Chief Operating Officer, Museums

Our client, an arts organization recognized as a leader in the industry, is looking for a Chief Operating Officer to lead the team working toward their new museum! In this role, you'll use your professional expertise to ensure success from opening day onward: you'll establish processes and procedures for day to day operations and be responsible for oversight of management, including budgets, facilities, HR, guest services, IT, and security, among others. In addition, you'll also serve as primary liaison for senior management and third party contacts, and ensure that all operational practices are to city, state, and federal code. As the organization grows, you'll also provide personnel and administrative support, establishing new operational guidelines as required. This is an excellent opportunity to join what will surely become a work of living entertainment history!

You should have: 
- a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Business Administration, or a related field [MBA's a plus!]
- a minimum of five years related experience in museum or arts organization management [experiencing opening a museum highly preferred]
- a high level of proficiency in day to day operational management, including equipment and supply procurement, company culture and vision, and health and safety plans
- excellent communicative, collaborative, leadership, and project management skills
- strong business acumen inclusive of budgeting
- experience in fundraising a plus!

This is an on-site, full-time role in the Los Angeles, CA, area. with a healthy compensation and benefits package, and relocation available. For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter3@11thr.com. 

Sales Director, VR/Immersive Experiences

Our client, a tech startup with a focus in immersive experiences, is looking for an LA-based Sales Director to join their team! In this role, you'll use your considerable sales expertise to develop the sales strategy and plans for a series of virtual reality products: you'll develop direct marketing initiatives, attend tradeshows and promotional events, and develop strategic business relationships with clients to ensure long-term sales growth and client satisfaction. You'll also liaise with senior management to develop forecasts and present sales, revenue, and expense reports. This is an incredible opportunity to enter a rapidly growing market within entertainment!

You should have: 
- a minimum five years of sales experience in the family entertainment center, arcade, and/or themed attraction space
- advanced knowledge of and experience with consultative sales methods
- expert level proficiency in Microsoft Office, CRM, and Salesforce
- excellent communicative and client management skills
- familiarity with the existing VR landscape a PLUS!

This is a full-time opportunity in the Los Angeles, CA, area with some travel required. Base compensation around 75-85K, with commission. For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter3@11thr.com. 

Operations Executive, Experiential/Attractions

Our client, a leader in virtual technologies and experiences, is looking for a seasoned Operations Executive to join its team! In this multifaceted role, you’ll use your experience in attraction or retail operations to spearhead efforts to create destination guest-experience centers: you’ll oversee site development, lead a national team of operations managers and employees, create and establish operational processes and procedures, and manage all licensing and franchising deals to ensure that all franchisees uphold company standards in delivering quality guest experiences. Working alongside senior management, you’ll use your practical, hands-on knowledge to develop operational plans based on time and budget parameters, set pre-opening project timelines as well as weekly and monthly benchmarks to ensure all operational teams are on track, create a staffing model which maximizes the guest experience while adhering to financial goals, and monitor team performance to provide feedback and coaching when needed, to ensure employee growth and success. You’ll also participate in the development of pricing strategies, promotions, and advertising campaigns to drive maximum revenue. This is an incredible opportunity to share your talents with a leader in an emerging space, and be a crucial member of the team driving consumer VR experiences! 

You should have: 
- a Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum 10 years experience in the opening and management of technology enabled entertainment venues and/or multi-unit retail spaces or FECs
- top notch project management skills, including budgeting
- experience with the build, opening and execution of new attractions or experiences
- the proven ability to liaise with all levels of internal and external partners, and manage successful third party relationships
- thorough knowledge of and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite
- excellent communicative, collaborative, leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
- the ability to travel as needed

This is a full-time, onsite role in the Los Angeles, CA, area, with some travel required, and compensation around the 200K range, DOE. Relocation provided for the right candidate. For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter3@11thr.com. 

