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EVS Operator

  • Gravity Media
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 12/12/2022
Part time Engineering Broadcast Engineering Camera Operator / Technician

Job Description

THE FORCE OF GRAVITY

Gravity Media exists to create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients in all markets, from sport and media to news and entertainment, working all over the world from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.

We are driven by client service excellence. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise and efficient delivery.

OUR BRAND PROMISE

We use the collective power of our people and resources to capture, craft and create – putting our clients at the centre of our universe. We are expert, innovative and reliable; a guiding force in a complex world. It’s what we bring together that sets us apart.

We are looking for a skilled EVS Operator to join our team to help shape and master in-game replays, half-time and full-time highlight packages, inserts and MELTS. As a key member of the production team, they will prepare and execute immediate replays while working as part of a high performing team in a collaborative environment. The EVS Op will work on EVS XT VIA, the very latest EVS server which will help them to create insert packages which may include, team/player arrivals, and interviews along with packages taken from the on-air broadcast etc.

The ideal candidate will need to be a clear and confident communicator, able to adapt quickly to onair changes and remain calm under pressure. Their aim will be to ensure a quality visual presentation that informs and inspires viewers and audiences from all around the world.

In this role, the EVS Op will be an integral part of the organisation’s EVS team and will take guidance from the EVS Lead/Producer and report to the Production Manager. The position is based in the greater Dublin area. The position may require international travel on occasion.

The successful candidate will be assigned to Project Stryker, the Remote Broadcast Centre owned and operated by Riot Games. They will work across the Riot Games’ Esport broadcasts featuring championships and tournaments from titles; League of Legends, Wild Rift and Valorant. The EVS Op will be working with the latest technology in the most advanced Remote Broadcast Centre in the World.

Responsibilities

  • Ingesting media.
  • Building of sources through the internal router software.
  • Banking of in-game footage to create replay packages in a timely and ‘live’ setting.
  • Building of halftime and fulltime highlights packages.
  • Monitor feeds coming into EVS.
  • Work closely with Media Asset Management to share and export clips/footage as required.
  • Development and play-out of Melts.
  • Building of packages/recaps for the next day.
  • Creating post show documentation highlighting any tasks or issues from EVS.
  • Update and maintain all SOPs and contribute to new SOPs and the sharing of business/skill knowledge.

This position will have close access to broadcasting footage and, as such, must be managed with great integrity. Professional and best practice behaviours in this role are essential at all times.

H&S

Adhering to our company H&S policy and ensuring that all company risk assessments are observed where applicable to your role, taking ownership of improvements and escalating concerns where necessary.

Competencies

  • Time management and how-to prioritise workload and asks.
  • Key communicator – can listen and understand requests over talkback.
  • Multitasker – have the dexterity to manage the EVS XT VIA while using the talkback panel to communicate with the Director etc.
  • Can monitor a number of audio sources at the same time to be ready when called – eg – listening to the Director, EVS Producer and Programme out feed at the same time.
  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite apps, and ability to learn and utilise Google business apps.

Experience

  • EVS experience in a professional or academic setting.
  • Editing of packages with a particular eye for pacing.
  • Experience with Premiere Pro, AVID or any other NLE software.
  • Knowledge of Esports. • Internal router software i.e., Orbit, VSM or Magnum.
  • Any background or experience with Live production - with strong fundamentals in video content production workflows and related production technologies in a fast-paced environment.