ABOUT THE COMPANY
Mental Floss is a media brand that gives knowledge-junkies their fix of everything from science and pop culture to tech and history. Our (soon to be re-launched) website, mentalfloss.com, has 20 million unique monthly visitors as well as 1.3 million YouTube Channel subscribers and 2 million Facebook fans, reaching Millennial Influencers with original television programming, products, and teaching tools. Mental Floss is a three-time Webby Award Winner.
Mental Floss is seeking an experienced, organized, and enthusiastic full-time Digital Photo Producer to join our fast-paced New York team. Working closely with our Web, Art, and Editorial teams, the Photo Producer will be responsible for sourcing, researching, and editing high quality images for the website and associated content and social media platforms. This includes procuring daily article images, light retouching in Photoshop (think silhouettes and color corrections) and preparing all imagery for digital delivery in the appropriate format and size. Must be a highly motivated team player with the ability to work independently ... you'll be our one-stop-shop for all things photo!
Location: New York City
Bachelor's Degree in Photography, related field or equivalent.
3+ years photo editing or producing experience (magazine or web preferred).
Proficient in Photoshop. Knowledge in other Adobe programs and CMS (preferably Drupal) a plus.
Experience with photo research; navigating stock agency sites and galleries.
Retouching and color correcting experience.
Knowledge of industry standards, legal image use, and contractual guidelines.
Experience organizing photo credit and caption information.
Ability to maintain an image server through standard labeling practices, crediting, and naming conventions.
Ability to use a digital SLR camera for occasional portraits, product, and other imagery.
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and thrive in a high-paced environment while maintaining a positive approach.
**Please note that job duties may change as per business needs**
HOW TO APPLY
Submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We offer health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, an optional 401k enrollment (not currently matching), FSA/transit flexible spending, vacation days, plus various discounts on gym memberships, entertainment, etc. We look forward to hearing from you!