Features Photo Editor, Digital Design
Company: Dow Jones
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The Wall Street Journal is looking for photo editors for our
features team. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and
fast-paced team of photo editors and to work on our Life & Work
coverage. Themes and topics include personal finance, careers,
consumer technology, and personal health and wellness.
Who we are looking for:
You are a photo editor with range and journalistic integrity. You
have a passion for communicating how best we can live our fullest
lives and manage our money and careers. This team produces
high-quality photographic and mixed media work - some conceptual
and photo-illustration, some portrait, still-life, research and
reportage - in a fast-paced environment. You have a proven track
record of visual conceptualization and editorial production and a
digital, deadline-driven background. The Life & Work editors create
compelling news, features and guide-based content for all
platforms, from mobile to desktop, from social media to daily WSJ
print pages, reaching a broad, global audience. Candidates must
have at least 3-5 years experience in a photo editing and
While you will likely start the job working remotely, you will
eventually be based in our New York office. You will report to the
Deputy Director of Photography, Features.
- A background in editorial production work, conceptualization
and assigning of visual content. Graphics or design experience
- Excellent news judgment, fast digital editing skills and an
expansive understanding of mobile-first experience and design.
- Strong organizational, communication and collaborative
- A creative vision and enthusiasm to spearhead and collaborate
on new ideas.
- The drive to reach new audiences, an understanding of and
appreciation for audience data and SEO-friendly presentation.
- Deep research skills, including newsgathering and social media
- Knowledge of web tools and programs, including content
management systems, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, video editing tools,
FTP, and social media tools.
- You are a self starter, who also works very well with larger
- Produce and build visual assets for Life & Work content for WSJ
digital and print platforms and broader global reach.
- Assign photography and oversee shoot production (which may
include shoots in WSJ's in-house photography studio)
- Commission or create original photo illustration content
- Perform historic and sophisticated general photo research for
conceptual and regular story treatments.
- Work closely with the Life & Work coverage chief and deputies,
a team of reporters and publishing editors, SEO editors, strategy
editors and our platform teams.
- Promote a diverse and exciting group of photographers and
subjects, with an eye to building new audiences for our
- Pitch visually innovative and original approaches to coverage,
focusing on the online experience and demonstrating an
understanding of the different platforms and audiences.
- Display commitment to digital best practices and continuous
improvement as we work together to refine the content package and
publishing expectations, meet KPIs and give our audience the
content they want and need.
- Maintain a budget on a monthly basis.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
protected veteran status, or disability status.
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qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application
and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Art/Graphics Group
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