Photography Job Description

Photography Job Description

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Photography provides leadership to all area photography and operations to ensure successful execution of all functions including: implementation of photography programs, photographic quality, photography schedules, equipment management, productivity, scheduling, operations procedures, host facing, customer service, account retention, and territory budget.

Photography Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Strong photo editing skills including sizing and color correcting images, using Photoshop and Lightroom
Retouch/enhance images in Photoshop
Recording fashion and photography trends
Resizing images in Photoshop and scanning film to archive
Work closely with the Photography Manager, providing regular feedback on team and individual performance
Support Photography Manager in daily administrative tasks
Provide guidance, advice and training on set for members of the Photography team
Deliver notices in the weekly photography meeting
Conceptualize photography ideas with Creative Directors, art teams and editors to illustrate stories in all assignment areas
Determine need for and acquire product samples from Sample Room, QA, PI, Buyers, Merchants, Warehouse, Vendors, Show carts & Showroom for Creative Photo Shoot needs

Photography Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Photography

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ID, FAA, CPR, AED, CTE, ESL, CV, LEAN

Education for Photography

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the photography job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Photography, Education, Art, Graduate, Teaching, Design, Communications, Management, General Education, Film

Skills for Photography

Desired skills for photography include:

Photoshop
Current Preschool programs
Effective training practices and approaches
Strongly
Photography
Excel
InDesign
Outlook
Adobe Photoshop
Photography equipment

Desired experience for photography includes:

Learn and apply any necessary in house programs used to complete daily tasks (SPT, RETEK, Scene 7, Optum MOVE)
High School or equivalent with 1 year plus inventory experience
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships and daily communications with merchants, buyers, showroom personnel and any other avenue of product acquisition
At least two years’ office administrative experience including work with budgets required
Experience in an art related and/or higher education environment and background working with and supervising students preferred
Must have excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills and superior organizational skills

Photography Examples

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Photography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of photography. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for photography
  • Partner with Lead merchandise coordinator as needed to prepare product for photography, ie polishing chrome, cleaning glassware
  • Photo editing for web and print, working with color technician, production technology, surf photography basics, working with an edit staff on deadline
  • Update QuickBase with the photography comp list, as needed
  • Work closely and continuously with numerous members of the press (print and digital) to fulfill ongoing photo requests, pitch images of upcoming shows/episodes
  • Expedite the talent kills/approvals process
  • Assist photographer with studio/gallery shoots
  • Operate digital work flow and file management in Capture One or Lightroom
  • Format photos for print and web usage
  • Maintain digital photo archive and backup
  • Image editing and management
Qualifications for photography
  • Web design and graphic design skills a plus
  • Deep understanding of digital photo technology and how to apply that knowledge to improve our processes and products
  • Experience leading and managing photo editing teams
  • Experience conceptualizing, curating and executing relevant photo driven content in stories and galleries
  • Experience with digital media sports content-drive sites, applications
  • Loves to be creative and has good eye for space, design, texture, and color balance
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Photography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of photography. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for photography
  • Manage third party and freelance photography as required
  • As time permits, you will also be expected to work on set, alongside the Styling Managers, directing any variety of high quality product photography
  • Oversee the budget for research and original photography
  • Direct, coordinate and evaluate the photography department
  • Foster inter-departmental collaboration and continue to enhance the reputation of the SCAD photography department in academic and professional circles
  • Work with FX and FXX Media Relations Department departments across the company to strategize the timely procurement and supply of strong unit/episodic, gallery and event photography for press and internal use
  • Maintain and develop the FX/FXX photography archives
  • Work as a team with the Photography Manager, Photographers and Designers
  • Assist in set-up / tear-down of sets and lights for photography shoots
  • Shoot product and event photography
Qualifications for photography
  • Skilled in post-production work
  • Ability to style and manipulate men’s garments including dress shirts, ties and underwear
  • Strong photo editing skills including sizing and color correcting images
  • 4+ years experience in fashion/retail or related field
  • Knowledge of Website CMS Management
  • Detail-oriented and strong written, oral and communication skills
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Photography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a photography. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for photography
  • Manage a team of professionals responsible for photography, editing, and maintaining centralized photo database within Creative Services Department
  • Partner with filmmakers to ensure all photography needs are achieved both during production and ahead of film releases
  • Maintaining social media and online archive
  • Assisting with the organization of the office
  • Assisting studio manager with the website and photo research
  • Helping with submissions to Trunk Archive
  • Working with Filemaker to keep images/jobs organized
  • Errands and helping to prepare equipment for shoots
  • Work on set in the studio alongside the stylists taking digital images of NAP, OUTNET & MR PORTER products
  • Assist in the review process for Photographers to identify areas of improvement
Qualifications for photography
  • Proficient in MAC environments
  • Knowledge of cameras (Nikon), medium format, film, and digital processes needed
  • Proven communication, writing, and follow-through skills
  • Capture One is a plus
  • Experience onset & with digital capture is a plus
  • Proficiency with flatbed scanner and slide scanning
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Photography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of photography. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for photography
  • Manages photography budget
  • Assist in interpretation of creative direction that supports the Brand identity to achieve conceptual excellence of all photography and video
  • Check worklists to ensure deadlines are met and all images are ready in advance of online sales
  • Liaise with other departments and action any requests
  • Provide training and support to new recruits
  • Oversee special business projects
  • Researching, pitching, and assigning photographers all assignment areas
  • Suggest and secure the best photographers, assistants and stylists for each assignment
  • Assist in the integration and testing of the digital asset management system
  • Establish thought leadership around digital industry trends and technologies
Qualifications for photography
  • Familiarity with IPTC metadata schema encouraged
  • Graduate or similar in a Visual Arts related degree, or equivalent experience in a professional role
  • Broad knowledge of contemporary lighting techniques
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and motivate others to achieve within the required timeframe
  • Requires knowledge of all areas of photography including lifestyle, conceptual, still life, portrait, action, reportage
  • Knowledge of photography, photo software, video, web media, freelancers, and agencies
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Photography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of photography. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for photography
  • Assists the in-house Photography Specialist with the shooting of all clothing and accessories, on and off mannequin for E-commerce catalogue, guides, exclusives, social media and e-letters
  • Digitizing all forms of the club photography library
  • Fulfilling photography requests
  • Putting together off season add and stills to go along with Media Producer's work
  • Organizing past season work
  • Manage a team of photo editor for multiple platforms
  • Pitch and produce top-quality photo shoots
  • Work in conjunction with the edit and art teams to make a great editorial product
  • Hire photographers to help bring a fresh voice to the ever-evolving brand
  • Develop, in consultation with the dean and department members, a strategic plan for the department that is consistent with School of Fine Arts’ goals and overall SCAD strategic plan
Qualifications for photography
  • Experience with producing high profile business people shoots and relationships with publicists a must
  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe software and Macintosh computers (cross-platforms)
  • Proven leadership and people development skills experience leading a multi funcitonal or multi-location organization
  • Thorough knowledge of photography and the fashion industry
  • Excellent leadership abilities and the ability to multi-task

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