Construction Project Director, Theme Parks

Our client, a major theme park destination, is looking for Project Directors to join its team! This vital position is responsible for managing all facets of construction in development across multiple teams and specialties including creative, facility, and engineering. This entails planning, budgeting, scheduling, estimating, construction, fabrication, delivery, and commissioning. As a Project Management master, you’ll lead a team of Architects, Engineers, Schedulers, Estimators, Technical personnel and Project Managers while also supervising outside contracts with Construction Management and Procurement consultants. Your superb strategic thinking and organizational skills will work to maintain the target budget and schedule, minimize disruptions, and consistently track and report progress. Utilizing precision and accuracy throughout the process, you will ensure the seamless realization of the original design. Experience with complex construction projects as well as extensive leadership experience is required to be successful in this exciting role! 

You should have: 
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field. 
- Master’s degree and /or license in Architecture or Engineering highly preferred.
- At least 15 years of experience developing and managing major projects in hospitality, entertainment, or theme parks. A combination of equivalent education and work experience accepted.
- Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office, MS Project, & Prolog.
- Experience analyzing and interpreting common design documents, financial reports, budgets and project documents. 

This is a full-time role in the Orlando, Fl, area with relocation benefits provided. Compensation around $140-180K, DOE. For consideration, please send your résumé to recruiter6@11thr.com.

VP of Architecture, Theme Parks

Our client, a global themed entertainment company, is looking for an Executive Level architect to join its leadership team as a Vice President! In this role, you'll use your innovative design process and proven management skills to provide creative and process leadership to the concept architectural design team through bluesky and conceptual design phases for a variety of large-scale projects, including but not limited to parks, resorts, attractions, facilities, and retail centers for domestic and international locations. You'll manage the resources, finances, and schedule to ensure quality deliverables on time and within budget. You'll lead by example in this collaborative environment, and present your ideas to high level business partners and stakeholders regularly. 

You should have: 
- A minimum of fifteen years experience in Architectural design leadership of large scale projects, specifically within themed entertainment
- a Bachelor's degree in Architecture or a related field [Master's degrees preferred]
- Knowledge of and experience with AutoCAD, REVIT, Sketch Up, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office
- Excellent presentation skills and a strong ability to pitch your ideas to high level stakeholders
- a current US work authorization

This is a full-time, onsite role in the Orlando, FL area, with compensation in the $180K - $200K range, DOE. For consideration, please send your resume AND portfolio to recruiter3@11thr.com

Technical Manager, Lighting

A worldwide entertainment company is looking for a Technical Manager of Lighting to join its team! In this role, you'll be responsible for managing the design and development of the architectural, show, and area development lighting systems for a large multi-faceted theme park. Using your expertise, you'll establish quantitative requirements and specifications based on interpreting creative intent for lighting systems and produce scopes of work, managing their progress from design through installation. You'll also organize multi-system control specifications, and lead and participate in production reviews to ensure product quality, specification & budget conformance, and schedule accuracy. 

You should have: 
- a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field [a Master's degree is preferred]
- 5-7 years relevant combined lighting design and development experience [along with 3-5 years project management experience and at least 1 year experience with turnkey projects in the entertainment/theme park industries preferred] 
- state of the art knowledge of lighting technologies and controls, controls systems, and AutoCAD 

This is a full-time, on-site role in the Orlando, FL area with a salary of $85-100 DOE. Relocation ok. Please send your resume to recruiter6@11thr.com.

Technical Manager, Audio/Video

Our client, a global themed entertainment company, is looking for a technical manager with state of the art knowledge of A/V & projection technologies to join its team! In this role, you’ll be responsible for managing the design and development of the audio, video & projection systems for a variety of themed experiences and areas. You’ll help ensure that creative intent, budget, and schedule accuracy are met from start to finish: you’ll work with creative teams to establish quantitative requirements and specifications for A/V systems, liaise with vendors to manage design & documentation and lead product review to ensure those requirements and specifications are met, and supervise installation, test, and adjustment. You’ll also oversee mock-up and prototype efforts to ensure results reflect the final installation. 

