Photo Researcher/Editor For Social Media

Palo Alto, CA
Competitive hourly rate
Aug 15, 2018
Metro Area
San Francisco
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 50 million visits per month:

The job will involve...

  • Sourcing and editing a high volume of photos to attract new audiences and maximize clickthrough rates in our quizzes, slideshows, Facebook posts, and more.
  • Editing/color correcting images 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.


  • 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
  • Knowledge and understanding of stock agencies and image licensing.
  • Experience with content marketing for social media
  • Knowledge of pop culture trends, social media trends and viral imagery.
  • Knowledge, instinct, and good judgment about the visual imagery that makes people click
  • Experience with Photoshop, Bridge, 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.