Staff Photographer Quirky
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The Company:
We're a company called Quirky and we are assembling the highest performing team, maybe ever, with a single, yet ambitious vision:
TO MAKE INVENTION ACCESSIBLE
Quirky is a new type of company, one that involves all people interested in its decisions, and ultimately shares its success with those people who helped achieve it. And we have developed a completely unique platform in which the realities and complexities of execution do not stand in the way of a kickass idea.
We are a brand built around excitement, creativity, and the reality of bringing great ideas to life. Not to mention we do it BETTER, FASTER, FUNNER than anyone else!
We're looking for an amazing and passionate Staff Photographer to join our team in NYC.
You like to think you're a stellar photographer who knows about photographing for web, print and packaging. You can juggle multiple projects at once and have the ability to get sh-t done, and done extremely well. You have a bias for action and strive to do what is right, not what is easy. You say what you think, even when it's controversial. And you hold yourself to extremely high professional standards while engaging in a fun collaborative environment.
As our Staff Photographer, you will
Be a member of Quirky's Creative team
Execute weekly product launches
Photograph Quirky products emulating the style and voice of Quirky's photography while incorporating individual shooting style
Be a part of a growing movement to make invention accessible
Photograph Quirky products and prototypes in a professional photography studio and on location
Communicate with product designers about each product and gain knowledge of every feature in order to showcase the product at its full potential through photography
Communicate with all stakeholders for various products; notify each person of updates or changes or needs
Keep an organized schedule for product photo shoots
Communicate with Quirky's product team to make yourself aware of upcoming product launches
Deliver images on time and ensure each project has reached completion on schedule and on budget
Offer direction in styling a shoot: know which props to use and create an appropriate environment for each product
Find models specific to each product (i.e. hand models, athletes, children, Quirky staff, etc.) and obtain model release forms when necessary
Notify each model of wardrobe choice for all shoots in advance and coordinate all details
This is a full time role at Quirky, but we are open to applications from freelancers and contractors as well.
2-4 years of photography experience
Proficient in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
Basic knowledge of retouching
Ability to multi-task many projects at once
Interest in product and lifestyle photography
Working knowledge of lighting design
Excellent troubleshooter and lateral problem solver
Unrelenting intellectual curiosity and pride in doing awesome work
An entrepreneurial spirit
Stellar written and verbal communication skills
Action and detail oriented
Passion for what we are building at Quirky
Check us out at www.quirky.com. Spend some time on our site and if you like what you see, please continue.
Submit your resume with a customized cover letter to Kristen Rodgers, letting her know why you want to be Quirky's next Staff Photographer and why you are a perfect fit for the role.
You must submit your portfolio with your application in order to be considered for this role.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We Make Invention Accessible
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: FreshTracks Capital
, Norwest Venture Partners
, RRE Ventures All Jobs: at Quirky
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||For centuries, becoming an "inventor" has been a hard gig to crack. Complexities relating to financing, engineering, distribution, and legalities have stood in the way of brilliant people executing on their great ideas.
Since launching in 2009, Quirky has rapidly changed the way the world thinks about product development.
We bring two brand new consumer products to market each week, by enabling a fluid conversation between a global community and Quirky's expert product design staff.
The world influences our business in real-time, and we share our revenue directly with the people who helped us make successful decisions.|
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