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WIRED Is Hiring an Associate Photo Editor

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. It is the essential source of information and ideas that make sense of a world in constant transformation. The WIRED conversation illuminates how technology is changing every aspect of our lives—from culture to business, science to design. The breakthroughs and innovations that we uncover lead to new ways of thinking, new connections, and new industries. WIRED reaches more than 30 million people each month through, our digital edition, the magazine, social media, and live events.

Job Description
This role directly reports to the Director of Photography. The Associate Photo Editor will create day-to-day photo/visual solutions to support the digital and print editorial staff to maintain the visual standards of the brand.

Primary Responsibilities
 • Acquires photo research for both the web and the print editions of WIRED. 
• Research, source, license, and edit photos for specific verticals on  
• Commissions and produces photography for various stories and collaborates with editors and designers to determine what would best visually represent each article. 
• Handles all aspects of shoot production including: Creating call sheets and shot lists, hiring crew, negotiating rates for commissioned shoots, securing releases from models, securing location agreements and COIs, and handling file and retouching delivery. 
• Wrangling products/call-in, logs, organizes, and returns products for large production gadget shoots.  
• Reviews photographer portfolios and continuously searches for new talent and potential photo essays, for both print and online.
• Experience as a photographer a plus.

Desired Skills and Qualifications
• 3+ years of work experience in photography, media or relevant field.
• Knowledge of digital and social content.
• Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent communication skills.
• Ability to contribute to editorial decisions and support the development of visual stories across all platforms
• Can creatively translate the needs of the brands and client into high quality output through a detailed understanding of the requirements of the platforms

What Happens Next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply here, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.