AV/IT Senior Systems Designer

BrightTree Studios is a unique technology design studio. Named a 2019 Best Place to Work by the Pittsburgh Business Times, we bridge the gap between technology consulting, content creation, and AV integration. We work internationally with top universities and firms on unique projects in the AV/IT/Security/Content Creation/Software development fields. We focus on creating a complete package for our clients including planning and programming, technology and software visioning, construction documentation and detailed system designs.

We are seeking a qualified AV/IT Senior Systems Designer in the US southeast region to support our growing client base. A self-starter with imagination and innovative spirit will feel at home and have the freedom to grow his/her career as a part of the team.

The AV/IT senior systems designer will work in conjunction with the Design Principal from inception through completion to create new and exciting outcomes for our clients. Ability to work on several concurrent projects, prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines is a must.

The design process at BrightTree includes equipment and technology research, visioning and planning with the project team, leading a content and software specialist and commissioning projects through completion.



  • Develop AV Functional Capabilities and Budgets
  • Coordinate AV system design with internal project team
  • Develop complete system design package including system drawings, specifications, equipment lists
  • Generating functional and connection-level drawings video, audio, control, LAN
  • Experience specifying and configuring sound reinforcement systems.
  • Developing cabinet layouts, equipment rack elevations and jack field layouts, etc.
  • Conduct testing and commissioning of AV Systems to ensure system functionality.
  • Preparing Punch List documents and follow up
  • Assist with client / user training
  • Coordination with client IT team for networked AV devices


Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years AV / IT design experience
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Professional certifications (CTS, CTS-D, CTS-I, RCDD, CCNA, CCNE, Network+)
  • S, A.S. in Electronic Technologies or a related field. Equivalent experience and/or military training
  • Familiarity with AMX, Crestron and Extron control systems and configuration software
  • Industry relevant training and technical courses a plus
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings (architectural, mechanical, and electrical systems) and related documentation
  • Thorough working knowledge of the operation and troubleshooting of AV and IT systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated independent thinker.
  • Understanding of normal business and office procedures
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Travel Required

BrightTree Studios offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Please include salary requirements with resume and cover letter. Submit to dvargo@brighttreestudios.com