Visuals Content Editor

Overview

Visuals Content Editor

 

The Baltimore Sun has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative visual leader to initiate and execute daily and long-term video and photo projects across all platforms for our visual department. A candidate for this role should be willing to challenge convention and experiment with new ways to tell stories visually in a manner that will help us grow our digital audience. 

Responsibilities

 

  • Ability to react quickly to breaking news and coordinate the creation and curation of visual content to enhance the story telling of these types of events
  • Edit daily and long-term video content, including projects
  • Conceive and executive new types of multimedia content to grow and engage audience on The Sun’s core digital platforms, including social media channels
  • Assist in tracking meaningful analytics and creating measurable goals for the department
  • Collaborate with editors, designers, reporters and other staff across departments, illustrating stories in a creative and artful manner
  • Champion great visual storytelling throughout The Sun’s newsroom by training journalists on best practice to increase and enhance their multimedia contributions
  • Contribute to The Darkroom, The Sun’s multimedia blog
  • Assist in managing The Sun’s Visuals department and supervise visual journalists across the newsroom

Qualifications

  • Self-starter with a track-record of executing unique, compelling projects on deadline
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
  • Experience creating motion graphics through Adobe After Effects or other program
  • Excellent visual editing and storytelling judgment
  • Experience with live video platforms is essential
  • Experience with creating or brainstorming visuals content specific to social media and mobile platforms is a plus


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