Post Production Artist

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Columbia is looking for a Post-Production Specialist that will collaborate with the in-house studio teams as well as cross-functional partners in the organization to produce high quality assets. The role requires an individual with high attention to detail and an acute sense of organization. The photo studio is a high volume, faced paced work environment producing assets that range from product still life to high-touch editorials to environmental lifestyle imagery and it requires a confident problem solver who is naturally composed. The in-house Post Production Specialist will be responsible for their own work as well as evaluating incoming volumes to properly source freelance resources and delegate accordingly in order to meet production benchmarks. Tasked with continuous process improvement, the ideal candidate will be able to spot problems in the workflow and ideate the implementation of resolutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Retouching of digital images in accordance to retouching style guide
  • Create and update retouching guidelines for various asset types
  • Create and uphold standard operating procedures (SOPs) to manage the flow of assets
  • Create and implement retouching actions to optimize efficiency
  • Manage incoming work and communicate resource needs
  • Oversee and manage day-to-day work of the freelance Post-Production team
  • Track assets from capture to post-production and ensure data integrity of files delivered
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Maintain cross-functional partnerships to ensure consistent branding across various asset types
  • Display and maintain fluency with necessary computer programs
  • Understand Columbia server structure as it relates to product images and related jobs
  • Embrace and suggest new technologies that will improve workflow and/or final product quality

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience a post-production artist in commercial photography
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Customer focused and obsession with depicting a product through visual mastery
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.
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Reference: 561323667

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