to pay and salaries. Anything less seems odd to us.

The salary for this role ranges from £24k-£30k depending on scope of ancillary work, need for training and past experience.

Apply

You can apply for this job here.
Please also email your CV over to recruitment@pytch.co.uk

Learn more

We are on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. We publish a lot of content which is a great way of getting to know us.