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Show Producer

We are looking for a show producer/videographer/communicator phenom/latakoo trainer. (Yep, that’s one position. We’re looking for a multifaceted person.) You’ll be responsible for producing latakoo shows from end-to-end. That means identifying compelling topics, finding, and scheduling guests, creating show rundowns, and technically producing the show on the day of the actual event. We’re currently producing programs about once every two weeks.

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latakoo empowers video journalists and content creators who work for some of the world’s largest media companies to deliver video from wherever in the world they record it to television stations, production houses and broadcast hubs for distribution to millions.  The latakoo team understands the unparalleled power of visual storytelling, the unforgiving crucible of deadlines, and the transfer hurdles generated by a slot machine combo of video formats, hardware devices and Internet environments. We invent video collaboration, transfer, and workflow technology that is so reliable and easy-to-use that video producers spend more time creating stories and less time worrying about technology.

We are also now producing compelling programs that examine what goes into the creation of great video.

We are looking for a show producer/videographer/communicator phenom/latakoo trainer. (Yep, that’s one position. We’re looking for a multifaceted person.) You’ll be responsible for producing latakoo shows from end-to-end. That means identifying compelling topics, finding, and scheduling guests, creating show rundowns, and technically producing the show on the day of the actual event. We’re currently producing programs about once every two weeks.

Now, here’s the fun part. We are a video workflow company. That means our shows cannot look like everybody else’s online webinar. They’ve got to be stellar, featuring great video and audio. It’s television for the web. Audio for audiophiles. The cool part of this opportunity is that you’ll get access to bleeding edge software and hardware technologies invented by the latakoo team and its key partners.

You will not only produce shows, but your talents, ingenuity and hustle will literally help us build future technology for video creation, programming, and distribution. You will be an influencer for the industry. The latakoo team always take moonshots and others have noticed. The International Trade Association for Broadcast & Media Technology vendors honored latakoo as its broadcaster/media company of the year in 2020. TVNewsCheck named latakoo President Jade Kurian a Futurist because she leads us as we peer into the future, collectively make predictions and build what’s coming next.

Come join the latakoo team and help us support the video storytellers of the world.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Record, edit, produce, and lead the development of podcasts, livestream video shows, webinars and creative video storytelling.
  • Possesses video and audio recording expertise in both studio and field environments.
  • Possesses photojournalism and video editing skills.
  • Ideally, you’ve produced shows using a newsroom computer system like iNews or ENPS
  • In a perfect world, you’ve already used latakoo, understand how it works, and the value it provides to large video production enterprises
  • You are a collaborator because we are collaborative at latakoo. We never know where the next great idea will come from and we believe teams win.
  • You will need to learn how the latakoo system works so that you can train others on its usage, and so that you can support our users when they call with questions.

As broadcasters ourselves, we’ve built a culture of supporting our customers on deadline like our jobs depend on them making slot. Our unparalleled support is one of the reasons our customers love latakoo. We’re a member of their team, and they give us the secret to the future by letting us know what they need.

We can’t wait to hear from you. We have a great team today, and are always looking for ways to improve our service by adding people who are enthusiastic, nice, fun, smart, talented, collaborative and dedicated.  If you are interested in joining the latakoo team, please let us know by sending a note to our recruiter, Mike Denny, at Mike@latakoo.com.

If this job doesn’t fit your skillset, watch this space. We’ll be announcing more opportunities soon.

Senior Backend Web Developer

latakoo is seeking a senior-level engineer to build, deploy, and maintain serverless compute systems using AWS Lambda with code implemented in the engineer’s choice of Python or Node.js. The candidate will work with latakoo’s Chief Web Officer to build, deploy, and maintain its cloud media platform and enterprise asset delivery systems. The ideal candidate would be able to apply their skill from architecting and deploying cloud infrastructure components to administrating databases and related systems.

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What you will own and do:

  • Work with the Chief Web Officer to interface new and optimized cloud components
  • Provide back-end support to a team including a DB specialist, front-end developer, and cloud architect
  • Integrate third-party services into latakoo’s product offering at optimal cost.
  • Support latakoo products and interface with latakoo customers, as needed
  • QA code of multiple other developers
  • Survey latest technologies for comparison and or integration into latakoo products

 

The ideal candidate has:

  • An ability to quickly engineer speedy and robust solutions
  • A drive to integrate various sub-systems and push them into production
  • Strong social, communication, and presentation skills
  • Expert ability to address components of latakoo’s technical stack, including::
    • Serverless Computing using AWS Lambda
    • JS or PYTHON for AWS Lambda
    • DOCKER Containers for AWS Lambda
  • Familiarity with other technologies, including but not limited to:
    • Laravel
    • React Native
    • SQL SERVER
    • MYSQL
    • PHP

Why latakoo is the right choice for you:

  • Work in a small team environment
  • Opportunity: Spend the majority of time working from home
  • Open access and regular communication with an enterprising and talented leadership team
  • Opportunity over time to grow your role into a leadership position
  • latakoo values a culture of respect. Your feedback and opinions matter and will be heard
  • Your individual contributions will be noted, appreciated, and rewarded
  • Thousands of influential media creaters and some of the world’s largest media companies will use the tools you create on a daily basis

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