Editorial Photo Editor & Designer

Oct 30, 2013
Nov 29, 2013
Ms. Abby Glassberg
Full Time
We’re expanding the content arm of HowAboutWe from one blog (The Date Report) to four -- and as the Photo Editor & Designer for HowAboutWe Media, you will serve a crucial role in our content creation efforts.

This position is for someone with a keen eye who can bring passion and expertise to our growing media team. There are two components to the role:

Photo editor: We want someone who can find and craft amazing images to enhance our editorial. Our editorial focus is on dating, relationships, sex, culture, and celebrity, and you need to be ready to bring to the subject genuine interest and deep insight.
Designer: You will also be supporting the Business Development and Ad Sales teams to enhance pitches. This will be a secondary but meaningful part of the job. It will require creativity and efficiency, applied to partnership building, branding and advertising.

In this job, you will be:
Researching proprietary and stock film for daily posts, long features, special packages, and everything in between
Selecting, editing, and providing photo direction for editorial content
Creating & maintaining an image database
Managing a photo budget
Creating pinterest-friendly content
Thinking in terms of sharing across various social networks
Working with existing styles set by HowAboutWe’s design team

Your skills, qualifications and attitude:
You have passion for the subject
You will be working at the speed of the internet and will need to turn around projects under tight deadlines
You have exceptional communication skills
You have 1-3 years of design and/or photography research experience
You have experience working on multiple brands
You are highly proficient with Photoshop, Keynote, and other relevant software
You are able to manage various workflows seamlessly
You have a solid understanding of rights and permissions, including photo copyrights
You are hungry for a start-up environment
You have a sophisticated aesthetic

This position is for full-time employment on-site in our office in DUMBO. We will support relocation for the right candidates.

To apply please first check out our site and make sure you love our work and want to contribute to it. Then please send a resume and cover letter to editorialphoto@howaboutwe.com.

Also include:

A brief letter as to why you’re going to be an awesome fit for our Design Team
A link to your portfolio / work samples
Bonus points for sending your dribbble or behance profile, or a case study of a project you’ve worked on that most accurately reflects you as a designer and your creative process

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