The RealReal Photo Editor in San Francisco, California
The Photo Editor will play a critical role on the creative team, developing the look of the site on a daily basis and building relationships with photographers and photo agencies to further enhance the brand. A robust knowledge of fashion trends and strong editorial eye are key for success in this role. This person will report to the Editorial Director.
Create the look of the homepage on a daily basis by selecting images from multiple resources, including in-house photography and outside partner agencies, always keeping in mind the brand and the customer experience.
Partner with creative and the merchandising team to ensure the site communicates key messages through its visuals, aligns with campaign creative, and highlights seasonally relevant merchandise.
Manage the production and upload of all site assets, overseeing the Graphic Design Administrative Support role, to ensure all assets maintain our style standards and are delivered correctly.
Partner with merchants and stylists to ensure that images and product are being shot that best fulfill the needs of the homepage.
Source new photographers and design new graphic treatments, to keep site content feeling fresh.
Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change & shift gears comfortably. Can decide and act without having total picture.
Learning on the fly: Learns quickly, relentless learner, experiments, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
Extremely detail-oriented and results-driven.
Communication: Is able to work with a variety of people in multiple settings and styles, while being receptive to feedback with varying viewpoints.
Ability to handle large workload: Can handle a wide scope of assets and projects and deliver on time, while staying focused, calm and professional.
Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree a plus.
3+ years of professional experience, preferably in an e-commerce photo department.
Exceptional time management and organizational skills including the ability to meet external and internal deadlines is required.
Team player able to work effectively and collaboratively across all departments to meet goals and deadlines.
Ability to handle changes and feedback, and pivot quickly as necessary.
Skilled at photoshop.
Experience managing photo databases preferred.