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Advantage Solutions Photographer/Videographer in Chicago, Illinois

Summary

Photographer/Videographer

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a talentedPhotographer/Videographer to be responsible for creating and developing visual storytelling across multiple platforms consistent with the brand look and feel. This position would be responsible for shooting product/meal/lifestyle photography used via print, online, in-store, and other various advertising mediums. The Photographer/Videographer will also be responsible for the creation and various elements of production – including but not limited to product photography, recipe/tip videos, educational videos, as well as “live event” videos that are sponsored by the client.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • PT Benefits

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Shooting still and motion projects with a focus on food for a variety of foodservice clients.

  • Develop creative storyboards.

  • Studio work including lighting, backdrops, green screens and maintaining studio and equipment (including management of props and sourcing additional props as needed).

  • Production planning, including lighting design, & general food styling.

  • Directing freelancers as necessary (i.e. food stylists, makeup artists, etc.).

  • Food photography experience with duties including taking photos of new products, finished product recipes, and marketing photography consistent with brand and style guides.

  • Post-production video editing, using motion graphics, sound design, color correction10%.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience / Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Communications or equivalent experience preferred

  • 1-3 years of experience in a photographer/videographer role preferably within the food industry

  • Technical photography skills and experience with digital cameras, computer editing software, and digital printing

  • Experience in taking video for use in promotional/internal purposes

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and apply innovative expression and new technology to video projects; Initiative to recommend projects or simply “seize the moment” when an opportunity arises for which video and photos would benefit our client

  • Being able to organize and manage photo/video sets, keeping the team organized and on task.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are a must

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Photographer/Videographer is responsible for creating and developing visual storytelling across multiple platforms consistent with the brand look and feel. This position would be responsible for shooting product/meal/lifestyle photography used via print, online, in-store, and other various advertising mediums. The Photographer/Videographer will also be responsible for creation and various elements of production – including but not limited to product photography, recipe/tip videos, educational videos, as well as “live event” videos that are sponsored by the client.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Duty

  • Develop Client based creative storyboards or compositions for review

  • Studio work including lighting, backdrops, green screens and maintaining studio and equipment (including management of props and sourcing additional props as needed)

  • Production planning, including lighting design, & general food styling

  • Directing freelancers as necessary (i.e. food stylists, makeup artists, etc.)

  • Product photography experience with duties including taking photos of new products, finished product recipes, and marketing photography consistent with brand and style guides

  • Post-production including but not limited to; video editing, using motion graphics, sound design, color correction, retouching and color correcting

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are essential duties and function of this job

  • Travel up to 25%

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

1-3 years of experience in a Design role preferably within the food industry

Technical photography skills and experience with digital cameras, computer editing software, and digital printing

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Experience in taking live video at events for use in promotional/internal purposes

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and apply innovative expression and new technology to video projects.

  • Ability to adopt a marketing perspective in the creation of video presentations.

  • Initiative to recommend projects or simply “seize the moment” when an opportunity arises for which video and photos would benefit our client.

  • Manage & organize photo/video library for promotional use

  • Ability to communicate and maintain project timelines

  • Proficient with a video suite such as: Final Cut Studio Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer, Lightroom, Sony Vegas Pro, etc. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Mac, Photoshop, OSX, RAW file conversion, and photo editing skills.

  • Experience with 3D effects and animation software such as: Adobe After Effects, Blender 3D, Apple Motion, Autodesk Maya, etc. are a plus!

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are a must.

  • Must be self- motivated, highly organized, and able to work in a fast-paced, innovation culture while managing parallel projects and competing timelines.

  • Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to establish content goals, project timing and creative deliverables.

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago

Primary Posting Location : Address 1756 West Lake Street

Primary Posting Location : City Chicago

Primary Posting Location : State/Province IL

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2022-420090

Position Type Full Time

Category Creative & Product Services

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