Appetite Media is a premier media company, known for producing transformative content that inspires our educated audience of influential viewers and readers. Appetite Media is home to a diverse portfolio of digital properties, production studio and distribution network with entertainment content across the web, film, television, premium digital video, social, and virtual reality.

As a unified global team, Appetite Media brings a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what’s next.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Summary: Appetite Media – VizRT Designer
The successful candidate will have strong understanding of the VizRT system; to design, develop and implement all high-level VizRT functionality for Appetite Media. Heavy involvement in the ongoing development of programming of applications will be a critical goal for this individual. Specifically having an understanding of building scenes, template design and playback. Must have extensive knowledge of Transition logic and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues. This position will also be required to train, mentor and improve station-level VizRT designers. The successful candidate will possess the highest competency and must have complete hands-on skills with all VizRT operations and capabilities. The Candidate will report to the VP of Creative Services.
Responsibilities:
  • Design and support all Viz functionality for Appetite Media brands.
  • Scripting to access data, System Integration, web design/create server IT, develop templates, and all associated functionality for shared use by Appetite Properties a MUST.
  • Design and build virtual environments on the VizRT platform.
  • Will be required to train and mentor VizRT designers and appropriate news personnel at the station level.
  • Candidate will possess full fluency at every technical and operational level of the platform.
  • Expert level, hands-on experience with VizRT Ticker, Windows and Macintosh operating systems, Adobe creative design, editing and associated software is also required.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Suite and other typical office software, along with an ability to learn additional Appetite proprietary business platforms is also required.

Work Experience/Qualifications:

  • BA Degree preferred.
  • Must have at least Three (3) years major market VizRT broadcast experience.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple projects under extreme deadlines and pressure. Requires individual to also work creatively and collaboratively with other staff members, including producers, engineering and production control staff.
  • The right candidate will possess dedication, passion, a strong work ethic and all the while maintaining a sense of humor. Must be willing to travel.
  • Once candidate is selected for an interview; the candidate will be required to provide work samples and three (3) industry references along with three personal references.
  • Work samples should commensurate with major market or network level quality.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Make a difference at Appetite Media

Appetite Media is a premier media company, known for producing transformative content that inspires our educated audience of influential viewers and readers. Appetite Media is home to a diverse portfolio of digital properties, production studio and distribution network with entertainment content across the web, film, television, premium digital video, social, and virtual reality.As a unified global team, Appetite Media brings a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what’s next.We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law. For more information please visit http://www.appetitemedia.com