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Photography Manager

The Grommet
87 Elmwood Street
Somerville, MA 02144

At the Grommet we help small businesses reach consumers and photography is an integral part of what we do. If youre a versatile, multi-talented photographer with team leadership experience and youre eager to join a fast paced and rapidly growing brand on a mission, wed like to talk!

In this newly created position, youll be responsible for the successful delivery of all photo assets needed to support The Grommets e-commercebusiness and seasonal brand campaigns.

The right candidate will be an accomplished product photographer with experience creating hero, lifestyle, detail, tabletop and laydown imagery for a variety of mediums, from print to digital. Youll have direct experience styling, propping, lighting shooting and editing imagery. Youre part project manager and mentor, part artist and storyteller.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the successful delivery all photography needed to support The Grommets e-commerce business and brand campaigns.
  • Manage the performance and output of the photography team, setting weekly production schedules, providing guidance and approving final imagery.
  • Collaborate with other marketing team members and creative partners to deliver media for product launches, catalogs, brand and social campaigns.
  • Photograph a broad range of products utilizing several photography styles including still life, in-environment, on-model and silhouettes on white.
  • Deliver rich, dynamic product images that adhere to technical standards and best practices while utilizing varied surfaces, textures and talent.
  • Style projects to deliver the essence of each product clearly and concisely.
  • Retouch and edit images, with high attention to detail, quality and consistency.
  • Follow detailed asset management and file naming practices.
  • Efficiently manage shoots, both on-location and in-studio.
  • Follow product and brand styling guidelines with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain professional studio environment, including timely clean-up and organization of set, equipment and props.
  • Manage and deliver upon daily deadlines, demonstrating self-motivation, and strong time management and organizational skills.

Skills & Experience

  • Photography degree or certificate from accredited photography program.
  • 5+ years hands-on professional experience working in consumer products. eCommerce experience is highly preferred.
  • 2+ years management experience.
  • Experience with Canon camera systems.
  • Knowledge of studio lighting equipment (strobe, modifiers, etc.).
  • Professional-Level knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Photoshop (i.e. silhouetting, creating shadows
Category: Marketing

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