Nike Photo Producer (Intermediate)

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Nike Photo Producer

Please describe what the ETW will be doing in this role:
(i.e. What project will they work on, what are key deliverables/dates, who will they interact with daily, etc.)
Plan and manage the pre-production, execution, and post-production of internal, regional, and global Product photo shoots. Bachelor's degree (emphasis in marketing, business or related field) and a minimum of 2 year’s experience in a project management or production role (an additional 1 year experience may be substituted for degree requirements), plus 2 years Nike experience. Understanding of the Nike matrix and product creation process is a big plus. Technical background: Experienced with Macintosh & PC computers, Microsoft Excel, Photoshop and database applications. Experience with FLM/MLP/PPS a plus. Able to lift and move boxes (approx. 25 lbs) 20% of the time.
Interface with customer groups to receive projects and requirements and provide service and updates as needed. Analyze and compile line list extracts from source lineplan systems and create/manage production workflow documents. Coordinate, schedule and distribute work with internal team and/or schedule work with outside vendors or freelancers. Manage project schedule and track work to ensure optimal balance of resource availability, quality, cost, and to ultimately ensure on-time/budget delivery. Oversee photography and styling to ensure adherence to styling/photo guides. Collaborate with other Producers to define and adhere to best practices and process improvement activities. Manage and share a seasonal calendar and work back schedule. Participate as needed in billing/invoicing or server/IT issues. Provide summary status reports to management, customer and stakeholder groups.

Skills/Roles Required for this position:
Functional: Technical
Skill Years of Experience Skill Years of Experience
Excellent verbal & written communication and interpersonal skills 5+ MS Office fluency, particularly MS Excel and Outlook 2+
Image/Graphics Production environment and process 1+ Knowledge of Adobe CS applications and different file formats and extensions 1+
Project management experience with track record of success 3+
Team Player/Positive attitude/Customer Service Oriented
Flexibility with schedule and role requirements

Skills/Roles Preferred for this position:
Functional: Technical
Skill Years of Experience Skill Years of Experience
Footwear or Apparel styling/photography 1+ Understanding of IT/Server/Shared Drive environment

Tolerance for ambiguity
Problem solving acuity

Do you prefer someone with previous Nike experience? Yes if possible

Describe your Department/Team:
We are the Photo Production team. We create photo-real Digital Samples of products from a combination of photographs and color/graphic details from Illustrator lineart.

Please include any additional information:
(For example: Is this role temporarily backfilling a member of your team? If so, what key skills does that individual bring to your team?)
This role will likely be secondary to an established Producer already in the team. The schedule is likely to be a bit cyclical and hours may vary over time.