Jobs at Ross Video
WHY WORK AT ROSS VIDEO? As a tech savvy digital marketer in Ottawa, I’m sure you’ve heard of many successful local companies, but what about Ross Video? Well you should have… we’re the 800 pound gorilla in live event and video production counting YouTube, MLB Network (as in baseball), and even the BBC among our clients. Check out Ross as the magic behind NBC Sunday Night Football for a glimpse of what you can be a part of! Check out this link to see the action! http://bit.ly/2wXR7fl WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING Now that I have your attention, Ross is seeking a Digital Marketing Specialist to help us up our web game. As part of the marketing team, you will be responsible for executing front-end web development work for Ross Video’s websites including: Ensuring consistency of functionality across multiple browsers Testing new applications components Contributing to the development and maintenance of Ross Video’s company and product websites Helping to implement responsive design best practices across Ross sites Helping manage web analytics via Google Analytics and Search Engine Optimization for Ross sites Supporting inbound and outbound marketing programs Researching and staying current on emerging design trends and practices Other related duties as required. ESSENTIALS Programming knowledge: Fluent with HTML/CSS/Wordpress A/B testing and data analytics experience Working knowledge of SEO best practices Working knowledge of image editing/graphics When you take on a project, you own it, start to finish, get it done on time and are a fast learner Strong marketing instinct and creative energy Detail-oriented and passionate about your contributions Co-op program or new grad from a digital marketing program at the college or university level BONUS POINTS Ability to create and edit video projects Social media marketing execution Landing page copywriting Experience with other digital marketing tools: Email Software, SEO monitoring, Marketing Automation (Pardot, Hubspot), Hootsuite, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, Twitter Experience with online advertising campaigns (PPC): Adwords, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other paid acquisition strategies THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Let’s see that portfolio! Please submit your cover letter, resume, as well as a few samples of your marketing work!
Ross Mobile Productions (RMP) delivers consistent, high-quality video and audio content from sports and other live events from around the United States, and ensures a predictable production experience and outstanding results. The XPression Broadcast Manager is accountable for ensuring the success of all aspects of Ross Mobile Productions involving XPression, Carbonite and Dashboard. Duties, Responsibilities and Accountability: In this role you will be a live game operator and provide services for the creative design, scene fabrication, and remote or onsite implementation of XPression real-time graphics and graphics packages. You will be responsible for the execution of and participation in RMP activities, including but not limited to: Administrative: Meetings and conference calls as required to scope, complete, or otherwise to facilitate successful completion of assigned projects as they relate to the job. Serves as primary graphics contact between Networks and Ross MP, to ensure all graphic elements are correct and secured for all Ross MP productions. Live Game Operator: Operates selected games for Ross MP. As needed, will train other XPression operators to improve their performance. Assume the role of lead XPression broadcast operator for Ross MP. Design & Build: Designs XPression templates and animations from scratch, using native XPression tools and 3rd-party graphics applications such as Cinema 4D and Adobe Suite. Creates XPression templates using provided base graphic elements - such as 3D models, still images, and clips. Creates packages that conform to standardized workflows outlined by various Networks. Animation: Leverages the XPression animation toolset to create dynamic real-time animations. Utilizes rendered animation from 3rd-party applications in combination with real-time XPression animation to enhance the end product. Automation: Ensures appropriate automation hooks are created for outside control. Utilizes XPression Visual Logic and scripting for automated, dynamic templates. Sets up XPression Datalinq to pull in external data feeds and interface with scoreboard systems. Uses Ross Dashboard to create backup manual user interface panels for XPression automated graphics. Documentation: Works with Ross team members to create style and operational guides for end users. Documents any custom scripting methodologies to ensure future support from Ross. May be required to create project style-guides of assets. On-site Implementation: May assist or act as Lead Designer in occasional visits to customers’ sites to implement and integrate graphics packages. Remote to client or Ross MP trucks site via FTP, VPN, and/or other remote diagnostic tools. Perform other related duties as required. Job Requirements: Knowledge/Education/Training: Post-secondary degree or trade school diploma 1-2 years of Graphic Design experience 1-2 years of Game Operating experience Knowledge of basic graphic design principles Knowledge of broadcast creation software (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Nuke, 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Maya, etc.) Knowledge of broadcast graphics workflows Knowledge of broadcast production & IT workflows Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Visio. Knowledge