Job Description

Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.

Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.

Our leading banners across North America include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH.

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment

What This Position Is All About:
The Image Editor is responsible for image retouching services as assigned by the Image Edit Manager or Lead Editor within the HBC Image Editing department. This role retouches, reviews and publishes images produced as digital content for our HBC e-commerce, digital and print channels. These images are created by in-house and freelance photographers, as well as provided by HBC vendors for publishing by HBC. The focus of this role is to prepare the images for publication and is primarily responsible for maintaining quality assurance for offshore retouching services. Any additional required functions will be made using advanced Photoshop techniques such as clipping paths, creating shadows, color correction or color matching, eliminating unwanted imperfections such as wrinkles, tears in clothes, dust and rigging tools etc. His/her technical abilities will ensure the consistency and quality of all images processed & published by the associate. He/she will have a critical eye for detail, art & composition, and be capable of troubleshooting & reconciling imaging issues independently. This associate will also maintain the image database and prepare image transfers for production applications. The studio is a fast-paced, creative environment with high quality standards and high levels of output individually and collectively. Physical Requirements: Sitting for long periods and use of computer for up to 8 hours daily.

Who You Are:
' You are articulate and easily able to put yourself in others' shoes in order to explain what is needed step-by-step
' You are sincerely driven by doing what is right, and generally act with a high sense of purpose and integrity
' You have a winning-way about you, including the confidence to take calculated risks

You Also Have:
'Bachelor's Degree in Photography, Computer Graphics, or Graphic Arts.
'MAC proficient with superior expertise using Photoshop and other image manipulation software.
'Superior knowledge of color theory, pre-press and print technologies is a plus.
'Fashion/Retail experience in a digital content production environment is a plus
'2-3 years professional experience in a high volume studio environment. Portfolio of sample work required.
'Superior knowledge of Photoshop and excellent photo-retouching skills required. Retouching skills include but are not limited to: masking/pathing, background cleanup and/or creation, cropping, color correcting, curves/levels adjustments, liquefying, compositing and using history states.
'Time Management skills.
'Experience using Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel is preferred.
'Video Editing experience using Premiere is a plus.

As the Image Editor, You Will:
'Quality Assurance of all imagery shot in the studio or supplied by vendors
'Image Editing using advanced Photoshop techniques including color matching to merchandise or supplied images.

How Often You May Travel:

Your Life and Career at HBC:
'Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator
'Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
'A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
'Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
'An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

Associated topics: digital, graphic, reprographic, photo, photocopy, pressman, press operator

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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