Photo Editor

Location
Stamford
Posted
Jan 25, 2013
Closes
Feb 24, 2013
Contact
Ms. Apply via WWE Careers site
Category
Other, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
WWE is seeking an energetic, self-motivated full-time Photo Editor to join our ever expanding print and digital media department. This position will work closely with the Deputy Photo Editor and a team of designers to provide photography and creative input for WWE magazine, WWE KIDS magazine, special issues and digital properties including the tablet edition.

The WWE print and digital photo team is seeking a problem-solver with strong organizational skills and a positive attitude. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4+ years experience successfully working in both print and digital mediums. The Photo Editor will contribute to upholding the visual standards set by the Photography and Creative Directors. The ability and enthusiasm for working in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision is essential. The right candidate will have the opportunity to produce photo shoots.

Responsibilities:
• Research and edit photography for WWE magazines and digital properties
• Clearly communicate direction to prepress and retouchers on color correction and retouching
• Independently manage the photography, publishing and royalty-free archives
• Proficient in researching stock photography
• Follow a detailed photographic style guide
• Acquire images from the WWE slide and digital archives
• Perform and/or coordinate special project work as assigned
• Pitch ideas and participate in creative meetings
• Capacity to work under deadline and within budget on multiple projects
• Capable of taking direction and learning systems quickly and adeptly
• Learn WWE history and keep current with all WWE TV programs
• Other duties include processing invoices

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or working equivalent
• Knowledge of retouching and color correction
• 4+ years of professional experience in a photo department
• Strong eye for composition and color theory
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Familiarity with WWE, retouching skills, digital photography and knowledge of Cumulus are a plus


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