Freelance Photo Editor

  • Cooper Square, 4th Floor, New York, NY
  • Part-time

Company Description

Refinery29 is a rapidly-growing digital media company that delivers non-stop inspiration for living a more stylish and creative life.  From fashion to beauty to products and shopping, Refinery29 takes its users on a constant journey of style discovery.

Since its inception in 2005, Refinery29 has focused on building a massive community through 24/7 original content.  Refinery29’s highly engaged consumer base yields 7mm unique visitors and 1.5mm subscribers generating 100mm page views each month.  Refinery29 has become the #1 digital style destination and was ranked as Inc. Magazine’s #1 fastest-growing media company this year.


Job Description

Refinery29 is looking for an enthusiastic, detail oriented freelance photo editor  to contribute to a fast-paced photo department.  This position will provide support to the photo department and will work closely with the Photo team. The job will entail working on large programs on tight timelines that have  significant photo elements.


  • Assembling creative teams for photo shoots,  photographers, hair, makeup and stylists

  • Coordinating shoot timelines

  • Communicating with talent

  • Securing locations

  • Tracking photo shoot costs

  • Organizing photos for approval

  • Resizing images for web

  • Compiling photo credits

  • Purchasing stock imagery

  • Maintaining edit and photographer deadlines

  • Assisting with photo research

  • Job duties may change as per business needs


  • 2+ years production experience in an editorial photo department

  • Must have experience producing photo shoots

  • Must be proficient in Photoshop

  • Must be able to do basic retouching, color correcting and layouts

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Extremely organized

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player

Additional Information

For consideration, you must submit your RESUME and a COVER LETTER describing why you would be a great fit for this position and Refinery29.

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