Discovery

  • Broadcast Graphics Producer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Requisition ID
    20293
    Location
    UK-London
    Career Category
    IT & Technical Operations
    Type
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    This role manages broadcast graphics production and operations as part of the Broadcast Graphics team which covers Discovery’s portfolio of channels across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

     

    We are a small team with a big reputation and a huge amount of responsibility. We need a candidate with incredible attention to detail, strong technical ability and an interest in marketing and design. We interact with and influence many different departments throughout Discovery including marketing, programming, production, creative, design, broadcast operations, engineering, media planning and scheduling.

    Responsibilities

    Day-to-day:

    • Media production and delivery, including:
      • Sourcing and editing programme images.
      • Requesting programmes and editing marketing clips for top promotables.
      • Versioning existing graphics for use across other regions.
      • Investigating and sourcing missing programme title translations.
    • Coordinating, building and implementing broadcast graphics for local teams.
    • Provide guidance to in-country designers, and enforce SOPs related to Broadcast Graphics TX.
    • Investigate, log and resolve on-air discrepancies and where possible put safeguards in place to avoid any recurrence.
    • Implementing high-priority, short-turnaround special projects including Brand Partnership and Marketing events.
    • Participating in regular production calls to be aware of upcoming key promotables and to suggest opportunities to maximise broadcast graphics marketing potential.
    • Working with Media Planning & Broadcast Schedule Operations teams to develop and implement continuity strategy.
    • Problem solving and handling last minute requests and queries.

     

    • Attending project meetings and working with local and central teams and specialist freelance resources to deliver and launch new on-air toolkits (channel launches, rebrands, refreshes and HD launches).
    • In association with local teams propose new, innovative solutions for continuity usage based on market knowledge and competitors performance and suggest future software developments to keep Discovery at the cutting edge.
    • Build live Social TV graphics packages and test with local digital teams.

     

    Ad Hoc:

    • Assisting European Broadcast Graphics Director when required
    • Assisting in the training and supervision of scheduling, production, media planning, freelance staff and new starters
    • Offering cover for other team members in sickness, holiday and any other absence
    • Sharing in the upkeep and management of all shared departmental documents/folders

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of skills, training and experience.
    • Proven track record in a broadcast production environment.
    • Experience of using computer graphics systems specifically:
      • Pixel Power Clarity
      • Adobe PhotoShop
      • Adobe After Effects
      • Any other broadcast graphics system a plus
    • Experience of editing using AVID.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure to a tight deadline.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Highly organized & methodical.
    • Team Player.

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