Photo Editor - Mashable

Editorial New York, New York


Description

Position at Mashable

Mashable and Ziff Media Group are seeking a talented and self-starting photo editor to help make our brands’ visuals more diverse, creative, and distinctive. 

The ideal candidate will have a robust background in still life/product photography and a strong interest in photo editing and photojournalism. The position will be two-fold: Half your time will be dedicated to crafting visuals around our technology reviews and articles. Your remaining time will be devoted to broader operational initiatives. This may include, but isn’t limited to, building out new systems around ideation, production, procurement, and workflow with visual assets. You might also find yourself organizing and executing editorial productions and developing feature stories.

As a photo editor and photographer, the imagery you create will be used across multiple online publications in the ZMG portfolio, with an emphasis on Mashable and PCMag. Our major coverage areas include technology, entertainment, internet culture, and social good.

The Photo Editor is part of the ZMG Art Team and reports to the Creative Director.


Day-to-Day

  • Your regular responsibilities will revolve around photographing various technology and objects to be used in editorial coverage. 
  • A large portion of your time will involve envisioning and executing ways to tell visually compelling stories. This will involve wire imagery, assigning photographers to editorial stories, and pitching original stories.
  • Organizational skills are a must: You will be expected to manage your time effectively. This is a deadline-driven environment, and that goes for all images and art assets. There will always be multiple tasks to juggle.

 

Must-Haves

  • A portfolio that showcases your photography skills
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite, especially Photoshop
  • Comfort with tight deadlines and staggered assignments
  • Creativity and willingness to work with teammates to solve visual problems
  • A desire to learn and grow –– just as we hope to learn from you as well!
  • A positive, can-do attitude

 

About Mashable

Mashable is a global media company that’s passionate about technology, digital culture, and entertainment. With smart, spirited coverage of stories that keep people talking, Mashable reaches an audience of 70 million monthly users. Together, our ideas shape the future. Obsess with us. 

Ziff Media Group is committed to diversity and encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. 

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