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Assistant Picture Researcher/ Picture Researcher

Purpose: To ensure in consultation with Project/Senior/Manager Picture Research and book team, where appropriate, that projects are completed within budget and on schedule.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Manage image requests and project well as integral support to the Creative teams.
      - To understand the project requirements and ensure that the most appropriate images are provided in terms of quality & editorial content.
      - To ensure that image uses are legally compliant and all necessary rights (including secondary rights) are cleared in a timely manner.
      - To ensure that projects are completed well within schedule and budget.
•    Keep a track of image requests on each project. First search on Media Archive, followed by DK preferred sites and look into the possibility of sourcing images directly from institutions, such as museums, press offices etc.
•    Maintain and update accurate records of agency images used in each project on the Picture Research Database to help generate picture credits.
•    Develop workflow and schedule awareness.
•    To send monthly/batch-wise agency picture spent to the Creative team.
•    Checks and clearances for illustrations, as and when required.
•    To communicate with Project/Senior Picture Researcher and Manager Picture Research on regular basis.
•    Keeping up to date with new sources and collections.
•    At the end of each project, supply RF images along with metadata files for MA ingestion.
•    Attend startup and debrief meetings.
•    Include information about sources requiring complimentary copies of the book on the Picture Research Database. 

About DK
With over 45 years of publishing experience, we sell to every corner of the globe and in 63 languages.
We have employees worldwide with offices in London, New York, Toronto, Indianapolis, Delhi, Melbourne, Munich, Madrid, Beijing, and Jiangmen.

The DK India office was set up in 1998 in New Delhi, and works closely with its UK and rest of the world counterparts to help produce DK’s award-winning and bestselling reference books for adults and children in more than 40 languages.

Company: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Private Limited 

State: India

Region: Uttar Pradesh

City: Noida

Postal Code: 201301

Job ID: 154082

Date:  Jun 10, 2022

Noida, UP, IN, 201301

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Media Publishing, Database, RF, Publishing, Research, Technology, Science

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