NYC, NY; Photo Editor, WGSN

WGSN, the leading global content and technology trend forecasting solution for professionals in the style, fashion, and design sectors is seeking a Photo Editor for Color Correction to ensure that images uploaded to WGSN’s Image Library as well as used in trend reports are color consistent.

Description

WGSN, the leading global content and technology trend forecasting solution for professionals in the style, fashion, and design sectors is seeking a Photo Editor for Color Correction to ensure that images uploaded to WGSN’s Image Library as well as used in trend reports are color consistent.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Process, color correct and resize digital images using Adobe Lightroom and then upload them into our content management system and WGSN’s Image Library.
• Ensure ongoing monitoring and maintenance of color consistency in the Image Library.
• Proactively provide clear and concise written feedback to correspondents, editors, and freelancers on image quality with regard to focus, contrast, color intensity and white balance.
• Utilize a custom content management system for image processing.

REQUIRED BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be highly skilled in color correction in Adobe Lightroom.
• Must have a good eye for color correction and a strong attention to detail when color correcting.
• Must have experience adjusting white balance (i.e. what kind of lighting situations cause what kind of light spill).
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Writing must be concise and grammatical.
• Competency and understanding of Mac OS required.
• Must be self motivated and able to process a high volume of images quickly and accurately.
• Able to work both with a team and independently; be able to take direction and collaborate with peers and managers.
• Excellent time management skills are imperative; the Image Management department works closely with editors to ensure important deadlines are met.
• Must be willing to work occasional extra hours during high season nights and weekends.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to the contact on this page, stating your salary requirements.

For more information about WGSN, please go to our website: http://www.wgsn.com.

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