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In-House Photographer

Green Circle Growers Oberlin, OH
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

IN-HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHER

The in-house photographer will have an exciting opportunity to execute the photography that will be seen and used across Green Circle Growers brands in the U.S. and Canada. The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate superior ability to envision and execute a professional but creative approach capturing and showcasing live products. The Photographer must be able to conceptualize, capture, edit and deliver completed image assets that are on-brand and visually appealing. Reporting to the Creative Manager.

***TO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE ATTACH YOUR PORTFOLIO WEBSITE***

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be accountable for daily workflow and shoot schedule
  • Produce and edit studio tabletop product photography for seasonal catalogs and customer needs
  • Active collaboration with in-house marketing partners; Creative, Content, and Product Development
  • Maintain communication between in-house “client”
  • Create and maintain a photo library that can be easily photo-shopped into pots and a standardization for all studio photography
  • Plan and book off-site quarterly lifestyle photo shoots with Creative Manager
  • Work closely with Content Manager to create custom imagery for all brands and their social media platforms
  • Work with growers and production on timing and availability of products and staff in the greenhouse for documentation of products
  • Ensure that all products are represented accurately, creatively and in line with brand positioning
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and reorder workload in a dynamic environment
  • Maintain and adhere to company quality standards, visual identity standards, and brand positioning
  • Be a part of the creative process and give active critique on designs
  • Maintain expert knowledge of current marketing and design technology and trends as applicable to reaching core customer groups
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of perpetual innovation and ideation, bringing in new ideas that can be applied to the brands
  • Responsible for maintaining photography and lighting equipment
  • Set up appropriate lighting and composition for each shot (studio and lifestyle)
  • Ensure color consistency across all images
  • Oversee naming and organization of digital files
  • Perform quality assurance on all images
  • Create and continually refine photography reference guides and set plans

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Photography or equivalent experience required
  • Previous product photography experience is a must
  • Expert knowledge of professional digital photography equipment, studio lighting methods, and digital techniques
  • High technical proficiency with Canon, Photoshop, Lightroom and Mac computers is essential
  • Ability to maintain vendor and in-house “client” relations, with proper documentation of projects and efficient archival and file management skills
  • Proven exceptional attention to detail and visual problem-solving skills
  • Must be a creative thinker with a strong awareness of contemporary trends in photography and design
  • Friendly and professional demeanor in verbal and written communication
  • An ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects efficiently and provide creative solutions to challenges that arise
  • Time management skills with a responsibility to ensure the Photography tasks deliver to targets and deadline
  • Service orientated with exceptional problem-solving skills and follow-through
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly motivated, and organized
  • Ability to self-manage, take initiative, yet feel comfortable asking for direction
  • Team orientated, professional demeanor
  • Videography capabilities or experience is a plus.

To be considered please submit a strong photography portfolio, demonstrating a broad knowledge of lighting and digital photography techniques

Green Circle Growers

Why Work Here?

We are not a typical greenhouse: Green Circle Growers has been in business for 50 years, we have 125 acres under glass. We are more of a manufacturing facility with automation systems. Large automated table movers, robotic planting, spacing and boxing machines, multiple conveyors and sixty plus electric carts. We also have six wood chip boilers,13 large gas boilers and three chillers. GCG has a very stable work environment. At Green Circle Growers, we strive to make every day better with the beautiful plants we grow. Our Company has successfully grown on the values of respect, hard work, customer focus and integrity. We seek to add employees to our team who possess these values.

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