Assistant Photo Editor - People StyleWatch

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 05, 2012
Closes
Nov 04, 2012
Contact
Erick Velez
Duration
Full Time
Candidates should have a passionate interest
in beauty, fashion, and celebrity culture. Must
be familiar with current celebrities and fashion
designers, and be able to spot trends and
illustrate stories with street-style and red-
carpet photos. Editorial photo research
experience is required, including knowledge
of celebrity photo agencies and ability to use
photo software. Must be highly
organized and efficient to multi-task and
meet deadlines. Ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and will be able to work in a team setting, as well as independently.
Familiarity with MediaGrid is a plus. Degree in Photography or Art preferred.

Specific tasks include:
-Researching beauty headshots, cover images, and stock art
-Finding celebrity photos to illustrate beauty trends and concepts provided by editors
-Generating story ideas to present to editors
(spotting trends, filing photos, and making
comparisons independently)
-Daily monitoring of MediaGrid feed; editing
highlights of all celebrity photos
-Maintaining digital libraries of images
-Assisting photo editors by finding best
versions of selected images, transmitting
files to art department and editors
-Negotiating usage rights and fees, inputting credits