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Associate Photo Editor

As a member of the content/creative team at Beautycon the Associate Photo Editor will help tell the stories of Beautycon and our partners day in and day out through compelling photography. The ideal candidate will have a background in photo editing and be a photographer themselves. In this role you are responsible for locating, securing and shooting images that support the editorial vision of Beautycon. This role is responsible for overseeing contributing photographers, image selection, delivery, budget and management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Source relevant and unique images for Beautycon that will resonate with our audience across our social and distribution platforms - on and offline
  • Judge images for aesthetic value and technical quality
  • Oversee the visual identity of Beautycon’s Instagram handle, working with the social team to source images, shoot original images and ensure the feed is cohesive
  • Concept, shoot and deliver original photography for Beautycon and our brand partners
  • Color-correct, retouch and resize images for use across multiple platforms
  • Manage the workflow and needs of the content and creative team
  • Collaborate with the editorial, video and graphic teams  
  • Negotiate favorable terms and usage rates, understanding marketplace value, licensing needs and usage parameters
  • Create and maintain a photo library



  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience shooting - both DSLR and prosumer cameras
  • Experience with in studio and on location photography lighting
  • Experience with video a plus
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to turn ideas into action
  • Understanding of branded content and experience delivering for clients
  • Experience in creating photo and social content from pre-production through delivery
  • Firm understanding of web copyright, photo rights and permissions
  • Your own large roster of photographers, photo agencies, and more, as well as have an eye for fresh and current talent
  • Experience with in-studio and location set ups
  • Ability to develop and execute photo concepts timely and with a small budget
  • A keen understanding of how to optimize creative ideas for digital and social platforms and devices
  • Ability to work within a small, fast-paced organization that adapts to the needs of the marketplace and audience immediately. Comfort with the unknown and with new experiences.
  • Please be obsessed with all things beauty, style, culture, tech - have a point of view in your work about these verticals and more.
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