Photo Editor/Designer

Los Angeles
Mar 21, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Ms. Lauren Gullion
Digital Media, Other
Full Time
Deadline Hollywood is looking for a Photo Editor/Designer to join its expanding Los Angeles-based digital design team. The detail-oriented candidate will research and source photography and artwork for a fast-paced entertainment news website. Occasionally, the Photo Editor/Designer will create conceptual-based art and photo illustrations as well as handle other departmental graphic design needs. Candidates should be able to juggle multiple priorities while meeting tight deadlines.

•Researching, editing and optimizing a high volume of photos for a fast-paced entertainment news website
•Occasionally collaborate with the design and editorial teams to create original art for difficult to illustrate story concepts
•Ability to negotiate rights and usage with photo agencies, websites, publicists and news outlets to procure artwork
•Maintain visual standards set by the Creative Management Team
•Perform special project work as and when assigned
•Capacity to work on multiple projects within a tight deadline
•Retouching and color correcting skills are a plus

•Candidates will have 2-4 years of experience in a photo editor/research position online or in print
•Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress
•Ideal candidate is focused, self-motivated, organized and great at multitasking
•Familiarity with celebrity photo agencies is a must, as well as a passion for entertainment news and culture

Our extensive offerings include medical, dental, and vision coverage; disability and life insurance; paid time off; a 401(k) plan.

To Apply: In addition to an updated resume, candidates must submit a link to an online portfolio or 5 work samples via PDF in order to be considered for the position.

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