05 June 2024

Food Photographer

Chicago

POSITION SUMMARY

Join our photo studio, where you'll play an integral role in creating exceptional food photography, collaborating with industry-leading design talents, and working for a renowned list of clients. Develop fresh photography styles for new clients, ensuring a seamless visual identity across established brands. This is not just a job; it's an opportunity to elevate your career with challenging projects, professional development, and exclusive perks in a dynamic and innovative environment. If you're a top-tier professional seeking to make a significant impact, we invite you to be a key player in our world-class team.

In this role you can expect to:
 

  • Create stunning food photography for an extensive list of clients
  • Direct Food/Prop stylist and assistant on and off set with proficiency
  • Competency in DSLR video production workflows is a plus but not required.
  • Work full-time onsite at our Chicago studio. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends any client meetings (e.g. pre-photo studio) or interacts with clients directly as necessary.
  • Ensures high quality standards in all Photo Studio client deliverables.
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of basic to intermediate level Photographic Artwork (digital and conventional) effectively using industry standard cameras, software, tools, and photographic techniques.
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall Photo Studio workflow and assigned budget. 
  • Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to Management for improvements in tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Ensures quality consistency across a range of Photographic Artwork (digital and conventional), composing shots based on layouts, creative, and art direction of more senior Photographers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Company Quality Improvement Effort by ensuring proper lightening of products and by providing the Color team with accurate information.
  • Additional duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Photography or related field
  • 4+ years of previous photography experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

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