You should have: 
- a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field [Master’s degrees preferred]
- a minimum 5-7 years of audio/video design & development experience
- a minimum 3-5 years project management experience
- prior experience with turnkey projects [experience within the theme park/entertainment industry highly preferred]

This is an on-site, full-time role in the Orlando, FL area, with compensation around 85-100K, DOE. Relocation OK! For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter6@11thr.com. 

Show Producer, Themed Entertainment

A global entertainment company is looking for a Show Producer to join its team! In this role, you will define and ensure compliance with creative goals and intent in all guest-experience related aspects of a project. You'll partner with a team to develop, review and manage scopes, contract documents, cost estimates, schedules, strategies and work plans to align with achieving the project's creative intent.  You'll also liaison with internal and external resources through every phase of design, production, and installation, to ensure conformance with any and all third party brand standards, and that creative goals and quality assurance consistently align. Using your expertise in leading creative and technical teams, you'll ensure that appropriate level and amount of creative resources are assigned as needed throughout the project. In this role, you'll also travel as required depending on project needs. 

You should have: 
-  a Bachelor's degree [a degree in Theatrical Arts, Theme Park related design or a related field preferred]
-  3-5 years experience in theme park design and design management OR 5-7 years experience in theatrical, theme park or other media related design/production
-  experience as an associate show producer for theme park attraction projects
- a current US work authorization

This is a full-time, on-site role in the Orlando, FL area. Compensation DOE. Please send your resume to recruiter6@11thr.com

Production Designer, Themed Entertainment

A worldwide entertainment company is looking for a Production Designer to join its team! In this role, you'll ensure that the project creative vision and design intent is accurately integrated and documented, in both drawings and models, and executed in the field. You'll coordinate with all project personnel, departments, and disciplines, including but not limited to Design, Ride Show Engineering, Facility Architecture & Engineering, and participate in early concept development through design development of new attractions, rides, shows, and environmental projects, and be a key participant in cost, schedule, technical, and integration discussions and presentations, for both internal and external partners.   

You should have:
- a bachelor's degree in Architecture, Theatre, Fine Arts or a related field [a Master's degree in these fields preferred] 
- 5-7 years theatrical design, production, and field installation experience [within an attraction development environment preferred] 
- expert level skill with drafting techniques and tools, including but not limited to AutoCAD, Adobe Graphics, & 3D software
- a detailed understanding of technical issues
- strong communication and collaborative skills
- a current US work authorization

This is a full-time, on-site role in the Orlando, FL area. Compensation DOE. Relocation ok. Please send your resume to recruiter6@11thr.com.

Creative Director

A worldwide entertainment company is looking for a Creative Director to join its team! In this role, you'll oversee the execution of all applicable project elements to ensure guest experience intent and overall quality. Working with a team of creative project personnel, including but not limited to writers, artists, directors, scenic designers, media producers, programmers, and graphic designers, you'll lead and direct the effort to conceive, develop and define all creative aspects of a project which affect guest experience from beginning to end, including early efforts to creatively explore multiple options to arrive at the best project direction. In addition you'll collaborate with outside vendors and consultants, and present project materials to internal and external audiences to advocate and communicate project concept, content, and status. 

You should have:
- a bachelor's degree in Theatre, Architecture, Art, or Film [a Master's in any of these fields preferred]
- the ability to communicate complex artistic ideas through a combination of visual and written materials
- 7-10 years art direction or production design and field experience
- designing experience based entertainment for world-class theme parks or related industries
- exceptional communication and collaborative skills
- a current US work authorization

This is a full-time, on-site role in the Orlando, FL area. Compensation DOE. Relocation ok. Please send your resume to recruiter6@11thr.com.

Sr. Technical Manager

Our client, a worldwide entertainment company, is looking for a experienced technical manager to join its team! In this role, you'll be responsible for the management and coordination of all technical design, execution, budgets, and schedules of your assigned attractions, including but not limited to rides, shows, land, food & merchandise facilities. This role requires you to be on top of the latest industry trends and technology, and possess knowledge of the latest and best manufacturers, designers, suppliers and vendors available, so a commitment to ongoing learning is a definite plus!

