Got Light
Special Event Production Company Seeking Lighting Technician
San Francisco

Got Light applies a fresh approach to lighting, audio, video, staging, and drape in the special event and wedding industry. We produce hundreds of events each year including some of the most notable events in the City, including major opening parties and social galas. Our company promotes team-building and maintains high employee retention rates by consistently creating a fun and dynamic work environment.

Make Art. Be Proud. Have Fun.

The job is a hybrid of strong technical knowledge and field experience. We have a strong sense of design and a clean and beautiful aesthetic.   Lighting Technicians are responsible for making the vision of the client a reality.  From a simple party to a huge gala we apply the same standards to make every event a success.

  • Assist Design Managers in the field to insure a flawless and beautiful installation of event lighting, audio and video equipment
  • Maintain a superior level of cleanliness for all installation aspects (cable management, dress kits, light covers etc.)
  • Support Design Managers and other crew for install and strike
  • Installation and operation of any of the following:
  • Lighting: uplights, LEDs, movers, gobo projections, lighting trees, dimmer packs, DMX
  • Audio: stage audio, mics, mixers, amp racks, speakers, FOH, mixing, wireless mic coordination
  • Video: projection screens, LCD and DLP projections, plasmas, seamless video switchers, computers (Power Point, Keynote etc.)
  • Staging: risers, stages, lecterns
  • Drape: uprights, drape, sheer
  • Rigging: truss, spansets, shackles, air craft cable
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with upscale, superior standards of quality
  • A developed eye for detail, design and ability to complete tasks thoroughly and efficiently
  • Clean, professional appearance and demeanor 

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in fast paced, upscale organization
  • Previous Event/Production/Hospitality experience a must
  • Basic knowledge of circuit loads and lighting equipment
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to work in team environment
  • Detail-oriented, bordering on obsessive compulsive anal retentive, with strong organizational skills, and the ability to work hard and use technology effectively
  • Flexibility to work mostly long, late hours and weekends
  • Positive attitude, with the ability to deal with stressful situations, relationships, and individuals using professional judgment and tact
  • Self-directed and motivated, with the ability to work with minimal supervision and multitask to deliver with time constraints and make an event happen no matter what it takes

  • Hotel AV Experience
  • Lighting design portfolio
  • Special Events or production experience
  • Experience driving 16-24 ft. trucks
  • Experience in audio or video

  • On-call / event based
  • Nights/Late Hours/Weekends

  • Regular bending, lifting, stretching, and reaching both below the waist and above the head. 
  • Ability to push/pull/lift up to 50 pounds
  • Continual standing and/or walking without limitations up to 10 hours daily
  • Ability to work in an environment that may be noisy, unheated and not air conditioned
  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists

Got Light is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status, protected medical condition or any other basis as defined by state, federal or local law. Got Light provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in both the hiring process and during employment as required by applicable federal, state and local laws.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment any qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Department: Field
This is a non-management position
This is a part-time on-call position

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