Peterborough, Cambridgeshire




Trainee Graphics Operator

As our Trainee Graphics Operator, you'll be responsible for the development and preparation of any live and pre-recorded graphic output and offer emergency live gallery graphics operation if required.

About Us

Ideal World is Britain’s leading independent multi-channel TV Home Shopping Business, based in Peterborough and broadcasting on Sky, Virgin, Freeview and Freesat with supporting Web Operations.


About the Role


Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Perform initial text layout to product descriptions using in-house software
  • Compile any accompanying product strap/ticker information using in-house software
  • Apply/amend text to full screen product information slates using Aston 7 3D Character Generator
  • Create artistic and visually pleasing full screen information slates using Photoshop
  • Re-format existing supplier brand logos in preparation for broadcast
  • Re-format supplier imagery in preparation for broadcast
  • Compile or amend data-pool fed daily menu bed information
  • Offer graphics operation support within a live gallery in cases of emergency.


Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to deal with any other ad hoc graphic requests
  • Ability to offer basic system technical support in absence of on-site engineer
  • Ability to work within a live TV environment meeting constant deadlines.

Health & Safety


Responsibility  to ensure that they have studied all relevant health & safety information and are aware of, and  working to appropriate company safe systems of work and procedures.  The application of some safety procedures may vary slightly depending on the group of people involved or the environment they work in. For specific health & safety responsibilities refer to individual job descriptions.

Next Step

If you believe you could rise to the challenge of this role within our exciting organisation then please forward a detailed CV stating your salary expectations and why you feel your skills and experience match our requirements.

Please apply via grapevinejobs or in writing enclosing your CV to:

The Recruitment Coordinator

Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd

Ideal Home House

Newark Road

Peterborough PE1 5WG

or simply email your application to:

Please note that due to the high volume of applications no correspondence can be entered into, all successful candidates will be notified.  If you have not heard within 2 weeks please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful. However, your details will be kept on file for future reference.