Freelance Online Photo Editor

  • Job Description:
    New York Media is looking for a full-time freelance online photo editor for a new photo-driven web series about celebrities. The photo editor will be responsible for sourcing and creating multiple photo-driven posts daily and maintaining an Instagram account. This is an on-site project with a six-month contract. We are looking for someone who can work independently to build upon and execute our vision. Relevant skills include: • A keen curatorial eye for funny, surprising and newsworthy images • Familiarity with current celebrities and their relative position in various media ecosystems, from supermarket tabloids to Tumblr • A thorough grasp of celebrity photo agencies/archives/photographers • Experience editing, negotiating and licensing photography for web and social media platforms • An inventive mind, a sense of humor, and ability to spot trends in photos • Understanding of what makes an image go viral • Ability to work rapidly and juggle multiple threads simultaneously Please send resumes and cover letters to photojob@nymag.com. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Online
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Freelance
  • About Our Company: New York Media is the parent company of the ground-breaking weekly New York Magazine; the up-to-the-minute news and service website nymag.com;the Grub Street network of food blogs; the entertainment and culture news site Vulture; and the twice-yearly New York Weddings magazine. The company’s web properties attract over 13 million monthly unique visitors, and its mobile apps include New York magazine and The Cut on the Runway for iPad, Vulture Clickables for iPhone, and nymag.com blogs for Android. New York Media has won numerous awards for its print and digital properties in recent years, including seventeen National Magazine Awards, Advertising Age’s Magazine Website of the Year, five James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards, five MIN Best ofthe Web Awards, and an ASME Cover of the Year Award. The magazine has twice been named to Ad Age’s “A-List” and twice to Adweek’s “Hot List.”
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  • Company: New York Media
  • Contact Address:
  • Contact Email:photojob@nymag.com
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  • How to Apply: Please send resumes and cover letters to photojob@nymag.com. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.
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