of Ross workflows on Carbonite and DashBoard. Experience with live game production in various roles. Traits: Creative mindset Aptitude for animation and choreography of movement Organized and very detail orientated Self-starter and quick learner with the ability to work under minimal supervision Team-oriented Excellent communication skills Strong interpersonal and observational skills Enthusiastic High tolerance for ambiguity Problem solver Able to work co-operatively with Ross and end users Experience: Min 5 years broadcast production experience (studio or remote) Basic computer programming experience in VB, SQL, and/or JAVA is not required but is a plus Other: Willing to travel approximately 50% of the time. Valid passport Valid driver’s license Physical Demands: Occasional requirement to set-up equipment – involves lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, bending, stooping, etc Work Environment: Office, Moderate Noise Remote Production Trucks
The Manufacturing Change Coordinator position is based within the Manufacturing Support Team. This team has the responsibility and authority to plan, propose, train and coach Ross Video personnel in the implementation of advanced manufacturing techniques, for example Lean Manufacturing, Setup Time reduction, New Process Development etc., and to develop methods of measurement of success. In conjunction with manufacturing management, the incumbent will support and direct activities to secure short lead time, flexible manufacturing and supply chain processes targeted to reduce lead times, increase service levels and flexibility and reduce overall costs. Change Management Coordination Utilize online tools within Agile to direct and obtain approvals for Engineering Change Requests. Collect and enter updated manufacturing times from the shop floor. Ensure completion of manufacturing’s portion of the PPDS process. Coordinate manufacturing ACER process. Use Excel, reports and other tools to track actions required. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Knowledge/Education/Training: Post-secondary education in administration or equivalent work experience in document control. Advanced skill level with standard office tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) and Microsoft Project. Experience: Experience creating and maintaining manufacturing work instructions and procedures. Previous documentation or change management experience an asset. A manufacturing background is an asset. Experience working with Agile, MAX or other PLM or MRP software an asset. Traits: Capable of managing several complex tasks at a time Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to work with technical and non-technical staff Well-organized, persistent, attentive to details and accuracy Exceptional English written and verbal communication skills Ability to make decisions based on the company’s best interests Must demonstrate the ability to work with several functional areas as well as interact with all levels of management. Other: Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle for required travel to Ottawa for meetings Physical Demands: Office Environment Work Environment: Office, Moderate Noise
Ross Mobile Productions (RMP) delivers consistent, high-quality video and audio content from sports and other live events from around the United States, and ensures a predictable production experience and outstanding results. The General Manager is accountable for the leadership and development of the Broadcast Truck Engineering team as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the RMP Florida and Connecticut offices. The role requires a ‘roll-up your sleeves’ approach while also requiring strategic thinking about complex matters that need innovative and scalable approaches. Duties, Responsibilities and Accountability: Operations Management Oversee daily business needs of Ross Mobile Productions. Direct national operations, staff assignments, crewing, outside vendor purchasing, truck maintenance and scheduling. Oversee all office staff and remote operations on a day-to-day basis Work with the President, Ross Mobile Productions in the preparation and ongoing accuracy of annual operating plans and budgets. Implement policies and practices necessary to assure continued reliable productions, that exceed customer expectations. Develop staff into a growth-oriented, stable organization, with clear expectations, responsibilities and accountabilities. Support growth with processes to identify, recruit and develop both full time staff and freelance support as appropriate. Develop, standardize and implement standard business practices for critical business processes, such as tech books, crewing, equipment maintenance and more. Implement policies and practices to improve operational efficiencies, including the oversight of team spending related to Overtime, travel and other expenses. Monitor and regularly evaluate existing processes to identify areas for improvement. Promote a healthy and safe work environment in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations in all day-to-day operations, as well as adherence to existing Ross Video policies and procedures. Other duties as required. Leadership and Coaching Capable of managing, coaching and developing a team of truck engineers Effective liaison to head office to ensure company policies, practices and standards are maintained Strong leadership, analytical and decision-making skills with ability to stay abreast of latest technologies Motivate staff, and set appropriate individual performance goals. Performance management for direct reports including performance reviews and providing timely and relevant feedback. Ensure the presence of relevant training and development opportunities to address existing gaps. Promote effective communications by holding regular employee meetings and ensuring timely dissemination of relevant information. Job Requirements: Knowledge/Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: 10+ years management experience; development and performance coaching of high performing team. A solid track record of helping organizations grow from an entrepreneurial to a more process-based model is strongly preferred. Experience at either a Network, Truck company or a related industry business is an asset. Knowledge of the television production industry is preferred but not required. