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Summer Intern, Photographer/Retoucher

Who We Are:
SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, Stitcher, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.
This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.
SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. 
How you’ll make an impact:
As a Photographer/Retoucher Intern at SiriusXM and Pandora, you’ll play an integral part in the photography shoots and photo retouches weekly. You will assist the Associate Director of Photography, from photo shoots to retouching. You’ll use the latest innovations in Photoshop and LightRoom plus support creative collaboration and ideation. 
You will enjoy working on a diverse range of projects, and thrive in a fast paced environment in which you can continue to grow and expand your skill set. You are passionate about your work, and are eager to apply the same work ethic to projects large and small. You solve creative problems using strategy, handle occasional chaos well, communicate effectively and remain calm under pressure.
What you’ll do: 
  • Point of contact for all questions about the scheduling of shoots throughout the week.

  • Edit in Adobe Photoshop and LightRoom 

  • Assist in all shooting projects that come through to Studio

  • Know and learn lighting techniques

  • Determine desired image compositions

  • Post-Production workflow of photo shoots by organizing and archiving all shoots in database

  • Retouch, resize and enhance images using Photoshop

  • Schedule all shoots

  • Create and maintain a calendar of all projects assigned to SiriusXM and Pandora’s Video/Photo department

  • Working with internal partners to make sure that the appropriate assets have been allocated for a request. 
What you’ll need:
  • Internships are open to current students enrolled at a university (those graduating by May 2024 are preferred) and recent graduates who graduated within the 12-month period prior to the start of the internship as well as broadcasting schools with one-year programs that provide certificates of completion.

  • Experience shooting on Canon digital cameras.

  • Strong Interest in or studying photography and/or design.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.

  • Prior experience in multimedia file structuring and organization on a large scale.

  • Experience editing photos in Photoshop and LightRoom.

  • Must present strong professional, interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff at all levels.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Media Management.

  • Prior experience in multimedia file structuring and organization on a large scale.

  • Strategic thinking and ability to creatively solve problems.

  • Excellent time management and organization skills.

  • Passion for music, podcasts, Pandora and SiriusXM is a huge plus!

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be $15/hr and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.
Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.