Real-Time Graphics Artist - FOX Weather

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.

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

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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, 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.

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