Web Photographer Assistant

Elyse Walker
Los Angeles, CA
06 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Objective 

Responsible for hands-on assistance during the web photo shoots for elysewalker.com. This position reports to the Web Photographer and is responsible for daily task management related to in-house photo shoots, including equipment management and on-set asset management to ensure studio time is maximized for photo capture efficiency. 


Key Areas of Responsibility 

  • Shooting on 1 – 2 still life sets 3 – 4 days a week on site in our Culver City studio, taking direction from the Web Photographer
  • Prepare and set up camera equipment, lighting and capture stations on set, and serve as point of contact for all digital photography issues
  • On set asset management including file naming, focus stacking, color adjustments, processing and backing up of imagery to central servers during shooting on all sets
  • Distribute daily call sheets
  • Advise on equipment needs on an on-going basis. Ensure equipment stays in good working order and rectify issues regarding repair/replacement as needed while staying current in digital equipment and systems that could increase efficiency
  • Work with the studio team including Creative Ops, Stylists and Coordinators to ensure shooting time is effectively utilized
  • Ability to go between still life and/or on figure as required by Web Photographer, maintaining poise and professionalism in a multi-set environment


Required Skills 

  • 1-3+ years of professional experience as a Production/Photo Assistant or Digitech. 
  • Resourceful and problem-solving personality. 
  • Quick learner, very organized and able to multi-task or change directions quickly. 
  • Experience with Capture One, Adobe Creative Suite, Global Edit, ChronoSync, or comparable programs
  • Comfortable with frequent standing 
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results 
  • This position in based in Los Angeles working in our Culver City office 


We Offer 

  • Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits Package 
  • Retirement Benefits Package 
  • Benefits & Perks, including PTO & Employee Discount