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Photographer- Creative Still Life

Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Closing date
14 Sep 2023

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We are looking for a Photographer to join our Photo Studio team at Next! You will be part of an amazing still life creative team of in-house photographers working as one team to deliver high quality imagery for Next in line with our creative direction. This is an extremely fast-paced role that covers all our in-house photography teams to maintain Next's photographic vision and creative beliefs. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is creative & proactive looking to take the next step in their career.

About the role:
  • To deliver still life photography for creative briefs to the highest quality for the Next customer aligned to our brand principles &
  • creative direction.
  • You will take direction from your Senior Photographer in line with your Creative Lead.
  • You will be a focused, driven, hard-working individual that has the maturity and empathy to take direction well.
  • You must be able to remain calm and professional while maintaining a positive and proactive attitude.
  • This role demands a strong team player with exceptional communication skills who is eager to learn and develop and can
  • grasp new information very quickly.
  • You will be able to identify with the ever-changing requirements of a large studio team.
  • It is vital to build and maintain strong relationships with your Creative Lead and Senior Photographer.

  • Communicate effectively within the studio to evolve the aesthetics of the imagery creatively.
  • Maintain a consistent high level of photography that is complementary to the creative direction of the studio.
  • Consistent research and understanding of new trends, technologies, aesthetics, advertising campaigns and leading commercial
  • photographers work etc to stay inspired, in order to bring the correct and forward thinking approach to every shoot.
  • Maintain constant awareness of competitors to be ahead of the curve.
  • To work collaboratively with other Photographers within the Studio.
  • Consistently strive to think outside the box with all processes and projects showing initiative and innovation.
  • Communicate effectively with your Senior Photographer to establish clear, recognizable and achievable goals.
  • Adhere to style guides & briefs set by products teams or studio management.
  • Flexibility to work at other Next studios, external studios and on location when required.

About you:
  • A portfolio of still life imagery is a must to be considered for the position.
  • Experience in editorial and commercial photography essential.
  • An expert knowledge of photography, retouching and lighting techniques is essential.
  • An extremely high competence of using Photoshop & Capture One.
  • Confidence in training others on photographic techniques.
  • High competence using MAC Operating systems.
  • Experience working within a large creative studio environment.
  • Thorough understanding of current trends and lighting techniques.


About Us
You know Next, but did you know we're a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We're the UK's 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we're the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it's now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we've gone global!

About some of our Benefits
  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Subsidised restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

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