Director of Operations
BREAKFAST is a world renowned studio known for conceiving, designing, and developing some of the most high-tech kinetic art installations in the world. Our work has found its way into dozens of museums, lobbies, stadiums and public spaces. Now, more than ever, we look to push our capabilities to new heights both in design, engineering, and its impact on the world.
All of our installations and products have been produced with no more than 7 full-time employees, as we believe in operating as a small, nimble, and diversely-talented team. While we plan to expand incrementally, we aim to only invite the best of the best to our small table.
TITLE: Director of Operations
LOCATION: Brooklyn, NY (DUMBO)
WORKING HOURS: Full Time, Freelance to Full Time.
BREAKFAST has software and hardware engineers, designers and artists. We build large scale, highly complex technical pieces of art. We deal with museums, art galleries, architects and developers from all over the world. This role puts you in the center of it all.
We’re hiring for a senior professional to serve as Director of Operations in our tight knit, multi-disciplinary studio. The Director of Operations will oversee and advise on structuring and executing day-to-day operations including budgeting, timelines, hiring and project management. You need to have strong familiarity with creative/design/engineering projects. Experience in architecture, construction or the art world is a bonus.
We’re looking for a strategic thinker, entrepreneurial problem solver that is highly organized and have experience leading technology teams.
This hire will report directly to the Co-Founders of BREAKFAST, and work closely with our entire team.
Experience and Skills
10 years of project lead management, operations management or similar in a relevant field (technology, design, architecture etc.)
Exceptional communication skills and experience dealing with many stakeholders on large projects
Exceptional skills using spreadsheet and project management applications and process definition
Timeline and Task management for technology teams and projects
Creative and entrepreneurial mindset, always looking for ways to improve our process and overall business
Comfort and confidence working with a small team
Managing budgets and financial planning
Resource planning and hiring
Benefits and Compensation
Work at a company unlike any other in the world, and have the opportunity to make a real impact.
Fun, creative and challenging work environment. Everyone learns something new every single day.
Competitive salary and uncapped commissions.
Health, dental, and vision insurance.
We encourage employees to take as much vacation they feel is appropriate, necessary, and/or desired. There is no theoretical cap, as long as goals are being met.
Free snacks, drinks and beers