Senior Photographer - Zalando Fashion Studios

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
30 Jul 2021
Closes
09 Aug 2021
Ref
3284305
As a Senior Photographer, you are responsible for the preparation and execution of our daily shootings. You work closely with editors, jr. photographers, stylists, producers and art directors as well as overseeing and being responsible for multiple projects from start to finish to satisfy the needs of our stakeholders, creating engaging content and ensuring an inspiring shopping experience for our customers.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Working on set and on location as part of the Studio Production team alongside other photographers, videographers & stylists realizing commercial briefings from our Art Directors. Being the 2nd responsible person in charge reporting to the Art Director.
  • Ensure that products are shot correctly, efficiently and creatively, in accordance with the brief. Ensuring consistency of visual language, lighting of multiple projects per week, supporting more junior members of the team and leading by example.
  • Prepare shot lists & mood boards. Care of all equipment, props and supplies, checking that all equipment is functioning prior to shoots, and ensuring delivery of a finished product in collaboration with the post production team and stakeholders.
  • Image selection; working with the Stylist, Photographers, Videographer & Art Director or individually choosing images/takes needed for edit, maintaining file size & ordering after specification for each individual project, guaranteeing a consistent outcome in line with the brief and zalando guidelines.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • 3-5 years of extensive work experience in Fashion-, E-commerce-, Editorial- production. Comfortable in a high paced environment, managing several projects at once with a broad knowledge of industry-standard praxis, equipment & software. Leading a team and being responsible for the photographic output as well as the brief being met, reporting to the Art Director, Creative Director and/or external stakeholders. Responsibility and accountability are key features we are looking for in this role.
  • High demand in quality, you're able to keep an eye on everything in a dynamic work environment with lots of changes, as well as share your knowledge with more junior members of the team. You have extensive knowledge in lighting, framing & storytelling, a fashion driven creative eye and the portfolio to back it up.
  • Hands-on mentality, you are a natural doer! Your work showcases your quick thinking and proactive attitude, managing your workload in a cool and calm way. As well as delegating tasks to more junior members in collaboration with your direct lead.
    You regularly contribute with your creative input and support the vision of becoming the new creative hub of Zalando. You approach every project in the same manner no matter the budget or size, you can always stand for the last work delivered.
  • As part of an international team you feel good and enjoy your work as you score with your organizational talent. You are comfortable directing the team and managing outside stakeholders to ensure the best outcome of each project.
PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT ZALANDO
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 42 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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