Jobs

We’re Hiring!

Our team is growing and we are on the look-out for talented individuals that are looking to dive into the crazy fast-paced world of television graphics, interactive multi-media and mobile video applications.

Not ready to make a full-on commitment but still want to be considered for some projects?  Let us know and we can add you to the network of expert freelancers that we and our clients will call on to collaborate on projects of various duration, scope and geographic location.

Steps from Old Montréal in the Cité Multimédia district, you will find our store-front office at the corner of King & de la Commune.  For those in the United Arab Emirates, our office is in Building 4 of the Dubai Media City.  If relocation is not your thing and you live elsewhere, there can still be room on our team for you; flexible arrangements can be made for freelancers and other jet setters.

If you think you have what it takes, send an email to jobs@astucemedia.com with links to your portfolio (Dribbble, LinkedIn, website, etc.) and a brief note about why you want to join us.

The Soft-Skills…

  • “plays well with others”
  • A positive can-do attitude and a desire to learn new systems, techniques, skills
  • dry humour and wit are an asset

Software Developers

We develop software applications primarily targeted at broadcast operations related to integrating data sources with their visual graphics, second-screen, mobile/web apps. Typical “data-driven” on-air graphics include:

  • Election coverage : candidates, current votes, party affiliations, candidate pictures & videos, live results
  • Stock & Finance data : charts, trading prices, historical data
  • Sports Scores & Rankings :  live score updates, player line-ups, league & championship rankings,
  • Twitter : integrating user tweets in on-air broadcasts, linked with other media properties
  • Facebook : viewer Likes, comments, pictures

We expect candidates to be familiar and have experience with most items in the list, and be a ninja in at least one:

  • C#, C++
  • Web : .Net/Razor/cshtml/MVC, Javascript, Jquery, HTML5/CSS3
  • Database I/O : MsSQL, MongoDB
  • Bit wrangler in JSON, XML, YAML
  • Able to teach us new tricks!

We are currently looking to bring on-board developers in the following 3 profiles, in either senior or intermediate levels.

Web Application Developer

Server-side Applications

VizRT Plugins & Server-side Apps

Visual Artists, Broadcast Graphics Designer

  • Familiar with on-air graphics systems, preferably an expert in at least one:
    VizRT, Venutz, Orad, Miranda/Vertigo, Chyron, Wasp, Brainstorm…
  • 3D design & authoring:
    Maya, Softimage, Unity3D, …
  • The usual suspects of graphics design suites
    After Effects, Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, etc.

Software Tester, QA, Integration Specialist

Technical Writer / Demo Artist

In a growing company such as ours, we are often called upon to wear many hats. Good way to keep things exciting and different. With regards to this particular opening on our team, we are hoping to find that special someone who can bring together different communications skills, in the form of technical writing and presentation.  Ideally the candidate will be able to absorb our products and client base and develop an understanding for how best to capture its features, functionality and nuances.

We are fully aware that good technical writing is a honed skill, but nonetheless we have at times encountered writers with a penchant for teaching and/or presenting. We would like the candidate to take ownership of all training and documentation materials, preparing walk-through videos, and when possible, perhaps occasionally travel to trade-shows and/or client-sites to give demos.