Sr Manager, Photo Operations

Posted: 1/12/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Essential Responsibilities:
Produce original content and oversee operational activities for NBCUniversal Television photography department.

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

Finance: Manage all department computer and photographic equipment purchasingManage photography production budget. Duties include per project forecasting and analysis, invoice receiving and coding, vendor setup and modification, and studio cost share invoicing, etc.
Photo Production:Produce photo coverage (galleries and unit/episodic) for NBC Late Night (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, SNL) and offer photo production support, as needed, to all NBCUniversal networks including E!, Esquire, Telemundo, etc; in addition to NBCU corporate assignments.Assign and book external and internal photographers for unit coverage and galleries.Handle photography production process – ingest images, renumber, create and apply metadata files, resize, upload, and distribute via Getty and NBCUniversal Media Village.Perform basic editing (cropping, color correction, light retouching) in Photoshop and BridgeLead creative discussions between photographers, external set designers and internal publicity and marketing departments.Actively pitch images to press outlets
  • Work with Photo development team to improve NBCU’s photo asset management system/LightBox re usability and functionality


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 5 years experience in photography, photo editing and photo production.

    Additional Job Requirements
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume


    Desired Characteristics :
    • Bachelors degree Photography, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field strongly desired.
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photo Mechanic, Adobe Photoshop and Bridge.
    • Must have experience working with digital photography and familiar with photo asset management systems
    • Must have experience with budget forecasting and analysis

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