Digital Media Technology Specialist – Greer, SC 29650


Job Title: Digital Media Technology Specialist

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for developing VBscripts to retrieve and manipulate dynamic information from various formats (RSS, XML, Social Media Feeds, Twitter, Instagram, etc..), and incorporating the dynamic information into digital billboard ads via Scala Designer (http://scala.com/digital-signage-software/designer/). The role will also assist in the monitoring and support of the digital Scala players, to ensure the health of the dynamic feeds that are developed, as well as the digital billboard ecosystem as a whole. While the primary responsibilities will revolve around developing VBscripts, experience in another scripting/programming languages such as (JavaScript, Python, PHP, etc.) are desired as they may become useful as digital billboard technology, and the Out Of Home Advertising industry evolves. Overall responsibility for digital billboard dynamic campaign fulfillment and technical scripting support of our growing digital billboard network (400+ digital displays). The role will assist in the expansion and support of our advertising base by helping develop innovative ads using dynamic content, via Designer software and various scripting languages. The role also assists in day-to-day digital billboard administration activities and provides support to the other organizational departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: *

  • Responsible for content creation and development of digital billboard ads that integrate with client feeds and/or social media to display live, dynamic data using a combination of ScalaScript (www.scala.com), VBScript, JavaScript, and Python
  • Troubleshooting development issues in a wide range of environments from Windows XP to Windows 10
  • Coordinates receipt of dynamic content scripting requests, and instructions to meet scheduling deadlines
  • Creates and develops dynamic visual representations of data from an RSS Feed
  • Configures, Organizes, and Uploads incoming dynamic script requests to the digital network for scheduling
  • Develops various forms of automation for the creation of dynamic advertising using scripting methods
  • Management and Support of Content Management System Players
  • Communicates related issues to branch management in a timely manner
  • Act as a technical support liaison between Digital billboard vendors, our digital scheduling employees, and Network Operations Center to troubleshoot issues

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Information Technology or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting languages and technologies, preferably VB Script, Python, JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of RSS feeds and parsing both XML and JSON formats
  • Understanding of utilizing XPath to parse XML feeds is preferred
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Experience with social media API integrations

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to effectively present business information in a professional manner
  • Ability to prioritize work, keep oneself and work organized, while maintaining productivity in a fast-paced business environment
  • A collaborative work style, along with the ability to work with a team and also independently on self-guided projects
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries from upper management.
  • Detail-oriented

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Greer, SC 29650: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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