Freelance Photo Editor - People.com

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 06, 2011
Closes
Nov 05, 2011
Contact
Erick Velez
Duration
Freelance
Do you love looking at the hottest celebrity photos? Do you have an eye for style and a talent for spotting the latest star fashion trends?

PEOPLE.com is looking for a Freelance Photo Editor to work alongside our top-notch editorial staff to spotlight the best of celebrity beauty and style trends on PeopleStylewatch.com.

The Freelance Photo Editor will efficiently gather images to meet photo requests with very quick turnaround times. In addition, he or she must also be responsive to the shifting demands of a 24x7 news environment.

This is a 3 month temporary position.

Position Responsibilities:
Research and edit compelling photography for Stylewatch, and other style related articles, features,
and galleries on People.com.
Color correct, crop, optimize, and upload images for web publication.
Negotiate for photo costs and rights.
Collaborate with staff to develop original content.
Work a schedule that includes nights and weekends.

Requirements:
3-5 years of online photo editing experience required.
Fashion-related editorial experience is a must.
Possess strong news and photo judgment.
Advanced Photoshop skills.
Knowledge of celebrities and current events.
Ability to juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
Excellent communication and organizational skills and a teamwork mentality.
Ability to work independently and take direction from senior management.