Audio Visual Design Engineer / Technology Specialist

DCL Design Communications

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Join Our Team as an Audio Visual Design Engineer / Technology Specialist!

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey with a builder of high-visibility architectural products for renowned clients around the world? Design Communications, Ltd. is building and expanding a Creative Technology team that integrates AV and IT solutions into our business of delivering turn-key architectural specialties, multimedia experiences, technological artwork and digital signage to a wide variety of clients. If you are a creative, multi-talented, tech-oriented person with professional experience in some or all of the areas below, we would like to hear from you.

The AV Design Engineer is a technology specialist with in-depth knowledge and experience conceptualizing, designing and specifying AV systems that will deliver specific features and functions based on a project’s requirements and budget.

The ideal candidate will excel at understanding preliminary renderings and narratives and translating these conceptual references into detailed technical documents for assembly, installation, and integration for into a wide variety of custom projects ranging from simple digital signs to complex interactive multimedia installations. This is a heavy AutoCAD drafting position.

The AV Design Engineer will:

  • Work within a project team of managers, mechanical & structural engineers, fabricators and installers to conceptualize, design and incorporate AV systems required to achieve the vision of our clients
  • Design, select and specify hardware, cabling, and software for systems such as:
  • Media players, video processors, video distribution systems
  • Network infrastructure: copper and fiber-optic
  • Computer systems, graphics cards, audio cards, network cards
  • Show control systems: Crestron, Extron, Medialon
  • KVM systems, multi-viewers, video matrices
  • Lighting control systems and control distribution (DMX, sACN, ArtNet, KiNet)
  • Interactive systems: cameras, sensors, touch interfaces
  • Projection mapping systems: projectors, lenses
  • LED displays, LCD displays, video walls
  • Content Management Systems
  • Create highly detailed AutoCAD drawings for use by our Fabrication and Installation teams
  • Design and specify power & data requirements for AV systems
  • Create detailed system diagrams and cabling line drawings for AV systems
  • Consult on AV system requirements and costs estimates with project developers and estimators
  • Support and perform the commissioning process on site in coordination with the install team

Long term Goals:

  • Expand your skills: complete training, education and certification programs
  • Build, grow and lead an AV Design team at DCL
  • Develop and implement design processes and AV drawing standards
  • Develop and implement technical training programs

If the following describes you, we want to hear from you!

  • Experienced in designing AV systems
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or similar drafting program
  • Strong technical background in AV systems, cabling and hardware
  • Experience creating detailed AV drawings diagrams and sketches
  • Experience working within a project team throughout the construction process: design, engineering, construction, commissioning
  • Ability to analyze and work from preliminary renderings and narratives
  • Attention to detail and a penitent for precision and thoroughness
  • Self-motivated and able to anticipate the needs of the team without daily instruction
  • Excellent math, verbal, and written communication skills, coupled with creativity in problem-solving
  • Maintain a positive attitude and take ownership of your role and responsibilities

Bonus if you have:

  • CTS-D and/or CTS-I certifications
  • Detailed network and IT systems experience and familiarity
  • Certifications in either Crestron, Extron, AMX, etc.
  • Cisco programing experience or certifications
  • Experience estimating and budgeting AV system

Check out, or our LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook to get a glimpse of our exciting projects, and apply directly through our website or via the link provided.

Perks: We offer a dynamic, creative work environment and a chance to be part of a team of highly skilled and talented professionals as well as health and dental coverage, a 401(k) retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid holidays and PTO, tuition reimbursement, free parking and coffee on site at DCL and more!

At Design Communications Ltd., we’re committed to equal employment opportunity. Join us and be a part of something extraordinary!