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AOL Seeks NYC photo editor

I sure hope some of you guys apply, that way you can buy photos from the rest of us!


The AOL Photography Department is seeking a Photo Editor to support the AOL News and AOL Sports websites. We are seeking a skilled expert who can provide AOL’s viewers with the best in visual content. The person selected for this job will be experienced in interactive storytelling and have an extensive knowledge of visual content on the web. The position is located at the AOL offices in New York City.

Job Description: This position for Photo Editor requires the applicant have the ability to procure, edit and publish compelling photography that will bring a larger audience to AOL’s News and Sports web sites. The photo editor coordinates the acquisition of images from vendors outside of AOL, including wire services, stock agencies, freelance photographers, royalty free corporations, partners and various other sources. The selected person will edit photography for use in daily promotional spots, photo features, photo galleries, news, sports and entertainment stories. This person must demonstrate the ability to articulate editing choices and be mature in their communications within the company. This person will meet regularly with programmers, designers and other photography editors throughout AOL and must have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. This is a full-time job, and will include some night and/or weekend hours. This person must understand the legal, ethical and aesthetic use of photographs across AOL in build, redesign and publishing. Photojournalism experience is necessary.

Years of Experience Required: 3 years minimum editorial photography experience

Computer Skills: Candidates should be familiar with both Mac and Windows operating systems and have strong skills with Adobe PhotoShop and all Microsoft Office applications. A general knowledge of HTML is preferred. Experience with Digital Asset Management systems is also a plus.

Email resume to: MLLausten@aol.com

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