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Broadcast Graphics Developer

Discovery Inc

3 months ago

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If graphics and animation excite you, if code excites you, this role is for you.

You’ll be part of the London Broadcast Graphics team to build and innovate across our real time graphics systems for all our EMEA channels. Automation is our main focus with various special projects that will appear from time to time. We work mostly with JavaScript and occasionally with Python and Visual Basic. We are on a continual path of change and innovation, and we are looking for someone who will enjoy the ride.

You will be involved from the beginning phases with interpreting design documents and files from the motion graphics or design teams. Development of production ready templates from these designs would be your prime focus followed by rigorous testing with the wider teams. Lastly, documenting the workflows and creating instructional guides will round out your chief responsibilities.

Thinking outside the box and coming up with unique solutions is highly desirable and an organised work ethic is critical.


  • Writing new code or modifying existing code to work with new and old graphic templates.

  • Working in web environments and dedicated graphics systems.

  • Creating or modifying databases for use with DTC, VOD or ad hoc projects.

  • Designing workflows to handle code compatibility across graphics systems.

  • Handling testing, troubleshooting and investigating issues.

  • Problem solving around optimization and getting elements to work in real time.

  • Converting static designs into automated and responsive graphics templates.

  • Working with external and internal design teams

  • Documenting workflows and writing instructional guides.

  • Assist the operational teams and regional stakeholders.

  • Sharing in the upkeep and management of all shared departmental documents/folders

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualification and/or proven experience with JavaScript

  • Experience with HTML5, CSS and other web technologies

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure to a tight deadline

  • Top class attention to detail and out-of-this-world organisation skills

  • Positive can-do attitude

  • Team player

  • Self-motivated problem solver


Desirable requirements:

  • Other coding languages such as Python and VB are a plus

  • Knowledge of database systems and data integration

  • Some skills, training or experience in graphics production

  • An understanding of After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator

  • Understanding of video and image file formats

  • Knowledge of the broadcast graphics production processes



  • The Broadcast Graphics team is responsible for graphics across UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa:

    • Production, presentation, branding, automated, commercial graphics.

    • 100+ feeds

    • 19 diverse and prestigious Brands

    • Delivering over 3 million graphics annually in 13 languages

  • Ensure a 99.99% accuracy rating on all graphics.


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Discovery Inc5001-10,000 employees
Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming.

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