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Graphics Operator

Ref. UK-GOP

Job Purpose Summary

We are looking for an Graphics Operator to operate TV graphics during live football matches, predominantly for (English) Premier League games. This includes team lineups / formations, pre-game tables and information, clock and score graphics, live in-game stats and post-game team and player stats (using data provided by an external data provider).

Key Responsibilities

  • The ability to acquire technical skills and understand bespoke applications quickly (essential)
  • Computer literate and thoroughly confident with Windows operating systems (essential)
  • A broadcast or IT background (desirable)
  • Experience of live TV graphics operations (desirable)
  • Viz Trio, Viz Artist and Photoshop experience (desirable)
  • Interest in 3D graphic design (desirable)

Person Specification The role of the Graphics Operator will be on an on-going freelance or zero-hours basis. Successful candidates will also be considered for further work on other deltatre UK projects should opportunities present themselves. Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be available for work during weekends and evenings. The successful applicant must be flexible and prepared to work occasional long hours.

Technical and personal attributes

Technical:

  • The ability to acquire technical skills and understand bespoke applications quickly (essential)
  • Computer literate and thoroughly confident with Windows operating systems (essential)
  • A broadcast or IT background (desirable)
  • Experience of live TV graphics operations (desirable)
  • Viz Trio, Viz Artist and Photoshop experience (desirable)
  • Interest in 3D graphic design (desirable)
Personal:
  • A good knowledge of all sport, especially Premier League football (essential)
  • Candidates should be intelligent, enthusiastic and inquisitive and be comfortable working in a high-pressure live broadcast environment (essential)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (essential)
  • Exceptional time-management (essential)
  • Ability to problem solve effectively under pressure (essential)
  • Candidates should also be comfortable in client facing situations (essential)
  • Meticulous attention to detail (essential)
  • Confident and resourceful (essential)
  • A proven interest in the broadcast sector (desirable)

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.