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Creative Technologist

ShutterBooth Grand Rapids, MI
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

ShutterBooth is looking for a Creative Technologist to guide the technical approach during program ideation and execution. Our Creative Technologist plays a central role in the conception, creation, testing and the activation of all of our work. You will help determine appropriate solutions, software, frame problems, identify opportunities, participate in ideation and program events.

The Creative Technologist combines a passion for creating new and exciting photo and video experiences with the love of working and supporting team members in the field with the technical aspects of the activation. Our team is central to every photo activation we undertake, from initial concept, prototyping, collaborating internally and with clients, to boots-on-the-ground testing and support during some of the most exciting events.

A love for using technology and photography to create unforgettable experiences is a must.

We are always innovating and looking for new ideas and solutions. Our external clients are marketing and advertising agencies always looking for new ways to capture photo and video experiences. The Creative Technologist will keep his/her pulse on the industry and will experiment with the software as well as create custom solutions to stay fresh and innovative.

Our Creative Technologists:

  • Have technical skills and soft skills in equal measure to communicate, inspire and work as a team

  • Are dedicated to learning and are knowledgeable about current industry trends and new innovation technology

  • Approach challenges with enthusiasm, a vision and pragmatism

  • Think on their feet, collaborate quickly and drive projects forward

About the Company:

ShutterBooth specializes in event activations and photo marketing for both social and private events. We have offices throughout the country that are locally owned and operated. ShutterBooth was established in 2006 and has continued to develop and adopt cutting-edge experiences to offer our clients including FX video effects, Mosaic Walls, 360 Booths, Green Screen, Boomerangs, GIFs, slow motion, and more!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Master existing proprietary software and contribute to the development of new software updates and products.

  • Provide ongoing technical support for offices in the field through the support management system and support users in technical issues, troubleshoot issues and provide solutions in a timely manner.

  • Maintain daily communication with sales team and event team

  • Assist with tracking and shipping equipment

  • Assist with activations remotely

  • Work at a portion of the events you manage

  • Configure and program event equipment

  • Assist with equipment logistics

  • Organize key online and paper based resources to help others quickly find the information they need

  • Live and breathe innovation by working with internal and external partners to bring the ideas to life

  • Present ideas and creative work


Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Helping prepare for monthly national calls

  • Assisting with preparation for annual national conference

  • Preparing new booth equipment

  • Updating the website with samples and footage captured at events

  • Brainstorming creative pitch ideas for clients

  • Assisting with sales proposals

  • Developing trust and rapport with all ShutterBooth Offices and Brand Ambassadors

  • Working in a collaborative environment to grow and build relationships and promote teamwork

  • Identifying opportunities for improvement in all areas of our business, business model and processes

  • Generating new ideas to improve sales, marketing and create new experiences and solutions from our vast product set

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest digital trends

  • Bring a fun, creative positive energy to work every day

  • Assume ultimate responsibility for final quality and accuracy of the end product

  • Up to 20% of travel required as needed and any other tasks as assigned


Requirements:

  • A team player

  • A positive attitude, willing to work in the chaotic world of events

  • Organized and detail-oriented

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Sheets, and Calendar

  • Proficient with computer hardware systems

  • Desire to create and improve upon existing systems

  • Thrives on having multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment with changing priorities

  • Ability to manage your own workload and effectively prioritize an always changing list of tasks without direct oversight

  • Dedication to high-quality, attentive service

  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively

  • Willingness to learn and try new things

  • Willing to work outside of regular business hours to answer questions and troubleshoot issues that arise at events

  • Be available for emergency technical support questions after normal business hours during events

Preferred but not required:

  • Photography experience

  • Past photo booth experience

  • Familiarity with FFMPEG

  • Familiarity with ImageMagick

  • Proficient with:

    • Photoshop

    • After Effects

    • Experience with HTML, CSS

    • DNS settings (A records, CNAME records, etc.)

What’s in it for you?

Your actions and ideas will be heard and have meaningful effects in our intimate and fast paced company. The position will grow with you, and allow you to demonstrate competencies that will be noticed and rewarded. Being surrounded by positive individuals who push you to strive for excellence. Opportunity to work cool events like Comic-Con, Concerts and travel throughout the country.

Salary and Hours:

  • 40 hours weekly

  • Additional compensation available for working events

  • Additional bonus compensation based on overall Company performance

ShutterBooth

Why Work Here?

Your actions and ideas will be heard and have meaningful effects in our intimate and fast paced company.

ShutterBooth specializes in event activations and photo marketing for both social and private events. We have offices throughout the country that are locally owned and operated. ShutterBooth was established in 2006 and has continued to develop and adopt cutting-edge experiences to offer our clients including FX video effects, Mosaic Walls, 360 Booths, Green Screen, Boomerangs, GIFs, slow motion, and more!

Address

Old 28th Street Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grand Rapids, MI
USA