Hamilton Sound & Lighting collaborate with Vivid Collective NZ to share our skills, interests, abilities and experience.

Hamilton Sound & Lighting is a success because we work together and our diverse thinking allows us to work outside the box and not be constrained by it.

Jaymz MacKenzie-Hooper
Founder & CEO, Bay of Plenty

Jaymz has been organising events since he was just 17.


He is the co-founder, director & major shareholder in both Hamilton Sound & Lighting Limited and Vivid Collective Limited.

Tracey MacKenzie
Operations Manager, Gulf

Tracey has 20+ years in business, having owned several successful companies, and now part of Vivid Collective.  Tracey is responsible for the day to day running of the business, strategy, PR, marketing & finance.

Audio & Visual Engineer, Tauranga

Jarryd is a qualified Sound and Lighting Technician and has worked for years with big and small artists in his home country.


He is experienced in working in clubs,  recording studios, large festivals and long tours. 

Communications & Content

With many years’ experience as a content writer and administrator, Sierra combines these skills to manage the communications  & admin side of Vivid Collective + Hamilton Sound and Lighting.


Within the team, she liaises with our clients and suppliers, creating good relationships.

Caroline is our general assistant at Vivid Collective - supporting the team from our Auckland offices.

Website Design & Administration

With a Masters in Business and Administration, Poonam has over eight years of experience in IT. 


She wears many 'hats' for both Vivid Collective and Hamilton Sound & Lighting.  

General hand, Tauranga

A new addition to our team, Jack helps out the Tauranga crew with different tasks to help make sure your event is always running smoothly.

Side hustle this summer?
Get behind-the-scenes of summer's big festivals and unannounced gigs
Are you a DJ, AV Engineer, techie or trainee - or just keen?
Introduce yourself!
Assistant, Auckland

Expo reps, brand ambassadors all needed for one of Hamilton's fastest-growing events and hire companies. If you're a qualified engineer, technician or keen to learn and learn, send us an email and tell us about yourself.


No experience needed but the energy and willingness to learn are a must. 

We have events everywhere across Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and further.  We're looking for talented, smart, punctual and professional people who are keen to be part of a growing team.

We are always on the lookout for heavy lifters, labourers, stagehands, drivers and everyday people to lend a hand.

In return, you get well paid, often a free feed, tickets (or discounted tickets) to events, AAA passes & the chance to see one of Hamilton's fastest-growing event and hire companies in action - and be part of it!

If you're keen to join our team of smart young guns, send us an email and tell us about yourself. No experience needed, but energy and willingness to learn is a must.