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UI/UX Real Time Designer

Job Number: R10007490
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: Arts & Graphics, Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: February 6, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox is looking for a multi-faceted individual to join our Real-Time Graphics team.  This team is part of a larger Media Production Group which fulfills creative requests for all of Fox’s live programming and OTT content production.  Our focus is to deliver intuitive solutions to end users while maintaining the vision of the brand.  As the UI/UX Real Time Designer you are well versed in bringing a high level of functionality to real-time graphics platforms. The position requires a strong awareness of new developments in technology and best practices coupled with creative technical proficiency.  The ideal candidate is someone who will bridge the gap between design and functionality while providing solutions for broadcast and media technology projects.  They will participate in projects spanning a wide range of technologies including augmented reality, real-time graphics production, OTT platform, interactive applications, data driven information graphics and cloud services.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design intuitive interfaces that optimize user interaction and experience
  • Collaborate with creative, editorial and engineering teams to define and implement innovative solutions
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of functionality
  • Enforce best practices in an enterprise environment
  • Work directly with creative teams and end users

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science, Web Development, Graphic Design, or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 5 + years professional web experience, Broadcast experience is highly desired
  • Fluent in the essential front-end web development languages, i.e., HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Skilled in modern application programming languages and frameworks
  • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with long-term quality
  • Strong project management skills
  • Deep understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite products. Knowledge of Maya and/or Cinema 4D preferred
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment
  • Must be detail oriented and organized, possess strong communication skills, and be able to prioritize a variety of tasks efficiently
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on project schedules and programming deadlines
  • Work efficiently in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines

**This role does not provide sponsorship

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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