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Company: Yahoo! Mobile
Position:
Yahoo! Mobile Photo Editor
Location:
California
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
December 12, 2013
Job ID: 1480595

Description:

Yahoo! Mobile Photo Editor, Sunnyvale CA (Local applicants only, please)

We’re looking for a contract photo editor to help curate, crop, and edit stunning photos for Yahoo!’s mobile products. Successful candidate must be passionate about photography, photo editing, and have a solid understanding of mobile/tablet products. You must possess impeccable organizational skills, a high level of efficiency, a solutions-oriented mindset, and a capacity to work on deadline with multiple teams while maintaining keen attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and time-management skills are highly desirable.

Responsibilities:
* Research and incorporate top notch photography into Yahoo!’s mobile app
* Perform "high touch" post production image enhancements through Photoshop
* Work with technical teams to provide product  feedback and develop/improve photo editorial tools and processes as needed.
* Monitor photographers’ image submission queue, and accept/deny images based on image requirements and quality.
* Moderate user discussions as necessary.
* Cross check quality of photo editors’ image research.

Qualifications:
* BA or BS degree along with 3+ years of professional experience (online) in stock photography, photo journalism, or photo editing

* Excellent Photoshop skills
* A passion for innovation, a strong sense of urgency, and a keen interest in stats and analysis strongly desired.
* Superior organization skills in order to stay ahead of the demands of the job: preparing for possible detours, identifying bottlenecks, and disseminating timely updates.
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in a concise manner.
* Work style that thrives in a fast-paced environment with aggressive goals and deadlines.
* Excellent relationship-building and listening skills.
* Solution-oriented with the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and online work samples to: ymobilejobs@yahoo.com, with "mobile photos JJ1113" in the subject line.  The job is located in Sunnyvale, CA.  Local applicants only, please.

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