Mayer Brown LLP

Multimedia Technician

Location US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/8/2018 10:08 AM)
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Information Services - Other
Monday - Friday
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential.  If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our growing IT Department as a Multimedia Technician supporting operational efforts for and from the Washington, DC office. 


Position Summary:   Works under the oversight of the Global Multimedia Manager with day-to-day operational supervision from the IT Office Manager and is responsible for providing the operational support of the Multimedia Network and its peripherals both locally and in conjunction with other offices, as well as providing back-up support to the Washington office IT department.


Responsibilities include:

  • Interacts directly with videoconference users to provide remote – phone based/web based, and or in-room support/troubleshooting for real time and scheduled videoconference bridges, as well as effective and timely remedy based trouble call management and escalations
  • Provides hands-on and remote support/troubleshooting integrated video and audio conferencing equipment in conference rooms and mobile environments
  • Provides technical support to conference rooms at multiple local locations including sound equipment, teleconferencing, video conferencing and other audio visual support as appropriate
  • Provides set-up and support of Audio Visual and loaner computers and client laptops within conference rooms and visiting attorney offices
  • Provides video taping services for meetings and presentations.
  • Audio and video post production editing experience a plus.
  • Monitors video and teleconference calls for length of meeting and gives immediate response to connectivity or participant needs
  • Maintains inventory of all audio and video equipment and provides maintenance as needed
  • Sets up videoconferences working with requestors, participant sites and bridging services to get calls up and running at full bandwidth. Uses Room Tracker software to maintain conference schedules
  • Effects the upkeep of control keypads to include maintenance and systems upgrades as required
  • Interacts, schedules and works with Audio Visual contractors to troubleshoot and resolve any/all Video Tele-Conference and Audio Visual issues
  • Sets up, schedules and maintains all web-ex requests
  • Responsible for imaging, troubleshooting and maintaining firm standard PCs specifically as it pertains to Audio Visual equipment. Assist with installation and removal of software applications that are Audio Visual related. Document and share Audio Visual expertise with departmental colleagues
  • Create Service Desk tickets with all necessary detail especially if being passed on to other support teams and timely follow-up to all assigned Service Desk tickets. Utilize Firm ticket tracking system (VSM) for all setups and incidents related to Service Desk requests. Assist WDC’s Desk Side support when available
  • Provide on-going training to local IT staff to maintain a high level of knowledge and appropriate backup support.



Qualifications and Experience:  

  • Candidate will have a proven track record delivering professional AV/VC solutions either to the industry itself or in a professional services environment. A proactive approach and a comprehensive technical understanding of all AV/VC technologies are required, specifically: Control systems, Cisco and Polycom Video Conferencing systems, TMS, Virtual Meeting Room (VMR) service and bridge operation, microphone sound reinforcement and basic camera operations.
  • Candidate must have solid administrative and communication skills along with a sound knowledge of computer technology, PC applications and networking skills. Must be able to comply with entering time in DTE and communicating via email. Type 40 words per minute with minimal errors preferred. Familiarity with basic network related terminology (e.g. hub, switch, jacks, etc.). Familiarity with diagnosing/resolving basic network related issues and with layout of a typical LAN closet. Flexible for overtime with short notice.
  • 3 years of related work in a professional environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.

Performance Traits: 

  • Effective skills in the areas of communications (both oral and written), interpersonal, customer service, effective independent decision making, and ability to organize space and equipment
  • Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance, and be able to handle a heavy flow of visitors and meeting attendees
  • This position requires strong multi-tasking skills, the ability to focus on customers needs, to be proactive in problem solving and diplomatically communicate solutions to others
  • Additional required traits are an eye for detail, a strong sense of personal responsibility, the ability to work with a team as well as handle tasks independently, and established coping skills to manage daily changes in pace/intensity and the unexpected
  • Person must be flexible and take pride in their work and contribute to the department/firm
  • Must be flexibility with start/end times to support early morning or evening events.

Physical Requirements:  

  •  Frequent lifting up to 60 lbs and be able to sustain long periods of standing. Stooping, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.  Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions


We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/ vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous Paid Time Off plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.


If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on

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