Full Time Job

Imaging Technician


Universal City, CA 03-06-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Imaging Technician will be responsible for processing and naming all digital files, both photography and design, for later ingestion into digital archive. This position is for the department's night shift (10:00 Am to 7:00 PM PST).

Job Duties
• Review, prepare, and upload assorted marketing images, artwork and documents
• Make color, exposure, white balance and other corrections to RAW files provided
• Perform basic pre-press procedures using Quark, Adobe, and other Graphics Applications
• Create color-accurate JPG previews of all files
• Rename incoming assets according to Universal's naming conventions
• Re-link all renamed Quark support elements
• Convert RAW files from all camera manufacturers (NEF, CRW, CR2, Phase One) to appropriate file formats for re-use (JPG, TIF, DNG)
• Using supplied job ticket information, provide required metadata for all assets prepared by Digital Assets Department
• Operate scanning equipment
• Maintain accurate records of work time and time required for each project
• Check all assets according to department Q/A procedures

• Extensive experience in using most current version of the following applications: PhotoShop, Bridge, Lightroom, Illustrator, Quark Xpress, and Freehand
• Experience with current Windows and Apple Macintosh computers, operating systems and software
• Proficiency in word processing, data entry, and database operation
• Minimum 1 year of experience working in a pre-press environment
• Understanding of art design, finishing, separation, pre-press, proofing and printing processes, including trapping and touchplate information
• Understanding of photography, layout, and mechanical file formats
• Understanding of color theory and proper handling of photographic materials
• Comfort with computers and willingness to adapt to changing technologies
• Experience digitizing, handling, and preparing photographic images
• Experience operating flatbed and 35mm film scanners
• Maintain job logs and develop and/or contribute to progress reports

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Willingness to travel and work overtime and on weekends with short notice
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to be covered by Solutions, NBCUniversal's alternative dispute resolution policy

Desired Characteristics
• Good communication skills
• Strong attention to detail, especially visual information
• Ability to deliver excellent customer service
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and security
• Ability to follow detailed instructions
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
• Ability to discern issues requiring independent action from those that should be brought to management

Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary Range: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnyq6k-3-239-6-58-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $45,000 to $60,000 Per Year ($ USD)