Technical Director—Virtual & Hybrid Events

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Full Time—Woburn, MA

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Company Overview

AVFX is an event technology company that provides the technical infrastructure for in-person and virtual corporate events, meetings, and trade show exhibits. With locations in Boston and Denver, we serve clients across North America and around the globe. We are dedicated to the highest standards in the industry, with a reputation for exceeding client expectations.

At AVFX, we are proud of our technical skills, the quality of our services, and our commitment to our customers. Fostering a supportive team environment that encourages collaboration and employee development, we provide every employee the opportunity to excel in their field.

Position Overview

This Technical Director is a key contributor at all stages of the event production process, from the initial concepting stage to postproduction follow-through. Leveraging their strong technical aptitude and collaborative leadership approach, this position works effectively with Technical Producers, Technicians, and clients to ensure a unified vision and a well-executed virtual or hybrid event.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in planning sessions to contribute ideas for project proposals
  • Produce technical drawings
  • Resolve equipment conflicts with Equipment Manager
  • Assist Technical Producers with managing timelines for preproduction, show, and postproduction
  • Serve as primary client contact on projects
  • Serve as on-site crew chief during set, show, and tear
  • Create show schedule and call cues
  • Foster a supportive, respectful work environment
  • Maintain knowledge of advances in technology, including virtual platforms
  • Adhere to safety protocols in-office and on-site
  • Complete other projects and duties as assigned by supervisor and/or management

Skills & Proficiencies

  • Strong project and time management ability
  • Superior organization and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for critical thinking, decision making, and problem-solving
  • Ability to visualize in a multi-spatial realm
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Working knowledge of projection, LED, audio, power, and lighting
  • Familiar with safe rigging practices
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel


  • 3 years of Technical Director experience
  • Knowledge of virtual event platforms, including but not limited to Zoom, Teams, and Hoppin
  • Experience working in the event technology and production services industry, with a concentration in corporate events and/or trade shows a plus
  • Strong CAD skills required; Vectorworks preferred

Work Environment

  • Frequent travel to off-site locations
  • Occasional travel to out-of-state locations
  • Evening and weekend availability is required


  • Highly subsidized health insurance plan
  • Employer-sponsored Dental, Disability, Life, and Accident insurance
  • Voluntary Vision, Life, and Accident insurance
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) and employer profit sharing contribution
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

Non-Discrimination Commitment 

AVFX is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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