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Photo Editor

Universal City, CA 91608

Posted: 09/20/2018 Industry: Digital Design, Graphic Design Job Number: 6883

Are you familiar with one of the world' s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information? Are you also a photo editor looking for an innovative and exciting opportunity in the entertainment industry?

ektello is looking for a Photo Editor for one of our top multimedia clients in Universal City, CA. Our client boasts an impressive portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, world-renowned theme parks, a prominent motion picture company, and much more.

 • Experience with digital photography and a sharp eye for photography a must
 • Passionate about news, familiar with all of the web' s top news sites and blogs, and with current entertainment news
 • Minimum 2 years of editorial/research experience, preferably in the entertainment business or equivalent
• Experience using online paparazzi & stock photography sites as well as entertainment media press sites
• Familiar with photo rights & clearances. Mac & Internet literate Excellent communication skills a must
• Organized, able to handle the pressure of a fast-paced environment and still maintain strong attention to detail 
• Creative, self-motivated, organized, and able to prioritize and multi-task
• Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines 
• Applies creativity and innovation to work processes
• Willingness to be collaborative and take direction
• Passion for Pop Culture necessary
• Expert level proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite

• Assist producers & writers with photo/video requests
• Coordinating rights & clearances, digital photography and negotiate usage fees with photo agencies on a daily basis
• Fulfill daily show and digital needs for editorial stories while maintaining technical and visual standards
• Review daily email pitches from photo agencies and flag/pitch ones that would be of interest for potential stories
• Locating and downloading hundreds of images per week from our online wire accounts
• Able to resize, retouch and color correct photos
• Use/maintain internal CMS (Content Management System) to organize entries and keep track of imagery and costs
• Complete various annual assignments such as award show packages; film festivals packages and various other significant events
• Continuously researching new ways of enhancing the photo department’ s capabilities to meet the online and on-air needs
• Have the ability to negotiate usage fees with photographers, paparazzi, and stock photography agencies when needed
• Organizes and maintains the continually growing photo archive daily 
• Process/maintain/organize cost reports and keep records of all purchased material for our client




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