Photo Editor Job Description

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Photo Editor

Photo Editor responsibilities

  • Coordinating with the editor and the team members to identify photography needs
  • Assigning projects to photographers and keep track of the deadlines
  • Reviewing photos, editing and making necessary changes

Photo Editor Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a talented photo editor to coordinate assignments by selecting, editing and positioning photos in print and web publications.

The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with editors and photographers to decide on which photos will be published and ensure deadlines are met.

Ultimately, you should be able to create photo content to compliment text in a creative way.


  • Coordinate with the editor and the team members to identify photography needs
  • Assign projects to photographers and keep track of the deadlines
  • Review photos, edit and make necessary changes
  • Decide which images to publish
  • Ensure all assignments are shot and edited on time for publication
  • Manipulate photos to achieve highest quality using the appropriate tools
  • Ensure all photo equipment is used properly and order supplies as needed
  • Liaise with editors, photographers and advertising reps and advise on future projects
  • Stay up to date with new image editing technologies


  • Proven work experience as a photo editor
  • Solid experience with digital technology and photo editing software packages (e.g. Photoshop, Pixlr and Affinity Photo)
  • Strong photo editing skills and excellent portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of computer imaging, photographic techniques, studio management and color composition
  • Creative mind with an eye for detail and storytelling skills
  • Time-management and leadership skills
  • BSc degree in photography, visual arts, digital media or related field

Photo Editor Job Description Examples

Photo Editor • BDG

Bustle Digital Group is seeking a Photo Editor.

The Photo Editor is responsible for conducting day to day picture research and assisting with all aspects of production on original photo shoots across all of Bustle Digital Group’s digital platforms. The position supports editors by creatively selecting imagery that illustrates stories in clever, unexpected, and impactful ways, in keeping with.....

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Photo editor • Upwork


I have about 10-20 photos. I would like someone to retouch the windows and add greenery where the windows are blown out a little bit. There are some windows where there are cars in the background I would like those removed. Message me for more info. This is a short and easy job.

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Remote Photo Editor • Webstaurant Store, Inc.

If you're searching for a full-time, permanent work-at-home career, we’ve got an opportunity for you to join our fast-growing team! Currently, we are employing legal residents of the following states: (AL, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, KS, KY, MD, MI, MS, NV, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI or WY). H-1B Visa Sponsorship Not Available, W2 only.

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Photo Editor • Lionsgate

Summary of Position

The Photo Editor provides creative guidance in the development and selection of compelling photography for Starz originals episodic, behind-the-scenes, PR and marketing imagery. The right candidate will have strong experience in entertainment photography and will leverage that to provide day-to-day creative management for the Starz photo team...


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