Photo Editor, Mobile Products
Yahoo Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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Applicants residing in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA only, please.

We're looking for a contract photo editor to help curate, edit, and crop stunning photos for Yahoo mobile products. Successful candidate must be passionate about photography, have a keen eye for visually stunning images, and have expertise of Adobe Photoshop and Bridge. Knowledge in After Effects and video production is highly desirable. You must possess impeccable organizational skills, a high level of efficiency, a solutions-oriented mindset, and a capacity to work on deadline with multiple teams while maintaining keen attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and time-management skills are a must.


  • Research and incorporate top-notch photography into mobile apps
  • Perform high-level post production image enhancements through Photoshop and After Effects
  • Work with technical teams to provide product feedback and develop/improve photo editorial tools and processes as needed
  • Monitor photographers image submission queue, and accept/deny images based on image requirements and quality
  • Moderate user discussions as necessary
  • Cross-check quality of photo editors' image research

*BA or BS degree along with 3+ years of professional experience (online) in stock photography, photojournalism, or photo editing.

  • Outstanding organization skills in order to stay ahead of the demands of the job: preparing for possible detours, identifying bottlenecks, and disseminating timely updates. Strong writing and documentation skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, After Effects, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • News or journalism background is highly desired
  • A passion for innovation, a strong sense of urgency, and a keen interest in stats and analysis strongly desired
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in a concise manner
  • Work style that thrives in a fast-paced environment with aggressive goals and deadlines
  • Excellent relationship-building and listening skills
  • Solution-oriented with the ability to work both independently and as a team member

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and online work samples, with "Mobile Photos IN0227" in the subject line.

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Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo!), together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is a global Internet brand. Together with its owned and operated online...