Field Photo Editor at Getty Images

Posted May 5th, 2016, offered

Who You Are:

You have experience in photo editing for the entertainment industry, willing to work unusual hours and occasionally travel. You must be able to work well under pressure, lead photo editing production on location including managing freelance editors, set up/troubleshoot computer networks, and work with clients and photographers. You also have knowledge of entertainment personalities and photo editing skills are required.

Your Next Challenge:

The demands of this position require competency in selection, editing and captioning of photos for entertainment events, while working in a very fast paced, deadline driven environment. Events take place in New York City as well as throughout the country and occasional international travel. In addition there will be in-office responsibilities including event planning, schedule meetings and training freelance editors and photographers.
Edit Events: The ability to make a timely deadline image selection combined with a keen understanding of customer needs should result in a comprehensive deadline edit and an edit for secondary sales and stock image usage. The image caption component will include some research to create captions with accurate and appropriate descriptions according to established guidelines. Editors are responsible for handling uploads to website, sending images to appropriate customer feeds,handling onsite client deliverables and archiving completed jobs.
Lead Events: A staff field editor will be tasked with being a lead editor at some larger events. Leading an event includes collecting details from assignment editors, scheduling freelance editors, arranging travel and accommodations for editors, requesting the proper equipment, managing staff and freelance editors on site, working closely with photographers and clients. Reporting ways to improve work flow with comprehensive event recaps.
Training and Development: Field Editors work with Manager of Field Editing Operations to train freelance editors and develop work flow solutions for various client requests. Field Editors contribute in exploring new technology at events like wireless transmitters, remote cameras and digitally filtered images. Field Editors assist in training freelance photographers to use our proprietary software.

What You'll Need:

Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in this field
Comprehensive knowledge of entertainment industry
Strong computer skills including ability to set up small networks, understanding of wireless functions and troubleshooting internet connection problems.
Strong writen communication skills are required for clear and effective emails.
Advanced digital camera knowledge
Must be competent in digital retouching using Photoshop with a strong understanding of color theory (also enhancement of digital image files, color-correction, contrast adjustment, sharpening, cropping)
This individual must have the ability to work well with others, minimize client downtown, and use their knowledge to resolve complex issues as fast as possible
Team player, solution focused and able to articulate a clear point of view
Function well under pressure with a fast paced deadline orientated atmosphere
Flexible to be able to work days, nights or weekends, on holidays and long hours when assignments are given; travel is a requirement

Who they Are:

Getty Images is the world’s leader in visual communication, with over 170 million assets available through its premium content site www.gettyimages.comand its leading stock content site With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its award-winning photographers and content creators help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media.

Visit Getty Images at to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For company news and announcements, visit, and for the stories, innovation and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends

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