The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. The Sports Graphics Operator is responsible for editing, building & playing back graphic content while supporting live sports events and broadcasts. This position is expected to display advanced knowledge of television and video graphics technologies and standards. Candidate must be comfortable creating live graphics including full screen, lower thirds, animations and live sports statistics. Must be able to work in a fast paced live show environment, and must display keen troubleshooting skills. To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate must have the ability to perform well and react quickly in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.RESPONSIBILITIES:Edit and playback live sports statsCreate animated filesCompile playlists for use in the live eventCommunicate with control room crew for graphics needs.GENERAL SKILLS:Advanced knowledge of Chyron Mosaic Video Graphics system including Lyric software packageAbility to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and manage simultaneous projects.Available to work nights, weekends, and holidays, and overtime as required by operational needs.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of experience. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications.Minimum 1 year of experience working in the TV Production field.Minimum 1 year working as a Sports Chyron Operator for live productions.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.? These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.? Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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