Viz Operator - Freelance

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Aug 4, 2016 - Requisition No. 53181

We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen!

You’re a detail oriented individual who doesn’t let anything go unnoticed. You have a passion for controling on air graphics and thrive in a collaborative environment. We’re looking for someone like you to join the fast paced and dynamic Broadcast Operations team as a Viz Operator.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • All on-air graphics including lower third banners, full screen graphics, sponsorship banners, locator bugs, event bugs, and keyable graphics
  • Coordinating cues with producers, control room headlines writer, director, and technical director to ensure graphics reach air properly
  • Proofreading and caching graphics making sure they are created correctly, drawn out properly, and fonts are spelled correctly prior to show
  • Quick turnaround when troubleshooting including looking ahead in show rundowns and informing appropriate personnel of errors

You’ll need to have:

  • At least 1 year of experience in live television or equivalent college degree
  • Ability to juggle multiple requests for different graphics in quick succession via headset
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow reporters and scripts during show so graphics are fired in a timely fashion
  • Flexibility to work varied hours, either early morning or overnight
  • Ability to adapt and understand the flow of each show and how graphics are used accordingly

If this sounds like you:

  • Apply! We'll be in touch with next steps if you're a fit.
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