UI/UX Real-Time Designer

Job Number: R50009939

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Arts & Graphics, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: September 6, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a multi-faceted individual to join our Real-Time Graphics team.  This team is part of a larger Media Production Group which fulfills creative requests for all of Fox’s live programming and OTT content production.  Our focus is to deliver intuitive solutions to end users while maintaining the vision of the brand.  As the UI/UX Real Time Designer, you are well versed in bringing a high level of functionality to real-time graphics platforms. You have a strong awareness of new developments in technology and best practices coupled with creative technical proficiency.  You are someone who will bridge the gap between design and functionality while providing solutions for broadcast and media technology projects.  As the UI/UX Real-Time Designer, you participate in projects spanning a wide range of technologies including augmented reality, real-time graphics production, OTT platform, interactive applications, data driven information graphics and cloud services.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design intuitive interfaces that optimize user interaction and experience
  • Collaborate with creative, editorial and engineering teams to define and implement innovative solutions
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of functionality
  • Enforce best practices in an enterprise environment
  • Work directly with creative teams and end users
  • Work efficiently in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science, Web Development, Graphic Design, or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 5 + years professional web experience, Broadcast experience is highly desired
  • Fluent in the essential front-end web development languages, i.e., HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Skilled in modern application programming languages and frameworks
  • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long-term quality
  • Strong project management skills
  • Deep understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite products. Knowledge of Maya and/or Cinema 4D preferred
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment
  • Must be detail oriented and organized, possess strong communication skills, and be able to prioritize a variety of tasks efficiently
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on project schedules and programming deadlines

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.

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