27 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Photo Editor
  • Type Freelance
  • Location London, United Kingdom


The Opportunity:
Shutterstock, a leading global technology company, offers high-quality assets, tools and services that provide creative content to agencies, media companies and organizations. Through our creative platform, we license editorial and commercial images and videos - as well as innovative tools that power the creative process. 
We’re looking for freelance photo editors in London, UK.  This position calls for a creative, self-motivated, and detail-oriented team player who loves to collaborate with photographers to capture major entertainment events. You are someone who thrives in a high-energy environment and is comfortable with non-traditional work hours. This role thinks strategically about how to identify the most impactful images to drive value for our global market and clients.
  • Work alongside and provide editing and file transmit support for photographers at entertainment, music, and fashion events.
  • Use insightful judgment to identify and edit the most impactful photographs ensuring that relevant aspects of a story are covered.
  • Create and edit captions for accuracy and impact.
  • Prioritize image selection and transmit with consideration for the market, customers and deadlines.
  • Maintain full awareness and interest in global entertainment and celebrity events, news, trends, fashions, and celebrities.
  • Maintain full understanding of the global client base, expected deadlines and image preferences.
  • Hands-On: You should love rolling up your sleeves and working alongside the team. 
  • 2+ years of professional event-based photo editing experience.
  • Proficient at creating and editing captions, keywords and media classifications.
  • Domain expertise and passionate enthusiasm for entertainment and related media.
  • Exceptional at achieving time-sensitive production goals while managing multiple (and competing) priorities and imminent deadlines.
  • Available to work non-traditional schedules including evenings and weekend shift work.
  • Expertise working with industry standard image editing tools and processes (including Adobe Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, and FTP clients).
  • Experience collaborating with photographers in high-activity fast-paced environments.
  • Excellent communicator, decisive, deadline-driven, people-oriented person.
  • Proficiency in Mac based systems and applications.
  • PLEASE NOTE: This position requires a MacBook Pro laptop and relevant image editing software.

Skills Required

  • Photo Editing

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