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Los Angeles or New York City    Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019
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The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for an experienced andcreativefull-time photographer. This position involves collaborating with writers & designers to bring stories to life on our site as well as producing original work for emerging social media platforms. We'repassionate aboutcreating creative work & are looking for the perfect team member to join us in pushing our photography content to the next level.

You willhelp develop dynamic studio photography for our team in New York or Los Angeles. The ability to work within small teams is a must, as well as an understanding of the balance needed between artistry, teamcollaborationand brand guidelines.You willseek to bring innovation to the department while handling high-volume photographic needs for both editorial & branded work at a high-quality standard.

You willbe based in our New York or LA office.

You Will

  • Produce high-quality digital photography for a variety of original photoshoots ranging from food & lifestyle to portraits & products

  • Help establish & improve the visual style of BuzzFeed photography

  • Excel handling on-set troubleshooting of photography challenges

  • Ability & interest in performing many different photography styles including lifestyle & food

  • Expert level knowledge in Nikon systems as well as studio lighting & is on the pulse of photographic & equipment trends

  • Partner withArt Directors to help develop style guides & best practices for original photography

  • Report to the Associate Art Director in charge of photography on the art team

You Have

  • 3+ years experience

  • Professional photography portfolio that shows an expert-level knowledge of digital photography, including lighting, composition, capture & processing

  • Deep understanding of all stages of the photography process, & ability to provide direction

  • Open to performing many levels of work from quick editorial shoots in natural light to higher complexity shoots with studio lights

  • Experience directing talent of all types

  • Experience managing high volumes of workflow, planning, & task delegation

  • Expert-level proficiency with DSLR functionality as well as all standard studio lighting techniques & traditional grip practice

  • Expert level knowledge of industry-standard processing & imaging software tools, including the ability to create gifs, color correction & retouching photos

  • Have a deep understanding of social media

  • Knowledge of pre-production process plus

  • Knowledge of arranging still life objects, products, props & backgrounds a plus

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeedcelebrates inclusion andis committed to equal opportunity employment. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions

  • Opportunities for personal & professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning Team, Employee Resource Groups, & more

  • An attractive compensation package, including salary & equity

  • A generous & well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO & unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym & wellness discounts, & much more

  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA & NYC!

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media & tech company, delivering news & entertainment content to a global audience. We value experimentation, teamwork, inclusion, humble confidence. At BuzzFeed, youll work alongside inspiring colleagues to create tools, technology, & content that helps connect people all over the world.

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