Photographer job description template | Workable

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Photographer Responsibilities

Include:

  • Taking the brief to understand specifications and working closely with our art team to develop the concept
  • Capturing and processing images until you achieve desired results
  • Shooting poses that don’t look posed

photographer job description

Job brief

We are looking for a passionate Photographer to capture moments on film and to use images to tell a story. The successful candidate will be able to achieve technical, qualitative and quantitative goals while meeting project’s needs and deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Take the brief to understand specifications and work closely with our art team to develop the concept
  • Capture and process images until you achieve desired results
  • Shoot poses that don’t look posed
  • Constantly improve image quality using various editing methods
  • Use and maintain modern and traditional technical equipment (cameras, lenses etc)
  • Arrange objects, scenes, lighting and background to adhere to specifications
  • Direct participants
  • Archive photographic images and maintain database
  • Maintain an in depth understanding of photographic best practices and procedures

Requirements

  • Proven professional shooting experience
  • Eye-catching portfolio
  • Proficient with traditional and modern equipment
  • Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Capture One or other photography specific software
  • Shooting, lighting and printing skills
  • Competency in applying photographic best practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of production process for online publishing and various printing applications
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Photography degree or similar