Photo Studio Intern
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Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Photo Studio Intern

Photo Studio Intern

This is the perfect opportunity for someone starting out in their photography career who is looking for more experience and interested in making connections in the industry. It is an opportunity to apprentice and learn from our in-house photographer. The ideal candidate would be a recent graduate or current student with an interest in commercial photography and building a fundamental understanding of how to run a studio. The main role is assisting the photographer and learning the back end of what makes a great image.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assists our lead photographer in the studio
• Help with prepping, unpacking, and setting up products and props for lifestyle shoots
• Assist photographer with lighting and moving of studio sets
• Assist stylists with decoding styling notes and doing pulls for products on shot lists
• Great at taking direction in a studio with a willingness to always improve
• Be ready and willing to learn the established processes
• Recommend process improvements
• Fill in as E-commerce Photoshoot Photographer when needed
• Format images and upload to internal image management systems
• Knowledge of Photoshop, Capture One, and Canon
What we look for in a candidate:
• Self-driven with a sense of urgency and highly organized
• Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently
• Quick learner and strong problem-solving skills
• Be an active team player and believe that “no task is too small” or “too big”
• Positive outlook and willingness to give and receive constructive criticism
• Not afraid to ask questions and have an open mind to learning
• Proficient in Microsoft office (ability to manage spreadsheets and data)
• Proficient in Google Drive applications
• Must be able to lift over 25 lbs.
• High school diploma or G.E.D., Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 1-2 years professional work experience a plus
• Must have knowledge of the photography field
• Previous studio experience a plus

Salary: $13.00 per hour