Photo Researcher/Editor For Social Media

Employer
Topix
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Salary
Competitive hourly rate
Posted
May 01, 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.