Visual Editor

Posted 29-04-2014, wanted

Serious eats is seeking a Visual Editor with a passion for food, a knack for visual storytelling and expertise in photography. Matching and reinforcing written concepts with visuals is your bread and butter. You're fluent in digital media and technologies and know how to leverage it for maximum impact. You obsess over finding just the right photo or illustration to make the point just a little clearer. And you love giving pointers on how f stops work to help a contributor make her photos turn out that much better.


Shoot photos of products, dishes, activities, restaurants, etc
Edit photos and prepare for use in digital media
Support all departments with fulfilling visual asset requests
Work with designer and editors to design visual components of custom editorial projects
Contribute to and help define the visual direction of the site
Coordinate shooting schedule with contributors
Designate and communicate photography guidelines
Maintain asset archive; improve asset management system
Create system for management of photo-related equipment
Advise and contribute to visually-focused social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest


Work in a collaborative environment
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong grasp of design and typography
Demonstrated ability to teach
Proficiency using HTML
Proficiency with DSLRs
Familiarity with content management systems




illustration skills
produce infographics


prior experience shooting food is strongly preferred
2-4 years experience in a digital publishing environment preferred
salary commensurate with experience

This is a full-time, on site position. You must be a U.S. citizen as we cannot sponsor work visas at this time.

Please write a brief statement about why you think you'd be a good fit for this position and send your resume and a link where they can see your work to with the title “Visual Editor Position.”

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