Daniel Perez

Freelance Lighting Designer & Programmer

Louisville, KY, USA

Work Experience

Dobil Laboratories Inc

Director of Event Technology at the Seelbach Hotel

• Project management responsibilities include planning and organization of resources and event equipment.
• Cultivate positive working relationships with hotel management, staff, in house clients, event planners, and crews.
• Management and scheduling of property technicians for hotel meetings, events and over hire labor with specialized technical skills.
• Attended hotel management meetings providing daily briefings on upcoming banquet event orders, ceremonial events and meetings.
• Manage onsite equipment inventory and sub-rental equipment.
• Generate new business opportunities within and outside of the hotel through prospecting, RFPs and equipment rental services.
August 2017 - Present Kentucky, United States

Oak Island Creative

Assistant Producer and Lighting Designer

• Managed and lead crews in all areas of the project such as scenic, lighting, audio, maintaining quality, craftsmanship, and working with OIC and client provided installation teams, contributing to the successful on time opening of the event and most importantly the safety of the installation crews while the elements were being installed.
• Responsibilities included overall project management, attending meetings, maintaining project budgets, coordination, recording important details as necessary, updating calendars and scheduling, project tracking to ensure all deliverables are met according to project timelines, training and teaching as necessary, quality control, inventory control, ordering of supplies, materials and equipment, being a visible leader and mentor to the teams in the field and maintaining the Oak Island brand and quality.
• Daily and weekly responsibilities included meeting with the Project Coordinator on installation schedule, deliverables to the client and any impending decisions to further the progress of the project.
June 2016 - December 2016 Kentucky, United States

IATSE Local 17

Lighting Technician

September 2015 - Louisville, Kentucky, United States

High-Tech Staffing

Lighting Stage Technician

January 2012 - Kentucky, United States

Live Nation

Assistant Production Manager, Louisville Palace Theatre & Mercury Ballroom

September 2015 - Kentucky, United States

University Of Louisville

Lighting and Scenic Designer

August 2014 - May 2015 Kentucky, United States

Eastern Kentucky University

Lighting, Scenic, Props Designer and Technical Director

August 2010 - May 2014 Kentucky, United States

Miami Dade College

Lighting and Scenic Designer

Miami, Florida, United States

IATSE Local #346

Lighting Technician

September 2010 - May 2014 Kentucky, United States

Univision Communications

Assistant Lighting Director, Programmer

July 2005 - October 2006 Miami, Florida, United States


Lighting Designer, Programmer

2006 - 2007 Boca Raton, Florida, United States

IATSE Local #500

Lighting Technician

2007 - 2010 Miami, Florida, United States

Innercept Management Corporation

Lighting Technician

1996 - 1999 Miami, Florida, United States


University Of Texas At Austin

Theatrical Design

Austin, Texas, United States

Florida State University


Tallahassee, Florida, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Advanced),


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