- SEE AD FOR THE JOB HERE:
- Job Description
- Staff photojournalist with the ability to tell stories visually and capture stills, video and audio in a meaningful, creative and ethical manner. Cover daily assignments as well as generating ideas and working with reporters, editors and producers on projects. Must be able to provide complete and accurate captioning following the AP Stylebook. Other duties include: processing of film or digital imagery, scanning, editing, cropping, scaling, toning to standards, archiving — including the proper filing of negatives and/or digital images on the day photographed. Every staff photographer helps with lab duties as needed and may be required to train and work on the photo desk. This sometimes means spending the whole shift processing digital images. This may include: studio photography, digital imagery, retrieval of archival materials, electronic printing, redistribution of imagery, answering inquiries, flatbed scanning, captioning and filing. Infrequent, out-of-town jobs will be part of the work mix, requiring overnight or multiple-day stays on location.
- Required Skills
- Demonstrated photographic skills including: spot news, feature, sports, portraiture, small and large studio setups, lighting and exposure, remote location lighting, use of fill flash. Computer literacy using PC platforms including demonstrated skills and understanding of Photoshop and its color management and a word processing program, and Adobe Premiere Pro. Experience with remote transmission of images and video. Proficiency in English composition, grammar, syntax, punctuation and spelling. Demonstrated journalistic skills including understanding of accepted professional standards. Must be able to communicate effectively with the public, colleagues and editors, be able to take constructive criticism and direction. Must generate own story ideas. Must be an effective time manager, set priorities, accomplish tasks in the order needed at the time needed. Accurate Typist. Driver’s license required. Required to work a rotating shift that changes weekly. Must be able to communicate with colleagues and editors and work as part of a team when needed, and must be able to take constructive criticism and direction. Must be able to juggle several assignments/stories at one time. Must be familiar with the workflow of a website and use developing technology, including smart phones, to deliver photos, audio and video of breaking news.
- Required Experience
- Three years experience on a daily newspaper or website preferred.
- Job Location
- Richmond, VA US
- Position Type
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Graphic Designer: Produces visual communication presentations from concept, through production, to distribution by working with customers, a team, or independently, depending on varying circumstances.
Qualifications: The contracted employee(s) shall have a minimum of three years general experience in commercial art and two years specialized audiovisual graphic arts, multimedia creation, presentation authoring experience. Candidate must be able to obtain security clearance.
Ideal candidates will possess such characteristics as:
- Natural Artistic Ability with Personal Style
- An Aptitude for Customer Service
- Adaptability to Grow with Technology and Demanding Working Environments
- Attention to Detail and Organization
- Self Motivated and Deadline-Oriented
- Strong Problem Solving Skills and Out-of-the-Box Thinking
- Appreciative of Constructive Criticism and Pliability to Grow and Improve from it
- Simultaneously Team Oriented and Independent Depending on the Needs of the Project
The Designer shall have the working knowledge of utilizing the latest software, specifically Adobe Creative Suite software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat Pro. Further knowledge of Adobe software is desirable. The Designer must also be familiar with Microsoft office software such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Further knowledge of Microsoft Visio is desirable, as is any experience with web design and publication, virtual reality production, and design and implementation of interactive presentations.
The Designer must have hands-on familiarity with various hardware such as, scanners, and large format printers, etc. Further knowledge of digital cameras and photographic equipment is desirable. The Designer must keep accurate records of work, materials, and effort per project.
The Designer must have experience with customer service and understand the importance of good customer relations in a demanding environment. The Designer must provide service to customers by conferring with clients, interpreting their needs, defining the most effective product to satisfy their requirements and offering creative suggestions and constructive advice for a variety of mission specific goals. Ultimately creative solutions must be both satisfying to the customer, based on the customers’ own vision while maintaining the sophistication and high level of visual communications quality our office strives to achieve.
The Designer must also work in conjunction with printing vendors to prepare files for larger distribution. Knowledge of various printing specifications and processes is desirable.
General Graphic Designer Job Duties:
- Answering Phone Calls, Customers Relations Needs, and Scheduling
- Completing Paperwork Documenting Office Efforts and Work
- Minimal Photography Related Requirements (Training Provided)
- Photographic/Graphic Reconstruction, Restoration, Manipulation
- Studying and Preparing Information for Project Concept Development
- Designing Rough Layouts of Art, Size, Type, Style, and Related Aesthetic Concepts
- Submitting Rough Works to Supervisor and Customers for Approval
- Preparing Final Products by Coordinating with Printing Vendors and Customers
For questions and to apply for this position, please email Nicole Perkins at Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Online News Producer, edweek.org
Education Week is seeking a creative, versatile online news producer who can bring fresh ideas, video-editing skills, and cutting-edge online design and development capabilities to a talented news operation that provides first-rate content for education policymakers, frontline educators, and wider audiences.
