Technical Assistant


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MASARY Studios seeks an adventurous, non-standard technician for a role working closely with studio Technical Director Jeremy Stewart. MASARY engages in artistic practices mainly on a commission basis including expressions in multimedia performance, video facade projections, interactive artworks, technology fabrication and more.

MASARY has a foundation in multimedia performance artworks and interactive installations. More information can be found on our portfolio and projects at

This position will be a part-time position with the title of Technical Assistant.

The ideal candidate has facility in some or most of the skills outlined below. All tasks and responsibilities will be designed and supported by leadership at the studio.

  • Assist Technical Director with development and research for our projects.

  • Setting up and troubleshooting wired and wireless networks and communication between machines, platforms, and systems.



  • Python. Python is widely used in our work, research, and development process, including for image, audio, and data analysis, networking, and machine learning. Python is used throughout all phases of project development, from proof-of-concept to production. An ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience working with Python, including across one or more of the areas mentioned above.

  • Networking and Messaging: Setting up and troubleshooting wired and wireless networks and communication between machines, platforms, and systems. Understanding of different messaging protocols.

  • Familiarity with GIT VCS (we primarily use Github)

  • Comfort working with command-line interfaces.


  • Experience and comfort working with Linux-based systems

  • Setting up new systems, monitoring and system maintenance, log checking, etc.

  • Familiarity with SSH and SFTP for remote connection, file transfer, system monitoring, etc.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with image processing concepts and ideas

  • Working with cameras and OpenCV

  • Experience with AWS

  • Setting up VMs using EC2

  • Web server routing setup with Route 53

  • Javascript

  • Node, Express, React, Material-UI, Socket-io, Pixi.JS, Mediasoup

  • MongoDB

  • Nginx

  • Physical computing experience

  • Arduino, Raspberry Pi, sensor inputs, PCB layout and design, etc.

  • TouchDesigner

  • Max/MSP

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send the following to


Cover Letter / statement of interest, please include:

Your experience in and exposure to relevant art fields (public art, new media, interactive art, performance, etc.)

Your strengths and areas for potential growth given the skills we seek

Your ability to start work after July 1, 2021

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Posted on June 28