Temporary Photo Editor

BackGrid USA, Inc.

Temporary Photo Editor

131 locations
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Temporary Photo Editor

    BackGrid USA - Redondo Beach, CA

    $14-$16 /HR - Temporary Contract

    BackGrid USA, Inc. is looking to hire 2-3 Temporary Photo Editors to join our Editing team at our Redondo Beach office. This position would interact with our contributors and sales team in a fun, fast paced environment. The role would report directly to the Sr. Photo Editor. This position requires 1-year minimum experience with Photoshop CC 2017 or Lightroom, along with basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Email, Internet).

    We are looking for the right candidates who we can rely on to complete an archive editing assignment. The approximate duration of this temporary position is 4 months. The position will start on May 15, 2018.

    Salary - $14-$16/HR Work Schedule - Part-Time or Full-Time Shifts Available Job Type - Temporary, Non-exempt classification

    Please reply with a resume, including your contact information. This position requires: Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Day to day functions):

    • Prepare archived images and video for display on our digital library
    • Cropping, color correction, retouching, picture selection
    • Create stories in relation to images and video being displayed on our digital library
    • Possesses a strong eye to recognize fashion brands and trends
    • Ability to execute quick research skills and turnaround times
    • Speak in professional manner with worldwide contributors, clients and staff
    • Research celebrity/entertainment news stories, and stay up-to-date on current news, gossip and fashion trends Minimum Experience, and Education:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Should have a minimum of one year's work experience editing images and/or video for editorial purposes
    • Must be computer literate
    • Desired Qualifications:
    • 1+ years of video editing preferred
    • 1+ years of photo editing preferred
    • Knowledge of celebrities and pop culture
    • Bilingual (Spanish or Portuguese) desired Computer Skills Required:
    • Photoshop CS5 and higher
    • Lightroom 4 and higher
    • iMovie
    • Final Cut
    • Microsoft Office
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Mac OSX
    • Computer literate
    • 60-70 WPM Typing
    • Email

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others - Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company's goals - Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements - Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times - Ability to manage individual workflow effectively and improve processes when necessary - Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and verbal communications - Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction - Actively looking for ways to help

    Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, use fingers and hands to type or write, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment: This position is performed in a traditional office environment.

    BackGrid USA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or gender, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform substance abuse testing.

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