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Photo Manager

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
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    113854318
Discovery Communications


Photo Manager

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 24438
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Marketing & Communications
US-NY-New York City

Overview

The Photo Manager reports to the Director of Photography and is responsible for project management and photo asset management in addition to photo production for the Food Network and Cooking Channel within the Brand Creative department. This role requires overseeing photo coordinators, all photo assets, archives and servers, and day-to-day workflow.



Responsibilities

1. Work with Director of Photography to execute the direction of the VP, Creative and Design director
2. Step up to fill in for Director of Photography’s role in his/her absence
3. Responsible for coordinating and producing still photo and video shoots with focus on talent, entertainment and food
4. Manage database of all current and completed projects, due dates and budgets
5. Oversee photo coordinators on a daily-basis to assign projects and manage project workflows
6. Oversee freelance photo coordinators for photo editing and deliverables when required
7. Manage photo related digital accounts
8. Define and update specs for all photo asset projects
9. Responsible for incoming research requests and related deliverables
10. Manage Brands assets within the companies DAM system
11. Oversee the management of photo and video assets on all archive systems
12. Stay abreast of all technologies used in photography with an eye toward future expansion



Qualifications

* BFA in Photography or related field
* 5+ years of experience in Photo production / managing/Editing/DAM field, preferably within a TV network or Entertainment Industry
* Management experience preferred
* Excellent grasp of great visual communication and the ability to stretch creatively with each new project, while keeping in mind company objectives and strategic goals
* Must have problem solving skills for evaluating situations and to make improvements and/or adjustments
* Passion for great photography and design
* Highly organized and detail-oriented
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work independently, as well in a team situation and with clients, working under pressure, and juggling multiple and complex projects
* Extensive knowledge of all current graphic software including Adobe CC Suite
* Extensive knowledge of photography production and equipment
* Extensive knowledge in file specs and sizes in both Digital and Non-Digital assets (Negatives, Slides and Transparencies)
* Strong knowledge of photo production, retouching and digital workflow
* Thrive in a fast-paced environment
* Understanding of Federal copyright laws, usage licenses and embargo

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected]

PI113854318

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Photo Manager</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24438<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Marketing & Communications<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">The Photo Manager reports to the Director of Photography and is responsible for project management and photo asset management in addition to photo production for the Food Network and Cooking Channel within the Brand Creative department. This role requires overseeing photo coordinators, all photo assets, archives and servers, and day-to-day workflow.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Work with Director of Photography to execute the direction of the VP, Creative and Design director<br />2. Step up to fill in for Director of Photographys role in his/her absence<br />3. Responsible for coordinating and producing still photo and video shoots with focus on talent, entertainment and food<br />4. Manage database of all current and completed projects, due dates and budgets<br />5. Oversee photo coordinators on a daily-basis to assign projects and manage project workflows<br />6. Oversee freelance photo coordinators for photo editing and deliverables when required<br />7. Manage photo related digital accounts<br />8. Define and update specs for all photo asset projects<br />9. Responsible for incoming research requests and related deliverables<br />10. Manage Brands assets within the companies DAM system<br />11. Oversee the management of photo and video assets on all archive systems<br />12. Stay abreast of all technologies used in photography with an eye toward future expansion</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* BFA in Photography or related field<br />* 5+ years of experience in Photo production / managing/Editing/DAM field, preferably within a TV network or Entertainment Industry <br />* Management experience preferred<br />* Excellent grasp of great visual communication and the ability to stretch creatively with each new project, while keeping in mind company objectives and strategic goals<br />* Must have problem solving skills for evaluating situations and to make improvements and/or adjustments<br />* Passion for great photography and design<br />* Highly organized and detail-oriented<br />* Excellent written and verbal communication skills<br />* Ability to work independently, as well in a team situation and with clients, working under pressure, and juggling multiple and complex projects<br />* Extensive knowledge of all current graphic software including Adobe CC Suite<br />* Extensive knowledge of photography production and equipment<br />* Extensive knowledge in file specs and sizes in both Digital and Non-Digital assets (Negatives, Slides and Transparencies)<br />* Strong knowledge of photo production, retouching and digital workflow<br />* Thrive in a fast-paced environment<br />* Understanding of Federal copyright laws, usage licenses and embargo</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected] <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/p7e14puQyYopF2o5fDoEa"> <p>PI113854318</p>
Posted: 2019-09-20 Expires: 2019-10-22

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