Randstad Product Photography Art Director in Beaverton, Oregon
Product Photography Art Director
salary:$55.99 per hour
date posted:Saturday, July 15, 2017
What you'll be doing :
For this project, you will work across cross-functional teams of Stylists, Photographers, Producers, Editors, Operations and internal clients in a high volume and fast-paced production environment to deliver premium product imagery. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all images adhere to current expectations while partnering with stakeholders to evolve the style guide. Qualified candidates will be detail-oriented, exceptionally well-organized, have a positive attitude, and work well with others.
As the on-set Art Director you'll be responsible for the execution and on-time delivery of Premium quality photography across multiple photo bays.
Focus will be on quality, consistency, timeliness, managing resources to budget, strategic resource planning as well as day-to-day operations.
Lead and co-manage photographers and styling staff who will execute seasonal production and projects assigned to the studio.
You will interact with Senior Level Management while working across the entire enterprise to communicate status on key imaging projects and seasonal directives.
Drive a culture of Continuous Improvement that is always looking for simpler and better ways to deliver studio objectives.
Anticipate and resolve creative challenges by using appropriate resources and/or solutions.
Document and lead implementation of improved workflow methodologies.
Cross-train photographers and stylist teams to be able to execute apparel, footwear and equipment photo styling and shooting to adhere to brand style guide standards.
Own and drive Studio style guide standard implementation.
Closely partner with Operations, Producing, Post Production, Reporting and Technology teams to ensure alignment on season and yearly priorities.
Reports directly to Senior Director of Creative Operations.
Working hours: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM
--Subject matter expertise in the commercial photography industry is a must. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of leading and managing large-scale imaging businesses from the ground up for major apparel, footwear and softline brands, with a real-world knowledge of what wins and what fails in the photo business.
--5 years in commercial photography as a creative lead.
--Demonstrable experience with standard operational reporting formats, KPI's and SLA's; as well as defining the metrics critical to staffing models.
--Organizational experience at the senior management level, as a leader of leaders.
--Deep and demonstrable experience with on-set standards, practices, and demands.
--Flexible and able to adapt to last minute additions to schedules and changes in direction
--Self-motivated, results oriented and well organized
--Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
--Specific experience with e-commerce photography Art Directing
--Bachelor Degree or higher
On-site, W-2 position.
Duration: Ten month project, potential for extension
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