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Ref No.: 17-00176
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/01/2017 to 12/29/2017
Job Title: Photographer

We are looking for a self-driven commercial photographer with experience in product and tabletop photography to grow an extensive image library. This is a unique opportunity that involves traditional with occasional spin photography. Knowledge of studio lighting is essential. The photographer will have an assistant to help with unpacking/sorting/repacking of product.

• Shoot large volumes of images using principles from our Style Guide

• Understand how to prioritize shooting to increase output while minimizing set and lighting changes.

• Utilize props in a way to reduce the need for additional retouching work.

• Capture the functionality, features, benefits and uniqueness of individual products.

• Maintain a high rate of image production while maintaining quality standards.

• Work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple (often conflicting) priorities simultaneously.

• Keep products and studio organized to reduce clutter.

• Strong sense of composition and lighting to enhance product appeal

• Working knowledge of all photographic formats and files

• Experience working with reflective and glass surfaces is a plus

• Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, Acrobat and Excel required.

• Familiarity with 360 photography and/or SpinMe Studio software a plus.

• Strong photo editing and manipulation skills

• A Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Photography and two or more years of photography experience is required

• Portfolio showing examples of product photography with lighting

• Provide link to online portfolio when applying. Applicants without portfolio links will not be considered.