Full Time Job

Project - Graphics Operator

ESPN

Charlotte, NC 11-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Executes graphics on a basic level using playout applications for remote and studio productions.  Maintains quality of on-air product for daily/nightly studio and remote productions.

This is an 8 month project position.

Responsibilities:
• Maintains quality of ESPN's on-air product for daily/nightly Studio and Event productions.
• The Controller, or ''Graphics Operator'', executes graphics on a basic level using ESPN developed playout applications for remote and studio productions.
• 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:
• Understanding of Photoshop basics to assist with image library maintenance
• Strong understanding of Windows-based applications for live productions  
• Candidates must be highly motivated, willing to work all shifts, weekends, 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   

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmwo13-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

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ESPN

ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment entity featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.