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POST PRODUCTION PHOTO EDITOR

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Post Production Photo Editor

WE HAVE AN OPENING FOR A POST PRODUCTION PHOTO EDITOR TO BE EMPLOYED ON A PERMANENT BASIS FOR OUR STUDIO IN CALGARY, CANADA

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled Photoshop and Lightroom production artist to develop within our fast-growing business. The ideal candidate will have excellent Photoshop and Lightroom knowledge and skills using Adobe InDesign and Illustrator. Experience working within a modern, dynamic and creative workplace is desirable. The role will include the manipulation and finishing of photographs by use of Photoshop CC/Lightroom and other applicable software.

Working to tight deadlines within our growing post production team and reporting directly to the Studio Manager, you will be responsible for:

Photo Editor Responsibilities

– Re-touching/enhancing /manipulation
– Proficient in the use of the pen tool
– Clipping paths
– Cleaning images
– Colour correction
– Scatter-proofing
– Sharpening
– Resizing
– Image naming
– Preparing proofs for final approval
– Ensuring that daily targets are met and reported
– Burning of CD/DVD’s
– Printing and submitting contact sheets to potential clients
– Good interpersonal skills, including a good telephone manner
– Video editing is a bonus but not essential

If you feel you are suitable for the above role, please send your current CV, image portfolio (if applicable) and salary expectations to studio@brettgilmour.com. Please note this is a studio based role and the successful candidate will work at the studio and virtually on a part-time basis.

Due to the high volume of applicants we always receive, if you do not hear back from us within 3 weeks of application, please assume you were unsuccessful and we thank you for your interest.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Ongoing Position: Post Production Photo Editing

Where this work will be used: Web, Mobile, Print, Billboard, Magazine, Other

You should have experience with the following applications: adobe photoshop, adobe indesign

Other Skills: print-layout-design print-design adobe-indesign wordpress adobe-illustrator blog-writing image-editing photo-editing photograph-color-correction photo-manipulation graphic-design adobe-lightroom

You will be asked to answer the following questions when applying:

  1. What is the best way for us to collaborate so that you can effectively download/work on/upload images?
  2. Describe the photo editing experience you have – who you worked for and what you did.
  3. What is your availability, in terms of hours per day and days per week?
  4. What is your preferred form of communication?
  5. What is your experience working with corporate clients?

Commercial and advertising photographer Brett Gilmour, has extensive experience photographing web, print, outdoor and direct mail campaigns for energy, hotel, real estate, tourism, editorial and corporate clients.

Since 1996 Brett has created commercial photography that tells a brands story and weaves their products into the fabric of our culture. Brett partners with advertising agencies and companies to produce custom photography.

3 Time Gold Nugget Award winner for architectural photography
Former President and Board of Member at CAPIC, Prairie Chapter.
Former Film Selection Committee member at the Banff Mountain Film Festival.

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