Photo Editor

New York, NY
Competitive, with health and full benefits package
Apr 10, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

National magazine publisher is seeking an experienced print photo editor to work on market-leading SIPs in our New York office. 

Candidates must have extremely strong knowledge of photography, stock agencies and production, as well as a discerning creative eye and exemplary research skills. This is the ideal position for a photo editor who likes to work across varied subject matters including celebrity, home and wellness.  

The company loves print magazines and has a culture in which talented individuals thrive.

Responsibilities include:

-Conceptualizing imagery for a wide range of topics in a fast-paced environment

-Photo research for covers and interior pages

-Expertise with photo research, syndication and contract negotiation with stock agencies and photographers

-Clearing rights and permissions for all images as necessary

-Issue estimates and budgets

-Gathering credit and caption information

-Working with design/production teams during the proofing process

-Overseeing remote freelance photo editors


Job Requirements:

-8+ years editorial experience at a magazine or media brand

-Exceptional research skills, with knowledge of varied image sources and a sophisticated eye

-Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary photography

-Experience maintaining photo budgets and processing invoices and contracts

-Knowledge of copyright, licenses and permissions

-Management experience with teams, budgets, and deadlines

-Excellent organizational and time-management skills

-Expert knowledge of Adobe CS software

-Knowledge of pre-press print production (file management, proofing, color, etc)

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