Technical Lead

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We are looking for a Technical Lead to drive the development and implementation of our virtual studios.

You’ll be responsible for overseeing a team of virtual and creative technicians, ensuring a smooth process in our technical operations. You’ll be responsible for shaping our direction of MOOV’s technical offerings, whilst improving processes and promoting best practices across the team.

This role would suit someone who has extensive technical knowledge, complimented with experience in resource planning, collaborating with other departments and deciding project requirements. You’ll be an individual who is comfortable working within a hybrid role between home and, various locations throughout London including West London and also Manchester.


We are MOOV

We are a leading sports, entertainment and events graphics company offering an array of services including virtual studios, augmented reality, on-screen graphics and graphics software development.

We work with some of the top UK and international broadcasters and production companies, such as BBC, Sunset+Vine, IMG, ITV, CBS Sports and Warner Bros. Discovery. We’ve also been BT Sport’s graphics partner since 2013, working with them across a varied sporting calendar including the Champions League, MotoGP and Boxing.

MOOV have continued to contribute to many high-profile events including Wimbledon, Commonwealth & Olympic Games, Children in Need and, Ant & Dec’s Limitless Win.

In 2000, Duncan Foot and Nev Appleton co-founded MOOV and their vision was always clear, to deliver high-quality graphic solutions coupled with exceptional, multi-skilled staff. As the range of our services that we provide to clients continues to grow, it’s an exciting time to join our team.

At the heart of what we do, our people come first. We are an ever-adapting organisation providing an exciting, flexible, and diverse working environment. We offer a flexible office/home-based solution to help you achieve a work/life balance. You’ll work with some fantastic, talented MOOVers who love what we do and continue to help us grow and adapt with the industry!


What you’ll do as a Technical Lead

Your duties will vary from time-to-time dependant on the workflow however some of your main duties will include the following:

  • Be responsible for leading technical partnership discussions, make strategic decisions for our technology selection to help drive direction, improve tools and processes.
  • Provide regular insights into technology roadmaps.
  • Lead and line manage a team of virtual and creative technicians, ensuring MOOV’s operations are executed at a high-level and run smoothly throughout.
  • Provide insights and be responsible for making key decisions on our technology selection across an array of different projects.
  • Support in optimising Unreal Engine deployment for broadcast workflows
  • Create, deliver, and implement support documentation for the engineering team.
  • Implement clear disaster recovery plans for studio shows and on-air quality assurance.
  • Test and validate newly released hardware and software solutions for virtual and broadcast graphics and modify systems as and when needed.
  • Manage resources and estimate project requirements.
  • Translate complex technical information into a business-oriented language, align technical initiatives with the MOOV’s overall strategy and vision.


What we’re looking for from a Technical Lead:

  • A champion of best practices, team performance, quality control, reliability, and scalability.
  • Experience in leading a technical team within broadcast graphics and/or virtual productions.
  • Be a collaborator, someone who enjoys working with different departments and can share insights, knowledge, and experience of the market.
  • Have at least 4 years’ experience within a broadcast or virtual production setting
  • An exceptional understanding of production requirements and can translate them into technical requirements for new and future projects.
  • Familiar with virtual production and film/tv production workflows
  • Experience with VR/AR equipment and software
  • Knowledge and commercial experience of VP software within the market including Brainstorm, Viz, Disguise, Pixotope, Brompton and, Zero Density
  • Strong technical planning skills and a proven track record of successful technical delivery with a wealth of experience in a studio environment.
  • Have a good level of experience in understanding Unreal Engine, Unity, and other gaming software’s.


In our last employee survey, ALL our team confidentially said they love to work with each other at MOOV. Teamwork and culture in our business is really important to us – whilst we continue to add new benefits to offer the best, here is a rundown of our core benefits available to MOOV employees:

  • Cycle to work scheme – If you’re an individual who enjoys a cycle into work, we’ve got you covered when it comes to saving money on a bike or equipment to use for commuting to our locations.
  • Easy giving – A tax-efficient solution to support good causes directly from your pay package
  • Wellbeing support – you’ll have free, unlimited access to the Headspace app upon completion of your probation.
  • Discounted Gym membership – for those of you that are active gym members or, would like to get in shape on a discounted price!
  • Private healthcare – you’ll be able to provide cover for you and your family, by being granted access to our fabulous private healthcare (through Vitality), on top of receiving free annual eye tests (private healthcare is subject to one years’ service)
  • Paid volunteering day – per year
  • Blood donation – receive half a day annual leave to give blood.
  • 5 and 10 years in service bonus – once you’ve hit that milestone here at MOOV, we want you to know how we value your work and time, Therefore, you’ll receive a lump sum and an additional holiday bonus on your 5th and 10th year anniversary with MOOV.

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