Photography Manager (fulltime) , Amazon Corporate LLC, Shepherdsville KY

Photography Manager (fulltime) , Amazon Corporate LLC, Shepherdsville KY

Photography Manager position (full-time)   Shepherdsville KY

Position: Photography Manager
Company: Amazon Corporate LLC
Job Location(s): Shepherdsville, KY
Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
 
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:

Management and Supervision, Arts/Entertainment - Multi-Media

 

      Photography ManagerJob ID325263  Location-  KY-Shepherdsville

Posted Date5/5/2015

Job Description:   Amazon Product Imaging builds the world's best online shopping experience through photography, video, graphic design, and usability design enabling millions of customers to make more informed purchasing decisions. Imaging at Amazon is a large and fast-growing network of teams located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, focusing on fashion and product photography, photo retouching, graphic design, video and CGI production, automated image acquisition, and image support services. We are continually innovating and setting new industry standards for showcasing 10s of millions of products across multiple global marketplaces. We are obsessed with innovating on behalf of our customers, and continually push beyond the boundaries of traditional e-commerce photography and videography.

Amazon is looking for a dynamic photographer with a strong portfolio that demonstrates the ability to raise the creative bar through commercially relevant imagery produced in a high volume, digital e-commerce studio. This person will directly manage a studio team of photographers, so the ability to lead others both tactically and strategically is essential. The right person will have an implicit understanding of the balance needed between artistry, communication, and partnership. The ideal candidate should be comfortable and accomplished working with both video and still photography. This person will bring innovation to high volume photographic workflows, reducing the operational cost while improving the quality of imagery produced.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Day to day management and direction of the photography function and digital asset workflow
* Provide supervision as well as mentoring, training, development, and performance management of the photography team
* Partner with Studio Operations to support merchandise inventory management and ensure loss prevention
* Act as primary subject matter expert on all studio production software and analytical tools
* Directly engage technology and operations teams to efficiently resolve problems and implement process improvements
* Set studio staffing levels and photo budget
* Drive continuous refinement to the studio's workflows and uphold Amazon's high safety standards
* Execute high-quality digital photography and video for all categories used on Amazon's worldwide websites
* Maintain consistently high standards for accuracy, aesthetics, and productivity

Basic Qualifications* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in photography or related field
* Professional photography portfolio that demonstrates strong knowledge of digital photography, including: lighting, composition, color quality, and aesthetics
* Professional experience in a commercial photography studio
* Experiencing managing a team/function
* Technical experience with transition to hybridized still-and-video platforms
* Expert-level proficiency with the industry-standard software tools; further proficiency with basic scripting, color management policies
* Expert-level proficiency with DSLR functionality (both still and video) as well as all standard studio lighting techniques and traditional grip practice
* Proficient working knowledge of still and moving imaging software for Mac and PC platforms
* Working knowledge of PhotoShop and Capture One Pro
* Excellent English proficiency (written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications
* Shooting experience in a high-volume commercial photo studio, across an array of client environments, including editorial, catalog, e-commerce, and advertising
* Accustomed to the high intensity level of an e-commerce studio environment
* Accomplished in hiring, developing and leading high performing teams and individuals
* An obsession for delighting customers
* Project management skills
* Self-driven and able to effectively communicate creative ideas and collaborate in a multi-team environment
* Productivity-focused and proven to be a quick problem solver

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer - F/M/V/D
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

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Position Description

Photography Manager
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Job ID 325263 Location US-KY-Shepherdsville
Posted Date 5/5/2015 Company Amazon.com.kydc LLC
Position Category Audio / Video / Photography Production
Job Description
Amazon Product Imaging builds the world's best online shopping experience through photography, video, graphic design, and usability design enabling millions of customers to make more informed purchasing decisions. Imaging at Amazon is a large and fast-growing network of teams located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, focusing on fashion and product photography, photo retouching, graphic design, video and CGI production, automated image acquisition, and image support services. We are continually innovating and setting new industry standards for showcasing 10s of millions of products across multiple global marketplaces. We are obsessed with innovating on behalf of our customers, and continually push beyond the boundaries of traditional e-commerce photography and videography.

Amazon is looking for a dynamic photographer with a strong portfolio that demonstrates the ability to raise the creative bar through commercially relevant imagery produced in a high volume, digital e-commerce studio. This person will directly manage a studio team of photographers, so the ability to lead others both tactically and strategically is essential. The right person will have an implicit understanding of the balance needed between artistry, communication, and partnership. The ideal candidate should be comfortable and accomplished working with both video and still photography. This person will bring innovation to high volume photographic workflows, reducing the operational cost while improving the quality of imagery produced.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Day to day management and direction of the photography function and digital asset workflow
* Provide supervision as well as mentoring, training, development, and performance management of the photography team
* Partner with Studio Operations to support merchandise inventory management and ensure loss prevention 
* Act as primary subject matter expert on all studio production software and analytical tools
* Directly engage technology and operations teams to efficiently resolve problems and implement process improvements
* Set studio staffing levels and photo budget
* Drive continuous refinement to the studio's workflows and uphold Amazon's high safety standards
* Execute high-quality digital photography and video for all categories used on Amazon's worldwide websites 
* Maintain consistently high standards for accuracy, aesthetics, and productivity

Basic Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in photography or related field
* Professional photography portfolio that demonstrates strong knowledge of digital photography, including: lighting, composition, color quality, and aesthetics
* Professional experience in a commercial photography studio 
* Experiencing managing a team/function
* Technical experience with transition to hybridized still-and-video platforms
* Expert-level proficiency with the industry-standard software tools; further proficiency with basic scripting, color management policies
* Expert-level proficiency with DSLR functionality (both still and video) as well as all standard studio lighting techniques and traditional grip practice
* Proficient working knowledge of still and moving imaging software for Mac and PC platforms
* Working knowledge of PhotoShop and Capture One Pro
* Excellent English proficiency (written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications
* Shooting experience in a high-volume commercial photo studio, across an array of client environments, including editorial, catalog, e-commerce, and advertising 
* Accustomed to the high intensity level of an e-commerce studio environment
* Accomplished in hiring, developing and leading high performing teams and individuals
* An obsession for delighting customers
* Project management skills
* Self-driven and able to effectively communicate creative ideas and collaborate in a multi-team environment 
* Productivity-focused and proven to be a quick problem solver


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer - F/M/V/D

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet