The Hired Guns are seeking a skilled Product Photographer, Studio and Lifestyle to lead all photography for a $2-billion promotional products brand.
*** IMPORTANT: This is an on-site role located in a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA. Please do not apply if you don’t live within potential commuting distance. ***
Salary range: $56,000 to $87,000 per year
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the company and why they need to hire you!
This billion-dollar market leader in the personalized products space is just breaking into lifestyle photography in 2023. In response, they’re looking for a talented Product Photographer, Studio and Lifestyle to come onboard fulltime and create the vision and execution of all product photography, including styling, shooting, editing, and scheduling/coordinating shoots both inside and outside the studio.
In this role, your primary responsibility will be to produce high quality photos that showcase product features for e-commerce purposes on the company’s website. The goal is to elevate the photography with product, lifestyle, and on-model shoots to support product launches and in-line products.
The Product Photographer, Studio and Lifestyle will also play a critical role in the strategy and execution of updating the on-site photography studio with the appropriate equipment, lighting, and props necessary to produce at scale. You will also provide leadership across the photography team, managing work and quality to drive towards a modern marketing organization.
If you love all aspects of photography and you’re looking for a fulltime, salaried gig at a high-growth company, then this is surely the perfect opportunity for you.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years of experience as a professional photographer (5+ years is preferred). You must have an online portfolio with a focus on product photography to be considered for this position. You have a high level of experience with product photography, off-figure 360’s, and creative lighting techniques. You’re proficient in graphics software including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom and Bridge). High-level photo retouching abilities are a must. You enjoy working side-by-side with a Photography Producer and Designers. It goes without saying that you can handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced studio environment and adapt to changing priorities. Experience with photographing products and models is non-negotiable, as is knowledge of product and apparel photo styling. You must be comfortable with Canon camera systems and lenses. Experience with Cloudinary and Monday.com is a plus. It’s great if you’re familiar with Capture One photography software and OrbitVu photography systems.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this team!
This is a rare fulltime opportunity for a photographer to stand up a professional studio for a highly successful global brand that’s just breaking into lifestyle photography. You’ll have tons of freedom to pick out the equipment you want and set the tone and look for a high growth company. Don’t sit on this one.
The Hired Guns does not and will not discriminate in considering and referring candidates for employment, or in its treatment or advancement of its employees, and will not tolerate harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.