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Dow Jones Photoshop Specialist in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced Photoshop Specialist to join our award-winning design and photo team. You will provide color correction and image support across all of our platforms including all daily and weekly sections of our print editions.You will need to work quickly within a small group and handle a large volume of photos with a focus on detail.

The Photoshop Specialist will report to the Color Lab Manager and work very closely alongside multiple stakeholders, including art directors, designers and editors.

This job is based in New York.

You will:

  • Coordinate with art directors and designers to determine how images will be used in various layouts.

  • Provide ready to publish images under tight deadlines.

  • Flexibility and readiness to accept changes and modifications to previously completed requests.

  • Deliver images that reflect the high journalistic standards of the Wall Street Journal.

  • Match requested crop guides and file sizes with accuracy.

  • Keep a consistent quality across all platforms/publications.

  • Communicate issues and problems in a timely manner to appropriate parties.

  • Establish and maintaining good working relationships

You have:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in retouching and color correction.

  • Exceptional and demonstrable knowledge of Photoshop and the Adobe Creative Suite.

  • A strong technical ability with Adobe pen tool, select and mask, and can quickly remove images from a background cleanly and correctly, and with active clipping paths.

  • Knowledge of color profiles, working in both CMYK for print, and RGB for online.

  • Understanding of all aspects and variables of image prep for press and digital usage.

  • A keen sense of the adjustments an image needs to print well on newsprint (i.e. decreasing red hue from faces, opening shadows, sharpening)

  • Knowledge of how to use and build editable adjustment layers within a PSD

  • A rich portfolio reflecting work experience with images from various mediums.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience with Agfa Arkitex Intellitune software is beneficial, but not required.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and url link to your work.


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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 39780