AOL seeks photo editor
This is a New York City-based, full-time job.
Research, edit and track photographs and imagery, as well as aiding in daily photo and image-related documentation, preparation and reporting, supporting one of the leading media companies in the world, and its premium video destination, AOL ON. The Photo Editor will work as a part of the AOL Video Programming team, assisting the programming managers in sourcing and preparation of all imagery needed to display videos, playlists and pages on AOL ON.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated while having the ability to work in a team and maintain the visual identity of the site. We are looking for a team player who understands that our success as a team relies on the contribution and passion of each of its members, and who can thrive in a fast-paced, news and entertainment-driven environment.
Source and prepare photography and graphics for a premium video destination site
Document caption and credit information.
Program home pages.
Monitor all auto-populated modules and adjust for aesthetics.
Size and retouch images for website editorial needs
Track daily photo use.
Draft monthly photo reports and aid in agency invoicing.
Assist in maintaining editorial calendar as it pertains to photo requirements.
Desired Skills & Experience
2-3 years of experience as a photo editor.
Bachelors degree required.
Excellent knowledge of photo agencies, stock photo banks and resources, photo research and editing process.
A high degree of organization and time management with the ability to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines.
Balance business sensibility with creativity and vision.
Possess a detailed and meticulous eye.
Email cover letter and resume to Mark Lausten: MLLausten@aol.com