Graphics Operator

The New
England Sports Network (NESN) is owned by the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins
and delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England
region and nationally as NESN
National
. The definitive source for New England sports programming, NESN
has consistently been one of the top rated regional sports network in the
country and was the first regional sports network in the country to originate
every game and studio show in high definition.

NESN was launched in 1984 as one of the country’s
first regional sports networks. We’re currently New England’s largest
television network reaching over 4 million homes in 9 designated market areas.
We provide extended basic cable channel + distribution on all major satellite
providers and telecast approximately 150 Red Sox games throughout New England.
We had the highest baseball ratings of any regional sports network in the
country from 2004 to 2009.  We telecast
approximately 73 Bruins regular season games and the first two playoff rounds
exclusively. We’re a leader in high definition broadcasts and NESN produces all
Red Sox and Bruins games in HD, as well as all studio programs from our 40,000
square foot state-of–the art facility. 
We produce other local programs and events including NESN Daily, Beanpot
Hockey, Hockey East, Champions Cup Boston Tennis, Minor League Baseball and the
Little League New England Regional Tournament. We’re located 5 miles from
downtown Boston in Watertown, MA

POSITION
SUMMARY
:  

Utilize Chyron Duet in
fast-paced live studio operations to design, develop, and implement graphics
for the purpose of advancing the creativity and complexity of program graphic
presentation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Work with Directors, Producers, P.A.s, Creative
    Services and Duet team to identify and design duet graphic needs for
    fast-paced sports studio programming and post production projects
  • Design and build duet graphic templates for live
    use to fulfill identified graphic needs
  • Input and execute the graphic presentation for live
    studio productions
  • Participate
    and make contributions to the creative process, and execute consistent
    layout and composition
  • Check graphics for accuracy before product is
    finalized
  • Troubleshoot
    and maintain in-house Duet systems utilizing Lyric Pro 8 Software
  • Plan work and projects accordingly so tight
    deadlines are consistently met
  • Work nights, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Work as part of a team and independently
  • Successfully complete other related projects and
    tasks as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of Chyron Duet/Lyric Pro 8 experience
    required
  • 2+ years of experience with sports graphics
    presentation
  • Excellent computer skills are a must
  • Solid typing, spelling, and
    proofreading skills are a must
  • Must have a high level of
    creativity, energy, and flexibility
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of sports (emphasis on New
    England)
  • Strong ability to work cooperatively as part of a
    team in a fast-paced, high pressure studio environment and to remain calm
    under pressure
  • Ability to successfully work in a growing and
    changing work environment
  • Must possess a ‘can-do’ work ethic
  • Must be flexible and able to work nights, weekends
    and holidays as needed
  • Experience with Brainstorm a plus 

NESN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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