+ Creative and highly organised picture editor with an eye for great imagery and a large network of contributors + Experienced photographer specialising in portrait, editorial and reportage. + Digitally savvy picture researcher comfortable with online image and video content
Portrait, editorial and reportage photography for both online and print media.
+ Commissioning and managing still life, food, grooming, reportage and model shoots to tight deadlines + Generating visual ideas and working closely with art dept and editorial in image production, from planning to layout stages + Sourcing photographers, studios and stylists and maintaining relationships + Managing deputy picture editors, multiple freelancers and interns + Conducting extensive picture research for features covering a myriad of topics + Building and managing key relationships with PRs, image libraries and new photographers + Negotiating costs with all external contributors and managing picture budgets for each issue
+ Picture research for all sections of the magazine + Prop selection / sourcing for shoots and organising multiple deliveries to tight deadlines + Processing international syndication requests and dealing with rights management queries + Created a new budget management system for monitoring stock image use + Casting and booking a broad range of models + Overseeing general picture desk admin
Working across a variety of travel magazines, including Easyjet Traveller, Norwegian, Thomas Cook Travel, Wizz and Eurostar Metropolitan + Extensive picture research across various picture libraries + Contacting PRs for images + Assisting on shoots
Working in photography department of media production agency. + Image retouching + Assisting on studio shoots + Dealing with fashion deliveries, checking stock and preparing deliveries for courier