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Blend Images: Opening for a Stock Motion Workflow Manager

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The Seattle based Blend Images workflow team is seeking an innovative, results oriented, stock video professional to oversee content editing, quality control, distribution and support of our fast building stock clip library. The ideal candidate will have experience in stock video production, solid technical skills, sound business judgement and work well in a team environment.

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Blend Images is looking for a Stock Motion Workflow Manager

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Blend Images
501 East Pine Street #200
Seattle, WA 98122
jobs@blendimages.com

Description:

The Seattle based Blend Images workflow team is seeking an innovative, results oriented, stock video professional to oversee content editing, quality control, distribution and support of our fast building stock clip library. The ideal candidate will have experience in stock video production, solid technical skills, sound business judgement and work well in a team environment.

Basic Qualifications:

• Solid experience with Final Cut Pro, Compressor, and other major motion graphics editing software (Avid, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects, Resolve, etc.)
• Knowledgeable in converting raw footage into finalized, edited clips, including attention to grading, coloring, clipping and appropriate CODECS.
• Understanding of technical and aesthetic specifications for commercial quality clips.
• Ability to communicate editing and Q.C. considerations with filmmakers, giving them feedback and assistance.
• Attention to detail and strong skills maintaining a workflow.
• Strong knowledge of current digital video systems used to capture footage including high end systems like RED and ARRI, but also widely used DSLR systems such as Sony a7, Canon, Nikon, Fuji.
• Experience with Metadata and Digital Asset Management.
• Team player and strong communicator.
• Responsible for managing submissions to distributors and maintaining relationships and current clip standards.
• Interface with direct clients to answer film related questions on assets sold directly and through channel.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Four-year college degree or equivalent
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to juggle multiple priorities
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills
• Experience and knowledge working directly in the creative process, a passion for filmmaking and familiarity with current trends and innovations. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Blend Images is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer –

Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Please do not solicit the office directly. Resumes, and requests for information will only be responded to through our e-mail box – jobs@blendimages.com

National Geographic Creative has Job Openings

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National Geographic Creative has the following new job opportunities:

Commercials Sales Executive: More info here 

The Commercial Sales Executive for National Geographic Partners is responsible for developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies designed to introduce and retain client accounts in the commercial stock and assignment market sector in order to achieve annual sales quota. This position will maintain a working knowledge of current photo and video market trends in the commercial industry. They will target specific clients and develop targeted marketing collateral such as portfolios, brochures, etc. They will also prepare and deliver presentations, plan marketing events, select talent, prepare estimates for creative work and production expenses for photo and video shoots, negotiate rates and oversee assignments from inception to close including hiring and managing producers and budgets. This position will report directly to the VP of Sales and Marketing.

Manager, Distribution:  More info here

The Distribution Manager for National Geographic Partners will handle interactions (shipments, payments, reports, requests) from third-party partners. This position will report to and assist the VP of Operations with system maintenance and management, and special projects.

Image/Video Archivist: More info here

The Image/Video Archivist for National Geographic Partners (NGP) will organize all published visual materials from NGP publications, along with relevant legal documents and load them into the asset management system. This position will determine and document baseline metadata to make materials discoverable and reusable. This position reports to the Archive Manager.

Photo/Video Researcher: More info here

The Photo/Video Researcher will creatively research visuals for National Geographic Partners and 3rd party clients for editorial, commercial, product and advertising uses. This position will create initial edits for large scale NGP publications. They will liaise with National Geographic Creative editing staff to assure editors are aware of client research needs when making selections for additions to the archive. This position reports directly to the VP of Creative Services.

Photo Editor: More info here

The Photo Editor will review submissions of photos and videos from National Geographic Creative talent and assess which assets would be of commercial value to the organization and how they can best be directed for monetization.

 

Aurora Photos Production Coordinator

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Aurora Photos has a new job opening:

Work with some of the best outdoor photography in the world! Aurora Photos, an independent international photography agency located in Portland, Maine, seeks a motivated, energetic, detail oriented individual to join the Aurora Team and manage our digital workflow and photographic submissions process. This is a full-time hands-on position, requiring the individual to immerse themselves in our workflow process.

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Aurora Photos Production Coordinator

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Work with some of the best outdoor photography in the world! Aurora Photos, an independent international photography agency located in Portland, Maine, seeks a motivated, energetic, detail oriented individual to join the Aurora Team and manage our digital workflow and photographic submissions process. This is a full-time hands-on position, requiring the individual to immerse themselves in our workflow process.

Duties:

– Process and track photographer and supplier agency submissions

– Guide photographers through the technical aspects of submitting and communicate with them to fix errors

– Update captions, keywords and other metadata

– Distribute Aurora images and metadata to partner agencies and play a role in managing those relationships

– Manage back-end systems for asset and content management

– Provide technical assistance to sales team for image delivery

Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years of digital media industry / digital asset management experience.
  • A passion and respect for photography.
  • Strong organizational skills, but beyond that, the right candidate needs to love and live for organization, crunching numbers and managing details.
  • Must be a team player, who has the ability to self-motivate and work independently
  • Must be able to multitask and handle multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and experience working with photographers.
  • Understand the fundamentals of a developing business whose website is both its number one sales and marketing tool and where the digital process and workflow is the sole foundation.
  • A basic understanding of intellectual property rights and commercial stock photography marketplace is helpful.
  • A love of and interest in the outdoors and outdoor activity is a definite plus.

Required Skills:

– Experience with Macintosh OS

– Strong working knowledge of Excel or Numbers

– Experience working with asset management programs such as Photomechanic or Adobe Bridge

  • Knowledge of image formatting, color profiles, file formats, and what makes a good digital image.
  • Knowledge of IPTC and metadata standards
  • Photoshop retouching skills a plus.

– Familiarity with Filemaker Pro, MYSQL or other database experience a plus

 

This position is full time located in Portland, Maine

Annual salary commensurate with prior experience

Aurora Photos pays 50% of medical and dental plan

3 weeks vacation after 1 year of employment

401k plan available

 

Please email a letter of introduction, resume and 3 references in PDF format to careers@auroraphotos.com