Job Description

Freelance Photo Compositor

  • Salary: $17 per hour
  • Level: Entry Level
  • Duration: Freelance

Static Media is seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working freelance Freelance Photo Compositor to support our editorial teams. We are a fast-paced startup with a team that’s passionate about creating and promoting quality content. Our portfolio includes: Looper, Nicki Swift, /Film, Glam, Grunge, Mashed, The List, SVG, SlashGear, Health Digest, House Digest, Tasting Table, Wrestling Inc., Daily Meal, Explore, Women, and Food Republic.

The Freelance Photo Compositor will be responsible for creating unique, high-quality header images for articles by combining multiple elements to craft a compelling, relevant image to match the article copy. The role requires strong research, communication, and organizational skills, as well as working knowledge of the core topics covered by our sites. A successful candidate will be a creative, versatile, self-starter who is skilled in digital image manipulation. This position is work-from-home, and offers the opportunity for growth. Location does not matter.

Photo Compositor Responsibilities:

  • Create 2-3 high-quality composite images for web publishing per hour
  • Attach composite images to article assignment cards
  • Maintain excellent records of photo permissions

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Demonstrated ability in use of photo manipulation tools
  • Demonstrated ability to create high-quality screenshots
  • Attention to detail when it comes to our company’s style and voice
  • Sharp eye for quality that aligns with Static Media standards
  • Knowledge of the entertainment, food, and lifestyle publishing industry
  • Ability to manage/access/utilize image databases, press agency subscriptions
  • Full understanding of use permissions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects

Compensation: $17 per hour

Commitment: 40 hrs/wk, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm ET preferred


  • Experience with photo editing
  • Relevant work samples