Greater London, Feltham
Up to £26,000 pro rata per annum +benefits
29 Mar 2012
22 Apr 2012
Job Type

The Eurosport Group is Europe's leading sports entertainment group. Eurosport, the n°1 pan-European TV channel, broadcasts in 20 languages and reaches 129 million homes across 59 countries. Eurosport HD is the high definition simulcast of Eurosport. Eurosport 2 broadcasts to 57 million households in 18 languages across 47 countries. Eurosport 2 HD was launched in August 2009. Eurosport Asia-Pacific reaches 17 countries in the region and launched an HD channel in September 2011. Eurosportnews is the sports news channel transmitted worldwide., Europe's n°1 online sports destination, has up to 17 million unique users per month (comScore) across an international network of sports websites in 11 languages, including Yahoo! co-branded sites in Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK. The free mobile applications are available in 10 languages. Eurosport Player, Eurosport's web TV service, provides LIVE and on-demand sports to fans' PCs in 52 countries and the Player mobile application is available in 14 countries. Eurosport Events is the group's expert division in the management and promotion of international sporting events.  

British Eurosport are looking for a motivated and knowledgeable Chyron & Deko graphics operator to join the existing Graphics team and to be responsible for operating, building and updating all on-air graphics templates. As part of the Production team the successful candidate would generate viewer focused statistic and promo based live graphics for all localised channel programmes within the live windows and Studios environment.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Building new and updating existing programme graphics templates
  • Operating within the live window and event studios
  • Producing all programme graphic content for the channel sporting events, including: -  ATP, WTA & Grand Slam Tennis, MotoGP, World & British Superbikes, Snooker, Athletics, Swimming, Winter sports, Football
  • Updating files for automated transmission graphics


  • Upgrading all graphics templates from SD to HD
  • Maintaining a constant update of the studio work planner
  • Liaising with the Production dept to ensure all graphics templates requirements are delivered
  • Maintaining close communication with Creative dept in international head office (Deko-based at present)

Person Specifications

  • Experience of working in a live studio environment
  • Knowledge of:

              - Chyron Hyper X3 (Lyric 7 or 8 software)

              - Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects (CS5)

              - Deko caption generator, a plus

  • Good understanding of design layout for broadcast and on-screen
  • BA Hons Graphic / Media Design or equivalent
  • Good communicator verbally and visually
  • Enthusiastic / Self motivated
  • Excellent typographic skills
  • Organised / able to micro manage projects assigned
  • Familiarity with Eurosport’s programme content
  • Passion for sport
  • Flexible / Adaptable / Punctual
  • Able to work well in a team

Closing date: Sunday 22nd April 2012

Start date in Post: ASAP