Junior Photographer (FTC)

Ref: MON10905
Salary: Competitive
Department: Visual
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

We’re looking for a Junior Photographer to support the senior photographer through delivery photography of garments and products including models, and still life shoots which supports the commercial and creative vision of the Monsoon and Accessorize Brands and ultimately works to enhance conversion.

What will you do as a Junior Photographer?

  • Supporting the Senior Photographer in the set up, direction and shoot of Monsoon, Accessorize and Monsoon Kids products
  • Taking the appropriate lead on shoots when directed by the senior Photographer
  • Ensuring all products are lit correctly, efficiently and creatively, in accordance with our company guidelines
  • Produce high quality and consistently beautiful images, ensuring they are correctly exposed and colour consistent
  • Prepare sets, checking that all equipment is fully functional, setting up appropriate lighting and keeping accurate daily shot records
  • Responsible for care and upkeep of the studio, equipment, props and supplies
  • Crop and process all images, maintaining file size specification
  • Perform quality assurance on all images
  • Meet strict daily and weekly deadlines
  • Uploading/downloading images on and off FTP site
  • Adhering to tight deadlines

What you will need to succeed as a Junior Photographer?

  • Previous experience working within a digital photographic studio as a Junior Photographer or Photographers assistant.
  • Previous commercial photographic experience
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • Strong photography and lighting skills
  • Strong understanding of colour correction
  • Good working knowledge of using Capture One, Canon and Photoshop, is essential.
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, positive and hard working
  • Ability to work within a team, excelling under pressure with a flexible attitude
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and motivate others to achieve within the required timeframe

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

Please note all applications should include a portfolio and a link to your website to be considered for the role advertised.

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

 

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