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Photography Assistant
Ref No.: 18-00865
Location: Minooka, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/02/2018 to 12/31/2018
Job Title: Photography Assistant

The Photo Assistant is a merchandise handling specialist who uses software to check in and track products through the production process as well as edits them prior to export. Products are unpacked, cleaned and prepped for capture to meet project specific requirements.

• Receive, prepare and track products for image capture

• Store sorted stock on shelves until ready to shoot

• Identify when there are no visual differences in products and group these together.

• Meet or exceed assigned task productivity rates

• Maintain production area in a neat and orderly condition

• Strict attention to detail and a high level of organizational skills are required

• Open packaging so that the product can be repackaged as new when completed.

• Prepare products by remove surface dust, fingerprints and other imperfections.

• Style product in correct orientation for photographer, per image standards

• Assemble and disassemble products as necessary for shoots.

• Provide assistance to the photographer during setup and shooting

• Edit and retouch images in Photoshop

• Oversee file management processes to ensure performance and turnaround standards are consistently met.


• • Must be able to train quickly, follow procedure and exhibit the task management skills necessary to meet or exceed productivity requirements

• Strict attention to detail with a high level of organizational skills

• Intermediate Photoshop retouching skills required

• 2+ years experience with Microsoft Windows operating system and applications including Excel

• Very comfortable with technology and willing to learn

• Mechanical understanding of using basic hand tools, comfortable with assembling product

• Understanding or familiarity with photography

• Be able to lift up to 35 lbs.