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 and Europe include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium's only department store group Galeria INNO.
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 to reviewing all images created in the studio by a team of staff photographers. The focus of the job is to prepare the images for publication to one or more of our various ecommerce sites. This position is primarily responsible for maintaining quality assurance for off shore retouching services. The Image Editor will be required to edit using advanced Photoshop techniques such as clipping paths, balancing backgrounds, eliminating unwanted imperfections, wrinkles, dust and rigging tools. The successful candidate must possess the technical ability to perform specific color matching skills. This associate will also maintain the image database that resides in the studio and prepare image transfers to production applications. The environment is extremely fast paced by photography standards with an average item count over 60 items/bay for fashion and 30-40 items/bay for still life.
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. 'Must be able to work independently with little direction. '2-3 years professional experience required in a high volume studio environment 'Superior knowledge of Photoshop and excellent photo-retouching skills necessary. Retouching skills include but are not limited to; creating good selections, masking, dropping in backgrounds, cropping, color correcting, curves/levels adjustments, liquefying, compositing and using history states. 'Video Editing experience using Final Cut Pro 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: 'None
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.