Photo Editor, Features

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Apr 13, 2021
Apr 29, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced features photo editor with great range and journalistic integrity to work on our Off Dutysection.

We're looking for someone who can produce high-quality photography assignments in the areas of fashion, portraiture, still-life and design. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced team of photo editors. The work requires great creativity, speed, organization and attention to detail, to conceive of and create compelling photographic content for all platforms of WSJ, from desktop to mobile app to social to the weekend print section. You must have at least 3-5 years experience in a photo editing and production role. You should have a proven track record of editorial production and visual conceptualization and an ability to work with a small team on deadline. You also need to demonstrate broad agency and social media research knowledge and the skills to work effectively within a large newsroom, with bureaus around the world.

You will start this job remotely but will ultimately be based in our New York office. You will report to the Deputy Photo Director, Features.

You Will:
  • Produce and build visual assets for Off Duty content for WSJ digital and print platforms.
  • Commission original content, including shoots in WSJ's in-house photography studio, as well as on location
  • Perform historic and general photo research.
  • Pitch visually innovative and original approaches to features coverage for the Off Duty section, from print covers to digital display, focusing on the online experience and demonstrating an understanding of the different platforms and audiences.
  • Collaborate with audience and platform teams on social strategy and distribution of WSJ content.
  • Maintain a budget on a monthly basis.

You Have:
  • A background in editorial production work, conceptualization and assigning of fashion, still-life and portraiture, and a clear understanding of the WSJ take on fashion, food, still-life, travel, technology and cultural coverage.
  • Strong digital skills. Familiarity with web tools and photo editing programs, including content management systems, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, video editing tools, FTP.
  • Excellent news judgment and an expansive understanding of mobile-first experience and design.
  • A creative vision and enthusiasm to spearhead and collaborate on new ideas.
  • Deep research skills, including newsgathering and social media tools.
  • Basic coding skills are a plus.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Art/Graphics Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 24679

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