Mountain View, CA
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Corey King

Job Description:

​As a Photographer for the product photography studio, you will collaborate with the studio team 
to create high­-quality digital photography that directly supports product presentation for  
Retail and the Store. We are looking for an individual with a strong 
portfolio and a passion for visual design across different channels. Your photography will 
contribute to projects for interactive screens, devices, fixtures, and spaces. 

The Retail Marketing team is a fast­-growing group with a mission to educate, inform, and 
encourage exploration of hardware products and services in the retail space. As part 
of our nimble, ambitious team, you must demonstrate a collaborative working style, great 
communication skills, and an ability to thrive in an environment of innovation where processes 
are actively being created and refined. 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 
● We are looking for a talented individual with the creativity, expertise, and instincts to 
question and innovate current industry standards of product presentation. Working with 
creative teams across Retail, Store, and Marketing, you will help us elevate and 
standardize the vision of product photography across the brand. 
● Deliver quality and consistency across a range of product photography. Perform 
assigned projects within the time and budget given, according to industry, company and 
brief standards, review feedback. 
● Oversee the Digital Technician to ensure that the photoset (i.e. cameras, lighting, 
merchandise, materials, etc.) is fully prepared for shoots and is properly handled after 
shoots are completed. 

Additional Responsibilities: 
● Drive photography projects through to completion by collaborating with the Photography
Producer through ideation, development, and execution. 
● Provide clear communications regarding project status, issues, and priorities. Identify 
personal needs with regards to process and tools, to help the studio work at optimal 
● Ability to embrace an iterative process, collaborating with other imaging personnel to 
establish consistency across specific brand looks and standards. 

Required Skills: 
● 5+ years of experience working in a product photography studio or agency. 
● An exceptional portfolio that demonstrates an elevated sense for a variety of 
photography techniques, lighting, color, and composition. 
● Fluency with industry-­standard equipment and practices. 
● Ability to adapt to different types of products, from those with reflective surfaces to more
intricate products with minute details. Understanding and highlighting visual details that 
make each product unique, keeping the user in mind. 
● Familiarity with existing products and product categories. 

Nice to Haves: 
● Proficient understanding of effective Print, Photo Studio, and/or Digital production, 
processes, roles, tools (digital and conventional) and workflow practices and trends. 
● Proficient understanding of pre­-media solutions and alternatives, namely, Capture One, 
Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk Maya 
● Self­-motivated, flexible individual with strong communication and leadership skills. 
● Proven ability to proactively establish rapport, credibility and influence, and drive results 
throughout a highly matrixed organization. 
● Able to balance working in a creatively driven organization with an analytical and 
disciplined approach to marketing. 
● A love of efficiency, desire to produce a high quality deliverable, and an ability to execute 
against multiple projects ​in a fast­-paced, dead-line-­driven, and technical work 
​environment in often uncertain and ambiguous circumstances.