Photo Researcher/Editor For Social Media

Employer
Topix
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Salary
Competitive hourly rate
Posted
May 01, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Metro Area
San Francisco
Duration
Contract, Freelance

Photo Researcher/Editor For Social Media

We're looking for a digital photo researcher and editor to create social media images for our pop culture verticals, which receive over one billion pageviews per month: offbeat.topix.com, stars.topix.com, parenthood.topix.com pawsome.topix.com

The job will involve...

  • Researching, selecting, and editing photos to attract new audiences and maximize clickthrough rates in our Facebook posts and in widgets on partner sites
  • Editing/optimising color, exposure, contrast, and saturation of photos to maximize clickthrough
  • The position is part-time and freelance, starting at a few hours per week. Telecommuting is fine if you live outside of the Bay Area.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years' experience of digital photo editing (please send 2+ links to online samples of your work in your cover letter)
  • Experience working with a customer acquisition team or a basic understanding of online advertising
  • Experience of content marketing for social media
  • Knowledge of pop culture trends and the social web
  • Knowledge, instinct, and good judgment about the visual imagery that makes people click
  • Experience with Photoshop or other image editing software

About the company:

Topix is an entertainment and news media company where more than 18 million people a month find a growing collection of content about celebrities, pop culture, current events and more. A company that started with news aggregation, since 2014 Topix has focused on producing viral and shareable content for millennials and beyond.

Based in Palo Alto, California, Topix LLC is a privately held company with investment from Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) and Tribune Company.