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Photo Editor - Part-time, Freelance

Creative | San Francisco, CA | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

Photo Editor - Part-time, Freelance

About Us:
We are the team behind the nation’s two fast growing online design marketplaces, Chairish and DECASO.  Our team is comprised of seasoned tech entrepreneurs and stylish design lovers who founded successful travel start-ups Hotwire and TripIt, as well as former executives from Levi Strauss, Yahoo, One Kings Lane, and eBay.
Chairish is the online home furnishings marketplace that makes it delightfully simple for design lovers to buy and sell fabulous vintage and  pre-owned home furnishings. Our shop exclusively features curator-approved treasures in a full-service and trustworthy environment. The Chairish mission is to make everyone’s home more beautiful, one piece at a time!
DECASO (The Decorative Arts Society) is the new online home for the world’s top modernism and antique dealers. The mission of DECASO is to create the most trusted online destination for sophisticated designers and tastemakers to discover and source world class modernist and antique furniture, decor and decorative art objects. We have developed DECASO in collaboration with the leading dealers in the world, to ensure the highest possible standards of authenticity and curation. 

Chairish, Inc has an excellent opportunity for a talented Photo Editor to contribute to our in-house creative, marketing, and social teams. We’re seeking a candidate with outstanding visual and organizational skills who will own the sourcing of all lifestyle images for our two brands: Chairish, and the freshly launched DECASO. Our ideal candidate will display a passion and commitment for producing best-in-class marketing and editorial content for our audiences, while aligning with broader business needs and objectives.
Role can be located in San Francisco, CA or Los Angeles, CA

Key Responsibilities:
●    Source lifestyle imagery for marketing and editorial usage
●    Participate in content strategy meetings
●    Negotiate pricing/terms with vendors and contractors
●    Manage imagery budget
●    Ensure all creative images are used in accordance with licensing terms and agreements
●    Oversee shoot production for commissioned photography and video
●    Coordinate post-production of assets and perform photo retouching on occasion 
●    Manage visual asset archiving

Ideal Candidate:
●    BA in design, photography, visual arts, digital media or related field
●    Elevated eye for photo editing, retouching and cropping
●    Knowledge of interior design and home decor industry
●    Proficiency in Adobe Suite
●    Experience with Image Relay a plus
●    Has an existing network of creative collaborators - Photographers, videographers, editors, stylists, retouchers, and stock/licensed imagery vendors
●    Displays an understanding of the Chairish brand, our inventory, customer, and mission
●    Strong communication and time management skills
●    Exceptional organizational skills; highly detail-oriented
●    Strategic thinker willing to push the envelope and bring fresh, innovative ideas to life
●    Proactive problem-solving skills; ability to anticipate obstacles and also quickly generate alternate solutions/ideas and change course as needed
●    Can-do, positive attitude and a roll-up-your-sleeves approach; personable and flexible with demands and changes in business