Manchester / End date : May 10, 2021
We are a highly successful, integrated creative content company working with over 160 retailers, from startups to some of the biggest brands and names in the world of fashion & home.
We build relationships, create content and deliver results that matter.
Our talented team based across Manchester, London & Mumbai have the capability, creativity and commercialism to provide creative solutions for our clients that deliver results and increase their sales.
From our studios in Manchester our services include branding, web design, digital marketing, creative, photography, production and video, all of which are wrapped with end to end account management and logistics production.
Put simply we plan, create, deliver and optimise content for our clients.
About The Role
In your role as Photographer you will be an integral part of our Photographic Team, responsible for shooting high quality photography at volume across a variety of clients.
Working in our Manchester studios, your on-set photography will take client by client briefs, and create strong and consistent imagery from shoot through to processing.
You will work under a Senior Photographer and our Photographic Art Director on a daily basis.
To shoot high quality still life homeware and interiors lifestyle photography at volume for a wide range of clients.
On occasion you will be required to shoot fashion on model photography at volume for a wide range of clients.
To consistently produce high quality and on-brand imagery, taking ownership and responsibility for the quality of your output.
To provide high quality imagery for online ecommerce, editorial and campaign features.
To research current styles and trends within ecommerce photography for development and growth of the team and business.
To prepare your working set, checking that all equipment is fully functional and correctly maintained.
Image selection, naming, cropping and processing of all images shot, maintaining file size and any relevant specifications.
Communicating with the retouch team to increase efficiency and maximum output when needed.
To take an active interest in product knowledge & trade information for product photography.
Meet daily and weekly targets whilst maintaining the highest quality photography and creative flair.
Responsible for own time management and teamwork with members on set to ensure workload is completed to a high standard.
Accurately following detailed client briefs and Style Guides to ensure the product is shot consistently.
Communicate any issues to the Line Manager and seek advice and help to resolve them.
Strong confidence in directing models is required.
Take an active interest in brand development for Fashion, Lifestyle and Homeware Still Life.
Take ownership of key accounts working closely with both internal and external teams to ensure a smooth shoot.
Busy workload work at a positive pace to meet individual deadlines, as well as greater needs of the photographic team.
Working a Mon-Fri schedule of 9 5.30pm, with flexible hours required.
About you :
2 years experience as a Still Life photographer.
Strong portfolio of still life including both homeware e-commerce photography and fashion both womenswear, menswear, and kidswear on model.
Portfolio that demonstrates the applied techniques of on-figure fashion photography and stills product photography (composition, lighting, capture, and processing), as well as pre-production and post-production steps.
Good knowledge of common digital capture platforms, various lighting environments, photography equipment and best practices / conventions for set safety.
Capture one knowledge essential.
Video capture and editing knowledge is a must.
Must be able to demonstrate experience of working directly with our internal Photographic Art Director and clients.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
Proven experience of working in a high volume, demanding e-commerce environment.
Have and keep a firm understanding of current and upcoming trends and how they relate to our client needs.
Ability to work with and develop studio systems and processes.
A good understanding of what it takes to maintain and develop a productive studio.
Must be comfortable working towards defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) from clients.
Must be able to quickly understand and work with client and team changes within a studio.
Be a strong team player who is eager to learn and can grasp information quickly.
A good understanding of what it takes to maintain and develop the most productive client relationships.
Flexible approach to meet business needs.
Strong listening and questioning skills.
Exceptional eye for detail.
Calm under pressure and under tight timeframes.