You should have:
- a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical field, with 8-10 years related technical experience [theme park specific experience highly preferred]
- 10-15 years experience in in-field installation
- a minimum 10-15 years vendor & contract management experience [theme park specific experience highly preferred] 
- a sound understanding of engineering practices and procedures
- proficiency with Microsoft Office & AutoCAD
- excellent communication skills
- a current US work authorization

This is a full-time role in the Orlando, FL, area with relocation benefits provided. Compensation DOE. For consideration, please send your résumé to recruiter6@11thr.com.

Attraction Design Manager, Themed Entertainment

Our client, a worldwide entertainment company, is looking for a seasoned themed entertainment designer to manage its Attraction Design team! In this senior level role, you'll oversee both international and domestic attraction design staff to ensure that the team's creative vision is brought to life artistically, cohesively, and accurately from early Blue-Sky phases through project completion. In collaboration with the Show Producer, Creative Director, Art Director, or Production Designer and using your creative experience and innovative mind, you'll conceive, develop and define all design elements of an attraction that affects guest experience. You'll also collaborate with other design teams, including Show/Set Managers and Ride/Show Engineers to develop and implement technical and creative approaches to meet critical design criteria, project timelines, and budget. As manager, it's your responsibility to mentor, guide and motivate your design team, so solid leadership experience is a must.  

You should have: 
- a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Design, Theater, Architecture, or a related field
- a minimum 7-10 years experience in design for theme parks
- expert level technical ability with drafting techniques and tools, including but not limited to AutoCAD & Adobe Graphics
- excellent communicative, collaborative, and leadership skills
- a current US work authorization

This is a full-time role in the Orlando, FL, area with relocation provided. Compensation DOE. For consideration, please send your résumé and portfolio to recruiter6@11thr.com. 

Sr. Controls Engineer, Themed Entertainment

Our client, a worldwide entertainment company, is looking for a controls engineer to join its team! In this role, you'll be responsible for monitoring and expediting the design and development of show and ride control systems for large multifaceted attractions. You will take a lead role in installations, testing, and adjustment of ride/show control systems and will contribute to design reviews ensuring satisfactory completion of complex projects and software solutions. 

You should have:
- a Bachelor's degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering [a Master's degree preferred]
- a minimum 7-10 years experience in engineering practice [experience with design, installation, and commissioning of industrial automation systems in theme parks & experience designing life safety systems & safety-rated control systems preferred] 
- thorough knowledge of Rockwell Automation products, including but not limited to RS Logix & Guardlogix
- a current US work authorization

This is full-time role in the Orlando, FL, area. Compensation DOE and relocation benefits provided. For consideration, please send your résumé to recruiter6@11thr.com. 

VP of Design, Theme Parks

A world class theme park company is seeking a Vice President of Design to join its team in the Midwest! In this role you will be responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team of designers, architects, illustrators and vendors all tasked with creating amazing guest experiences across several parks in the US. Your background in theme parks and attractions will come in handy for ideating new shows, attractions and experiences for millions of guests which are topical, audience engaging, and in concert with some high profile IP. You'll be involved from initial concept and ideation, look and feel, spatial awareness, R&D, sussing out marketing and operations viability, and overseeing execution, culminating in opening day festivities. Most importantly, you will be communicating all of your great ideas for attractions, shows and park endeavors to a robust team and a trusted portfolio of vendors.

