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VizRT Developer

Ref. UK-VRTDev

Job Purpose Summary

We are looking for a talented VizRT Developer to work on high-profile technology and multimedia projects within the international sports industry. The successful person will be an experienced VizRT designer with experience in broadcast graphic design. The primary focus of the role will involve using VizRT systems and proprietary technologies in broadcast workflows. Working on a wide range of projects, including some of the biggest sporting events in the world, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining graphics projects, working on complex yet intuitive interactive scene designs, scripting, designing and delivering in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will also have experience of live television broadcast with a history of working as a graphic operator on sport productions. The position will cover a range of projects and may require participation in client meetings. From time to time the role may require out of office hours support around sports events and or travel to client installations both in the UK and abroad. Input into product development, technology strategic direction, and mentoring junior team members may also be required.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will be flexible and prepared to work occasional long hours, including weekends and evenings (i.e. around live sports events). Training will be provided on our bespoke applications to control and manage complex web operations with live content streams.

The successful candidate will have an aptitude for technology and a passion for sport, and will also be confident and able to act on their own initiative. They will understand the steps required to make various mediums available on different output platforms including mobile and web. They will have a strong analytical skillset and are capable of reacting fast and taking appropriate decisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Expert knowledge of VizRT Engine/Artist including VizScript
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge with some or all of the following technologies: C#, C++, WPF, VB, VBScript, Web Services & REST API's, JavaScript libraries/frameworks (e.g. jQuery), XML, XPath, SQL, NoSQL
  • Experience or willingness to learn alternative render platforms (Unity/Unreal etc)
  • Extensive experience with other broadcast graphic workflows and tools including Mosart, VCP, Trio, iNews
  • Experience working with large data sets and feeds, preferably sports data
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to express and understand complex technical concepts
  • Ability to work in teams with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present skills and share knowledge in internal seminars and workshops
  • Good knowledge of sport, preferably football, rugby or cricket
  • Ability to anticipate potential problems, determine and implement solutions
  • Help the Project Manager to identify potential issues and resolve them with technical expertise
  • Well versed with the state of the art technologies within Broadcast/Software development
  • Understand the departmental goals
  • Ensure project quality and optimization and understanding and acceptance of QA processes
  • Ability to work under pressure and ensure that projects meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to travel when required both within UK and abroad
  • Willingness to work evening and weekends if and when required for projects deliveries
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send a short letter of application and curriculum vitae by e-mail to: recruitment.media@deltatre.com

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone for a screening and those who meet the requirements will be invited to a face-to-face interview. We are committed to ensuring that we provided equal opportunities for all. Please let us know if you have any special requirements for the interview process. Depending on the role this normally includes a written test and interview.

Please note that we will only contact successfully shortlisted candidates.