Real-Time Graphics Artist -Weather

FOX New York, NY

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Weather is looking for a Real-Time Graphics Artist to join the team! As the Real-Time Graphics Artist, you are proficient with the Vizrt platform, have a solid broadcasting background, excellent creative design foundations, control room automation experience, and a front-end web skillset. You will be responsible for creating Vizrt transition logic show packages and the corresponding templates allowing for real-time content creation. These templates require scripting to allow for full functionality and take into account best UX design practices. On a daily basis graphics orders are fulfilled and template changes made to best accommodate the requests of the shows. In addition, you should possess a strong automated graphics workflow background as you will be focusing on best practices for content creation and playout.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create Vizrt graphics and templates for real-time graphics production
  • Script scenes and templates
  • Work closely with Art Directors to create and refine design concepts
  • Contribute to optimized control room and producer workflows
  • Troubleshoot issues with real-time graphics platforms
  • Design and develop HTML front end interfaces
  • Work efficiently in a fast paced News and Business environment


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Have at least 5 + years' experience in a Broadcast Television environment with Vizrt applications including Artist/Engine, Content Pilot, and Trio
  • Strong desire to learn, comfortable in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Excellence in problem-solving and balancing quick turnaround with long-term quality
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized, possess strong communication skills, and be able to prioritize a variety of tasks efficiently
  • Strong command of HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Create reusable code and libraries of UI/UX designs
  • Deep understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite products
  • Knowledge of Maya and/or Cinema 4D
  • Work directly with artists and end users in deploying real-time graphics solutions to the production teams

NICE TO HAVE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computing Science or Graphics discipline,
  • Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of a live production environment.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.