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management. Traits: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Proven organizational and time management skills. Ability to work as a team, work well and communicate with others at Ross, Ross MP and outside the company. Other: Willing to travel approximately 25% of the time. Valid passport Valid driver’s license Physical Demands: Occasional requirement to set-up equipment – involves lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, bending, stooping, etc. Work Environment: Office, Moderate Noise
Duties, Responsibilities, and Accountability: Demonstrations On-site, off-site and online/remote customer demonstrations Ensure integrity of the demo experience and provides feedback and input re: areas for improvement Assist the XPression Product team with content creation, organization and technical execution of major trade shows throughout the year. Maintain demo equipment, assists with set-up and prepares/tests gear prior to demos Reports back to the Sales and Marketing Product Management (MPM) groups regarding current industry trends and customer feedback Maintain above average knowledge base and skill set in the functionality and demonstration of all system features for XPression Manage and performs high end and critical customer demonstrations on-site, in the Pinewood UK demonstration facility and at major tradeshows Develop XPression demonstration techniques, methods and materials for use by other demo staff Training Perform customer training – on-site, off-site and online/remote customer training sessions Internal training – other Ross staff members Maintain integrity of the training experience and provides feedback and input re: areas for improvement Maintain training equipment, assists with set-up and prepares/tests gear prior to training sessions Help develop XPression customer training methods, materials and techniques working in collaboration with the XPression Product Prime, XPression MPMs, other XPression trainers and customers. XPression Customer Advocate Champion customer needs as applies to the XPression customer experience, notably operational features, roll-out and training methods as well as future feature requirements Liaise with key customers on XPression features Actively participate in Ross’ user forums and answer operational questions, lead key discussions and assist XPression users in getting the most out of their systems and providing a superior customer experience. XPression Product Feedback Provide feedback to the XPression MPM & TPM on XPression operation, features and roadmap Suggest enhanced features and help to prioritize customer features Participate in the review process for upcoming software feature lists and provide feedback Knowledge/Education/Training/Experience: Excellent communication and presentation skills Familiarity with the key components used in broadcast electronics products Fluent in English with additional languages a bonus (Spanish written and verbal). In-depth knowledge of graphic design, production, customer needs and applications Experience using XPression Fan of sports and new television programs Post-secondary degree related to television broadcast or appropriate work experience Experience in the selling and marketing process for broadcast equipment is very useful Character generator operational experience for live events Knowledge/experience in Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya/3ds Max, After Effects, Illustrator and/or Cinema 4D, Photoshop, Virtual Set Construction Experience in the selling and marketing process for broadcast equipment is ideal Above average computer skills Knowledge of use of Ross Video products and a willingness to learn how to demonstrate and train on these products, notably: Streamline Traits: Passionate about Ross Video broadcast equipment solutions Passionate about XPression and graphic design Strong interpersonal and observational skills Organized and very detail oriented Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot Must be able to work under pressure and adapt to changing environments Self-starter, quick learner and able to work under minimum supervision Able to work independently or as part of a team Experience: Extensive past experience in training required, minimum 5 years Minimum 5 years experience in a broadcast/post/corporate video environment Other: Minimum 75% international travel is required Must have a valid passport *Please advise if any travel restrictions Must have a valid driver’s license Physical Demands: Requirement to set-up and tear down equipment – involves lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, bending, stooping, cabling, etc… Work Environment: Home based Various customer locations (broadcast studios, control rooms, educational facilities, houses of worship, sports arenas, tradeshows…)
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