Photo Editor Resume Sample

Photo editors keep an eye on photography in a magazine and they coordinate with the editors and team members to spot photo needs. They review photos, edit, and make necessary changes. They must assign projects to photographers and keep a track of the deadline. The photo editors work for newspapers, feature photography, and other publications. They need to enhance customer’s experience visually. The function of a photo editor includes working with editors and other team members, determining photography needs daily, developing and managing calendar, managing production and events, assigning a various project to photographers, giving feedback to photographers about their progress, choosing best photos for publishing, ensuring equipment are used properly, working and communicating with editors, and staying up to date with best practices and editing tools. The photo editor needs to have a completed degree in visual arts or digital media and must have an understanding of computer imaging and studio management.

Photo Editor Resume Sample

Name: Linda Masterson

Address: 2347 Main Street, New Cityland, CA 109340
Phone: 406 – 416-704
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Photo Editor, Gidget Magazine, Yuma, CA


Creative and dedicated photo editor with a thorough understanding of modern photography equipment including DSLR cameras. Expert understanding of digital photography and computerized editing programs. Possess strong teamwork abilities to coordinate effectively with photographers, editors, and managers. Accomplished meeting client objectives for final photographic products and improved the efficiency of the editing process.


  • In-depth knowledge about various standard and techniques of photography, cutting styles and design
  • Understanding about photo copyright issues and applications of the digital asset management system
  • Great knowledge about photo cropping and basic coloring techniques
  • Possess excellent teamwork skills to communicate effectively with photographers
  • Outstanding artistic eye able to modify numerous elements of photos to create a final product
  • Wide knowledge about all styles of photography

Work Experience

Photo Editor, Gidget Magazine, Yuma, CA ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Worked with photographers and magazine editors to gain knowledge about focusing on the shoot
  • Aided imaging team members with product styling and post-production
  • Coordinated with clients in a calm and professional manner
  • Observed studio for adequate supplies

Photo Editor, Lisle Wedding Photography, Yuma, CA (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated with photographers to discuss what couples are looking for
  • Delivered film for prints and made CDs with copies of digital photos
  • Assembled wedding albums
  • Handled reprints of family members of bride and groom

Photo Editor, Flare Magazine, Houston (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handled designing the size of photos and placing snaps on magazines front page
  • Responsible for scheduling shifts and assigning projects to photographers
  • Researching pictures using the internet and other media sources
  • Handling task of negotiating with clients


Masters in Arts – FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic

Bachelor Degree in Photography – University of Houston

High School: Michael High School, Houston


Diana Johnson, Photo Editor, Lisle Wedding Photography, Yuma, CA

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 23/10/1987
  • Hobbies: Boxing and cycling

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