Lost and Found
Description: For all your lost and found item needs. Looking For: Lost and Found is looking for laid-back, people-friendly volunteers!
Looking For: Seeking Network Engineers (Firewalls, VPN), and Programmers (Python)
Description: We Fix Problems Looking For: ConOps is looking for people who are good at multitasking, concise communicator, and are cool under pressure. If you want to enjoy a fun environment and see the behind the scenes at Fanime, join us
Looking For: People who are willing to have fun, work with others and do a lot of walking. We work closely with security and other departments to ensure the safety of attendees and staff.
Description: We handle the external business development and promotional aspects of FanimeCon.
Description: This department creates and manages all the signage seen around the convention center during the con. Looking For: Looking for general staff for Signage Department. • •
Description: This department coordinates the official Charity Auction
Description: Large Format Printing Production Looking For: Printer Production Staffers • •
Description: They document and capture the happenings of FanimeCon through photos. •
Description: Prints all the forms and documents requested by other departments. Looking For: Print Fulfillment Staff •
Description: This department collects and edits all the text used in the program guide and on the website. •
Description: Registration is the heart and soul of Fanime. We are the front line, the department every attendee must see in order to go to the convention. Looking For: Registration is looking for staff! Come join us and make the entire Fanime experience great! •
Description: A for-charity service that holds items and bags for fans! Looking For: Good front desk, clerical, or bellhop style skills and a strong will!
Description: This department runs the Swap Meet events, where fans can sell their surplus items. Looking For: Staff members to help check people in and monitor Swap Meet Thursday and Friday nights.
Dealers Room Staff
Description: This department keeps the dealers room running smoothly and efficiently Looking For: Familiarity with spotting bootlegs are a huge plus, but not required. We work directly with our dealers and try to accommodate their needs at our show. •
Description: This department handles the giant room of Artists and their works Looking For: Self-motivated individuals needed to help the Artist Alley team provide information services, policy enforcement, and safety inspections within the Artist Alley during the convention.
Description: This department coordinates the special gallery of displayed and commission art pieces. Looking For: Art Gallery is looking for staff to set-up the Art Gallery and interact with Art Gallery attendees during Fanime.
Description: This department is responsible for the production, commentary, and broadcasting for select competitive eGaming and Tabletop Events. Looking For: Potential staff members who want to learn / have experience in broadcasting, commentating, and/or producing content for public spectatorship. • • •
Dance Ops Staff (Non-DJ)
Description: Dance Events (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun) Looking For: Looking for individuals who are interested in participating in the daily operations of the dance event (room monitoring, metric tracking, incident monitoring, setup/breakdown of stage design)
Description: We are the nerve center for Programming and disseminate programming changes to other departments.
Description: They man the information desks during the con and have all the information available. Looking For: We are looking for people who want to help others. •
Description: Console and PC Gaming, plus awesome events/tournaments! Looking For: E-Gaming general staff • • •
Description: This department coordinates and manages the arcade area at FanimeCon.
Description: We are a fun customer service oriented department that runs 24 hours, runs tournaments, and plays lots of Tabletop games. Looking For: Fun Customer service oriented individuals •
Description: Panels schedules all panels pre-con, and coordinates them at-con. •
Fan Events Team
Description: This department will supervise & run events created by fans.
Looking For: Video Staff to support delivering 24 hour service to our attendees
Stage of Stars
Description: This is the team that supports other departments within the division. Looking For: New or experienced individuals who can support departments, learn to/help manage events, and run errands.
Description: We work with Black & White Ball to help get attendees into dress code. Idris's Closet sells cheap formal wear, helps attendees alter outfits, and enforce Black & White Ball dress code.
Description: J-fashion events and content
Black and White Ball
Description: This department runs the formal ballroom dance, including the instruction/assisting of the social dance lessons prior to the event. Looking For: Looking for enthusiastic people interested in helping with the dance lessons, playlist creation, demonstrations, and running of the Black & White Ball. Dance experience is a plus, but not required!
Description: This department coordinates the Opening and Closing Ceremonies events at the convention
Description: This department plans and coordinates the live shows and events on Stage Zero Looking For: Stage Zero After Hours Staff
Description: This department coordinates the various cosplay gatherings through the convention. Looking For: People who are passionate about cosplay, photography, and organizing cool gatherings! Cosplay repair experience is a plus, but not required :)
Description: We make sure masquerade goes off without a hitch and people have fun doing it. Looking For: We are looking for entry level staff to run a fantastic show. •
Foundation for Anime and Niche Subcultures
Description: We're the people who help take care of all FanimeCon Staff: staff badges, food/BBQ, appreciation gifts Looking For: People who like to take care of other Staffers
Description: This department handles the transport of all of the Fanime equipment to and from the convention. Looking For: LF: People who can lift and carry at least 30 lbs. Also, need to be available Wed, Thurs, Fri, and Mon. • • •
Description: The Chair Team provides vision and guidance for the convention and works to facilitate and execute the ideas of staff and the community. Looking For: Staff to support the Chair Team.
Description: This department manages the servers and many of the applications behind the scenes of Fanime
Description: This department is responsible for all the A/V equipment (cables, players, projectors) for all the event programming at the convention. Looking For: People with experience in Audio/Video equipment (microphones, speakers, cables, projectors, etc) is preferred. Must be 18 years or older prior to start of con.
Description: Runs the Autographs room for the Guests of Honor.
Description: This department puts on the show featuring the best in J-Rock, J-Pop, and much more
Description: They act as liaisons between the Guests of Honor and the convention. Looking For: Looking for bilingual Japanese/Englisjh speakers who are comfortable with public interpretation for Japanese guests. • •