Roles and Responsibilities
All PDP shoots (coordinate with producers w/ input from stylists and photographers
The E-Commerce Photo Studio Manager works closely with Stylist to plan and execute seasonal and collection lighting and photography directions for all photography production.
The day-to-day responsibilities of this role include setting the shoot schedule, equipment & resources to various shoots, working with production, sample management,
SKU management, on-set quality control, working closely with merchants, post production and delegating tasks to various staff and freelance workers.
This role has several direct reports, including staff photographers, digital techs and stylist.
The E-Commerce Photo Studio Manager is also responsible for studio upkeep: keeping the studio stocked with expendables, maintaining a clean and organized studio environment, time management and delegation to meet all deadlines and keeping all photo and lighting equipment in good working order.
Allocate staff members’ time, make sure freelance coverage is in place when you feel it is necessary
Coordinate w/ other photo Ads for assets shoots (studio space, in-house equipment, staff time)
Quality control and standards:
Ensure consistent production process from sets staying true to diagrams, photographers, using proper EIPs or other reference files, and staying true to lighting/edit/shooting standards
Work with photographers, stylists, retouchers to create, and keep up-to-date guides and guidelines for photo, styling, and retouching standards
Shot lists (handoff doc): oversee audit process, and personally review
Final approval/review of all images before they go to post; Call/approve all reshoots and image swaps, working with Stylists
Work with merchants in sample hand offs
Making sure all samples and products are labeled and shot and passed to post production on time.
Meet deadlines and delegate workload to team to make sure team meets launch and pass off dates for product to hit live on ecomm.
Keep stocked with snacks, expendables, equipment acquisition (including capex)
Maintains CPS account and maintains studio equipment inventory list
Clean studio, maintain space, and delegate various tasks to the photographers;
Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite on a Mac platform.
Experience in a retail environment preferred.
Minimum 10 years’ experience preferred.
Must have knowledge / understanding of fashion industry / retail environment.
BFA, BA or other design related degree desired.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to communicate creative ideas effectively.
Working knowledge of studio digital photography and lighting practices.
Role:Operations - Other
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent