Associate Technical Director | Playbill

Associate Technical Director

CATEGORY: Technical

The Old Globe Theatre
San Diego


Human Resources

Job Details


The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for an Associate Technical Director. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), engineering, technical design, and project management. The Associate Technical Director works closely with the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director to plan and oversee the scenic construction process, ensuring safe and efficient solutions for all scenery and automation. This position is also the primary manager for the daily operations of the scene shop and works with the Head Shop Carpenter and Charge Scenic Artist to manage project work flow.

Candidates must have extensive knowledge of scenery construction, structural /mechanical design, and scenery automation; progressive experience managing project and personnel; and high-quality, efficient AutoCAD drafting skills. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe produces more than 14-productions each year in three theatres, which typically include two enhanced pre-Broadway musicals. The scene shop is a fully equipped 14,000-square foot facility with CNC router capabilities and extensive metal-working capacity. This position is an excellent opportunity to practice technical production at the highest level in regional theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

Full-time, exempt position with benefits including 401(k), vacation, health insurance, and holidays. Salary range: $62,400 - $72,800.

The Old Globe is committed to a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter and resume to; please indicate "ATD" in the subject line of your e-mail.


$62,400 - $72,800



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