Visual Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 23, 2014
Closes
May 23, 2014
Contact
Jamie Feldmar
Duration
Full Time
We're seeking a Visual Editor with a passion for food, a knack for visual storytelling and expertise in photography. Matching and reinforcing written concepts with visuals is your bread and butter. You're fluent in digital media and technologies and know how to leverage it for maximum impact. You obsess over finding just the right photo or illustration to make the point just a little clearer. And you love giving pointers on how f stops work to help a contributor make her photos turn out that much better.

You'd work with the editors and contributors on a daily basis to produce, edit and choose appropriate visual assets for written editorial content. You'd also collaborate with the development team to design and produce special editorial projects and maintain and establish site-wide visual consistency.

Responsibilities

Shoot photos of products, dishes, activities, restaurants, etc
Edit photos and prepare for use in digital media
Support all departments with fulfilling visual asset requests
Work with designer and editors to design visual components of custom editorial projects
Contribute to and help define the visual direction of the site
Coordinate shooting schedule with contributors
Designate and communicate photography guidelines
Maintain asset archive; improve asset management system
Create system for management of photo-related equipment
Advise and contribute to visually-focused social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest


Basics

Work in a collaborative environment
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong grasp of design and typography
Demonstrated ability to teach
Proficiency using HTML
Proficiency with DSLRs
Familiarity with content management systems


Software

Photoshop
Lightroom


Pluses

illustration skills
produce infographics


Experience

prior experience shooting food is strongly preferred
2-4 years experience in a digital publishing environment preferred
salary commensurate with experience


This is a full-time, on site position in our New York City offices. Please send your resume and a link where we can see your work to jobs@seriouseats.com with the title “Visual Editor Position.”