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Technical Production Manager Freelance



Milan, Italy
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Hi, we’re Fever
We’re excited you are checking out this job offer.

We are the leading global live-entertainment discovery tech platform with a clear mission: to democratize access to culture and entertainment.

How do we achieve our mission? Fever has developed a proprietary technology that inspires a global community of over 125M people through personalized and curated experiences in their local city whilst empowering entertainment and event creators to reach new audiences and enhance their experience.

Sounds amazing, right?

Technical Production Manager (Freelance)

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Freelance Technical Production Manager to oversee the technical aspects of an upcoming light show project. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in technical production, particularly in the realm of outdoor light show installations. This role requires meticulous attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. The Freelance Technical Production Manager will be responsible for coordinating various aspects of the project, from permit acquisition to installation and integration, ensuring the smooth execution of the light show within a six-month timeframe.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to acquire necessary permits for the light show project, including but not limited to ecological approvals, city hall permits, and venue agreements.
  • Oversee the development and review of technical drawings and construction plans for the light show infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to manage power upgrades, bridge logistics, pathway enhancements, and other infrastructure requirements.
  • Source and manage vendors for infrastructure work, including dumpster rental, machinery requirements, and site equipment purchasing.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive schedule for installation activities, ensuring timely completion of milestones.
  • Liaise with operations teams to address logistical needs such as venue setup, staffing accommodations, security, and procurement of materials.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and emergency response plans throughout the duration of the project.
  • Integrate technical components such as lighting equipment, sound systems, and programming for seamless operation during the light show.
  • Oversee maintenance plans, weatherization efforts, and inventory management for operational sustainability.
  • Coordinate with marketing teams for the development of promotional materials, landing pages, graphics, and client surveys related to the light show.
  • Provide technical support and training to operational staff, including front-of-house personnel and guides.
  • Collaborate with external partners for media relations, PR events, and guest experiences associated with the light show.


  • Proven experience in technical production, preferably within the realm of light show installations or event production.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple tasks within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in permit acquisition processes, including navigating legal requirements and obtaining necessary approvals from authorities.
  • Knowledge of technical equipment and infrastructure requirements for outdoor events, including power systems, lighting fixtures, and sound equipment.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and emergency response protocols for event operations.
  • Experience in vendor management, including sourcing, contracting, and overseeing work quality.
  • Proficiency in scheduling software and project management tools for task organization and timeline management.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities in a dynamic environment.


This freelance position is expected to span approximately six months, encompassing the planning, execution, and post-event phases of the light show project. The Freelance Technical Production Specialist will be engaged from July until November, with the possibility of extension based on project needs and performance.

Who we are

Fever is the global leading live-entertainment discovery tech platform, with a clear mission: to democratize access to culture and entertainment.

Fever has developed a proprietary technology that inspires its global community of over 125M people through personalized and curated experiences in their local city, whilst empowering entertainment and event creators to reach new audiences and enhance their experiences.

Some successful examples include the “Candlelight Concert Series” attended by over 3 million guests, the Los Angeles based “Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience” co-produced with Netflix, or the “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” winner of USA Today's 10 Best Readers Choice award.

The company, present in over 100 major cities across the globe, is backed by leading investors such as Goldman Sachs, Alignment Growth (growth equity investor in global entertainment and consumer tech, led by former Warner Bros and Time Warner), Goodwater Capital (the largest dedicated consumer technology platform globally), Smash Capital (a late-stage venture capital firm led by former Disney and growth equity investors, backer of Epic Games), Eurazeo, Vitruvian Partners and Atresmedia among others.

To pursue our objective, we are looking for bar-raisers, people that want to work hard, have fun, and make history with us.

Thank you for considering joining Fever. We cannot wait to learn more about you!

If you want to learn more about us: Fever's Blog | Tech.Eu |TechCrunch

Fever is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workspace where everyone's background and ideas count. Our main goal is to find the best possible talent regardless of place of birth, racial or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, religion, opinion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age or caring responsibilities. We encourage everyone to apply!

If you require any kind of accommodation during the selection process please contact our Talent team so we can help you by providing a welcoming and seamless journey.

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