Job Details

Associate, Image Editor


Date Opened: 10/25/2023

Job Type:

Job Number: 23000468

Job Description

What This Position is All About: 

The Image Editor is responsible for editing and reviewing images created in the studio by a team of photographers and stylists. The focus of the job is to finalize the images for publication to the Saks ecommerce site. This position is responsible for maintaining quality assurance for offshore retouching services, as well as additional required corrections made using advanced Photoshop techniques such as clipping paths, balancing backgrounds, eliminating unwanted imperfections, wrinkles, dust and rigging tools. The technical ability of this associate will provide the critical consistency of all images. This associate will also maintain the image database that resides in the studio and prepare image transfers to production applications. The environment is extremely fast paced by photography standards. 

Who Are You: 

? Results-driven performance 

? Strong focus and sense of urgency 

? Self-driven and self-starter 

? Strong problem-solving skills 

? Strong time management 

? Critical thinker 

? Organized 

? Adaptable and flexible 

? Creative 

? Resourceful 

? Open to constructive criticism 

You Also Have: 

? Bachelor’s Degree in Photography, Computer Graphics, or Graphic Arts 

? 1-3 years professional experience required 

? Mac OS proficient 

? Superior expertise using Photoshop and other image manipulation software ? Superior knowledge of color theory, pre-press, and digital technologies is a plus ? Must be able to work independently with little direction 

? Excellent photo-retouching skills necessary 

? Retouching skills include but are not limited to; creating good selections, masking, dropping in backgrounds, cropping, color correcting, curves/levels adjustments, liquefying, compositing and using history states 

? Apple scripts are a plus 

? Microsoft Office / 365 and Google Suite experience 

? Comfortable in Excel / Google Sheets 

? Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment 

? The ability to stand for periods up to 6 hours

Job Qualifications

As The Image Editor, you will: 

? Image editing using advanced Photoshop techniques 

? Quality assurance of offshore imagery

? Workflow development and tech advancement to automate workflows and gain efficiencies (for example: writing scripts, Photoshop automations) 

? Special projects pertaining to company standards