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Secaucus, NJ, USA    Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
 
   
 
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ABOUT WALMART

This Is That Place where opportunity knocks. Our Walmart eCommerce team is obsessed with finding ways to help our customers live better, raising the bar for an entire industry along the way. Youll play a crucial role in shaping the future of shopping, working with crazy talented people in an environment that values kindness & transparency. With the energy of a startup & the scale of the Fortune One, its the ultimate innovators playground.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Photographer will be responsible for shooting off-figure, soft & hard goods products for our e-commerce site according to our standards without deviation. The photographer creates exceptional results utilizing their skills & creative abilities to enhance our overall brand for Walmart as a whole. The photographer is required to be able to shoot our most complex items including jewelry. This role must be familiar & experienced with both table top & laydown & may on occasion shoot editorial.

The ideal candidate will be experienced, detail oriented, organized, & will demonstrate comfort with ambiguity. A positive attitude is a must with the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will possess the ability to succeed with minimal guidance & be skilled at anticipating problems & resolving them.

WHAT YOULL DO

This role requires proven studio experience leadership skills. The ideal candidate will execute on the following:

  • Product photography of hard & soft goods, including jewelry
  • Composition of shots based on style guides to meet with our vision.
  • Use of Capture One
  • Use of Photoshop to perform basic retouching functions
  • Execute highest of standards by setting up lighting, composition, color accuracy, & exposure for each shot.
  • Ensure consistency between shots by understanding & complying with daily color management.
  • Manage production on set to verify images are delivered consistently on set within SLA
  • Identify & resolve roadblocks in the workflow
  • Frequent meetings with team to gain their feedback so they can continue to learn & improve
  • Lead, encourage & innovate new ideas to stay ahead of competition & stand out in our photography & execution

The studio is fast-paced environment with an average of 30-100 items per bay daily, depending on category of business. A strong focus & sense of urgency is required along with the following skills:

  • Ability to photograph any stills item for the studio production workflow.
  • Compose shots based on style guides & art direction to meet with our vision.
  • Execute highest of standards by setting up lighting, composition, color accuracy, & exposure for each shot.
  • Display expert technical knowledge of camera hardware, capturing software, studio lighting, & a strong eye for detail.
  • Efficient workflow management, organization & communication.
  • Preform daily quality control & address results with the photography team.
  • Oversee the development training materials & guides as needed including thoroughly documenting all processes & procedures
  • Conduct on-going competitive analysis to ensure best in class experience
  • Must be willing to be hands on to solve problems

MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in Photography, Art, or related field
  • Knowledge of photographic techniques such as lighting & composition.
  • 4+ years as a photographer in an E-commerce Photography environment
  • Pro knowledge with Capture One software & studio lighting equipment
  • Knowledge of photographic techniques such as lighting & composition
  • Expert knowledge in color correction
  • Superior skills with Photoshop
  • Pro knowledge Operating experience of Mac OS
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work within deadlines, thinking creatively to increase productivity & throughput.
  • Results driven & a sense of urgency.
  • Self-starter & self-driven.
  • Demonstrate strong written & oral communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in photography or related field.
  • 1+ years of supervisory experience

COMPETENCIES

Customer/Member Centered: Focus on the Customer/Member - Reviews customer/member-focused data & adjusts performance to address findings. Promotes & supports associate efforts to exceed customer/member expectations. Informs associates on how to identify & locate resources to meet the diverse needs of customers/members.

Judgment: Use Appropriate Judgment - Identifies, reviews, & applies policies & procedures to make informed judgments. Identifies & uses facts, information, & expertise to set priorities & make informed decisions. Uses data & evidence to determine the causes of problems & develop solutions to address them.

Execution & Results: Manage Execution & Results - Holds associates accountable for completing work within expectations & time requirements. Plans & manages own & others' time, based on business priorities, & follows up to ensure all work requirements are completed in a timely & accurate manner. Identifies & obtains the resources needed to complete projects. Encourages associates to strive for excellence, efficiency, & quality in work practices.

Planning & Improvement: Plan & Pursue Team-Based Improvement - Coordinates & aligns planning with organizational initiatives & direction. Looks at work plans & makes changes, as needed, to achieve team or work group objectives. Sets realistic timelines for goal accomplishment. Improves work processes & practices to increase performance & results

Influence & Communicate: Increase Commitment - Promotes ideas & links them to business needs & benefits. Builds trusting, cooperative relationships & alliances with others, inside & outside of the organization. Effectively communicates clear, up-to-date information on business plans & priorities (for example, change initiatives). Shares experience & ideas with associates across the organization.

Ethics & Compliance: Manage Ethics & Compliance - Instructs associates on how to act in accordance with policies & procedures, & supports their efforts in doing so. Ensures associates demonstrate the highest standards of integrity & ethics in work situations. Corrects ethical & compliance issues, enforcing compliance & administering appropriate consequences as needed.

About you

You are a risk takera dreamer who delivers. You have big ideas & can implement them with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends to know whats happening in the world. You have a passion for innovation in eCommerce.You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in the world, where the only constant is change.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment.
  • Observes associate, customer, or supplier behavior.
  • Enters & locates information on computer.
  • Presents information to small or large groups & 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.
  • Visually verifies information, often in small print.
 
 
 
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