Responsible for set-up, composition and lighting in a predetermined setting, leading to digital image capture for promotional advertising purposes. All photographs must be executed to comply with the overall creative and merchandising objectives set forth by the buying offices and creative management.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Photograph Commercial Product
Ability to shoot in studio and on location. Assist in scouting locations to determine feasibility of meeting creative and technical requirements. Responsible for directing assistants in all aspects of equipment needs and applications.
Compose and scale product to fit provided layouts (usually blank boxes). Prepare and set up background with support from assistants and carpentry as necessary. Determine all lighting needs required for reproducible image, insuring appropriate highlight and shadow exposure, color density and tone.
Responsible for all technical aspects of the photo shoot, but also expected to become familiar with seasonal creative requirements employed to highlight product features and presentation preferences of the Buying and Advertising divisions as well as evolving creative direction.
Ensure Photo Quality Standards
Collaborate with creative team in implementing and developing new styles and techniques which improve the overall quality of Kohl's photography.
Assist in communicating new styles and techniques to other members of the fashion/product photography team.
Adapt to production requirements of a high volume studio while maintaining established quality standards.
Maintain photo equipment to ensure longevity. Be cost effective in use of supplies and consumables. Maintain and safeguard assigned equipment.
As necessary represent the photo studio at merchandising and creative meetings and provide creative input. Collaborate with photo art directors and designers to assist with concept development.
5 years experience as a photographer in a commercial photo studio. Catalog production preferred.
Degree in Photography, Advertising or Graphic Art.
Proven proficiency in multiple digital formats. Presentation of portfolio required.
Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and maintain strict deadlines.
Thorough understanding of all digital format camera systems. Ability to work with strobe and continuous lighting systems.
Studio and Location lighting. Ability to lead and direct a photographic team.
Current & relevant portfolio.
Kohl's Corporation - 18 months ago
Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) operates family-oriented, department stores that sells apparel, footwear and accessories for women,...