This position reports to the Associate Director, Digital Content, Department of Marketing and Communication. Works alongside the Digital Content Producer and the Digital Asset Manager as part of the Department of Digital Content.
The New School was founded by forward-thinking educators in 1919 to defy the intellectual constraints of a traditional college education. Today, The New School is a comprehensive university housing the #1 ranked design school in the United States, Parsons School of Design; a premier liberal arts college, Eugene Lang College; the College of Performing Arts; the legendary New School for Social Research; and other schools and programs designed for students who want to become creative innovators capable of making the world a better place.
The New School is seeking a highly creative and detail-oriented producer/photographer to act as a key team member in realizing the essential role that photography plays in all of our marketing efforts from advertising to publications to the website. This individual needs to have a can-do, collegial and collaborative approach to their work as they will be involved in many projects with a wide range of partners from designers to writers, publicists, and academic partners.
●Produce and direct strategically planned photoshoots, working with colleagues in Marketing and Communication, as well as university partners. ●Collaborate with photographers during shoots to ensure desired results. ●Negotiate contracts with photographers, using freelancers in our roster as well as finding new talent. ●Develop a budget for annual photography goals in consultation with the Associate Director. ●Maintain the integrity of the Digital Asset Library working with the Digital Asset Manager. Using established workflows, be accountable for methodically adding newly delivered photo shoots to the DAM system. ●Make call sheets and production schedules for shoot days. ●Photograph select projects as they arise using the department's Canon DSLR system and Profoto Lighting. ●Post-process and edit images using Adobe Lightroom. ●Curate and manage galleries of images using our cloud-based DAM system for use by designers, editorial staff, and others. ●Act as a coordinator and/or video shooter on a delegated basis for various marketing needs, as team needs arise. ●Stay up to date with current best practices on Copyright Law and IP management
●Undergraduate degree in related subject (Photography, Film, Media, etc.). ●Three years professional experience in photography and production. ●Ability to manage a set or location working collaboratively between different stakeholders and subjects. ●Technical Mastery of DSLR camera systems. ●Mastery of Adobe Lightroom and Bridge. ●Competency in Adobe Creative Suite. ●Ability to use the G Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive). ●Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
●Ability to manage video production and post-production workflows. ●Mastery of Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Media Encoder. ●Working knowledge of Digital Asset Management Systems. ●Experience with still life and event photography. ●Well networked with other media makers and producers in New York City.
Internal Number: 18174
About The New School
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.