Published by the independent, nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week spans multiple platforms, including a weekly print edition, a well-established online presence at edweek.org with more than 1 million registrants, specialized e-newsletters, special reports, a growing roster of staff- and guest-written blogs, webinars, online chats, video, and live events for education leaders.
The producer’s role will include: combining news articles, art, social media, and multimedia into vibrant content packages; assisting the online creative director with site design and development in a variety of platforms and content management systems; developing an ability to troubleshoot within those systems; editing video and audio and working with live-streaming operations; and participating in and leading various projects, such as work with databases, video and audio production, photo galleries, interactive design, user-generated content, and community building. An eye for quality, technical integrity, and journalistic standards are essential.
Online news presentation techniques and technology are constantly changing, and our producers are expected to bring new ideas, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit to the job. You will have a voice and ownership of projects in a collaborative team environment.
• Experience with digital news production, website design, content management systems, and blog platforms
• Experience editing video and working with interactives and multimedia
• Working knowledge of AfterEffects and PHP is a plus
• Knowledge of journalistic standards and the ability to work quickly and independently while being meticulous about quality and technical integrity
• Interest in education policy is a plus
Salary is commensurate with experience and comes with excellent benefits. The office is located in Bethesda, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C.
To apply: Send cover letter, résumé, and samples of your work to email@example.com. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Smithsonian.com is looking for a Web Editor: Develop the editorial vision, strategic plans and editorial calendars for the Smithsonian.com web site. Work with marketing/advertising sales team to communicate editorial plans. Oversee online editorial budget. Develop, manage and edit Web stories, multimedia packages and Web departments by freelancers and editorial staff. Together with the Chief Digital Officer, Smithsonian Enterprises: o Oversee and direct site upgrades and search engine optimization improvements with the goal of increasing audience size and engagement. o Forge editorial partnerships; oversee day-to-day partner management and execution. o Manage strategic relationships with content and syndication partners from within the Smithsonian Institution and outside. o Collaborate on digital content distribution strategies, including RSS, blogger outreach, mobile, tablet, etc. Bachelor¹s degree (B.A.) or equivalent in a related discipline from a four-year college or university. Minimum of five years full-time work experience developing online tools, features and community elements for high-profile online news or feature sites required. Journalism and management experience required. Must have strong news judgment and a commitment to journalistic ethics and standards, as well as superior writing and editing skills. Must have experience developing, assigning and editing stories, and producing multimedia packages. Demonstrated technical proficiency with Web design and development, including working knowledge of content management systems, HTML, XML, RSS, Flash, editing software for audio and video, site taxonomy and content distribution techniques required. Please forward a resume with cover letter to: (Please include salary requirements) firstname.lastname@example.org Please include position title in subject line
Job Title: Producer, Photography Web Franchises
Job ID: 4455
Location: NG Television; NG Digital Media
Job Type: Regular/Full-time/Exempt
Summary of Position
Producer contributes to, and programs daily, weekly, and monthly content for multiple online photography franchises on NationalGeographic.com. Assists in acquiring new traffic and successfully redirecting it to other parts of the NationalGeographic.com site.
- Creates and plans for production, development, packaging, and promotion of multiple interactive/online photography projects for greatest consumer impact.
- Establishes, documents, and monitors project schedules, budgets, deadlines and deliverables. Communicates project status across the division and assures adherence to established processes and customer experience guidelines.
- Acts as photo editor for photography site, and editorial consult for other site sections in regards to photographic standards. Understands, upholds, and completes rights clearance processes and standards for image use.
- Monitors, interprets, and reports on project performance through analysis of metrics and works with customer acquisition, design, and technology teams to help improve performance.
- Supports programming partners in devising strategies for directing traffic from franchises to other parts of the site. Observes industry and competitive landscape, maintains time records and performs other duties as assigned.
Interns and Agency temps
Minimum Education & Experience
Bachelors degree with a minimum of three (3) years of experience programming online/interactive projects/products. Specialized training/experience related to specific area of responsibility, namely photography.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, HTML & XML, Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, editing software like Bridge, Expression Media, Lightroom, etc. Understanding of, and experience with, content management systems and/or web publishing platforms. Professional writing and editing skills. Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, from kick-off to launch and maintenance. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; highly organized; ability to manage resources and daily priorities; team player with diplomatic temperament and ability to foster a cooperative work environment; ability to manage multiple projects and consistently deliver quality work in a fast-paced environment; deep familiarity with and appreciation for the Web and a passion for photography and effectively presenting photography online/interactive
Equal Opportunity Employer