Sr. UX Writer - Contract Work From Home
Washington, DC /
Product – E-Commerce /
For 25 years, Getty Images has embraced disruption and change; riding the digital wave to evolve from a fragmented, analog stock photo business into a multi-billion-dollar, global e-commerce industry leader and trusted brand. The breadth and quality of our content has always allowed our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, eliciting more emotion and enabling more action. Getty Images moves the world, whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving.
Help us move the world with images!
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 405 million assets available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world's best photographers and videographers.
Getty Images works with over 330,000 contributors and image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world's deepest digital archive of historic photography. Getty Images is a world leader in visual content. With over 405 million assets, of which over 285million are digitized, encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity, music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images; and the world’s largest commercial archive. New content is added daily, with 8-10 million new assets added each quarter.
We are inclusive of different voices, perspectives and experience. We believe diversity is critical to our mission to objectively reflect the world we live in and allow our customers to illustrate that world. This means including a diverse range of voices in our content, actively pursuing diversity in our team and sources of content and listening to our customers to make sure we are as open and responsive as possible.
Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Who you are:
You’re an accomplished UX Writer or Content Strategist looking for your next challenge. As a Senior UX Writer at Getty Images, you’ll collaborate with designers, product managers, researchers and engineers to write clear, concise and compelling copy that elevates our end-to-end product experience. You’ll shift between high-level content strategy and hands-on writing and editing, sweating the details to continually improve our products. On top of working with a close-knit team of writers and content strategists to apply consistent standards and raise the overall quality of our work, you’ll also help the wider product design team by engaging in regular, constructive critiques as you iterate and collaborate on defining the best possible solution. You’re a versatile, confident writer who backs up copy decisions big and small with well-thought-out rationale.
Your Next Challenge:
Influence your team’s roadmap and contribute to high-level strategic decisions in collaboration with design, product and engineering leadership
Plan, write, edit, test and improve Getty Images content including user interface language, microcopy, help content, labels, and navigation, ensuring the content strategy and copy decisions align with your team’s broader roadmap.
Make copy recommendations based on your project’s goals, advocating for clear and concise content solutions that meet user needs and achieve Getty Images’ business goals.
Bring clarity to ambiguity as you run card sort exercises, conduct content audits, and facilitate team discussions, exercising high customer-centric judgement in your day-to-day work.
Work within established editorial and tone of voice content standards to deliver high-quality copy within tight timelines.
Embrace a culture of feedback, sharing your work early and often.
Navigate a fast-paced environment with team members in different offices by balancing independent self-direction with frequent collaboration and open communication.
Tell compelling stories with a solution-selling approach when sharing designs and decisions with internal teams, stakeholders, and senior leadership.
Advocate for the importance of copy and content strategy as a core element of creating great user experiences.
What you’ll need:
At least 5 years of experience as a UX Writer or Content Strategist working on mobile or web products that have been released to market.
Excellent presentation and overall communication skills.
Positive, collaborative attitude with a passion for creating, editing and planning online content.
Broad understanding of the many skills that fit under the title of UX Writer, with deep expertise in at least two disciplines including: problem definition, creating user flows, maintaining and evolving guidelines and, of course, writing.
A solid history of outstanding writing and a portfolio of strong examples with stories of how your end-to-end design approach and role led to meaningful improvements.
Proven ability to manage multiple and distinct projects at the same time.
Experience thriving in an agile/lean development environment.
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Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment which celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.