Contract Job

Graphics Integrator & Developer

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 02-23-2024
  • Paid
  • Contract
Job Description

Freelance Graphics Integrator & Developer - NBC Sports


We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and be part of a storied brand as an Integrator/Developer. NBC Sports showcases some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: The Olympics, NFL, NCAA Football & Basketball, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, IndyCar and many more.

The role of the Graphics Integrator & Developer is to work directly with On Air Graphics and production teams to develop and integrate graphics and data into playback systems used for on-air broadcasts. While keeping design initiatives as a priority, this position will be instrumental in all aspects of graphics creation from concept & design to front and backend functionality. This role will also help to support studio and remote production and help troubleshoot hardware and software issues in conjunction with engineering.

• Develop graphic functionality using an array of tools available within the Chyron PRIME Software including JavaScript, C#, VBScript and native PRIME logic.
• Work with data providers to consume data points and perceive their scope and usability within a live sports context
• Parse external data sources from a wide array of formats and origin points and integrate external data through multiple transmission methods.
• Build infrastructure to provide Production with tools to implement these data points into their broadcasts.
• Seek to understand and contribute to design and integration of new graphics and learn to help troubleshoot hardware and software issues in conjunction with engineering.
• Prepare and Maintain Excel Spreadsheets using formulas and code to populate graphics.


Requirements / Qualifications:
• Proficiency in JavaScript, VBScript & Microsoft Excel.
• Strong understanding of Network protocols, data flow and Transport layer.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
• Must be flexible, detail-oriented, deadline driven and a good collaborator.

Desired Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of C#
• Experience with Chyron PRIME and Lyric software or other on-air graphic systems used in a broadcast environment.
• Basic understanding of Remote / Studio Control Room and Edit Suite practices.
• Working knowledge of Adobe suite (Photoshop, After Effects)
• Understanding of Lua Scripting and GLSL Scripting
• Design and Typography skills

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2mok2-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.