Photo Editor, Mobile Products

Employer
Location
Sunnyvale
Posted
Feb 10, 2014
Closes
Mar 12, 2014
Contact
Ms. Yahoo Mobile
Duration
Full Time
Applicants residing in the San Francisco Bay Area only, please.

We're looking for a contract photo editor to help curate, edit, and crop stunning photos for Yahoo mobile products. Successful candidate must be passionate about photography, have a keen eye for visually stunning images, and have expertise of Adobe Photoshop and Bridge. Knowledge in After Effects and video production is highly desirable. You must possess impeccable organizational skills, a high level of efficiency, a solutions-oriented mindset, and a capacity to work on deadline with multiple teams while maintaining keen attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and time-management skills are a must.

Responsibilities:
* Research and incorporate top-notch photography into mobile apps
* Perform high-level post production image enhancements through Photoshop and After Effects
* Work with technical teams to provide product feedback and develop/improve photo editorial tools and processes as needed
* Monitor photographers image submission queue, and accept/deny images based on image requirements and quality
* Moderate user discussions as necessary
* Cross-check quality of photo editors' image research

Qualifications:
*BA or BS degree along with 3+ years of professional experience (online) in stock photography, photo journalism, or photo editing.
* Outstanding organization skills in order to stay ahead of the demands of the job: preparing for possible detours, identifying bottlenecks, and disseminating timely updates. Strong writing and documentation skills.
* Extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, After Effects, and Microsoft Office Suite
* News or journalism background is highly desired
* A passion for innovation, a strong sense of urgency, and a keen interest in stats and analysis strongly desired
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in a concise manner
* Work style that thrives in a fast-paced environment with aggressive goals and deadlines
* Excellent relationship-building and listening skills
* Solution-oriented with the ability to work both independently and as a team member

Apply via Mediabistro or send a cover letter, resume, and online work samples/tear sheets to: ymobilejobs@yahoo.com with "MB0214 Photo Editor" in the subject line. Thank you.

Please include cover letter, resume, and online work samples/tear sheets.