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702 H Street NW
DescriptionThe Photo component of the Visual Communications Department creates, curates, and delivers the compelling, creative imagery that aims to support the goals, actions, and campaigns of Greenpeace. The department endeavors to meet the needs of Greenpeace print and web imaging and to respond to requests from other Greenpeace and non-profit groups as well as media, magazine, and textbook publishers. The Photo team creates staff and team photos, documents actions and rallies in Washington, D.C. and other locations when appropriate, and commissions photo work around the United States. These and past photos need to be curated into the electronic archival systems, captioned, and referenced to facilitate long term storage, use, and value.
ResponsibilitiesCovering events in Washington, D.C., including documenting activities in the Greenpeace facilities.
Creating staff portraits for new employees and team photos on request.
Editing, captioning and selecting images from photo shoots
Cataloging shoots in local and international digital archives
Scanning in transparencies and negatives from the Greenpeace Archive
Creating galleries and slideshows of images on the Greenpeace and flickr website from events and actions
Assisting with research and delivery on internal and external image requests
Organizing electronic files
Photojournalism or documentation background
Photography/camera experience preferred
Photoshop, Photomechanic, Lightroom and Bridge photo editing skills
Creative imagination, ability to engage with groups and create visually compelling images
Strong organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Strong research skills
Critical thinking skills
The ability to complete work and reach goals independently as well as contribute in a collaborative environment
Enthusiasm for protecting the environment and commitment to non-violence as a means of affecting change