The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for an Assistant Technical Director. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), technical design, and project management. The Assistant Technical Director works closely with the Technical Director and other Assistant Technical Directors to plan and oversee the scenic construction process, ensuring safe and efficient solutions for all scenery and automation.

Candidates must have extensive knowledge of scenery construction and high-quality, efficient AutoCAD drafting skills. Knowledge of structural /mechanical design, and scenery automation is a plus. 

The Old Globe produces more than 14-productions each year in three theatres, which typically include two enhanced pre-Broadway musicals. The scene shop is a fully equipped 14,000-square foot facility with CNC router and extensive metal-working capacity. This position is an excellent opportunity to practice technical production at the highest level in regional theatre.

Position pays $25.50 per hour. With earned overtime pay, expected average annual compensation range is between $53,000 and $63,000. Full-time with benefits including 401(k), vacation, health insurance, and holidays.  

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]; please indicate “Assistant Technical Director” in the subject line of your e-mail.