Chiswick, London, W4

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Graphics Operator

Gravity Media is looking for a Graphics Operator with a love of sport who would thrive in a high-pressured environment. 


The role will be based at our Production Centre, in Chiswick, London.

About the Company:

Gravity Media exists to create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients in all markets, from sport and media to news and entertainment, working all over the world from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar. 


We are driven by client service excellence. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise, and efficient delivery.


Gravity Media’s design department has an enviable blue-chip client list and a solid reputation around the world. Come and join us in the next exciting phase of our development.


About the Graphics Operator Role:

Location: Chiswick, London

Salary: Competitive


The role will provide onscreen graphics for live productions and post-production edits.  This includes live graphics playout for big screen events including Wembley Stadium, Twickenham and The Emirates Stadium.  


The role also includes live matches including the International World Feeds for The Football League, The FA Cup and other International Matches.

The role will also involve post-production work for a number of clients including Football Club Channels, UEFA and The FA.  


This involves using Adobe After Effects and Adobe Creative Suite software.  The role entails project building starting with the initial graphics planning all the way through to the live production.  Prep work and maintenance is required for each production and also maintenance of the graphics database.


Graphics Operator Responsibilities:

  • Live studio work
  • Live outside broadcasts including big screens at a number of high-profile stadiums
  • Preparation for edits, which includes creating cells, video clips, animations, updating the laptop database, researching club/edit information and creating graphics in After Effects and Photoshop
  • Preparation for outside broadcasts, which involves research creating animations, updating the laptop database, and communicating effectively with the client and production team to provide what they require
  • Assisting edits
  • Photoshop design, which includes creating badges, logos, graphic changes
  • Cap-Gen maintenance, which includes job maintenance, database management and general housekeeping
  • After Effects design, which includes creating onscreen graphics for edits and web content
  • Assisting the team in the general day to day running of the Graphics department
  • To undertake additional duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Candidate Profile

Graphics Operator Requirements:

  • Background in Graphics or Design
  • Experience using Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience in television production
  • Previous Cap Gen experience
  • Live television studio / outside broadcast experience
  • Graphics or Technical Production based Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organised and good timekeeper
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively individually and in a team.
  • Strong level of computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe After Effects
  • Knowledge of Clarity or Brainstorm Aston
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Keen interest in sport.


Next Step:

If you think that you are suitable for this Graphics Operator role, please apply now! Click the ‘apply’ button to send your CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs.