Crate & Barrel Image Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois
With over 130 store and warehouse locations and more than 7,500 associates across the U.S. and Canada, Crate and Barrel is a dynamic and growing multi-channel furniture and housewares retailer. So we can continue to help others love how they live in moments that matter, the iconic brand is looking for a driven and passionate professional to raise the bar and join our eCommerce department as an Image Coordinator in our Chicago, IL corporate office.
What you'll do...
Responsible for trafficking high volume image and video assets and archiving for multiple in-house studios that cover both the Crate and Barrel and CB2 brands.
Successful candidates will be a self starter that can prioritize multiple deadlines, maintain efficient workflows, be detail oriented and have the ability to pivot between different image trafficking systems, software and workflows.
Assist with photo studio asset management and workflow with file editing, organization and archiving.
Ensure files are packaged together with collateral information and according to specifications.
Participate in and delegate studio image management needs and oversee to completion including, naming, processing, file transfer, archiving and establishing or maintaining workflows for all digital assets (including folders and images).
Serve as a second eye to the AD and Photographer by regularly checking for focus, moire, color consistency, color balance, exposure, and masks.
Communicate with photo teams for process improvements, changes, or challenges.
Serve as the studio liaison to the Ecommerce Production Team to develop new processes, workflow efficiencies, troubleshoot as needed.
Stay current with updates to imaging technology or computing platforms as they relate to this field.
What you'll bring...
Bachelor’s degree in photography or related field
1-2 years experience in a commercial photography studio with high volume asset management and digital retouching
High technical fluency in latest Capture One Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge, Premiere), FTP clients and data/asset management applications
Experience with DAM/Project management software such as Canto Cumulus and Workfront as well as image/video deployment software such as Scene7
Knowledge of cloud-based file transferring software such as Dropbox
Mid-Level image editing experience with Capture One Pro and Photoshop
High technical proficiency in latest Capture One Pro, Adobe Suite, and Mac OS
Excellent time management, written/verbal communication, and presentation skills
Proven ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
Understand and practice sound metadata and file organization and transfer principles
General knowledge of video, image and other media file formats and quality measures
Troubleshooting technical issues with platforms and compatibilities
Understanding of color management policies and best practices
Knowledged with Google Suites and MS Office Suites
Good reading, written and verbal language skills (English)
The job description and other aspects of the job listed on this job posting should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job. Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned.
Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.
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