Technical Designer Entertainment- Project

  • Universal City, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 75,000.00 - 85,000.00 per year
Full Time


Corporate social responsibility
Technical drafting
Production support
Design documentation
Document management
2D computer graphics
3D computer graphics
Microsoft Office
AutoCAD Architecture
Software development
Regulatory Compliance
Electrical engineering
Autodesk Revit

Job Details

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it's on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

Working in a collaborative production team environment, this role is responsible for expediting all aspects of technical design/drafting along with show production support This will include design, development, fabrication/installation oversight, facility interface, operation, maintenance, and documentation in compliance with codes, and jurisdictional requirements for Entertainment projectsAll objectives must meet safety and compliance requirements and align with creative, financial, and schedule targets for live shows, atmosphere offerings, and special projects in a themed environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct support under the Sr. Technical Designer and in collaboration with the Technical Manager to create technical drafting and packages for use as compliance and installation documents for event productions.
  • Work with various disciplines to integrate A/V, lighting, electrical, and special effects elements into design package.
  • Produce accurate technical drawings, details, install packages, as-built, structural, rough and finish construction details, etc. for internal, and outsourcing to contractors/vendors
  • Review and redline technical drawings for client approval.
  • Coordinate design documentation from contractors/vendors with an emphasis on checking for compliance with contractual requirements and specifications.
  • Assist estimating and design where necessary.
  • Produce installation packages that adequately shows the installation crew how to install the exhibit within the larger space.
  • Assist Technical Manager with construction supervision during installation on site, working with both union, and non-union trades in outdoor conditions.
  • Provide revision and document control digitally and on site.
  • Coordinate close-out packages, maintenance manuals, as-builts, and revisions.



  • Knowledge of various types of both general, and scenic construction and materials including Type V construction
  • Strong with Auto CAD 2D, 3D, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work well with limited information and constant change
  • Strong in-field installation experience in entertainment / theme park environment
  • Working in fast-paced environments with accelerated production schedules.
  • Working knowledge of stage/entertainment practices, equipment, and technologies.
  • Confidence to effectively communicate across all lines of business, and with all levels of management.
  • Strong awareness of Environmental Safety standards, and ADA
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and nights as required.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with local jurisdictional protocols, and processes
  • Ability to achieve results through the flawless execution of strategies and process.
  • Ability to identify and communicate creative solutions to challenges, and to maintain a consistent focus on priorities with persistent follow-through.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Architecture, Sketchup, REVIT
  • Bachelor's degree in Theatre, Production or related entertainment field
  • Minimum 3 years work experience as a drafter/Technical Designer.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $75,000 - $85,000.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing .