Associate Photo Editor

New York
Oct 08, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
Wanda Simon
Full Time
Essential Duties:
•Perform photo research for 25-30 books per year, in subjects ranging from fashion to art to travel to luxury lifestyle, and various smaller projects as necessary.
•Clear rights and permissions for all images and talent, as necessary
•Negotiate rates and maintain photo budgets
•Gather credit and caption information
•Acquire and manage high res files
•Prepare and send hi-res files to color separators and work with design/production teams to ensure that the proofing process moves smoothly
•Identify and contract photographers for original work
•Maintain a database of photographers for potential hire

Required Skills:

•Excellent organizational skills
•Strong working knowledge of fine arts and artist, photographers, film, social culture and subjects pertaining to Assouline’s publishing list.
•Exceptional research skills – knowledge of varied image sources (stock agencies, museums, artists’ catalogues, archives, historical societies)
•Knowledge of pre-press print production (file management, proofing, color separating)
•Experience managing photo budgets and processing invoices and contracts
•Knowledge of copyright, licenses and permissions
•Able to multi-task and work well under pressure

The position is full time. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits and paid time off are included.

Candidates MUST indicate their salary requirement in the cover letter.

Candidates MUST include a cover letter which MUST indicate their salary requirements.

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