Photo Editor (Contract)

Pinterest, San Francisco, CA

Visual discovery destination

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to source, manage and possibly create photography for the brand team. Their hands-on knowledge of photography means that they can jump in to help create photographic comps for campaigns, creative stills for projects, or simple lay flats. Their ability to source photography means that they can balance turnaround times with budgets to produce photography that delivers against project goals and creative standards of excellence. 

What you’ll do:

  • Tell the Pinterest story through photography for both consumer and business facing audiences.
  • Collaborate with writers, designers, producers and marketing managers to select photographers and produce imagery for campaigns that span the spectrum (e.g. how-to’s, use case, feature and brand) and range from small to surround-sound.
  • Quickly be able to onboard and understand the Pinterest brand, what we’re trying to communicate, who our audience is and how to work with the brand tool kit and guidelines
  • Become a brand ambassador to ensure quality in all aspects of our work, expanding on and maintaining our photography standards and guidelines
  • Concept and create photos for projects across mediums (web, digital, print).
  • Communicating photography decisions to cross-functional teams, incorporating feedback, while also giving effective feedback and direction to other team members.

What we’re looking for:

  • 6+ years as a photo editor
  • At the core, you’re a passionate photographer and storyteller 
  • You have demonstrated knowledge and experience with holistic campaign development and can take big ideas through each phase of development (ideation to execution and delivery)
  • You know how to take direction from creative and non-creative stakeholders and translate their business needs into visual stories that motivates our audiences experienced through a variety of channels
  • You have the ability to work on multiple projects, manage time in an efficient manner and implement feedback
  • You’re a technical pro with photography equipment, lighting and editing software

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