Photo Producer - Businessweek.com

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Sep 13, 2012
Closes
Oct 13, 2012
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
The Role
Research, edit, crop, resize, and manipulate images for display on Businessweek.com. As needed, provide coverage as a Web producer using Web based and proprietary content management systems and tools for publishing, managing, and monitor online content.

Responsibilities of the role include:
-Perform photo research under deadline to illustrate fast-developing business news stories on the Web
-Edit, crop, resize, and manipulate images to fit design/image specifications
-Tag images and assign metadata/tags; FTP to image library
-Attach images to corresponding stories and/or Web pages
-Collaborate with editors to fulfill image requests to their specifications
-Occasionally act as Web content producer using a content management system and other web-based and proprietary tools to publish and manage online copy, graphics, images, slideshows, topic pages, video, and other media
-Co-ordinate with editors, Web producers, TV producers and interactive designers to secure the elements required to update, publish Web site
-Monitor website for quality/usability issues, troubleshoot to address, escalate to tech support when necessary
-Safeguard the integrity of Bloomberg content on digital properties

Requirements:
-Proven experience in photo research, graphic design, Web design, photo retouching, and html production, and/or related fields
-Experience with Creative Suite 3, PhotoShop, Illustrator, and InDesign, InCopy
-Previous experience with Web content management systems like WordPress, Teamsite, DayLife Smart Galleries, Movable Type, SurveyGizmo
-Familiarity with HTML is essential
-Ability to work well with editors, photo editors, producers, video producers/editors, all of whose assistance is required to update the websites
-Skill and judgment to ensure that all materials posted meet Bloomberg's editorial standards
-Excellent time/project management skills; ability to multi-task
-Being proactive and self-motivated is essential to the role

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