Digital Technology Operations Assistant

Ralph Lauren
Long Island City, United States
01 Sep 2022
25 Oct 2022
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration. Any offer of employment is contingent upon proof of full COVID 19 vaccinations upon hire. Accommodations due to medical or religious reasons will be evaluated in compliance with the law.

Position Overview
Ralph Lauren is seeking a Photography Digital Technician for our digital studio in Long Island City, NY. The Digital Technician will join a team of photographers and digital technicians, working closely with a team of stylists and product coordinators in a fast paced, high volume, studio environment. The DT primarily handles on-set file workflow in Capture One, color corrections, file outputs, as well as traditional Photo Assistant duties such as set setup and teardown, and camera setup. The DT will also be called upon to assist in some post-production responsibilities in regards to file management (but not retouching). This position has a close working relationship with photographers and art directors and requires a positive on-set presence

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Excellent on-set communication and teamwork skills
* Handling Capture sessions and maintaining redundant backups
* Set up of photo studios - lighting set ups, set builds
* Using ticketing management software to assure all assets are processed correctly
* File management and file delivery to workflow standards
* Technical troubleshooting
* Partner with software and hardware vendors to support operations
* Assessments of equipment / future planning
* Maintain photo equipment and organization of studios
* Assist Art Directors with technical needs
* Partner with freelance team members to assure consistency

Experience, Skills & Knowledge
Proficient with: Mac Operating System, Canon Photography EQ, Studio Lighting, Adobe CS (Photoshop and Bridge, Capture One
* Working knowledge of lighting equipment
* Comfortable with lighting modifiers / flags / nets / grip
* Understanding of safe equipment setup procedures
* Comfortable with video capture devices
* Strong file management and archival practice
* Experience with Photoshop Automation
* Comfortable with Metadata
* Basic knowledge of online project management platforms
* Knowledge of DAM systems
* Basic coding skills