You should have:
- 10+ years of experience in creative leadership within the theme park industry
- Strong knowledge of, and experience with experiential design, shows, attractions, location based entertainment and similar industries
- An ability to effectively and clearly communicate design objectives, and guide a team through execution
- A proven track record of designing successful attractions or shows
- Experience working in fast paced, highly collaborative environments with multiple disciplines [architecture, graphic design, engineering]
- A passion for elevating a brand and taking ownership of a project
- Experience working with licensed IP as it pertains to experiential design and themed entertainment

This is a full-time, on-site role in the midwest/Ohio region, with excellent benefits, and a salary in the $190K range. Full relocation is available for the right candidate. For consideration, please send your resume and portfolio to recruiter3@11thr.com.

Director of Architecture, Theme Parks

A world class theme park and hospitality brand with multiple locations is looking for a Director of Architecture to join its growing team! In this role you will manage the facility design process for resorts, hotels, theme parks and entertainment centers from concept stage through management of engineering and architectural vendors and celebrating on opening day. You will ensure that the many exciting forthcoming designs serve the guests and brand properly, while also ensuring all code and safety elements are included and enforced. You will oversee an internal team as well as several vendor partners, and attend to budgets and workflows to keep projects in line. 

You should have:
- 7+ years within an architectural design or facility design role
- Experience in theme parks and/or resorts and hotels
- An open and effective communication style for easy direction of employees and vendors
- Experience managing vendors
- A portfolio showcasing a variety of architectural styles

This is a full-time, on-site role in the Midwest/Ohio region, with a salary in the $90k range, DOE, and a wealth of benefits in a highly collaborative team at a thriving, growing company. Relocation assistance is provided for the right candidate. For consideration, please send your resume and portfolio to recruiter3@11thr.com.

Manager, Food Operations

Our client, a leading entertainment and tourism destination, is looking for a service oriented Food Operations Manager to join its team! In this role, you'll use your hospitality leadership skills, food and beverage knowledge, and business acumen to drive team success across food operations, including guest and employee satisfaction, safety and profitability. You'll ensure high quality guest experiences by monitoring labor, food, beverage, and supply levels, providing coaching and training to new and existing staff, assisting with new product implementation, executing safety and sanitation audits and any necessary follow up, and providing backup to the Director as needed, among other tasks. This is a great opportunity to develop and grow with a leader in guest experience! 

You should have:
- an Associate's degree, with a minimum five years of Food & Beverage leadership experience in high revenue [ > 6 million dollars] and multi-unit restaurants [Bachelor's degrees in Tourism, Hospitality, or a related field a plus!]
- Hospitality or Theme Park experience
- ServSafe certification
- a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
- a proven knowledge of the business and financial needs of a multi-unit foods operation
- proven communicative, collaborative, and organizational skills
- a service oriented attitude, and an optimistic mindset
- flexible availability, with the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed 

This is an on-site, full-time opportunity in the Knoxville,TN area, with compensation around 70-85K, DOE. For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter3@11thr.com. 

Network Systems Manager, Theme Park Ride/Show Systems [Bilingual: English/Japanese]

Our client, a worldwide entertainment company, is looking for a Network Systems Manager with experience in Theme Park Ride/Show Systems to join their team! In this role, you’ll be responsible for the design and implementation of networking systems that will comprise the backbone infrastructure of and overall operation strategy & integration for a variety of rides and attractions, including the design and development of industrial security appliances & systems, and enterprise supervisory monitoring & reaction systems, among other tasks. You’ll also manage strategy for network models to enforce security and increase network segregation and security, set the standard to which third party vendors will adhere, and oversee existing attraction renovations to ensure that the newest safety and security requirements are applied to control systems networks. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to an organization at the forefront of the themed attractions industry!

You should have: 
- an Associate's in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field [Bachelor’s degrees or above a plus!]
- a minimum 5-10 years experience in IT networking, with experience with safety and standard PLC control systems, control systems communications networks, and software development, including rules, methods, modeling, agile processes, life cycles and change control
- A+ and CCxx, CompTIA or MS certifications
- experience with large network integrations and industrial control networking within audio, video and lighting systems
- thorough knowledge of and experience with UML system architecture and design, CAD, and Visio
- software and hardware system documentation experience
- experience with network anti-intrusion, including penetration-testing strategies, packages, purposes, documentation, techniques, and models
- Bilingual in English/Japanese REQUIRED

This is a full-time onsite opportunity in the Orlando, FL, area, with temporary relocation to Japan required. Compensation around 100-115K, DOE. For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter6@11thr.com. 

