Digital Production Artist - Los Angeles Marketing Staffing

Filled Marketing Jobs

MarketPro has partnered with a major media company in Los Angeles, CA in search of a contract Digital Production Artist ASAP! Our client is in need of someone with experience with Scanning and Digitizing old media from transparency slides and 35 mm negatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate Flat Bed and 35 mm scanning equipment.
  • Properly handle fragile and rare archival materials.
  • Make color, exposure, white balance and other corrections to RAW / JPG / TIF files.
  • Rename incoming assets according to Universal’s naming conventions
  • Convert RAW files from all camera manufacturers (NEF, CRW, CR2, Phase One) to appropriate file formats for re-use (JPG, TIF, DNG)
  • Using supplied job ticket information; provide required metadata for all assets prepared by Digital Assets Department.
  • Maintain accurate records of work time and time required for each project.
  • Provide file-specific metadata to accompany image in our digital archives
  • Check all assets according to department Q/A procedures.
  • Review, prepare, and upload assorted marketing images, artwork and documents

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in using most current version of the following applications: Photoshop, Bridge, & Lightroom.
  • Experience with current Windows and Apple Macintosh computers, operating systems and software
  • Proficiency in word processing, data entry, and database operation
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a pre-press environment
  • Understanding of photography, layout, and mechanical file formats
  • Understanding of color theory and proper handling of photographic materials
  • Comfort with computers and willingness to adapt to changing technologies.
  • Experience digitizing, handling, and preparing photographic images
  • Experience operating flatbed and 35 mm film scanners
  • Maintain job logs and develop and/or contribute to progress reports.
  • Flexibility with regard to hours required.
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Maintain production area in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction

This is a contracted marketing staffing position.