Manager, Photo Operations
NBC Entertainment - Universal City, CA

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Essential Responsibilities :
Manage operational activities for NBC Universal photography department. Including but not limited to:

FINANCE
  • Handle all department timecards and invoices
  • Actively log all invoices and timecards in comprehensive Excel document, allowing instant budget analysis and up-to-date tracking per show and per gallery
  • Manage filing system which allows easy access to old invoices and timecards
  • Work as a liaison to the finance department for NBC, Style, Oxygen, E! and NBC Sports
  • Manage quarterly financial accruals
  • Follow-up with Photo Producers on outstanding invoices, timecards, etc.
  • Handle all the department bucket purchase orders with Samy’s, Pix, Melrose Mac, Arrowhead, and Staples

    PHOTO EDITING
  • Create Wide, MV, and DMD edits within lightbox
  • Create and apply IPTC files (metadata) to images, renumber, and properly upload into lightbox
  • Resize images and create PDFs for press/publicity
  • Perform basic editing (cropping, color correction, light retouching) in Photoshop and Bridge
  • Add metadata and ID’s to select images that need to be published
  • Get images posted to MV/DMD
  • Work with IT to suggest and improve Lightbox usability
  • Actively pitch images to press outlets from unit coverage and corporate events

    BACK UP PHOTO PRODUCTION
  • Manage photo coverage for series, small-scale galleries, and corporate assignments. Assign and book external and internal photographers for unit coverage and galleries.
  • Oversee freelance Photographers, hair/makeup – ensure onboarding and timecards completed
  • Set up all west coast executive headshots (hair/makeup and photographer)
  • Handle publicity requests – Create NUP, edit, add metadata, send images out, post to MV.
  • Handle photography content from live shows and events – run cards, renumber images, add metadata, upload, send to press
  • Participate in creative discussions with set designers, photographers, publicity and advertising departments. Discuss concepts and requirements.
  • Production forms and uploading
  • Creating edits in DPL
  • Reading scripts/one-lines to figure out key photographic moments (TBD)
  • Creating PDFs of selects and pitching to press/publicity

    Qualifications/Requirements
    Qualifications/Requirements :
  • Bachelors degree Photography, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in photography, photo editing and photo production.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Photo Mechanic and Adobe Bridge.
  • Must have experience working with digital photography and be familiar with photo asset management systems.

    Eligibility Requirements :
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

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