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Publication or Company Hearst Digital Media
Job Title Contingency Professional Photo Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Photography
Salary Hourly
Benefits
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Position: Contingency Professional Photo Editor, Hearst Digital Media

Looking for a Digital Photo Editor for HarpersBazaar.com. Ideal candidate must have a fashion background with a keen eye for spotting emerging trends and be in-the-know about the industry’s tastemakers. The Digital Photo Editor must have a passion for fashion and be excited to pitch and collaborate on an editorial level in a fast paced environment. The DPE must be very adept in Photoshop specifically silhouetting and photo retouching. This person must also be able to research and obtain brand appropriate images from photographers, stock agencies, wire services, etc. and negotiate rates and contracts. Candidate will be expected to be flexible for weekend and evening work hours as needed.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Photo research and image acquisition
- Crop and optimize photos for web
- Insure that visual continuity is maintained between Hearst print publications and their websites (where applicable)
- Assist in producing/coordinating photos shoots when needed
- Track photos and their associated rights
- Work with web editors to come up with new and compelling uses for photography online
- Knowledge of industry’s top fashion photographers including bloggers and Street Style
- Shooting a plus

Qualifications:

- Fluency in Adobe Photoshop CS6, FTP software
- Minimum 5 years relevant experience within the fashion industry
- Experience negotiating rights
- Established communication and organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects at once
- Creative eye, creative problem solver
- Ability to accurately and quickly source photos that convey a specific visual voice/brand
About Our Company The company:
Hearst Digital Media, a unit of Hearst Magazines, is a cohesive team of best-in-class talent that's responsible for implementing the digital strategy for Hearst's magazine brands.

We've launched, re-launched or acquired 24 Web sites and 10 mobile sites for brands such as Cosmopolitan, Popular Mechanics, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and Seventeen, as well as digital-only sites such as Delish.com, and RealBeauty.com. We've published more than 50 apps and digital editions for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as the Droid platform, including enhanced digital issues, utilities, special content and games based on its popular brands.


The benefits:
Work with and learn from best-in-class teams
Fast paced and challenging projects
Diverse and forward-thinking leadership
Competitive salary
App Lab
State-of-the-art building
In-house digital studio
Two art galleries
Corporate gym that puts Ritz Carltons to shame (9,000 sq. ft.)
Company caf that will satisfy the most discerning NYC foodies (350 seats)
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