Art Director

Our client, an award winning new media production studio specializing in immersive branded entertainment and educational experiences, is looking for an Art Director to join its team! In this role, you'll support the Creative Director in day-to-day management of the Design department: you'll use your artistic and project management skills to conceptualize, design, & deliver creative material for media based attractions, provide feedback and notes during development, maintain production schedules, & liaise with vendors & freelance talent. You'll also oversee visual development for the company's brand identity, to ensure that strategic goals are met to further the company, and lead status update meetings and presentations with senior management. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and grow with a leader in media based attractions and theme parks! 

You should have:
- a Bachelor's degree in Animation, Design, or a related field
- a minimum four years experience in the entertainment industry (themed entertainment, design & advertising experience highly preferred) 
- experience in animation (Mocap, 3D, VFX preferred!) 
- thorough knowledge of and experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office [experience with After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro & Keynote a plus!]
- excellent communicative, collaborative, time-management & presentation skills
- flexibility of schedule, with the ability to travel, or work on weekends, if necessary
- knowledge of theatre lighting, projection, & audio a plus! 

This is a full-time role in the Los Angeles, CA, area, with a salary between $60-75K DOE. For consideration, please send your resume and portfolio to recruiter6@11thr.com.

Architectural Designer, Themed Entertainment

Our client, a leading themed entertainment design and production company, is looking for an Architectural Designer to join its team! In this role, you’ll use your expertise of design, production and construction to contribute to the creation of a wide variety of guest experiences, including theme park rides and shoes, themed dining, resorts, and mixed-use centers, to name a few. You’ll participate in all project phases from start to end, and collaborate with internal and external teams and vendors to meet overall project objectives.  This is an excellent opportunity to grow with a leader in themed entertainment! 

You should have: 
- a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, and a minimum 5 years related experience [experience within hospitality highly preferred]
- proficiency in AutoCAD
- 3D modeling and rendering skills
- thorough knowledge of and experience with reading and interpreting construction documents
- excellent communicative, collaborative, and organizational skills 

This is an on-site, full time opportunity in the Orlando, FL, area, with compensation around 55-65K annually, DOE. For consideration, please send your resume AND portfolio to recruiter3@11thr.com. 

Technical Director

Our client, a leading themed entertainment design and production company, is looking for a Technical Director well versed in theme park technical design and integration to join its team! In this dynamic role, you’ll serve as the principal leader for all technical direction, and be responsible for day-to-day management of the technical design team: your responsibilities will include development of show technical resource plans and scope of work documents, guidance of the design and engineering process to ensure project goals, objectives, and parameters are met, serving as the primary contact for vendor contractual matters, and acting as primary liaison to senior management, including regular status updates and the resolution of technical issues related to projects company wide. You’ll also assist with the acquisition of top technical design talent, and work with other technical designers to ensure effective participation in their assigned projects. This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career with a leader in themed entertainment design!

You should have:
- a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Business or Construction Management, or Theatre Arts
- a minimum fifteen years of major theme park attraction development experience, with experience managing show technical production efforts > $50 mil in value
- a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Project, Adobe Pro, AutoCAD,  SketchUp, and  the Microsoft Office Suite
- thorough knowledge of and experience with reading engineering documents and drawings, including but not limited to Architectural, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, Lighting, Audio/Video, Show Set, Animation, and Electronic Controls
- proven ability to execute projects to industry recognized standards, performance specifications, and local standards and codes
- excellent communicative, collaborative, organizational, and leadership skills

This is a full-time, on-site role in the Orlando, FL, area, with domestic and international travel required. Compensation between 90-105K, DOE. For consideration, please send your resume to recruiter3@11thr.com.