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Nov 29, 2018

Maryland

Freelance

Agent: Adam G.

Job #: 141203

Salary: TBD

Job Description

Photo Assistant 
The Office of Creative Strategies is a unit within our Communications division that produces most of the premier publications and digital imagery for the ------------. The Photography unit is responsible for the planning, creation and archiving of all digital photographic imagery that visually brands our organization. 
We are seeking a photo assistant. The assistant must be detail-oriented and have a high level of skill using postproduction image editing programs and software such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Adobe Creative Cloud and Photo Mechanic. 
S/he will also schedule and coordinate photo shoots. S/he must have superior interpersonal and customer-service skills and be a resource for clients with photographic needs for use on the university website or booklets, magazines, brochures, newsletters and other creative materials. 
S/he must possess great communication skills, be organized, deadline-orientated and teamwork oriented. 

Traditional office environment for post-production work. May be responsible for assisting with photographic camera and lighting equipment on photo shoots. 

Duties: 

Production 
Edits postproduction images for web or print. Provides image retouching and manipulation. Fixes images and adjusts color correction, settings, sharpness, etc. in Photoshop or Lightroom (Adobe Creative Cloud). 

Prepares images for printing and other uses. Assists in the production of high-quality graphics and multimedia features in a variety of formats, including print, illustration, photography, video, animation and infographics. 

Gathers accurate and complete caption information. Records details from the shoot and any additional information. 

Schedules and coordinates photo shoots. This includes identifying people and locations. 
Using superior interpersonal and customer-service skills, proposes solutions and delivers on the needs of our unit and our university clients. 
Photography assistance as needed, including: set-up/recording of lighting equipment; on-location management of subjects, input of caption and waiver information. 
Image Indexing & Research 
Researches and acquires images for publication and web needs. 

Prints and scans slides as necessary

 

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