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Photo Editor

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We are looking for a smart, hard-working Photo Editor to produce images that will be published in apps and online. The Photo Editor will work with an Editorial team in a virtual newsroom-style environment. Topics include breaking-news, trending topics, sports, entertainment and popular culture. Meeting deadlines while managing speed, accuracy and quality are essential for the role. The Photo Editor must be savvy in Photoshop, file management and workflow processes.

Responsibilities
Select editorial, press-release and stock photography from a variety of approved image sources
Choose smart, compelling visual solutions that effectively and appropriately tell the story
Adhere to journalistic integrity—timeliness, accuracy, objectivity, narrative
Extract the best visual solution from potentially complex editorial content
Adhere to set price-points to produce the highest quality content within budget
Successfully complete required production for images, including:
Resizing and cropping images
Balancing color, levels, curves, sharpness, etc.
Optimizing photos for the Web according to specifications
Create accurate and succinct photo captions, as needed
Articulate image choices verbally and in writing, as needed
Collaborate with the Editorial team for clarification of intent, as needed
License images regularly using internal tools

Qualifications
Proven ability to employ effective and creative problem-solving skills
Team player
Available to work early morning shifts or afternoon shifts and/or weekend shifts
Expert in Photoshop
Knowledgeable and experienced in news, sports and popular culture
Excellent written and verbal communication
Must take constructive criticism well
Advanced PC skills, including Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
Minimum 2 years photo-editing experience; emphasis in photojournalism is preferred
A BA/BS degree or equivalent is preferred
A portfolio showing samples of work (link to portfolio or work samples is preferred)

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