Audio Video Technician

Production · Hertford, Hertfordshire
Department Production
Employment Type Full Time

Due to our continued growth we require an experienced and ambitious Video Technician to manage our video inventory keeping it in first class working order and to contribute to our design processes. The technical and operations department is fast paced and works closely with Production, Events and Creative teams to provide a professional and efficient service from beginning to end of each project.


Key Accountabilities


  • Maintain Smyle’s video equipment for deployment on live events to the highest standard
  • Prepare Video Equipment based on Equipment Pick Lists for use on site.
  • Check Smyle equipment on return from site for damage and report to hire or Production Managers any damage
  • PAT Test Video and other equipment in accordance with Smyle’s electrical safety policies
  • Check sub hired equipment prior to it going on site to ensure it is correct and functions appropriately.
  • Check sub hired equipment on return from site prior to return to supplier to ensure it is complete and report any defects
  • Where it does not leave a shortage of resource in the warehouse; design, specify, install and operate video systems for Smyle events.
  • Assist hire team in assessing new video Equipment and inform the procurement process on the investment in new lighting products
  • All other duties appropriate to the role


We are passionate about finding new, innovative, inventive  thinking and approaches that deliver exciting, fresh ideas and value to both Smyle and our clients. We encourage all our people to bring their imagination and entrepreneurial spirit to Smyle each day, championing this thinking to ensure we do the best, forward thinking, leading work.


​About you


  • Experience of working with Video equipment in a live environment
  • Team player and proven problem solver
  • Experience with Microsoft and/or G-Suites office packages
  • Experience of working a busy warehouse environment
  • Forklift Licence
  • Experience with AutoCAD / Vectorworks
  • Embrace and champion Smyle’s behaviours - Be Passionate, Be Smart, Be Creative


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 


We’re striving to be an agency with purpose; investing in ourselves and our team to play our part to contribute to challenges we face in society across diversity, inclusion, mental health, wellbeing and sustainability.


We’re committed to creating an agency where every voice, every perspective, every great idea can be heard. A place where our people feel like they can truly belong.


We also know our people have busy, varied lives, and so we’re committed to finding ways to create space for our people to be able to do their work in more flexible ways that better suit them. Ask us about our agile working initiative, FLEX!

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  • Location
    Hertford, Hertfordshire
  • Department
    Production
  • Employment Type
    Full Time