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 • Paper Street Media

Job Description

Who we are - We are web-based video-on-demand networks with a focus on adult entertainment, based out of Downtown Miami. We are a group of creative souls with diverse backgrounds. If you are also a true believer of work hard & play hard, this is the place to be. At PSM, you will enjoy a fun & casual environment, team-building retreats, startup spirits, and great benefits...


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Photo Editor Need For Edit some photos digitally • Upwork

HiLooking for a good photo editor to edit some old and new pictures to .give new and attractive look to photos. Photo editor must have good knowledge of photoshop and some new photo editing apps and tools ...send me some samples of edited photos as early as possible . I am waiting for your proposals.

Thanking you

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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.

WebstaurantStore is looking for a detail-oriented... ...

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