Graphics Operator

Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd · Peterborough, UK

Graphic Operator

The Company:

Ideal Shopping Direct Limited is one of the largest TV Home Shopping Channels in the UK. Our head office and state-of-the art TV studios are based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Television shopping brings together the media and retail industries in an exclusive way, allowing people to pursue careers as diverse as lighting engineer, buyer or logistics manager. The excitement of live television infuses the atmosphere at Ideal: we are proud of what we achieve, but we have fun along the way!

The Role:

You will be responsible for the development and preparation of any live and pre-recorded graphic output. To also offer basic system technical support to the live galleries in cases of emergency.

We are offering a salary of £20,000 per annum, working a 7-day fortnight shift pattern

Key Responsibilities:

• Prepare product information for broadcast using in-house software
• To compile any accompanying product strap/ticker information using in-house software
• To generate/amend product information slates using in-house software
• To create artistic and visually pleasing full screen information slates using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• To re-format existing supplier brand logos in preparation for broadcast
• To re-format supplier imagery in preparation for broadcast
• Ability to deal with any other ad hoc graphic requests
• Ability to offer basic system technical support in absence of on-site engineer
• Ability to work within a live TV environment meeting constant deadlines

The Candidate:

• Excellent Team Player
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent Listener
• Approachable
• Organised
• Pro-active
• Flexible
• Adaptable
• Creative and Innovative
• Computer literate with fast accurate keyboard skills
• Competent in the use of Photoshop
• Can remain calm under pressure

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to