Job Number: R50014848
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Arts & Graphics
Location: New York, New York ; • USA Remote **
Job Posting Date: October 1, 2021
**Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas--specific questions about virtual/remote positions can be discussed during the interview process with your recruiter.
FOX Weather is a 24/7 ad-supported streaming service operated by FOX News Media. Launching in October 2021, the platform builds upon FOX News Channel’s expansive newsgathering units & FOX Television Stations’ added resources with a combined 120 meteorologists for a comprehensive suite of weather products featuring local, regional, and national reporting, in addition to live programming. Utilizing multiple radar systems, including an immersive mobile 3D radar, and more than 100,000 HD cameras located around the country, the service offers users an innovative approach to forecasting, including coverage surrounding all weather patterns, from immediate to long-term. FOX Weather is available via foxweather.com, the FOX Weather app on IOS and Android devices, as well as Tubi, Apple TV, Amazon, and Roku, through FOX’s Connected TV Apps.
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.
* In order to be considered you must submit a link to your portfolio. *
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
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, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science or Graphics discipline
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.