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Creative Technical Director

  1. Riyadh
R-116923

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About AtkinsRéalis

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

AtkinsRéalis are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Creative Technical Director to join their design team in Middle East.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct engineering contributions to project as required relative to engineering, code and standards compliance, compliance, and technical systems achievement of the creative intent

  • Lead the technical design process, working closely with creative teams, engineers, architects, and vendors to translate creative concepts into detailed technical drawings, specifications, and documentation that guide the implementation of show elements.

  • Collaborate with creative directors, show producers, and technical specialists to integrate design elements with advanced technologies, ensuring that the creative vision is realized through practical and executable technical solutions.

  • Bring a deep understanding of technical systems and construction methods, including structural engineering, mechanical systems, show control systems, and material specifications, to guide the development of design solutions that meet aesthetic, functional, and safety requirement

  • Coordinate design efforts across disciplines, including scenic design, lighting design, audiovisual design, special effects, and architectural detailing, to create a cohesive and immersive guest experience that aligns with the project's theme and narrative.

  • Review/approve all Ride/Show drawings/deliverables

  • Contributes to the project technical team in assessing and mitigating execution, technical and schedule risks

  • Creates and presents project materials to internal and external audiences, in communicating project concept, content, and status

  • Direct intent/review SPFX, AV, Show Controls, Ride Controls etc.

  • Development of SEL tracks and other related technical narrative documents

  • Contributes to ADA compliance for Shows and Rides

  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities

  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, and attraction design standard

  • Responsible for ensuring that the quality of the Creative Design developed by AtkinsRéalis is maintained

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or Engineering, or a related field.

  • Additional certifications in project management or technical disciplines are beneficial.

  • Extensive experience (typically 10+ years) in technical direction for themed entertainment projects, with a strong portfolio demonstrating successful project outcomes.

  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit)

  • Comprehensive understanding of technical design, construction methods, mechanical systems, show automation, and technical integration within themed environments.

  • Familiarity with safety regulations, industry standards, and best practices for themed entertainment design and construction.

Salary and Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary.

  • Accommodation allowance. 

  • Transportation allowance. 

  • 22 working days annual leave.  

  • Medical and life insurance cover. 

  • Company gratuity scheme. 

  • Discretionary bonus scheme.

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

Atkinsréalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination. Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

  • Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented.

  • Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice.

  • Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect.

  • Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimization and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement.

  • Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

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