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Photography Producer in South San Francisco, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  815633

TITLE: Photography Producer

LOCATION: South San Francisco

DURATION: 6 months

This position is responsible for the operation of a department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or necessary. Partners with Imagery Production to ensure alignment of post-production resources with photo studio capacity by tracking and communicating photo shoot progress; identifying and resolving photo shoot issues; and notifying creative teams of photography completion. Manages photo studio operations and production by coordinating studio floor resources (for example, talent, crew members) and activities (for example, work flow, schedules, shot lists); collaborating with photographers, stylists, and contractors to execute product photography; partnering with Merchandising and Item Set-Up teams to confirm photography requests and enforce sample receipt deadlines and acceptance criteria; maintaining studio prop and set inventory; negotiating and enforcing imagery Service Level Agreements (SLAs); vetting and selecting freelance photo crews; maintaining and ensuring use of style guides; and ensuring operational best practices are maintained.

Monitors and tracks studio production output by partnering with Item Set-Up and Imagery to forecast studio production capacity based on shot types and priorities; tracking and reporting on samples throughout the production lifecycle; providing reports of studio production performance to cross- functional stakeholders; and identifying production process improvements and recommending them to management. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices. Competencies Customer/Member Centered: Meet Internal and External Customer/Member Needs - Identifies the requirements, expectations, and needs of customers/members. Supports and aligns with initiatives, goals, and actions focused on improving customer/member service. Addresses the concerns and issues of internal and external customers/members. Uses customer/member data, analyses, and insights to improve customer/member-related decisions. Judgment: Demonstrate Professional Judgment - Researches and integrates relevant information and data, and uses expertise to make recommendations or decisions. Identifies and applies sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisions. Uses business measures and analyses to identify improvement opportunities. Probes and looks beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems and identify possible solutions. Execution and Results: Focus on Execution and Results - Aligns and pursues work activities to achieve the mission and business priorities of the organization. Shares information, practices, and resources across functions, organizations, and locations to improve performance. Effectively uses existing processes and tools to achieve performance objectives. Uses and explains major process steps to manage time, resources, and challenges to meet goals. Planning and Improvement:

Plan for and Improve Performance - Develops and implements plans, practices, and processes to better achieve organizational goals. Develops contingency plans to manage or eliminate potential problems. Identifies and recommends ways to continually improve and streamline processes and practices. Influence and Communicate: Build Influence - Develops and presents logical, convincing reasons in support of one's perspectives and initiatives. Proactively shares relevant information and timely updates with appropriate people. Listens attentively and asks questions to ensure understanding. Researches information for and prepares documents and presentations that effectively convey relevant information in a timely manner.

Ethics and Compliance: Model Ethics and Compliance - Complies with policies and procedures. Demonstrates ethical performance. Supports efforts to enforce compliance with policies and procedures.

Adaptability: Adapt Professionally - Demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity. Adapts to competing demands and shifting priorities. Updates and shares knowledge and skills to keep current in one's area of expertise. Embraces change and supports its implementation.

Build Relationships: Form Relationships - Builds trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional and organizational boundaries. Relates to others in an accepting and respectful manner, regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background. Collaborates with people from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and functional areas to discover new perspectives.

Physical Activities Enters and locates information on computer. Presents information to small or large groups and individuals. Communicates effectively in person or by using telecommunications equipment. Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil or pen) or computer. Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds without assistance. Visually verifies information, often in small print. Reads information, often in small print. Travel Travels domestically to and from multiple facilities or work-sites requiring consecutive overnight stays.

Entry Requirements Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Photography, Art, or related field and 1 year experience in professional digital photography or related field OR 3 years experience in digital photography production or operations, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

* 2 years experience in retail photography production.

* 2 years experience in digital marketing creative or related field.

* 2 years experience managing vendor contracts and relationships.

* 2 years experience managing cross-functional teams.

* 1 year experience in professional digital photography. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.