Ottawa, ON, Canada
Duties, Responsibilities and Accountability: Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to provide services for the creative design, scene fabrication, and remote or onsite implementation of XPression real-time graphics and graphics packages. This position will have an emphasis on internal ROSS XPression, Frontier, and dashboard projects for demonstration and training purposes. Some commercial work may be assigned. Candidates for consideration will be responsible for the execution of and/or participation in Ross Creative Services activities, including but not limited to:
Meetings and conference calls as required to scope, complete, or otherwise to facilitate successful completion of assigned projects as they relate to the job.
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 the Director of Creative Services.
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.
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.
Uses Ross Dashboard to create backup manual user interface panels for XPression automated graphics.
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.
May assist Lead Designer in occasional visits to customers’ sites to implement and integrate graphics packages
Remote to client site via FTP, VPN, and/or other remote diagnostic tools
Job Requirements: Knowledge/Education/Training:
Post-secondary degree or trade school diploma
New grad or 1-2 years of Graphic Design 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
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
Excellent communication skills
Strong interpersonal and observational skills
High tolerance for ambiguity
Able to work co-operatively with Ross and end users
Sports venue experience or equivalent
Broadcast production experience (studio or remote) is desirable
Basic computer programming experience in VB, SQL, and/or JAVA is not required but is a plus
Willing to travel on a project-by-project basis, approximately 10% of the time.
Valid driver’s license
Occasional requirement to set-up equipment – involves lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, bending, stooping, etc.
Home based or Ross Ottawa Office
Ottawa, ON, Canada
The Digital Content Creator’s primary role is to translate product, services and corporate information into compelling web and digital media content.
Duties, Responsibilities and Accountability:
Working from existing content, and with various stakeholders in the marketing team, create content for key website pages and microsites, e-newsletters, and digital marketing campaigns that is relevant to both the media and the viewer. Adapt existing content for digital channels (Social Media, E-Newsletters, Website, etc)
Ensure copy is engaging and informative, delivers the brand philosophy and campaign objectives
Work with the internal teams to understand our offerings, support product launches, and marketing campaigns Use research, data collection and trends to inform digital content creation
Work collaboratively with product marketing, content creation and designers to provide content ideas and collectively develop targeted marketing campaigns with a consistent end-to-end experience
Collaborate with design partners to influence page layout, interactions and visual design
Work cross functionally to help set guidelines for the editorial tone, style and voice of digital content
Manage our Employee and Business Partner Social Media Advocacy Program Publish corporate e-Newsletters and digital advertising materials Perform other related duties as required
Job Requirements: Knowledge/Education/Training:
Post-secondary education with emphasis on Professional Writing
A strong knowledge of copy development in multiple aspects of digital media including social media, web banner campaigns, email marketing, online advertising and web site content
A good understanding of web and digital media as a business-to-business marketing tools
Familiarity with the marketing and sales processes A working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel)
Familiarity with digital publishing tools would be an asset
Knowledgeable on user-centered methods, digital trends, techniques and SEO Basic understanding of landing pages, digital marketing and advertising
Excellent written and visual communication skills
Strong interpersonal, observational, and analytical skills.
Organized and very detail oriented.
Self-starter, quick learner and able to work under minimum supervision.
Able to work independently or as part of a team
At ease working on multiple projects, setting stakeholder expectations, working individually and collaborating across teams.
Office Environment Work Environment: Office, Moderate Noise
Ottawa, ON, Canada
The Technical Sales Specialist will support the US and Canada Sales team in its initiative to increase sales of Ross Video technology in dynamic and innovative applications. This key role in the Ross Sales organization requires a unique blend of engineering / solutions solving skills along with the "soft skills" required in a sales process. This is a diverse role that requires close collaboration with the company's Sales, Marketing, R&D, and Technical Support teams to ensure proposed deals include technical solutions that accurately address our customers' needs. This unique position will include, but is not limited to, the following duties:
Participates and contributes to sales opportunities driven by the Regional Sales Managers, prioritizing efforts based on maximizing total impact on the team's productivity.
Scopes technical solutions to address customer requirements, assess customers' met and unmet needs, and recommend solutions that optimize value for both the customer and Ross Video.
Coordinates closely with Ross' internal Sales team and business partners to align solutions designed to meet our customers' business requirements.
