Assistant Photographer

Responsible for assisting creative photography team in the daily execution of all on and off set image capture, set preparation and image management both in-studio and on-location.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

SET PREPERATION

  • Assist photographers with all studio and location sets including: lighting setups and testing, color temp readings, equipment maintenance, file naming conventions, digital oversight
  • Assist in the pre preparation of sets including: painting backgrounds, simple set construction and rigging, and general wall and set maintenance
  • Maintain the general cleanliness of the entire studio
  • Special assignments including assisting with seasonal testing and prop or location scouting
  • Some travel may be required


STUDIO/LOCATION EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE
  • Maintain all studio and location equipment to ensure proper working order
  • Responsible for yearly equipment inventory using FileMakerPro
  • Maintain on-line photo catalog of prop and set inventory
  • Calibrate monitors on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the ordering and maintenance of appropriate photo equipment and studio supplies, including all grip and photo related needs
  • Work with outside vendors on equipment purchases and repairs
  • Assist in the packing and unpacking of merchandise and equipment for location
  • Maintain lighting diagrams for future reference
  • Special assignments as designated by manager


QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and maintains strict deadlines
  • Proven knowledge of lighting and digital techniques, photographic theory and camera use (demonstrate through portfolio)
  • Knowledge of relevant software including Adobe and Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of all studio equipment including 220 continuous lighting gear


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to lift 50lbs without assistance
  • Valid Driver's License


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