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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Phoenix, Arizona
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Experience level:
5+ years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
518571800
ID
201114
Job Title:
Senior Photo Editor
85001

Senior Photo Editor

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

The position of Photo Editor is responsible for manipulating digital images to produce high-quality output for digital and print image application. The position requires the ability to understand specific brand aesthetic goals and be able to elevate any selected original image to meet or exceed company standards. This role partners collaboratively with internal creative teams and external business partners to advance business objectives through photographic imagery.

This candidate will be shooting and retouching their own photos, as well as retouching and providing feedback on photos submitted by staff and contract photographers.

This role incorporates a knowledge of photo aesthetics and art direction with strong organizational skills, communication skills, speed and editorial sensibility.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for manipulating digital images to produce the highest-quality output for digital and print application
  • Download and ingest files for storage and image selection
  • Color correction of on-figure, lifestyle and environment imagery
  • Compositing and working with multiple exposures
  • Prepare images for client delivery
  • Create albums of retouched images for use by staff artists and other employees
  • Receive and execute on direction from leaders within Creative Services
  • Comply with all work processes and procedures to meet the desired end result
  • Keep up with industry standards and software changes and updates, continually developing retouching skills
  • Proactively assist in problem solving within team and across department
  • Employ software tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite, to output images that maintain aesthetic standards
  • Light, style, and shoot on-brand photos as needed in-studio and on-location
  • Assist with library image retrieval and delivery from DAM system as needed
  • Collaborate within Creative Services department to determine best practices, benchmarks, and project workflows.
  • Work successfully within a close, collaborative team environment and exhibit professional conduct consistent with SRP values and policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Education

Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.

Experience

Minimum of 3 years of experience in various disciplines of digital photography

Bachelor of Arts in Photography or related field from an accredited colledge or university preferred.

Additional Information

  • Demonstrated excellence in image post-production and photo-editing
  • Demonstrated excellence in shot composition along with lighting, both in-studio and with use of natural light
  • Verifiable related professional imaging and retouching work in a professional or corporate environment
  • Expert working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop including color and tonal correction, masking and compositing, layers, paths, actions, and non-destructive workflow.
  • Expert knowledge of additional Adobe Creative Suite software, particularly Camera Raw plug-in, Lightroom and Bridge.
  • Portfolio of current work demonstrating skill in photo retouching showing both before and after comparisons
  • Possess a critical eye and meticulous attention to detail and be exceptionally organized with the ability to multi-task competing projects against aggressive deadlines
  • Some video editing experience is a plus
  • Experience in pre-press, CMYK color space and proofing is a plus

 

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 8892

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

 

Why Work at SRP

 

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

 

• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance

 

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