Proactively engage in opportunity reviews ensuring they are properly configured aligned in the sales process.
Educate and provide professional development to team and business partners in order to enhance their product knowledge, technical acumen, and technical sales skills.
Generates localized sales tools on various mediums for internal and external distribution (PowerPoint's, Application Notes, Competitive Guides, etc.).
Participates in educating business partner from sales tools in person, remotely, or made available for download.
Engages in customer facing product presentations, demo, training, and workflow guidance to end-users and business partners at customer premise or tradeshows.
Ensures the Sales and Marketing of product line follows the Ross Video Code of Ethics.
Works on systems oriented and highly technical projects.
Creates drawings that capture the spirit of specific opportunities, while also creating general variations for use by other groups at Ross.
Helps to prepare world-class customer facing proposal supplements.
Manage proposal for large RFP's.
Transfers post sale information to the Implementation Projects team.
Acts as a "Technical Evangelist" to help build trust and inspiration with our partners and customers.
Participates in developing and implementing Channel Partner product awareness collateral / presentations.
Provides client feedback to Marketing Product Manager(s) on product & application requirements.
Perform product demo and configurations for business partners and end users on Ross specific Products and workflows.
Coordinate with DTE and Demo Artist upcoming full system demos as required by an opportunity.
Performs other related duties as required.
Four-year college degree from an accredited institution.
Minimum 5 years of combined sales, sales engineering, presales experience, systems application, or product specialist experience.
Record of achievement and technical solution expertise in a customer facing environment.
Understanding of the Broadcast / Media Technology Market (Live Production experience an asset).
Poses strong knowledge of industry standard protocols, connectors, and terminations.
Advanced skill set in using design drafting program for workflow and connectivity drawings. (MS Visio knowledge preferred).
Assist in laying out and designing rail configurations for robotics projects.
Excellent Communication & Presentation Skills.
Must be proficient in both Desktop and Server Networking practices.
Able to work co-operatively with and across all company departments.
Strong presentation skills.
Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.
Possess strong and creative problem solving traits.
Existing knowledge and use of Ross Video products (preferred).
Experience working with CRM's.
Positive, Determined, Problem Solver
Strong organization and communication skills
Ability to schedule duties/projects (multi-task)
Ability to work well independently and self-motivated
Attention to detail and a strong work ethic
Desire to contribute to a team environment
Ability to handle stressful situations
Willing to Travel up to 50% of the time
Must live within 75 miles of major airport
Valid Driver's License & a clear driving record
Travel to annual NAB tradeshow or other tradeshows as required
Attend Sales Meetings, as required
Working in a development team, the successful candidate will get the opportunity to help shape the future of the video broadcast industry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the team (Manager, HW & SW) to develop high-level design requirement, device selection and project schedules.
Design, develop, simulate and test FPGA designs as per product specifications or product line guidelines.
Work with other members of the team to verify the functionality of the FPGA.
Generate interface documentation to other hardware and software team members.
Review schematics and design documents as required, pertaining to the FPGA interface and functionality, and peer review the work of colleagues.
Troubleshoot, debug and fix FPGA issues and related problems as required.
Assist in training other staff members; mentor more junior staff.
Report project and task status as required.
Perform other related duties as required.
You are an expert in RTL design for complex IP targeting large Xilinx and Altera FPGA SOC.
Recent experience with Altera and Xilinx design software including synthesis, SOC design tools and timing closure.
Verilog/System Verilog RTL experience.
Experience working with scripted tool flow (tcl, perl, sh), source control.
Experience working with lab equipment to debug complex designs that could involve multiple people.
Familiar with video broadcast standards such as SDI, AES, Timecode, Madi, Tri-level syncs.
Familiar with high speed serial interfaces such as SDI, 10 GigE, Ethernet, PCle.
Experience designing video processing algorithms such as filters or video codecs (H264, H265, MPEG2).
Work experience with constrained random verification methodology such as VMM or UVM.
Experience working with high speed memory interface such as DDR3/4.
Experience designing software model in C/C++ to perform algorithm exploration at a high level.
Experience with the creation of code generation tool and workflow automation.
Experience with higher level synthesis flow using C or OpenCL.
Office, Moderate Noise.