Image Specialist

Barcelona, Catalonia, es
Company: LovetoKnow Media
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-08-04 10:06:07

At LoveToKnow Media we are seeking an Image Specialist to work with YourDictionary’s editorial team to identify and place stock images and create custom visuals. 

The Image Specialist will work as part of a team responsible for identifying and placing images for editorial content on YourDictionary (yourdictionary), using images from approved, licensed sources. Each Image Specialist will review content that has been tagged as needing images and select or create appropriate contextual photographs and graphics from stock and original sources to illustrate the article, slideshow, or other online content. The Image Specialist will work with the editorial team to ensure that all photographs and visual images meet the site’s highest standards for quality, look and feel.

Applicants should include a link to their portfolio and/or include samples of images they have designed/created and selected for articles.

At this moment we’re only able to accept people holding EU citizenship or EU Blue Card for Spain as we do NOT provide visa sponsorships. If you’re not in Barcelona at the moment, your position will be remote at your location up until 2-3 months after signing the contract. 

Why you want this job:

Room to self-organize your time.
Remote/in-office work to be chosen from.
LoveToKnow Media brings Silicon Valley ways to Barcelona.
LoveToKnow Media operates several digital products. Your work and input will be integral to the growth of our proprietary products.
Your work will be high impact and high visibility.
We have a flat organizational structure, and you will work directly with the product managers under the regional manager’s supervision.
You will be part of a superb, international senior team of professionals.
Offices at a premium location in Barcelona.
 We give you the best tools you may need to develop your tasks: laptop, screen, etc.
Technical training /meetups covered by the company.

Responsibilities:

Sourcing high-quality images for articles and other content.
Work with our existing stock photo library sources as well as procure images from private sources by finding necessary images and making a request for permission.
Adding those images using a content management system (CMS).
Editing images to provide the best quality, which includes cropping to better highlight the subject/focus of the image.
Creating graphics such as illustrations, infographics and tables.
Creating PDF files of graphics.
Creating editable, printable documents in PDF format.
Working with the editorial team to ensure that images are added in a timely manner.

What you will need to be successful

At least 1 year of professionally selecting and editing digital photographs. Familiar with photo editing software tools for cropping, sharpening, straightening, feathering, resizing, cloning, brightness/contrast, levels and other skills necessary to modify images.
Able to match informative online content with compelling images that add value.
Proficiency with a wide range of Adobe products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
Skilled in designing original, creative vector graphics.
Image optimization and color enhancement skills.
Familiarity with a variety of image file formats and conversion tools.
Good eye for layout design and consistency and image positioning.
Ability to work independently and within deadlines.
Comfortable with online communication and collaboration tools, including project management.
Strong knowledge of copyright laws and regulations for web content.
Great communication skills.(English B2-C2 CEFR diplomas are highly valued).
High attention to detail.
Knowledge of LiveCycle and other image tools is a plus.

About LoveToKnow Media:

At LoveToKnow Media, we believe the good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge. 

Our five distinct brands share a mission to make the world smarter. Unique in their content yet unified in their purpose, LoveToKnow, YourDictionary, WordFinder, GolfLink, and Bibliography.com compel expansive and engaged audiences of consumers who seek specialized subject matters.

Spanning 14 time zones, we cultivate exceptional talent from around the world. A global perspective is what fuels our success and ability to be one of the largest and most well-rounded digital media portfolios in the world. As one global community, we work collaboratively across continents and cultures to create informative content that truly makes the world smarter. Our flexible approach emboldens our employees to work in environments that play to their strengths, including fully remote roles and flexible in-person roles in the heart of Barcelona.

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