Photo Operations Specialist

New York
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Christine Ramage
The Photo Operations Specialist assists in the maintenance of People Magazine’s photo database and helps organize incoming analog and digital material for use in the weekly magazine and associated web page. The candidate must be familiar with the magazine editorial process and the duties of photo editors and have excellent communication skills.

Specific duties include the following:

Maintaining People Photo Media Server database. This includes checking on automated processes; checking database integrity on a regular basis, running maintenance tasks and checking on their completion.

Troubleshooting transmission and database issues.

Advising photo editors on technical and quality issues concerning file transmission and print quality.

The candidate must have sufficient knowledge of still life studio photography to be able to take still life images of books, products and clothing for People Weekly and Stylewatch magazines as needed.

The successful candidate will have experience with the following:

-Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Phase One
Capture One, Bibble Pro or other software for
processing raw files and performing image conversions.
-Adobe InDesign/InCopy
-IPTC metadata guidelines
-General ftp server knowledge
-Familiarity with a variety of ftp client software
-Experience with working with photographers in troubleshooting, technical support, and/or studio assistant situations
-Print/color quality evaluation

Candidate should also preferably have some familiarity with
- SQL server database
-Verity or Autonomy indexing
-SWCC Media Server/Media Factory/Media
Grid software
- Adobe Lightroom, Aperture, Microsoft Expression Media, or similar Digital Asset Management software

no phone calls please

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