Projection Technician – Luxor

Posted 2 weeks ago by MGM Resorts
Las Vegas, NV
Application ends: April 30, 2023
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Job Description

Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: **To entertain the human race** .

**PRIMARY PURPOSE:** As a Projection Technician, you will join the (MGMRI) Entertainment Technical team where you, under the supervision of the Head, Assistant Head, and Leads of the Projection Department, will collaborate with other theatrical departments during performances, rehearsals, and/or maintenance work with the goal of presenting and entertainment experience beyond our guest’s expectations.


• Run projection department cue tracks, operate and troubleshoot projection equipment as directed for performances, artist training and maintenance

• Maintain cue track documentation and participate in cue track rotation

• Develop a thorough knowledge of projection department equipment specific to the production in order to operate equipment safely

• Participate in special projects including the installation of the new projection show elements

• Preserve on a nightly, ongoing and long term basis, the “opening night” quality of the designer’s vision and the artistic integrity of the production according to the needs of artistic, technical and company management

• Work with the department head and artistic and stage management staff to support their needs during rehearsals, training and performances

• Under the direction of the department head and technical management, ensure all departmental designs, equipment, systems, functions, procedures, show tracks, maintenance and inspections logs, special projects, etc are properly and adequately documented using standard tools including TMA, and other computer tools, drawings, photographs, logs, spreadsheets and other methods that may be appropriate; creation and design intent should be documented as well as ongoing changes to the show

• Set up and maintain an interactive projection system consisting of several computers, projectors, cameras, networks and other stage related equipment; handle the administration and maintenance of windows and Mac based PC’s connected to a wide variety of stage equipment, calibrate and maintain multi-stacked DLP video projectors

• Coordinate with other departments to ensure safe training, rehearsal and show environments, and operations

• Perform other job-related duties as requested


• High school diploma or equivalent

• Three (3) years of experience with interactive visual technologies and stage performance

• Work varied shifts, to include weekends and holidays


• Five (5) years of video technology and technical theatre with specific training in electronics and theatrical lighting systems

• Experience working in a similar resort setting

• Experience with PC hardware setup and administration, large format video projectors, video cameras, hardware and software video capture, editing and compression

• Experience operating with the full Adobe graphics suite including After Effects

Experience in programming, operating and maintaining Media Server Playback systems and using their affiliated hardware and software

• Experience with technologies including DVI, HDMI, Fiber optics and RAID systems • Completion of OSHA 30

• Understanding of 3D Studio Max or other industry standard 3D package


• Knowledgeable of Ethernet and wireless technology (TCP/IP, UDP, Switches, Firewalls), MDI, DMX, Max / MSP

• Wide range of knowledge in interactive visual technologies

• Knowledgeable with both PC & Mac operating platforms

• Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and verbal forms

• Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts

• Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to company standards WORKING CONDITIONS: *This is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job.

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. We encourage you to explore our job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1-844-247-0370 or email