Photo Researcher - Fodor's

  • Job Description:
    Fodor's Travel, one of the world's leading travel publishers, seeks an outstanding Photo Researcher to join our team. We're looking for a sophisticated visual editor with strong digital experience to curate, produce, and research inspirational travel photos across all of our award-winning products--guidebooks, Fodors.com, apps, e-Books--and social media. Our ideal candidate is passionate about travel photography and thrives in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines and expanding image library needs. This job is based in our New York offices and reports to the Senior Photo Editor. Primary responsibilities: 1. Collaborate with digital, print, and social media teams to curate stunning slideshows, site sections, guidebooks, blog posts, apps, and more, with a mix of daily and long-lead deadlines 2. Maintain DAM best practices and suggest enhancements to our existing system when applicable 3. Create, review, and maintain essential metadata entries for accurate image tracking 4. Contribute ideas to and curate photos for blog stories, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook 5. Uphold the cohesive visual aesthetic of Fodor's photos across all channels 6. Manage interns as needed Desired Skills and Qualifications • Four year college degree in photography, multimedia, or film • Minimum 2+ years of experience as a photo researcher at a fast-paced lifestyle website or magazine • Strong communication and organization skills with a passion for the details • Strong knowledge of usage rights, permissions, and copyright • Experience navigating DAM systems, including ingesting images • Uploading images via CMS tools • Well versed in all methods of sourcing images: working with PR agencies, stock photo libraries, creative commons and public domain images • Expert eye for images that convey a sense of place and inspire wanderlust • Keeps abreast of photo industry trends and working photographers • Strong Bridge and Photoshop expertise with cropping, color correcting, resizing, and IPTC core metadata
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Fodor’s is division of Random House, Inc., the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world. We offer a rich benefit package that includes: health insurance, 401k matching, tuition reimbursement, physical-fitness reimbursement, a generous time off policy/sabbatical program and a great work/life balance. Random House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Company: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Contact Email:jobs@us.penguingroup.com
  • How to Apply: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Indicate "Photo Researcher" in the subject line. Portfolios are strongly preferred. No phone calls/agencies.
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