Alghad TV

Park Royal, London, NW10




VizRT Graphics Designer

We are seeking a VizRT Graphics Designer to work with on-air graphics, branding and content for Alghad TV.


You will be responsible for creating innovative VizRT designs, and also VizRT operation, and template creation & management.

About Alghad TV

Alghad TV is an Arabic language satellite and online news channel which was first launched in 2012. It broadcasts international and Middle East news 24/7 to many audiences around the globe; specifically, Arabic speaking audiences. 

Alghad TV has 34 news bureaus around the world with more than 50 correspondents. Alghad TV delivers objective and accurate news away from sectorial and regional conflicts giving an alternative voice to audiences in a region where the media has become very divided and polarized. 

Alghad TV promotes the culture of tolerance and aims to enlighten the views of its audiences.

Purpose of the role

As a VizRT Graphics Designer you are responsible for the creation of innovative VizRT design, operation and template creation/management in coordination with branding and on-air graphics content for Alghad TV.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Create and develop 3D, real-time animations, templates and scenes on VizRT platforms by working closely with the Head of Graphics
  • Create and develop VizRT animations for studio shows featuring news, sports, business, weather and special events
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work within a team required.

Scope and Impact

The role directly impacts our output. The post holder must have high levels of personal integrity and is required to take a considerable level of personal responsibility for their work. 

Organized and systematic in approach, with punctilious attention to detail, candidates must be capable of exercising good judgement and be able to work effectively and calmly under pressure and to tight deadlines.


  • Reports to the Head of Operations in a team
  • Liaises with internal departments at all levels in an operational setting
  • Communicates routinely and professionally with Alghad TV and anyone associated to Alghad TV.

About You

Experience, knowledge & skills required:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a national or international broadcast news channel
  • Proven professional track record with 3+ years knowledge of general practices and procedures of VizRT and on-air graphics
  • Expert in: 3.x, Viz World, Data Pool, Ticker
  • 3D knowledge on Viz Weather, Viz Anchor, Multichannel, Video Wall ER, Audio, FCP Plugin a plus
  • Proficient in: Template Wizard, Transition Logic and Trio
  • Thorough knowledge of VizRT internal commands and scripting is preferred.

Key Competencies:

  • Communication – strong written and verbal skills to work effectively and diplomatically with contacts at all levels including clients
  • Problem solving - able to simplify complex problems and to explore/evaluate them systematically.
  • Planning and organizing - able to think ahead proactively, to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritize and plan activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors to manage time effectively.
  • Working under pressure – able to maintain attention to detail, multi-task and deliver to a tight transmission/delivery deadline. Works productively in high a pressure environment and keeps emotions under control. Learns from setbacks.
  • Managing relationships - to build and maintain effective working relationships. Work with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.

Hours of work: 

  • Full time 40-hour week – based on a Rota shift pattern.

Next Step
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