The Associate Visuals Editor creates day-to-day photo/visual content to support the editorial and marketing teams. This role is responsible for photo research and licensing, preparing photos for publication on, on social-media platforms, and in email. They also commission some photography. The Associate Visuals Editor will also assist in conceptualizing and enhancing Dwell’s video program. This role reports to the Photo Director.


  • Conduct photo research, including editing, sourcing, licensing, and editing photos for digital and print stories.
  • Maintain Dwell's high standards for photography across our platforms.
  • Prepare photos, captions, and credits for publication.
  • Create composites for Web and social media.
  • Commission and produce photography for Dwell's digital platforms.
  • Call-in, log, and organize products for large production shoots.
  • Fulfill some administrative duties, such as preparing photos for award submissions and sending out magazines to contributors.
  • Review photographer portfolios and continuously search for new talent.
  • Work with photographers, agencies, and vendors to set budgets, negotiate contracts, and process invoices in a timely manner.
  • Additional duties as required, or as assigned by the Photo Director.


  • 3+ years of work experience in photography, media, or another relevant field.
  • Knowledge of digital and social best practices and an exceptional eye for scroll-stopping images.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute to editorial decisions and support the development of visual stories across all platforms.
  • Knowledge of photography, great Photoshop skills, and a general familiarity with photo rights.
  • Knowledge of and interest in home design and other topics covered by Dwell.
  • Experience as a photographer and/or video editor are a plus.