Imaging Assistant

  • Job Description:
    M. Shanken Communications, publisher of Wine Spectator, Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch and Impact Newsletter, is looking for a full time Imaging Assistant. This individual will be responsible for editing hi-resolution images to M. Shanken's standards for print and web. This includes, but is not limited to, retouching of imperfections, color correcting, building compositions, working in a non-destructive manner and the ability to work in adjustment layers/masks. We are looking for an individual with a can-do attitude with the ability to prioritizes requests appropriately within existing demands.
  • Position: Other
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • Duration: Full-time
  • Company: M. Shanken Communications
  • Contact Email:imagingjob@mshanken.com
  • Contact Name: Niki Weeks
  • How to Apply: Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to imagingjob@mshanken.com.
  • Job Requirements: • Must have strong knowledge of Photoshop CS; some working experience desired but not strictly required • Experience in photography, file management, web optimization techniques and hi-resolution digital retouching required • Knowledge of color management and device calibration • Must be able to take direction (this is not a design position) • Exceptional organizational and time management skills • Ability to follow standard operating processes in order to make workflow seamless • Familiarity with web offset printing (SWOP) a plus • Experience with flatbed and film scanning • Experience with Mac platforms and programs.
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