The War of The Worlds


London, England
Work Type: Full Time

We are currently recruiting a Technician to join our Layered Reality team at The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience (

Layered Reality™ are the leaders in immersive entertainment experiences - with powerful storytelling, cutting-edge technology and outstanding customer service. We combine live theatre (actors, movie-scale sets, and special effects) together with the latest digital technology (virtual reality, projection mapping and holograms) plus physical sensations (sight, sound, smell, touch and movement) to create a unique immersive experience that is truly memorable.

We are looking for enthusiastic people who want to help bring our Layered Reality world to life! We want fun, dynamic, and friendly personalities to join our team. You will be self-motivated with a can-do attitude whilst ensuring all our guests are wowed the moment they step inside our doors by providing the highest standards of production. On a daily basis, the BOH department work as a team to ensure the day-to-day operation is running smoothly, safely, and efficiently. During live show periods the technical department operate the master show control system, which covers the traditional technologies such as lighting, sound and AV as well as some that are immersive specific. The Technicians are also responsible for information flow about elements of the show to both cast and crew, so excellent communication skills are key.

Scope & Responsibilities

Working within the BOH team, you will be responsible for performing a variety of duties. Responsibilities include completing daily/weekly show reports, operating and maintaining the lighting, sound, video projection, pyro and automation around the venue, along with ensuring that the site is safe for our team and guests. On some days you will be operating the master show control system and on other days you will be responsible for troubleshooting any technical issues that may arise, sometimes independently and at speed during live show operations. You will ultimately make sure that the team have everything they need to ensure that our guests are fully immersed in their experience.

Background Experience

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge in the use of technical disciplines including Audio, Video, Lighting, timecode, Dante, and QLab operation. Technical theatre education is desirable and previous experience in immersive theatre is preferable, but not essential. In-house training will be provided across all our systems. 

Desired Attributes

A positive attitude.

Minimum 2 years experience in a technical position.

Experience working with Virtual Reality.

Excellent communication skills.

Strong problem solving skills.

A clear understanding of health & safety.

Ability to remain calm under pressure.

Confident working independently and as part of a team.

Flexible (shifts including daytime, evenings, weekends, holidays).

Conversational English.

Job Title: Technician

Responsible to: Technical Manager

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (Wednesday-Sunday)

Probation: 3 Months

Pay: £12-£14 p/h dependant on experience

Location: Aldgate, London, EC3A 2BJ

Please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you would like to work for Layered Reality.

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