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ITV SignPost roles are now available!

Category: Employer Focus, british, Accessible, content, American, Language

ITV SignPost roles are now available!

We are experts in creating accessible on-screen content in British and American sign language for broadcast, online and many other platforms. 

Check out some of the jobs ITV Signpost are advertising below! 

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Job description

Head of Delivery - ITV SignPost

Permanent

Gateshead

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we’re passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we’re commercially minded and have a global focus. We’re all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Delivery to join ITV SignPost to drive and manage the successful delivery of all ITV SignPost output. This includes, sign interpreted programming, Signed Stories output and television programme content.

As a the Head of Delivery you will be responsible for the end-to-end production team, including the on-screen presenters, production personnel and the facilities team, to successfully deliver all of SignPost’s media content to the highest quality standard. The role is part of the SignPost management team, so you will contribute to business strategy and, within your area, deliver continuous improvement to production capability and process.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Management and operational experience with the ability to manage a diverse team.
  • A background in broadcast, operational and media production.
  • Ability to see the big picture whilst also having good attention to detail in all aspects of operations management and media production.
  • Previous experience setting goals and the ability to clearly communicate these to others and to motivate people to achieve them.
  • Extensive stakeholder management with the ability to create and develop strong business relationships both within ITV and external partners.
  • Ability to effectively manage organisational change.
  • Strong communication skills and an effective team player.
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to self-manage, self motivate and prioritise workloads.
  • Experience managing and working to approved budgets.
  • British Sign Language skills preferred.

To find out more about ITV SignPost, please click on the link below:

https://youtu.be/KVjLxpqTGNs

Closing date: 28th October 2016

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Job description

Technical Production Specialist

Permanent

Gateshead

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we’re passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we’re commercially minded and have a global focus. We’re all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.

We have an opportunity for a Technical Production Specialist to join our Technical Team at ITV SignPost. The technical team operate an extensive variety of technical broadcast and production equipment in and out of studio. As a Technical expert, you will contribute to all aspects of technical production across ITV SignPost’s business areas including broadcast, multimedia and cross platform development.

You will take responsibility for the technical day-to-day studio operation and the production of visually signed content for ITV’s family of channels and other broadcast facilities.
To be considered for this position, you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of operating/configuring technical equipment in studio to produce quality media for broadcast, app and multimedia platforms.
  • Ability to operate / configure / fault find Dalet Amberfin Digital Recording Servers.
  • Advanced operation of Adobe CS6 / Creative Cloud on both Mac and PC platforms to create and edit high quality on screen imagery and effects.
  • In-depth experience and knowledge of common encoding and media formats.
  • The ability to adapt quickly to use new hardware/software and new methods of working.
  • Experience of location camera and sound operations
  • Extensive Knowledge / Awareness of DPP media delivery standards and Ofcom’s Subtitling, Signing and Audio Description Standards is greatly beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to demonstrate strong organisational and planning skills
  • Knowledge/Understanding of British Sign Language is an advantage

To find out more about the Team at ITV SignPost please click on the link below.

https://youtu.be/KVjLxpqTGNs

Closing date: 28th October 2016

Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to work both in front of and behind the cameras.
"ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture."

Industry

Broadcast Media, Entertainment, and Media Production

Employment type

Full-time

Experience

Associate

Job function

Information Technology

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