Photographer

Posted: 1/19/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: PR & Communications
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Execute high quality digital still photography (gallery portraits) and on-location episodic/unit, event & BTS stills for all NBCUniversal channels (NBC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, E!, Telemundo, Universal Kids, etc).
  • Ability to work well and collaborate with NBCU Photo Producers, creative directors, show publicists and talent from all NBCUniversal channels to successfully deliver highest quality images.
  • Maintain consistent, clear, and effective communication with managers, photo producers, PR & Marketing teams, and photo assistants ensuring all digital photography assets are executed and delivered as requested.
  • Perform routine inventory of photo equipment to ensure the integrity and functionality of all assigned photo gear.
  • Ensure NBCU Photo grip truck is maintained and vehicle registration is current.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • BFA in photography or similar, with at least 6 years of experience with gallery, unit/episodic and event photography
    • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, Photo Mechanic, and other photo editing and asset management software
    • Expertise in lighting design

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
    • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
    • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
    • A valid driver’s license is required.
    • Must submit an on-line portfolio showcasing work

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Possess innate ability and experience directing talent
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Team-oriented, inquisitive, self-motivated and collaborative
    • Meticulous attention to detail and quality within tight deadlines and high volumes
    • Ability and willingness to multi-task, prioritize and communicate progress in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail.
    • Communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels
    • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize work and multitask over a wide range of responsibilities.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Demonstrated ability to think clearly and quickly under pressure
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
    • Strong management skills with the ability to secure and hire top photo assistants

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