Role: Junior Creative Technologist
Start date: ASAP
Salary: Dependent on experience
The Flash Pack is a London based technical production studio. The company was born when two photographers set out to create a software platform to edit and share content from live events. 10 years on, our focus is building social first content experiences for brands and agencies activating in the UK and abroad.
We design moments people get excited about and use smart technology to capture and share them. We are known for our innovative approach to briefs, our ability to create striking creative content, and our expertise in delivering live amplification of this content both pre, during, and post-event.
We work with some of the world’s best creative agencies and also direct to brands. Our clients include Google, Apple, YouTube, Mastercard, Vogue, Cartier, Coca Cola, IWC, Vans and more.
We are on the lookout for a junior creative technologist to join the team on a freelance basis. Working closely with our senior creative technologist, the junior creative technologist is required to assist with developing, testing and installing kit across projects. The ideal candidate is a hard working problem solver, who is keen to get their hands dirty and work as part of a close knit team.
Assist with the development and implementation of TFP technical solutions
Research and source technical hardware solutions
Design and fabrication of custom electrical control components
Preflight configuration and testing of the technical kit
Installation and configuration of operating systems and software
Packing and loading of equipment for transport
On site installation and testing of Install hardware and software
Remote and on-site maintenance of TFP events
Relevant work experience in a technical environment is a must
Experience in basic electrical repairs and soldering
Experience with managing Linux Systems: basic bash scripting, terminal text editing, OS and package installation, network configuration
Knowledge of networking, VPNs
Excellent troubleshooting and fault finding skills
Knowledge of MacOS and Windows
Excellent verbal communication skills, patiently explains complex technical issues in an easy to understand manner
Knowledge of photography, film making or lighting a bonus
In the first instance candidates should email email@example.com with a copy of their CV and cover letter.
We regret to advise that due to the high volume of responses received, candidates without experience as outlined above, will not be considered suitable and will therefore not be contacted.
So, why come and work for us?
Well, if we haven’t floated your boat already, and taking a look at the work we deliver didn’t get you all weak at the knees, here are some other reasons why you might want to join us.
We have fun. This industry is hard work – demanding clients and long hours, but we like to think we’re pretty good at having fun whilst we do it. Our staff retention rates are testament to that.
We are fair. Working at the weekend? Don’t get any time off back for your hard work? We don’t expect you to give us your life. Why would we? Work an hour at the weekend, get it back in lieu at a time that suits you.
We are flexible. Our systems have been set up to allow our team to work from home when they can.
We are ambitious. Independently owned and run, with big dreams, we have a clear plan in place and are focused on making it happen.
We are honest. Open door policy to management for the entire team, so no one is left wondering. We respect and value our staff and feel honesty is always the best policy.
We are innovative. Constantly pushing boundaries and leaders in our field, we often create first to market products and experiences that simply haven’t been seen before.