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Full Stack PHP Developer

Job Description:

This position will help develop the codebase used to support our online video subscription service, OTT video distribution, and content production. We are seeking a LAMP full stack developer who is able to produce simple, high quality, maintainable code. Some of the technologies we use include: Laravel, Mysql, Vue, JQuery, Redis, PhpUnit, Git, AWS MediaConvert, Stripe, and Elasticsearch. RTM is a loose environment where the right, forward-thinking programmer can grow and thrive.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and updating code base features as needed to support our online video subscription service, public website, API used by our OTT apps, and custom backend systems used by our sales department
  • Converting visual designs from mockups to completed frontend HTML/CSS/JS code
  • Connecting third-party APIs to codebase
  • Creating analytics dashboards to display data relating to online content views, content production, and client sales status.
  • Creating feeds to be used by video distribution partners

Requirements

  • 3+ years PHP development with strong OOP experience
  • Familiarity with test driven design
  • Relational SQL schema and query design
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Digital Department Writer

Job Description:
This position will create content for use on our website and digital properties. The ideal candidate is one who loves cars and likes to share that passion with others. RTM Studios has been creating automotive how-to television for over 20 years and is looking to expand our website presence. This position will be directly involved with increasing website traffic by creating engaging and informative content.

General Responsibilities:

  • Create daily posts about automotive industry news, current car culture trends, and “behind-the-scenes” updates on shows in productions
  • Create new articles using existing video archive as source material
  • Focus on SEO-value and social shareability of content
  • Pitch, research, and write completed content in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Contribute story ideas to a shared editorial calendar

Requirements

  • Strong writing and grammar skills with an attention to detail
  • Ability to write with an authoritative voice on the automotive industry and car culture
  • Experience writing SEO-targeted copy and creating content that can easily be shared on social media
  • Ability to work comfortably in a team environment
  • Basic photography and graphic design skills not required, but helpful

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Builder/Mechanic/Co-Host

Job Description:
RTM Studios in Franklin TN has an opening for a Builder/Mechanic/Co-Host to work on show project builds and occasionally appear on camera. The opening is for a regular, full-time position with company benefits. This position requires working with the Show Producer on concepting projects and editorial for the shows, providing mechanical work required for project building, acquiring all parts necessary for each production shoot, and collaborating with other employees to insure editorial obligations are complete in the production of the shows. The position also requires appearing on camera in the shows or other productions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with Producer and other staff assigned to the show on planning projects
  • Collaborate with Director/Producer of show title to prescript or assist with scripting for all episodes These scripts are to be technically correct and written for television production
  • Assist with the delivery of project vehicles required for the show or project
  • Provide mechanical work required in project building and testing, providing the highest level of workmanship on all projects. This may vary based on the project and you may be required to work without assistance
  • Acquire as requested necessary parts for all projects. When parts arrive it is your responsibility to make sure these parts are the correct parts and they work on the project they were ordered for prior to taping of the show segment
  • Utilize RTM’s parts ordering forms and system for ordering parts. Maintain thorough records of project vehicles and parts by show number
  • Work with Producer to make sure the project is ready and you are fully prepared on production days to begin taping without delay
  • Must have complete and total understanding and knowledge of the safe operations of any equipment in the assigned studio
  • Work with other staff members to be make sure editorial contracts are fulfilled based on direction from the Technical Editor and the Producer of the show
  • Assist Producer of the show to maintain a safe and healthy work environment, keep studio clean and tools in proper place

Requirements

  • Some college or technical school; appropriate technical certifications
  • Experience with automotive mechanical work and/or fabricating and vehicle painting experience
  • Good on screen voice and appearance
  • Ability to conceptualize projects and show content based on Producer’s direction of required editorial content integration for customers and networks
  • Ability to use discretion and creativity to determine the best presentation of required editorial
  • Ability to deal with vendors in the industry to procure parts in exchange for exposure if possible
  • Ability to collaborate with videographers, producer/directors, technical producers and salesmen to creatively display customers product in high quality video
  • Ability to speak clearly on screen

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Editor

Job Description:
This editing position will encompass a wide range of projects like: TV show segments, videos for online, various client videos, promos, graphic design, and more. We edit with Adobe Premiere. This position is not for the straight cut editor, we are looking for someone with a creative flare. There may be some shooting involved, so camera knowledge is a plus. Currently we use these cameras for 4K video: Panasonic Varicam AU-V35LT1G & the Panasonic AG-DVX200. For stills and other video we use the Panasonic GH5.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Edit videos for on-air and online
  • Mix audio, select and add music to edited videos
  • Create graphics using Photoshop
  • Shoot in studios and on location
  • Archive all video into our CatDV/StorageDNA system

Requirements

  • College degree preferred, minimum 5 years experience required
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of Adobe Premiere & Photoshop
  • Ability to color correct and mix audio
  • Be familiar with 4K and DSLR cameras
  • Be self-motivated and able to meet strict deadlines

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Videographer

Job Description:
This position must create high quality 4K video for a minimum of 23 television episodes per year, plus commercials and special productions. Our main focus is automotive TV programming. This job will have you both in our studios and in the field at race tracks, events, and off-road courses. We shoot 4K with the Panasonic Varicam LT & DVX200. The majority of our shots are hand-held.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a high standard of video quality
  • Work comfortably with a crew, take direction, and work alone without direction when necessary
  • Communicate with producers, directors, hosts, visitors and other videographers as applicable to advise and determine the best shots for the production
  • Responsible for all lighting and audio
  • Be sure all required equipment is on hand for scheduled shoots
  • Responsible for basic maintenance and troubleshooting all equipment
  • Some travel will be required

Requirements

  • BA in Mass Communication preferred, at least some college required, along with 3-4 years experience.
  • Experience with several kinds of cameras and styles of shooting (e.g. studio, location, hand-held, ENG, POV, jib, macro, etc)
  • Good knowledge of different styles of lighting; experience covering racing events helpful
  • Ability to communicate well with others involved in the shoot
  • Able to do some field editing; maintain consistency in areas such as audio, video exposure and sequencing; ability to use video for “story telling”; be open during shoots to “side stories” as they make themselves apparent and take advantage of the opportunity as it happens

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Account Executive

Job Description:
RTM Studios is seeking a Media Sales Consultant. The ideal candidate must be a top producing superstar who is self-motivated with strong work ethic. The position requires strong prospecting, communicating, presenting and closing skills. With leading DIY shows such POWERNATION, DETROIT MUSCLE and many others, we reach over 115 Million TV viewers annually. Our Digital Distribution reaches over 3 Million Social Followers, 250,000 App downloads, and 200+ Original Digital Episodes every year.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prospecting and schmoozing the automotive aftermarket over the phone, in person or at trade shows
  • Gain a strong level of proficiency in all products, including the target buyer, product positioning, features and benefits.
  • Strong ability in uncovering pain or need in prospective customers while maintaining a strong relationship
  • Service clients, work with team to ensure client’s media and exposure is delivered
  • Operating in a Strong team environment
  • Some travel required

Requirements

  • Proven track record of exceeding quota (provide 6 figure W2)
  • Overachiever who exceeds expectations in everything you do (top 10%)
  • Success penetrating new markets and closing new business
  • Ability to clearly articulate why you are a superstar
  • Agency Relationships

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings