Photographer Assistant

Dec 01, 2012
Dec 31, 2012
Full Time is searching for a highly skilled Studio Assistant for its fast paced digital product photo studio. Successful candidates will be self-starters, strong communicators, very detail-oriented, and have a passion for photography. The assistant needs to be flexible and fungible as they will be required to thrive in all aspects of the studio process, depending on the need of the day. Assistant will help manage sample flow, prep and put-away product, and may be asked to step on set as a shooter during high volume times. Beyond these fundamentals, the assistant will be asked to reevaluate existing workflows and develop new processes to keep the studio's growth mapped to its highest possible efficiency.

Experience and Attributes:
- An abiding love for the photographic process.
- Proven experience assisting in studio
- Exceptionally rigorous work ethic
- Accustomed to the intensity of the studio environment, and unshrinking under deadline pressure
- An instinctual tendency towards order and detail
- An obsession for delighting customers
- Self-driven and able to easily communicate creative ideas and collaborate in a team environment
- Productivity-focused and proven to be a quick problem solver
- Excellent written and oral communication

- 2-year degree in photography and/or related field or relevant experience
- An online photography portfolio that demonstrates a strong grasp of applied techniques and a working knowledge of digital photography, lighting, composition, color quality, and aesthetics
- 2+ years of industry experience as a studio and location assistant
- Working knowledge of still and moving imaging software for both Mac and PC platforms
- Proficient on both the Macintosh (OSX) and PC computing platforms

- Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment


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