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13 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Photography, Production, Digital Production, Screen Editing, Project Management
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom
Photographic ProducerDazed Media


About Us:
Dazed Media is the world’s leading independent fashion and culture media brand.
Twenty-five years ago, Jefferson Hack and Rankin Waddell set up a magazine that would become a movement: Dazed & Confused. The title became a lightning rod for cultural provocation – radically reframing international style culture. Today, we are an agenda-setting publishing powerhouse and the most efficient way to reach the world’s most influential audiences.
Dazed Media powers an ever-evolving network of premium digital channels and iconic print titles including Dazed, AnOther, Another Man, Hunger and Nowness.
The company also encompasses a pioneering creative studio, award-winning video production, exclusive events, industry-leading talent network and efficient third-party distribution. Dazed Media Studio specialises in fashion, luxury and lifestyle communications. We partner with the world’s most ambitious brands and agencies to create brave, pioneering ideas for a global influencer community.
Select clients: Alexander McQueen, Apple, Beats by Dre, Belstaff, Burberry, Chanel, Channel 4, Converse, Diesel, Gucci, Liberty, LVMH, Mercedes-Benz, Miu, Miu, Nike, Ray-Ban, Samsung, Swarovski.

About the role: Photographic Producer, Dazed & Dazed Digital

Plan, coordinate and deliver Photographic production on Dazed Magazine and Dazed Digital on an issue and shoot by shoot basis (editorial & advertorial) with support on Commissioning from Photographic Director.
Reporting to: Photographic Director, Dazed Magazine
Terms: Full time role with competitive salary.
23 days annual leave plus public holidays.
Office located on 2 Arundel Street, London WC2R 3DA
Creative and dynamic working environment
Duties, responsibilities & deliverables
Schedules / Shoot Production
  • Under the direction of the Creative Director & Art Director & Photo Director manage the production process for Dazed photographic / fashion shoot content: commission photographers, source / contracting stylists, hair, make-up, and models.
  • Collaborate with Art Director, Creative Director, E-i-C, and Designers to plan and schedule shoots for each issue of Dazed magazine.
  • Manage shoot logistics to include; booking travel, hotels, studio / location hire, option hair / make-up, stylists
  • Attend commissioning meetings for editorial and commercial projects contributing photographer suggestions.
  • Maintain direct and clear communication with Creative Director, Art Director, Editor-in-Chief, and Production team ensuring all photographic content is delivered in the correct format and on schedule.
  • Communicate effectively with editors regarding photographic possibilities and limitations.
  • Chase Photographers and Photographers agents in order to get in lo-res and hi-res images by agreed deadline.
  • Ensure that delivered work interprets the briefs discussed and is to the standard expected.
  • Traffic received lo-res images through design ensuring that Art Director / Designer are making progress on layouts.
  • Troubleshoot to ensure that process progresses smoothly to meet hi-res selection in a timely manner
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that final files for photo content are delivered to the correct colour profiles, on time and are signed off by Art Director.
  • Allocate, manage and update individual and master shoot production budgets; raising po's, entering po numbers into the excel budget spreadsheets,
  • Flag overspending to Dazed team and finance and reconcile budgets at close of issue.
  • Negotiate lowest rates possible with photographers, stylists, locations. to keep costs within budget.
  • Chase invoices and payment dates with the accounts team when necessary.
  • Commission, schedule, produce and manage budgets for all photo based advertorials in Dazed and on DD collaborating with the Fashion and Editorial teams, Creative Projects Coordinator and Manager.
Legal / Commissioning Agreements / Releases
  • Provide all commissioned photographers/film-makers with commissioning agreements and ensure they are signed, returned and filed.
  • Track and maintain model and location releases, and provide certificates of insurance for all publishing stories.
  • Draft and get signed stylist contracts for hair/make-up stylists as necessary
Dazed Digital
  • Contribute ideas, suggestions, leads, format ideas to enhance the visual identity, impact, quality and quantity of photographic content on Dazed Digital working with the digital development, editorial and design teams.
  • Commission photographers / photographic content for DD.
  • Attend commissioning, review and digital design meetings as required.
Essential skills, experience & personal attributes:
  • Experience within an established publishing company, online media publication or agency
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate across all levels, building strong working relationships.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure handling multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills.
  • Flexible approach and drive to use own initiative.
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Existing network of contacts within the industry
  • Photo agency experience beneficial
How to apply:
Email your CV and 1 page cover letter in PDF format letter, together with your salary expectations and any notice period you have in your current role to
* This is full time role based in our London office. We are not considering remote or freelance candidates for this position.
** You must have the required visa to live and work in the U.K
*** No Agencies please.
**** This job post will remain live until we have filled the position.
Posting Date: 04.08.2017

Skills Required

  • Publishing
  • Online Media
  • Communication
  • Shoots
  • Budgeting
  • Relationship Building
  • Comissioning