Product Photographer- Beauty - Part time 2 days / week

New York, NY
Job Terms:
competitive hourly + benefits
Start date:
posted by:
Christie Bridges

Job Description:

Product Photographer-

Our objective is to photograph about 50,000 products in our heritage collection as resource for employees across brands and functions. 

Our global beauty client is searching for an experienced Product Photographer to join their team for a 6 month assignment. This position will freelance part time two days per week onsite.  The photographer provides compelling product imagery that elevates our clients brand vision. To accomplish this, they leverage the power of modern technologies, skill-sets and services. As part of their evolution, the Product Photo Studio is seeking a Photographer to create dynamic product imagery and deliver premium experiences and value. You will work closely with a cross-functional team of Producers, Editors, Operations and internal clients in a high volume and fast-paced production environment. Qualified candidates will be technical, creative, flexible and capable of playing well with others. 

Our objective is to photograph about 50,000 products in our heritage collection as resource for employees across brands and functions. ​

• Product preparation and image capture, ensuring quality, consistency and efficiency 
• Collaborate with Production, Editing and Operations to define, target and track productivity and quality metrics 
• As needed provide basic post-production retouching services such as path creation, color correction, adjustments, etc.
• Maintain all set space and equipment to ensure optimal operation and quality 
• Ensure all production equipment meets lighting color/temperature guidelines and periodically calibrate as needed 
• Collaborate with Studio leadership and internal clients as applicable to evolve and/or define new production standards
• Stay current on imaging technologies, equipment and theories and influence production accordingly 
• Maintain workflow systems 
• Maintain the highest level of quality control of digital and analog deliverables for consistency, accuracy, and completeness against brand standards 

Qualifications / Experience 
• Minimum 3 years photography experience in a creative environment, with an emphasis on e-commerce product photography 
• Bachelors Degree in Photography or related field preferred 
• 3+ years additional experience in lieu of degree 
• Retail product knowledge and/or experience preferred, but not required 
• Fluency on Macintosh operating system with advanced proficiency on Adobe Photoshop and Capture One Pro 
• Advanced knowledge of digital cameras, lenses, lighting, rigging, photo workflows, image processing and color management 
• Strong formal and informal, written and verbal communication skills 
• A commercial photography portfolio that demonstrates expertise in applied techniques and a working knowledge of digital photography, lighting, composition, color quality, and aesthetics 
• Knowledge of video, photogrammetry and/or 3D technologies a plus 
• Self-motivated, results oriented and well organized 
• Able to successfully manage multiple priorities against business goals 
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 
• Must be curious, fun and calm under pressure