Graphics Operator

Racecourse Media Group

Ealing Studios Full-time

Category: Producer Posted: 25.11.2021

Graphic Operator 
Job Title: Graphics Operator
Department: Graphics
Reports to: Head of Graphics
Job classification: Permanent – Full Time

Direct reports NA
Hours of work: 7-day fortnight
Location: Ealing Studios, Ealing Broadway
About us: Racecourse Media Group is the umbrella organisation for those 34 racecourses which hold an interest in Racing TV (Sky 426, Virgin 536 and 411), Racing TV International (international betting shop/digital service) and Racecourse Data Company (licensor of Pre-Race Data). Racing TV and Racing TV International also broadcast racing from all 26 Irish racecourses.

Overview of position
Working as a member of the Racing TV gallery team, as one of four full-time graphics operators: ensuring accurate creation and playout of all graphics requirements for the channel output.

Key Responsibilities
• Operating the Chyron graphics system in the Racing TV gallery, using the bespoke Racing Client interface
• Building and playing out graphics for the daily live programme and various other programme strands, as well as other special programmes as required
• Accurate playout of all graphics for the live show
• Compiling and building graphics based on details provided by producers and pundits
• Liaising with Assistant Producers to produce graphics for daily video analysis
• Liaising with the Racing TV marketing department and bookmaking partners to create promotional graphics
• Providing graphics for Coursetrack’s experimental tracking system; monitoring and reporting on accuracy of the data
• Setting up race data for the day, and prepping any graphics requested for the forthcoming days
• Manually inputting data and loading PA data to the Chyron
• Liaising with PA regarding any problems with data supply
• Training and monitoring performance of freelance operators
Essential requirements/Qualifications
• Experience of working within a live (Sports) TV

Graphic Operator Nov 2020
environment
• Keen eyes and ears for accuracy and detail
• Excellent Team Player
• Knowledge and experience of Chyron systems would be beneficial
• Knowledge of horse racing and betting an advantage

SHIFT PATTERN:
• Working 7-day fortnight
• 2 x Graphics Ops in each day
Required Skills/ Experience
• Proven background working within a live gallery environment
• Proven track record of achievement
• Strong attention to detail
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Willing to provide flexible cover according to needs of the channel

How to apply: Please send your covering letter and CV to recruitment@racecoursemediagroup.com by EOP on 29 June 2021. RMG Operations is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, disability, age or political or religious belief in its recruitment or other employment policies.

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