- Graphics Operator I

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Graphics Operator I


Graphics Operator I

• Emerging Level


Executes graphics on a basic level using playout applications for event and studio productions. Maintains quality of on-air product for daily/nightly studio and event productions

Category Graphic Design  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Connecticut
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 11, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Responsibilities :
  • Maintains quality of ESPN’s on-air product for daily/nightly Studio and Event remote productions.
  • Graphics Operator executes graphics on a basic level using ESPN developed playout applications for event and studio productions utilizing VizRt and Chyron graphics systems.
  • Ensures the accuracy and timely preparation of graphics assigned to productions.
  • Required to work flexible hours and days as production assignments dictate including weekends, nights and holidays
  • Able to effectively communicate across the organization to report technical problems.  Must also be able to clearly articulate source of problems in defective equipment reports.
  • Maintain administrative records including shift assignment reports and other required documentation. 
Basic Qualifications :
  • Strong understanding of Windows- based applications for live productions.  
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, willing to work all shifts,  weekends and, some holidays  and must demonstrate the ability to work under pressure to meet ever-changing deadlines.
  • Must be accurate spellers and possess strong communication skills.
  • Must have familiarity with Sports.  This includes College and Professional teams – names, logos and franchise players
  • Must have reliable transportation to work.   
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Minimum of one year of on-air graphics systems controller experience in a major market or at the network level is desired.  Experience using VizRt, Chyron, ROSS, Trio, Photoshop, ENPS is preferred. 
  • Able to catalog logos/headshots and custom graphics and Sales elements.
  • Understanding of live production control room (PCR) etiquette and overall professionalism..  
Required Education :
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
Preferred Education :
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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