Job Description

Video Designer

See below for more information, including responsibilities, qualifications, and required skills.

Project Type

Projects include everything from high-performance video production, Control Room design/layout, and presentation systems in houses of worship and entertainment venues to conference room technology and digital signage systems in corporate facilities.

Reporting Relationship

The Video Designer will be an integral part of the design team that includes audio, video, acoustics and scenic designers in addition to 3D rendering teams and drafting professionals. The individual will work alongside and in conjunction with other designers and will report to the VP of design services.

Position Summary

The Video Designer will be responsible for the intricate design of large format, professional video systems in high-profile church and corporate environments. The individual will also be responsible for some installation and commissioning of the same systems. This individual must have an excellent knowledge of the video industry’s latest technology and should be considered an expert in the field. The individual should always be striving to improve their education, skills and efficiency. The person should be an excellent communicator that can work well in high-stress situations, be a high-capacity self-starter with excellent client skills. The ability to follow directions, solve problems and work with others as a team and staff alike is a must. This is not exclusively an office job, the individual must be able to travel regularly.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Four to six years of professional video design experience.
  • Valid Class E driver’s license and good driving record or obtain Class E driver’s license within 30 days of start date.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Ability to work back to back, 10 hour days and occasional longer days
  • Must have a relatively flexible schedule
  • High level of experience with AutoDesk software to illustrate design concepts for video systems
  • Extensive, nationwide travel to job sites on average 60 - 75 days per year
  • Extensive experience in understanding video production workflow.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and use of standard Microsoft office software such as Office 365, word, excel, outlook, power-point, and teams.
  • Basic understanding of Apple MAC systems
  • Extensive experience with Adobe, ProPresenter, and other presentation/production software systems
  • High level of experience in how churches utilize video systems

What does this job entail?

  • Video broadcast design work: mounted or flown LED walls; high profile projectors and screens; routers and switchers; distribution equipment: camera systems: video engineering equipment; production communication equipment; video racks; deployment of flat-screen displays and their mounts; extensive digital signage systems; control rooms and their furniture; production facilities; conference room technology systems
  • Commissioning of video systems: System setup and testing; troubleshooting; programming; end-user client training; client interface; operation of opening day services;
  • Coordination and collaboration with designers, installers, project management, other trades, contractors, manufacturers, and client
  • Attend client needs assessment meetings to determine parameters for system design
  • Conduct site visits and surveys to collect information to help advance the installation
  • Always work to maintain a clean, safe and secure work environment in shop and job site
  • Carry out work adhering to OSHA safety protocols and company procedures
  • Assist other Paragon designers and commissioning teams as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

What skills will be valuable?

  • Leadership skills: problem-solving in high-stress environments; positive, professional, client-friendly demeanor; verbal and written communication skills; comfortable delivering frequent direct written and oral feedback; time management; ability to multi-task
  • Team player who values and adds to an excellent team culture
  • Knowledge of audio and/or lighting design
  • Ability to open Paragon up to new clients and projects

What are the physical demands of the job?

  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to kneel, bend, stoop, push/pull, crouch and balance for long periods of time on a daily basis
  • Must be able to use hands for grasping and fine manipulation
  • Must be able to read, write and speak with a positive attitude with the ability to recall, remember and work well under stress for long periods of time on a daily basis.

What do we offer?

Paragon 360 is an equal opportunity employer. Paragon offers competitive salaries and benefits packages that include medical, dental and vision health insurance, long-term and short-term disability, 401K with company matching, bonus share program, PTO, nine paid holidays and Sam’s club membership. The company covers the cost of airline travel and car rental when required, offers daily per-diem when traveling and provides single room accommodations. The company works diligently to foster and maintain an excellent company culture.

What do our employees value about Paragon 360?

We create wow from start to finish. We play to win. We do the right thing, period. What we do, we do well. We think like customers and act like owners. We think big, have fun and do good. We believe that success is a team sport. Our mission statement is to consistently exceed our client’s expectations by designing and delivering engaging environments.

About Paragon 360:

Paragon 360 is an award-winning, design leader in the professional AVL industry. With an extensive, nation-wide client base, the company is dedicated to building highly effective and engaging environments for places of worship, auditoriums, sports complexes, amusement parks, corporate spaces, and other venues of all sizes with requirements involving professional audio, video, lighting, rigging, signage, scenic, staging, and fabrication in a design-build format. The turn-key, design-build services from Paragon 360 enable more holistically designed systems, greater flexibility, cost savings, and confidence in the investment. Most importantly, they deliver the benefit of single-source accountability. From start to finish, Paragon 360 is committed to unparalleled excellence with every project being on time, on target, and on budget.

Conditions of employment:

Successful candidate must pass all background checks. Candidate must meet the physical demands of the job description as stated throughout the duration of holding the position with Paragon 360.

Apply

For more information or to apply, email questions or resume to: careers@paragon360.com

Paragon 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.