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Photographer, Simply Recipes

Dotdash, Working from home

Dotdash brands help people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.

Salary: Pay per assignment

Salary min: $30,000

Salary max: $40,000

Level: Entry Level

Duration: Freelance


About the Role:

Simply Recipes is looking for freelance food photographers to cook, style, shoot and edit recipes and other food-related content while adhering to our brand guidelines. Recipe photography includes both method/process as well as the finished recipe. This individual must have a passion for photography and food, with an eye for food styling, composition, and foundational culinary knowledge. You will be working remotely out of your own home/studio on a per-assignment basis.

We are looking for a wide variety of diverse cuisines to be photographed and are open to photographers who are experts in specialized cuisine.

Examples of Simply Recipes’ aesthetic:

About Your Contributions:

  • Photograph/style finished recipe, as well as various stages of cooking process for each recipe from start to finished product in accordance with style guide
  • Determine and use appropriate lighting, composition, background, and equipment (as well as any additional specifications) to ensure quality shooting in accordance with style guide
  • Gather fresh, photogenic ingredients and cook using appropriate props, technique, and equipment as provided in the photo brief.
  • Follow direction from and collaborate with Photo Director to work efficiently and meet project deadlines
  • Edit and retouch photos

About You:

  • 3+ years professional experience with food photography, food styling and retouching
  • Extensive knowledge of lighting food, both naturally and artificially
  • Intermediate/advanced home cooking experience preferred
  • Access to, and proficiency with Photoshop, Lightroom
  • A portfolio of food photography that demonstrates the above knowledge
  • Ability to work well independently

About Us:

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Dotdash. Note that any correspondence with a member of the Dotdash recruiting team will come from a @dotdash.com or a notification@jobvite.com account belonging to a Dotdash Recruiter. If you are in conversations for a job opportunity and wish to confirm its validity, please reach out directly to security@dotdash.com.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Dotdash

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Dotdash. Note that any correspondence with a member of the Dotdash recruiting team will come from a @dotdash.com or a notification@jobvite.com account belonging to a Dotdash Recruiter. If you are in conversations for a job opportunity and wish to confirm its validity, please reach out directly to security@dotdash.com.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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