Freelance Photography Coordinator in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's and Spirit Halloween

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you’ll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We’re fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you’ll see firsthand that we’re laidback and irreverent. We’re firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as water cooler convos.  Whether it’s critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!


POSITION SUMMARY

Spirit Halloween/Spencer’s is looking for an experienced assistant to help coordinate all aspects of photography and styling needs for shooting a diverse set of products, with an emphasis on fashion, soft goods/apparel and hardline/electronics/novelty.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •           Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities are a must.
  • Create photography shoot kits for each product according to brand standards and licensed characters. Includes (but not limited to), competitive research, hair and makeup direction, props and accessories.
  • Supports the coordination/scheduling of all projects and photography workflow.
  • Assist in model castings and bookings as well as scheduling other talent as needed, (hair, makeup, wardrobe stylist).
  • Partner with internal departments to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of product to studio for scheduled shoots.
  • Help streamline photography process while driving continuous improvement of image quality and branding standards.
  • Support the process for accurate file naming, cropping, uploading and other image preparation and maintenance between studio and creative teams.
  • Ability to assist photo studio team as needed with steaming product/prep work, and other studio requirements to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to enter and extract data from excel and product life management systems.
  • Work collaboratively with all partners to drive and support team success.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED


Qualifications:

  • Experience in a variety of studio and location settings, fashion models and editorial/studio lifestyle.
  • Balance competing priorities across internal teams.
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks in an ever changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate superior critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS or AS in Commercial/Advertising Photography or related field.
  • 3 years of experience in photography studio/project management.

Computer Skills:

•        Knowledge of digital photography, Mac software, Adobe CS6, Photoshop, Capture One and Global Edit.

  • Strong grasp of different file types and when to use them (TIFF, Jpeg, Gif, PSD, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of image sizing and resolution for print and digital application.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  •           Strong sense of urgency, drive and passion to take ownership of all projects.
  •           Able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  •           Strong organizational skills, must be detail oriented and thorough.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work in a fast paced environment juggling multiple projects.
  • Able to relate with many personality types.
  • Interest in fashion trends and styling a must.
  • Retail photography experience a plus.
  • Interest in Halloween, pop-culture, music, teen lifestyle a plus.