LEAD FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER

Location:  New York, NY

 

OVERVIEW:  AURELIA+ICARUS is seeking an experienced Lead Fashion Photographer with extensive editorial and e-comm experience on a contractual basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interpret and execute in-studio / on-location photography utilizing techniques representing current fashion photography and industry trends, with a personal perspective
  • Proven expertise in an editorial and e-comm-focused studio environment
  • Exhibit a vast photography skill set that provides the ability to deliver results, exercise judgement, and critically, yet objectively evaluate imagery
  • Determine and orchestrate necessary lighting requirements, set ups, and adjustments according to shoot specifications
  • Understand art direction via mood boards, swipe, sketches, diagrams, etc. and translate into required end result
  • Collaborate with Creative Director and Head Stylist to align on creative vision, and ensure brand consistency is clearly communicated to the customer
  • Management of and engagement in entire photography workflow including, but not limited to; on-model and still shoot taskwork, sample organization, various forms of set-building / tear down, and necessary clean up
  • Make recommendations around procedure, process, and technique adjustments
  • Handle complexities throughout the merging of equipment and technologies
  • Ensure deadlines are met without delay by way of a solution-oriented, efficiency-focused mindset
  • Responsible for the management, guidance, and mentorship of direct reports
  • Utilize clear communication skills to participate in style out, pre-production, or post-mortem meetings; voicing questions and insights as appropriate
  • Foster effective working relationships with leadership and team members
  • Exude a sense of innovation through research / sharing of applicable industry trends, and showcase inspiration / aspiration via concept boards
  • Exhibit knowledge of the AURELIA+ICARUS brand and customer
  • Experience in Videography a plus

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10+ years of photography management experience 
  • Link to online portfolio required
  • Degree in Photography, Design, Visual / Fine Arts, or equivalent / related studies
  • Proven expertise in studio environment
  • Familiarity with on-set, on-location, and general studio operational workflows
  • Exhibit rigorous knowledge of on-model and still photography principles, equipment needs, and lighting techniques; producing an end result used across various forms of media
  • Possess a keen interest in the fashion and design industry; presenting continual attention to photography trends across the competitive landscape
  • Flexible in responding to shifting business priorities, and works effectively against tight deadlines
  • Stellar communication, strong organizational, and time management skills
  • Proficiency with Macs and software
  • Highly experienced with the Cannon camera platform, CaptureOne, Adobe Photoshop
  • ShotFlow experience a plus

 To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to careers@shoptheai.com with job title in the subject line.

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