Graphics Developer (Technical)

Location:
Biggin Hill
Function:
Creative
Department:
TV Production
About The Role

We’re looking for a talented and motivated Graphics Developer to join Formula 1 who can hit the ground running and help take our production to the next level. As part of our graphics team, you will face exciting challenges, develop your skills and help define the next era of Formula 1 broadcasting.

You’ll join a small dynamic team within the Television Production department, where you’ll be developing graphics solutions for one of the world’s premium sporting brands and helping to deliver a world class production. This role will be based in our Media and Technology Centre in Biggin Hill but may occasionally be required to support from Grand Prix locations.

You’ll be:

  • Building data driven interactive graphics using scripting and/or programming languages for use in real-time graphics systems

  • Working with Formula 1’s timing and sports data to develop graphics to be used within the Formula 1 World Feed live broadcast

  • Using industry leading broadcast graphics software and hardware systems to help us enhance Formula 1’s viewing experience

  • Assisting Formula 1’s graphics team at our base and at events to develop our existing graphics operation

For the full job description please click on Additional Information above.

About You

The ideal candidate will have working experience in the following areas:

  • Experience building graphics that interact with different data types

  • An keen understanding of visualising data using graphics

  • Knowledge how to work with data via applications, data feeds or databases and APIs

  • Solid knowledge of VB Scripting or similar scripting or programming languages

  • Strong design and technical skills

  • High level of computer literacy with a sound knowledge of computer hardware, software and networks

  • Great understanding of the project process, team organisation and communication

  • Understand the testing and troubleshooting process

  • Managing your own time and workloads across multiple projects

We value creative thinking, curiosity and determination.  The right person will bring new ideas and new solutions which help improve our production, is keen to learn new skills quickly and self-improve, and has grit and determination to achieve difficult goals despite the challenges.