Matt Richardson

Picture Editor

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsPhoto Editor - Picture Researcher - Producer
  • Rory Elphick
  • Pip Jamieson
  • Emily Barker
Connections

Skills

  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media Content Creation
  • Picture Research
  • Mockups
  • Layout Design
  • Commissioning Photographers
  • Content Commissioning

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Cedar Communications

    Cedar Communications

    • Marketing
  • Monocle

    Monocle

    • Publishing
  • We Folk

    We Folk

    • Photography
  • F

    Freelance

    Work history

    Currently

    Picture Editor, BA High Life & Mandarin Oriental

    Cedar Communications

    Jan 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Picture Editor for British Airways High Life magazine and overseeing photographic output across the Mandarin Oriental account. Responsibilities include: - Commissioning photographers and illustrators - Shoot production - Editing and retouching images - Photo research and press call ins - Maintaining professional relationships with agencies, libraries, studios and locations - Negotiating rates - Budgeting and invoicing - Travel arrangements - Pitch work

    Currently

    Freelance Photographer

    Freelance

    Aug 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    2018

    Picture Editor, Travel & Luxury Hub

    Cedar Communications

    May 2018 - Dec 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Picture Editor across the IAG, Mandarin Oriental and Eurostar accounts, working primarily on all digital content for British Airways, Iberia's two in-flight magazines (Ronda and Excelente), and Mandarin Oriental's monthly online content and bi-annual print magazine. Responsibilities included: - Picture research - Commissioning photographers and illustrators - Arranging and co-ordinating shoots worldwide - Editing, retouching and resizing images - Uploading articles and images using a CMS - Mocking up articles for web developers - Designing layouts - Maintaining professional relationships with photo agencies and libraries - Negotiating rates - Budgeting and invoicing - Making travel bookings - Pitch work

    2018

    Junior Picture Editor for British Airways

    Cedar Communications

    Jan 2016 - May 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Picture Editor across the IAG, Mandarin Oriental and Eurostar accounts, working primarily on all digital content for British Airways, Iberia's two in-flight magazines (Ronda and Excelente), and Mandarin Oriental's monthly online content and bi-annual print magazine. Responsibilities included: - Picture research - Commissioning photographers and illustrators - Arranging and co-ordinating shoots worldwide - Editing, retouching and resizing images - Uploading articles and images using a CMS - Mocking up articles for web developers - Designing layouts - Maintaining professional relationships with photo agencies and libraries - Negotiating rates - Budgeting and invoicing - Making travel bookings - Pitch work - Designing and curating social media feeds - Scheduling social media posts - Producing reactive social content - Moderating and approving large volumes of UGC content from around the world for social usage - Managing rights requests process for UGC content for social usage - Tagging and publishing rights approved images correctly - Using insight to gauge popularity of social posts - Ad-hoc photo shoot support

    2015

    Photo Department Intern

    Monocle

    Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • I worked at Monocle over a month, and was assigned a multitude of different tasks during that time. These included sourcing props for shoots, researching topics and finding suitable agency images to illustrate stories, calling in images from companies all over the world, arranging couriers, deliveries and travel, processing and transferring images and liaising with other departments (sub-editors and graphic design in particular).

    2015

    Agency Intern

    We Folk

    Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • I worked for a month at We Folk, where I was responsible for arranging deliveries, researching locations, archiving and resizing images for web usage, completing professional paperwork and running daily errands.

    2013

    Picture Desk Intern

    NME

    May 2013 - Jun 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Responsibilities included selecting images for print and online use, liaising with PR agents, and contacting photographers about upcoming assignments.

    Education

    2015

    BA (Hons) Commercial Photography

    Arts University Bournemouth

    Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
    • Bournemouth, United Kingdom

    Awards

    2018

    Winner: Best Picture Editor / Researcher - 2018

    BSME Talent Awards

    2018

    Bronze: Rising Star - 2018

    CMA Content Marketing Awards

    2012

    Winner: Best Under 21 Photographer - NME Music Photography Awards

    NME

    2010

    Highly Commended: Best Under 21 Photographer - NME Music Photography Awards

    NME