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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:24 AM

Requisition Number: WE:11879
Area of Interest: Catalog Sales
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full:time
Digital Studio Photographer :: West Elm
Who we are:
Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast:paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard:working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.
The west elm Digital Studio and team produces all west elm ecommerce content :: largely photography, and product information videography, and relatable special projects such as PR silos, packaging photography needs. The photo studio is located adjacent to the photo sample warehouse where the teams work closely on a daily basis to execute brand creative initiatives.
Our west elm Makers Studio is also located just above the photo studio, where our Designers create original seasonal products and have various meetings to review assortment. New lines of business and other company big ideas are also created within our spaces in Industry City. Our creative hub is located in the thriving design community in Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn that we have been a part of since 2011.
The Digital Studio Photographer is responsible for producing high quality digital images of our products. They will execute the highest of standards by setting up lighting, composition, color accuracy and exposure to best represent our assortment within our Style Guide. They will have a superb eye for detail and a love for home decor photography. They should have experience with on:set standards, practices and demands.
The Digital Studio Photographer will develop and manage daily workflow for the digital photography studio to deliver the best photographic representation of the companys products and brand identity across multiple digital platforms and channels in accordance with corporate and strategic goals. They will be comfortable executing high volume silo and pip shots, maximizing shots per day. They will have in:depth understanding of key metrics, excellent creative vision, and effective managing skills.
This role will report into our Manager of Digital Photography. This position will have two direct reports: Photo Assistant and Digital Tech to ensure all assets created follow the most updated style guides and overall brand direction. In addition, this role will partner with the Digital Studio Producer and Studio Manager in scheduling shots per day and per set based on sample availability and launch test timelines.
This role will face challenges in sample availability, coordinating shot list with other photo and video shoots. This role will work towards finding better solutions for silo, product information photography and product information video shooting structure. As the Ecommerce merchandise assortment grows and the site changes to meet new shopping trends the Digital Studio team will need to work together to figure out new ways to capture asset requests in a timely budget friendly manner while maintaining highest quality of work. With a focus on best:in:class product experiences for our customer, photographer will lead and deliver videos that provide our customer with additive visual content on products before purchasing. Videos will provide a 360 view for our customer in order to complete online purchases. Photographer would have a clear understanding of video as a medium and be able to lead support


• Location: Brooklyn

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