VIZ Operator - NY Freelance

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Dec 27, 2017 - Requisition No. 64143

The Role:

Bloomberg is looking for an individual who thrives in a fast paced, high energy environment. A VIZ operator controls all on-air graphics including lower third banners, full screen graphics, sponsorship banners, locator bugs, event bugs, and keyable graphics. Candidate must be able to communicate clearly in order to coordinate cues with producers, control room headlines writer, director, and technical director to ensure graphics air properly. This operator is in charge of proofreading and caching graphics, making sure they are created correctly, draw out properly, and fonts are spelled correctly prior to show.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work early AM hours or overnight hours- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to juggle multiple requests for different graphics in quick succession via headset- Ability to follow reporters and scripts during show so graphics are fired in a timely fashion
  • Quick turnaround when troubleshooting including looking ahead in show rundowns and informing appropriate personnel of errors
  • Ability to adapt and understand the flow of each show and how graphics are used accordingly
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
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