Technical Document Production Manager

Joshua Kigner is a Technical Document Production Manager for the entertainment industry. He received his BFA from the University of Connecticut in design/technical theatre with a concentration in scenic design. With five years’ experience working for firms that design for production/job shop manufacturing and twelve years’ experience working professionally in the entertainment industry, Josh has gleaned insight into the clerical web that holds large modern projects together. Skilled in communicating with professional fabricators ranging from traditional artisans to state-of-the-art design-to-manufacturing technicians. Josh believes not just in being thorough but upholding the highest level of professionalism in project documentation. A skilled firm can retain repeat business not only with an excellent product but with regular expert presentation materials, accurate technical analysis, and user-friendly operations and maintenance manuals.

 
 

EXPERIENCE

2017 - 2020

ANIMAX DESIGNS

Documentation Manager

Animax Designs, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, creates animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, and puppets utilizing leading-edge technology and craftsmanship. Animax serves some of the largest operators in the world in the themed entertainment, live attractions, location-based entertainment, commercial, film, and television industries. 

2019

POCKET  FOOT AND ANKLE  MEDICINE  AND SURGERY 

Illustrator

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

2015-2017

WORKPLACE RESOURCE

Design Librarian

Workplace Resource is a high-end furniture dealership providing superior service to its corporate, academic, and design industry clients throughout Massachusetts.

2013 - 2017

JOSH KIGNER  DESIGN

Lead Designer

Josh Kigner Design is a full service theatrical design firm that managed teams of designers, artisans, and technicians; Services ranged from large Broadway style multi-changing scenery, small independent film, immersive fringe theatre, and specialty fabrication. 

2015

ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION  3RD EDITION 

Illustrator

Publisher: Elsevier

2013

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

BFA in Design/Tech Theatre

2008-2012

CONNECTICUT REPERTORY THEATRE

Scenic Designer, Scenic Artist

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE INDESIGN

ADOBE LIGHTROOM

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

ADOBE PREMIERE

MICROSOFT OFFICE 365

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MICROSOFT PROJECT

MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT

MICROSOFT VISIO

SOLIDWORKS EDRAWINGS

AUTOCAD

PHOTOGRAPHY

QUICK ID

Phone

Email

Website

Address

508-614-5032

Joshua@Kigner.com

www.JoshuaKigner.com

Nashville, TN

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