Freelance AV Technician - London

We are actively seeking freelance Event/Corporate Event Technicians in London to work on-site at Financial institutions and large corporate customer sites in 2022. We expect to see an increase in demand for freelancers in the New Year as Corporate companies begin to bring staff back to their Central London offices. 

Suitable candidates will be available for a quick start in the New Year and have customer facing, corporate experience providing technical support involving all aspects of audio visual events set up and support. 

Our contract / freelance roles would suit a seasoned freelancer looking for additional days/weeks work, or alternatively, someone in between jobs or out of work looking for a short to medium term solution.
Please note, actual day rates are dependant on specific site and experience/skill-set of workers.

Desired AV Events Technician experience:

Audio:

  • Experience using Digital desks such as Cl series, QL series, LS9, M7CL ,etc
  • Knowledge of industry standard radio mics ( i.e Shure ULXD ) – Some RF theory handy
  • Audio to/from webcast, video conference and phone lines – Town hall scenario webcasts and video conference calls
  • Liaising with call operators
  • Mixing live audio for multiple presenters, panel sessions and high profile speakers – using multiple mics for resilience
  • Avoiding audio ‘ring’ in challenging audio environments
  • Correctly putting mics on presenters/Dealing with high profile presenters

Video:

  • Experience with vision mixing, use of industry standard vision mixers
  • Mixing to multiple outputs such as video conference and presentation screens simultaneously. Using auxes
  • Setting camera shots and operation of remotely controlled cameras
  • Playing videos from playback pro
  • Mixing between multiple video and presentation sources. Use of backups for resilience
  • Knowledge of power point/ Adobe presentations
  • Knowledge of Scalers – such as Analogway/Broadscan
  • Patching via a video matrix – some knowledge of video standards

Control: Some knowledge of Crestron/Extron/AMX processors and touch panels for patching of audio and video signals

Lighting: Any lighting experience welcomed but not essential.
The above is a very basic breakdown of some of the day to day skills required of an experienced event technician, but are not all essential. Generally, a few of these skills combined is enough and the rest can be taught.

IN2-AV are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

IN2-AV is part of the IN2 Resourcing Group - AV Recruiters and AV Head-hunters operating across the UK, EMEA and the USA. Our AV recruiters have many years of experience working on contingency AV recruitment as well as AV Executive search assignments globally.

Please send CV's to info@in2resourcing.com