Realtor.com Santa Clara, AZ
Sr. News Content Photo Editor
Santa Clara, CA Scottsdale, AZ
NEWS CONTENT PHOTO EDITOR/ART DIRECTOR
Realtor.com is seeking a dynamic, versatile Photo Editor/Art Director with a strong understanding of news and journalistic values to oversee the process of procuring and creating high-impact visuals to accompany the daily content in News & Insights—our high-traffic, consumer-focused publishing site on all things real estate. It is essential that this person is equally able to creatively illustrate ambitious, complex news stories as well as fun, pop-culture related stories and evergreen advice, while also maintaining Realtor.com brand guidelines.
The Photo Editor/Art Director will be part of our brand team, but will fully support and act as an integral part of the editorial team, attending daily planning and brainstorming meetings and coordinating with editors on their stories.
Our ideal candidate will be skilled and experienced in finding the right photos to tell a journalistic story visually; understand how illustrations, maps and charts can add meaning and depth to content; and appreciate the full value of how data visualizations can help make complex data journalism stories compelling and digestible.
Realtor.com is operated by News Corp, which also owns The Wall Street Journal,
MarketWatch, and New York Post.
Select, size, and place photos for 10-12 stories a day; select and crop images to update the Realtor.com main page 3x/week
Select and size photos for 1-2 daily editorial content newsletters
Create conceptual photo illustrations to accompany high-concept stories
Oversee assigning data visualizations for data journalism stories
Recruit and manage freelance data visual creators
Manage contractual relationship with Getty on behalf of the News & Insights team
Oversee photo and graphics budget
Education: at least a bachelor’s degree
Experience: minimum 7 years experience creating visual media, including at least 3-4 years in a leadership role. Experience in digital journalism is strongly preferred.
This is a full-time position that could be based in New York City, Santa Clara, CA, Scottsdale, AZ or Los Angeles, CA.
At realtor.com®, we believe that everyone deserves a home of their own. We’re a community of nearly 2,000 employees who work hard to ensure that from the moment someone starts dreaming about a new home, to the moment they walk in the door and beyond, we’re there to lend a helping hand. Every month, over 85 million people trust us with their journey home by visiting our site and mobile apps, and we’d love to have you join our team to help.
We’ve got great offices in the U.S. and Canada with lots of sweet jobs to choose from, so we’re hoping you’ll join us on our journey to make buying, selling, renting, and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone.
Let’s make a difference, together. For Real.