Image Director

  • Job Description:
    As the Image Director, you will oversee our team of Image Specialists to ensure that SelfMade always delivers exceptional images. You will be key in developing our image designs and expressing the SelfMade brand. To get there, you will architect and oversee the image creation workflow, and will work with the tech and product teams on increasing speed and quality through optimizations and automations. This role is demanding, and requires an ambitious individual. You must be simultaneously dedicated to fostering a team of retouchers while passionate about creating images that others want to share. You must be patient yet critical, and you must be well versed in what makes an amazing photo or gif. You should care about making social media more expressive, more dynamic, and more beautiful. Responsibilities: Ensure that every SelfMade image is exceptional. Develop image standards and approval processes. Hire and manage Image Specialists. Ensure that post-production work is distinct from the creative work of developing templates, such as new gifs, filters or fonts, so as to maximize efficiency and foster creative thinking. Develop a culture of shared responsibility for constant improvement of the production process.
  • Position: Art Director
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: We all have something wonderful to share. Social media enables this like never before, but few of us have the time and expertise needed to craft images that reflect our unique and powerful perspectives. SelfMade democratizes access to post-production work, creative direction, and social media expertise for our members to express themselves in the digital world. Members send us images they’d like to share, and we take care of the rest. Check out the SelfMade gallery to see before and after examples. SelfMade will elevate the everyday experience of digital self-expression, and we’re building a passionate, intelligent and skilled team to make it happen. We’re a well funded startup with a passion for using art and technology in service of self-expression. These are exciting times. We look forward to hearing from you if you’re ready to become part of a fast-paced, creative, intellectually honest, ambitious, bright team.
  • Benefits: Competitive salary and equity. Health insurance, including vision and dental. Flexible hours and vacation plans. Health stipend for gym memberships, yoga classes, etc. Culture perks like museum memberships and concert tickets. Fun stuff like your own pers
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