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VoD Image Designer

  • UKTV Media Ltd
  • London, UK
  • 28/02/2023
Full time Marketing Media-Journalism

Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity for a VoD Image Designer to join the VoD team.

This design role is required to support the VOD Scheduling and Digital Products departments in the creation and timely delivery of images for multiple platforms.
The role will be to ensure best presentation of content as well as the creation/collation of images to support seasonal collections and to constantly review and refine content presentation.
The role would also include supporting the VOD team with promotions, reports and communications to the business while also supporting the business with any new projects.

In this role you will get to: 
  • Support the VOD Team and deliver against UKTV’s wider image strategy.
  • Gain an excellent understanding of managing large scale deliveries to VOD platforms.
  • Develop your photoshop and design skills.
  • Develop a good understanding of workflows and timelines
  • Play a key role in projects around VOD developments

We are looking for someone who has:
  • Has design qualifications and experience in a similar role
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of the value of strong content presentation
  • Experienced in Photoshop (other Adobe CS skills/experience a bonus)
  • Responds effectively to constructive feedback
  • Has an excellent work ethic and enjoys a challenge 
  • Can effectively communicate image requirements to the business
  • Wants to be part of a positive, forward-thinking and ambitious company 

Who you are:
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • To be well organised and be able to prioritise workload effectively. 
  • Have a background in Broadcast / VOD advantageous but not essential. 
  • Keen interest in image retouching and have a good eye for design.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the VOD Image Desk in delivering all image types for UKTV’s suite of VOD services
  • Repurpose and refine images and ensure they showcase talent effectively when applied to the various VOD safe zones/templates
  • Understanding of how images dovetail with  user interfaces
  • Disciplined/diligent with image source, copyright details and image tagging
  • Ensuring a consistent visual message is delivered across platforms.
  • Understanding platform requirements and ensuring artwork is fit for purpose.
  • Liaise with business to source show logos or create them yourself. 

About UKTV

UKTV has been at the forefront of branded television for over 30 years, entertaining the nation with programmes they love. Its leading brands - Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday - span comedy, entertainment, natural history, factual and drama, and are delivered to audiences through UKTV Play, Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat and Amazon Fire. The broadcaster is a significant investor in British creativity and is committed to working with new and established writers, directors and programme-makers.

UKTV is part of BBC Studios, the UK's most-awarded production company, a world-class distributor with international branded services, and a commercial subsidiary of the world's leading public service broadcaster, the BBC.