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USTA (seasonal) Lead Signage Technician in Queens, New York

It takes the most talented people to put on the world’s greatest tennis event. The US Open Tennis Championships are the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world. Each year, for three weeks in the late summer, the US Open is the focus of the sports & entertainment universe. Passionate fans from around the world come to NYC to witness the toughest tennis on the game’s biggest stage. With more than 900,000 visitors, 100 million television viewers in the U.S. and 64 million online visitors, why not come and enjoy the thrill and excitement of working with our team?

Start Date: April 15, 2024

End Date: October 4, 2024

Schedule: 3-4 days per week through June, 5 days per week starting July, 7 days per week during the tournament (Aug-Sept)

The Role

This dynamic role provides a unique experience by blending creative design and graphics application skills. The Lead Graphics Technician is responsible for overseeing the creation, production and installation of all in-house signage, including overseeing a team of seasonal graphics technicians.

  • Create various signs for NTC Events, including the US Open (i.e. hospitality signs, wayfinding signs, credential badge boards, logos for on-site use, fire safety signs, and sponsor signs)

  • Adhere to style guides for USTA/NTC/US Open branding

  • Order and inventory all graphics supplies (ink, vinyl, tape, misc. tools)

  • Facilitate and execute the installation and removal of all in-house signs by utilizing application tools (adhesive vinyl, squeegee, scraper, slim-line knives, transfer tape, etc.)

  • Assist Parking and Event Operations Teams with wayfinding sign deployment and retrieval for all events

  • Keep a daily log of all signs created (i.e. quantity, size, and department)

  • Maintain a clean and organized Graphics Workshop

  • Update US Open Draw boards daily throughout the tournament in an efficient manner

  • Other duties as assigned

    Who You Are

  • Ability to efficiently design layouts for wide format print applications

  • Must be proficient to advanced in use of Adobe Illustrator

  • Previous experience operating/maintaining large format printer/plotter

  • Ability to learn wide format printing software (Roland VersaWorks)

  • Must possess strong Microsoft office Skills, (Google application experience a plus)

  • Punctual and presentable shift attendance, neatly groomed in a clean, well- maintained uniform

  • Must have a hands on, proactive approach in order to complete tasks

  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team

  • Self-motivated, positive individual who can work under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written

  • Available to work for the full duration of the US Open tournament and be available days, nights, weekends and extended hours; Assignment runs from April 15-October 4

  • This position is non exempt

    The expected pay range for this position is $20.00 - $24.00 an hour, plus a daily meal allowance via credential during the US Open

    Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

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Posted Date2 months ago(2/22/2024 1:54 PM)


CategoryEvent Operations