12 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsPhotographer, Photo Editor, Videographer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Company Description:

J. Barbour & Sons Ltd founded in 1894 is a British lifestyle brand, home to the iconic wax jacket we design, manufacture and market stylish functional clothing and footwear for men, women and children inspired by the unique values of the British countryside. We are the proud holder of Royal warrants and remain true to our core values as a fifth-generation family business. Barbour is sold in over 40 countries worldwide, including Europe, the US and Japan but we have our headquarters and roots firmly located in the North East of England.

Position Overview:

We are currently recruiting for a Photographer to join our dynamic and fast-paced Studio team at Barbour House, South Shields. This role will work as part of the wider studio team to create industry leading ecommerce & marketing assets across the Barbour brands. The ideal candidate will have a creative flair and experience working in a busy ecommerce photography studio, with a strong understanding of how to capture the best product photography.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver world class, industry leading imagery for a dynamic photography studio. This includes photography and retouch of both on & off model ecommerce assets across clothing, footwear, accessories.
  • Follow shoot processes including image labelling, processing, selection & archiving.
  • Update and maintain the studio seasonal range plans to ensure all work is logged.
  • Deliver all seasonal assets within deadline and in-line with daily weekly shooting schedule/studio critical path.
  • Manage your own workload in order to achieve daily/weekly targets.
  • Collaborate closely with the shoot team to ensure output is creatively & commercially viable.
  • Work with freelancer crew members to achieve best results during ecommerce shoots.
  • Contribute to DTC content shoots in collaboration with the Digital & Ecommerce teams.
  • Assist with seasonal launches to support the Studio, Digital & Global Marketing teams.
  • Deliver assets as required for the wider needs of the business.

Skills and Experience:

  • .Degree or Higher Qualification in Photography - essential requirement
  • Experience of working in a busy ecommerce photography studio.
  • Strong ecommerce photography and retouching portfolio experience including model and still life examples.
  • Experience working with and directing models.
  • Strong knowledge of ecommerce and creative lighting techniques preferably with Profoto lighting experience.
  • Knowledge of working with Nikon cameras and lenses.
  • High competence of using retouching and processing software Photoshop and Capture One.
  • Experience of using Mac computing platforms.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • A focused team player with strong time management skills.
  • Keen to work to the best of your abilities and constantly strive to improve in all areas of photography and retouching.


  • Discretionary Company bonus scheme
  • Staff discount
  • Staff shop
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • 25 days holiday as standard increasing with length of service plus bank holidays
Additional Information:
  • This role requires the employee to predominantly set up, shoot and retouch product and model photography in a studio environment but may work on the creative development of shoots for specific brand/product briefs which may involve travel when required.
  • This role will require staying late/coming in early throughout peak periods and during handover deadlines.

Skills Required

  • Photography
  • Photo Editing
  • Videography

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