Post Production Imaging Supervisor


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HQ Employee At Sumner Distribution Center
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What's cool about this job

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

This job contributes to REI’s success by providing leadership and technical direction to the Premedia team, educating fellow business partners, and leading all premedia oriented projects to ensure that the company’s artistic vision is met.  This will be achieved by means of developing, recording, and maintaining REI’s Premedia standards in accordance with industry standards, and by nurturing relationships with Production team, Creative partners, business partners, and vendors.  The outcomes are all Media Studio’s color corrected assets and providing them for use enterprise wide. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.


  • Setting goals for the work group, developing organizational capability, and modeling “the co-op way”
  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the organization promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results.
  • Supports the implementation of company programs, procedures, methods, and practices to promote REI key messages and brand strategies.
  • Challenges and inspires employees to achieve optimum and efficient business results.
  • Ensures employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements.
  • Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions.
  • Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews.
  • Provides coaching, direction, and leadership support to employees to achieve department, company, and customer results.
  • Establishes and maintains visibility within the department.
  • Monitors operational statistics, reports trends, variances, and issues, and takes appropriate action.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops and records Premedia, asset management and color workflows, systems, processes, and pricing matrix
  • Leads and directs future course of high performing Premedia team
  • Ensures consistent execution of brand strategy and positioning across all Premedia touch points
  • Builds relationships and manages outside vendors to ensure work supports REI brand standards and achieves goals
  • Nurtures interactive relationships with Marketing Creative teams, cross-divisional partners and clients
  • Responsible for quality of all projects and shows all color to partners, vendors and clients
  • Maintains knowledge base of current technology as well as explores future Premedia technology direction
  • Ensures electronic Premedia files meet all REI technical, artistic and quality direction and standards and all deliverables are met and on-time
  • Responsible for all Media Studio asset management and delivery
  • Provides technical color work
  • Stays current with the competitive landscape, emerging trends, customer behavior
  • Fosters a culture of creativity, excellence, accountability, and results
Bring your passion and expertise

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in a Premedia environment with an emphasis on color management and process control, including an understanding of digital asset management
  • Proven ability to manage, coach and motivate a Premedia team of 5+ employees.
  • Shows expert knowledge in color management and all forms of printing and media technologies.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication, negotiation and project management skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of photography and high-end digital camera equipment, software and file formats preferred.
  • Builds capacity of individuals and teams through effective employee development, involvement, communication, and supervision efforts.
  • Creates a strong, mutually supportive work spirit and culture where people can do their best.
  • Establishes trust and inspires others.
  • Makes effective organization and people decisions in a manner consistent with REI's values and ethics.
  • Delivers on commitments and holds others to same.
  • Champions the organization and advocates solutions in the overall Company's best interest.
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
  • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers.
  • Fosters change in company direction.
  • Effectively plans and executes changes.

REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.  We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Range
$55,000 to $110,000 per year
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