Senior Systems Designer

Atlanta

Senior Systems Designer - Meptik

Role:                           Senior Systems Designer
Department:               Technical Services
Location:                    Flexible
Reports into:              Director of Technical Operations
Contract:                    Full Time/Fixed Term Contract

The Role:

Meptik is looking for an experienced, full-time Senior Systems Designer to join our expanding team.

The Sr. Systems Designer works with key internal departments, external companies and strategic partners to design complex technical projects, specifically related to virtual production stage builds, LED stages, and other immersive technologies. 

The Sr. Systems Designer works with the Technical Solutions Manger to design complex systems according to a client's needs and scope. They aid in generating quotes and sourcing needed hardware and equipment. Once the design is completed, they also help facilitate the installation process and ensure it is done to specifications and within budget. This role also manages additional system designers.

 Based on global project demand, interaction across other regions and time zones may be required to support the global team.

A successful candidate will be a confident self-starter with excellent communication skills and proven prior technical experience.  They will need to be confident in managing projects, enforcing processes and raising issues.

The Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of system design and procurement for all technical projects
  • Design system topology, wiring diagrams, CAD drawings, and other deliverables
  • Interact with the sales team and clients to determine their needs and draft them into actual project deliverables. 
  • Manage the system design team and help train and grow new talent.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with vendors and rental companies to advise and obtain on the appropriate equipment required for system designs
  • Ensure strong & clear communication between all parties in a given project.
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Make decisions within given tolerance.
  • Aid in developing processes related to system design.

The requirements

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, to budget, on time and to a high quality.
  • Proven technical skills required to plan projects utilizing technical design and procurement software
  • Experience working in video system design and system integration
  • Experience with a wide range of technical gear related to video production, LED walls, networking, screen control systems, media servers, and pixel-canvas management.
  • Previous experience working in virtual production is a plus
  • Self starter with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • First class communication, analytical, problem solving and team management abilities
  • Create and sustain a positive and productive team culture to ensure success
  • Someone who is flexible, innovative and forward thinking
  • Ability to present formally to senior staff

Notes:

  • This is a position within not just Meptik, but also the global disguise business. Creative, Technical, Project Management, Sales, and Marketing services are a growing part of the overall disguise group, and some experience, leadership and insight is needed from this position to help shape the future of media and entertainment. 

About Meptik:

Meptik is the one-stop shop for bridging realities.

We help our clients build their next virtual production powerhouse, fuel it with stunning virtual sets, deliver in-camera visual effects on set, and create immersive audience experiences.

As one of the most experienced teams in the industry, we have the creative vision and, as part of Disguise, access to the latest Emmy-award-winning tech to help clients Upset Reality™. We’ve done it for big and small productions, corporate clients, major film studios, broadcasts, and live events.

Clients can work with us throughout their entire creative journey, or let us be part of their next visual masterpiece

Who we are:

Meptik builds mind-blowing experiences from start to finish. With our mission to Upset Reality™, we marry the creative & technical to do more immersive storytelling, create unique visual environments, and engage audiences with something they’ve never seen before. And since every great project starts with a great brief, for Meptik, it was this: Hire great talent. Trust them. And leave the egos at the door.
 
Why us?
  • Growth opportunities | Our team is constantly growing and expanding into multiple locations. And as a disguise company, we are part of an even larger network with multiple teams across the globe.
  • Team culture | We’ve cultivated a team of hardworking, humble, fun and incredibly talented, passionate individuals who bring out the best in each other and the unique projects they create.
  • Become part of the future | At Meptik, we pride ourselves on doing things that haven’t been done before. When working with us, you become part of a forward-thinking, boundary-busting team.
  • Industry & Community Leader | We’re continuously involved with local community chapters to train individuals on the future of content production.
What drives us:

All the realities. None of the B.S.

We take pride in building our business and establishing ourselves as leaders in the industry with a company culture that exemplifies our values in everything we do, from employee experience to customer relationships and every decision in between.
  • No ego: we are the sum total of all of us and no one person is better than another
  • Honest: do the right thing in every situation for each other and for our clients
  • Passionate: about furthering our craft and dreaming of new frontiers
  • Dedicated: to Meptik as a company and a culture
  • Excellence: we strive to be the best in every area while always exhibiting professionalism
We’re looking to grow this thing. So if you're as uncompromisingly honest and down-to-earth as you are incredible at what you do, we'd love to meet you.
From interactive environments and live events to content creation and permanent installations, we love working with our clients to bring their vision to life in a unique way for their customers. Meptik is your one-stop shop for bridging realities. Meptik team photo