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19 Jul 2021

Full-Time Senior Photographer

Uncommon Goods – Posted by Uncommon Goods Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

If you’re a hardworking Product Photographer who loves to get hands-on with product, enjoys working in an e-commerce focused studio, and is very organized, this is an ideal job for you. You know when to be flexible but always maintain high standards for original concepts and detailed executions. You have a passion for still life and product photography. You can handle several projects, and people, at the same time, while not sacrificing quality or impacting due dates. You are always seeking excellence and creative solutions to challenges.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

Reporting to the Photo Director, the Sr. Photographer will:

  • Lead a team of photographers and retouchers on the New Item Pipeline to light, compose, style, photograph, and process a wide range of products according to Uncommon Goods style guide under a tight timeline
  • Possess a professional understanding of lighting techniques and ideas and be excited to try new creative approaches
  • Partner with a stylist to create inspiring settings
  • Capture the functionality, features, benefits, and uniqueness of individual products
  • Work closely with Photo Director, Sr. Art Director and Merchandising team to manage and execute daily workflow for the studio to deliver the best photographic representation of products across multiple digital platforms
  • Update and maintain the digital archive of images
  • Share responsibility for proper care, upkeep and maintenance of the photo studio workspace, equipment & supplies
  • Understand deadlines and schedules to help prioritize projects
  • Participate in both on-site and on-location photo shoots as needed

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4-6 years of experience as a product photographer in an e-commerce studio
  • Undergraduate or graduate degrees in a visual/creative field, studio art, fine art, or photography preferred
  • A strong portfolio emphasizing product photography that demonstrates experience in applied techniques of digital photography, lighting, creativity and compositional skills
  • Knowledge in set design, styling and natural and studio lighting
  • Solid understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, CaptureOne and Mac proficiency
  • Someone who can inspire and be inspired by our team
  • Must be highly creative, flexible, efficient, and detail-oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills; a kind and engaged collaborator with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

This will be an onsite role at our Brooklyn Army Terminal location in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We are only hiring in the Tri-State area.

COMPANY PERKS

  • The benefits package includes subsidized medical/dental insurance premiums, generous PTO, paid family leave, and 401(k) with company match.
  • Casual work atmosphere, fun company events. (Thanks to our team’s creativity, we’ve devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it’s still fun.)
  • 40% discount on our products.
  • Professional development/educational reimbursement.
  • Public transportation and Citi Bike subsidies.
  • Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all on-site team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required for; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.

How to Apply

Please Apply Through Our Website: https://boards.greenhouse.io/uncommongoods/jobs/3312013 To apply, please submit:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Link to your portfolio
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 19 days.

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