16 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Photographer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Northampton, United Kingdom

Description

Expiry Date: 30/09/2019
We are looking for a creative, self-motivated individual to lead a team of photographers specialising in luxury product for e-commerce. They will maintain team targets and ensure accuracy and consistency throughout all photography across the website. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, working to a high standard on all e-commerce including; model sets, still life fashion and table top accessories. They must demonstrate an understanding of luxury retail through a strong portfolio and demonstrated experience in a leadership position.
What you'll be doing: 
  • Monitor and manage photographers’ individual performance/projects
  • Responsible for the team to produce high quality and consistently lit images, ensuring they are correctly exposed and colour consistent
  • Live Reviews/reshoots of all sets
  • Retouched reviews
  • Regular quality checking of ‘New In’ and contribute to the improvement of images across the site
  • Excellent knowledge of industry standards
  • Accountable for overall photography team targets
  • Responsible for the updating of style guides/technical guides
  • Responsible for leading freelancers during peak periods and ensuring their work is within HN guidelines and timeframes
  • Responsible for all photography equipment in the studio keeping the inventory up to date and organising repairs as necessary
  • Monitor reshoots and feedback to the team accordingly
  • Encourage and brief in testing to ensure HN photography is current and commercial
  • A strong up to date knowledge of brands and trends working with the STL on any special projects and driving change
  • Regular competitive reporting and a thorough understanding of the retail environment we operate in with strong up to date knowledge of competitors
About your experience:
  •  Demonstrable previous experience in a senior photographic role
  • Proven experience with digital cameras and lighting (shooting tethered, Capture One, Canon cameras etc.)
  • High technical proficiency in Photoshop and networked computers
  • Previous experience in a fashion environment, directing models and with editorial experience
  • Capable of providing creative direction within a team
  • Proven experience managing a photography 
A bit about you: 
  • You have strong organisation and communication skills
  • You have the ability to work collaboratively and value differing perspectives
  • You are a team player – build relationships with other internal and external teams
  • You are proactive and able to work with stringent deadlines
  • You have excellent work ethic and ability to multi-task
  • You have a strong eye for detail and organisational skills and strives for a high level of accuracy
  • You proactively motivate and coach a junior team
In return we offer a fun, supportive environment that will allow you to truly develop your own career.  We also offer competitive basic salaries and fantastic benefits including heavily reduced staff discounts. 

Skills Required

  • Photography

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