Are your photo’s always picture perfect? And do you know how to create new inspiring content with your e-commerce model photography experience? We are looking for an experienced Photographer who likes to work on a permanent basis, and who knows how to shoot the perfect (product) content for our webshop. We are looking for someone to join our team on a permanent basis for a longer period of time. So are you an interim? Then unfortunately we are not looking for you.
YOU WORK FOR WE AS A PHOTOGRAPHER
Fitting within the wider Marketing team WE Studios is a talented team of in-house systems driven and creative people. The team collaborates every day to produce, capture, retouch and distribute commercial visual assets for WE Europe. The WE Studios team works autonomously on e-commerce photography and regularly partners with our in-house creative team to support marketing and communications projects on multiple levels - preferring to work on projects together because 'Life is Better Together'.
High quality commercial fashion imagery enables our customers to make informed purchases and enhances the consumer shopping experience. Our goal is to best present our product by bringing the digital shopping experiences to life. Together with the team you are responsible for best representing our product by ensuring we are at the forefront of e-commerce photography. We do this by continually assessing our work and seeking improvements while maintaining an Omni-channel approach to everything we do.
As an experienced Photographer within fashion you are responsible for our photo/video requirements of model and stills categories across a diverse range of shoots, you will usually do this in our in-house studio in Utrecht with occasional location projects. Of course always based on our visual brand identity and together with a dream team of Fashion Stylists and a Hair & Make-Up Artists. In this way you will make a valuable contribution to the further expansion of the WE brand with a new dynamic approach to personal style. Thanks to your ideas, work mentality and quality assurance you know how to make our perfect pictures even more perfect.
What else can you expect from the job?
You are responsible for our e-commerce photo shoots and achieving business objectives while following our visual brand identity.
Together with the team you will build sets up/down and arrange rental as required. You will also be maintaining the sets in a ready state – checking and cleaning.
You will be working with models and product only.
Every day you ensure highest quality photo/video is achieved and provide clear model direction for the best results, all while maintaining a good tempo in an efficient workflow.
You are reliable, responsible, a true team player and you receive feedback with an open mind.
You are actively checking product status and ensure no products/shots are missed, you follow internal procedures to ensure no product is missed or lost and you take care of equipment maintenance.
You will be welcoming of frequent castings to find new talent.
You ensure the highest quality of image is achieved.
What we expect from you?
You have a completed MBO education in the field of photography.
You have at least 5 years of e-commerce photography experience of which demonstrable in model and product photography within the fashion/ e-commerce industry.
Mac and Capture One have no secrets for you.
You have an elevated eye for composition and timing bringing the right amount of art, style and efficiency into each project.
The studio environment is where you feel at home, you are experienced and knowledgeable with all equipment and possess a deep understanding of light and how to manipulate it to suit each project.
You are flexible, calm and comfortable in a fast and dynamic fashion environment with rapidly changing priorities, tight deadlines and KPI’s. You like to think along and come into your own in a fast, dynamic organization.
You are experienced with model and stills photography for both e-com and creative shoots.
Experience as an in house Photographer at a fashion company is preferred.
You have experience with both photography and video and can segway seamlessly between the two.
You have good knowledge of the English and Dutch language.
Finally, you are up to date on new industry technology and how to optimize it and you are on trend with the latest techniques and styles of both photo and video capture enabling you to bring new ideas to the table.
WE WORK FOR YOU
You are ready to support us in developing our content as engaging and as commercially inspiring as possible and working with the team to further build our WE Brand with a new, dynamic approach to personal style. We ensure that you become the best version of yourself! In other words, You work for WE, WE work for you. That means for you:
Continuous learning and development both professionally and personally, for example from our WE Academy we offer various education and training options to help you excel.
And of course you can also count on a salary that matches your knowledge, education
Travel allowance, 25 vacation days and 8% vacation allowance, standard 20% shop
discount and an extensive package of collective insurance.
You can also participate in initiatives from our WE Club; from employees for employees.
Think of (online) yoga sessions, (virtual) drinks and more!
WHO WE ARE
As a true fashionista or fashionisto is to you already know WE of course. But did you know that we have been around for 100 years and already have 200 successful stores and a state-of-the-art webshop? Or that at WE we have everything under one roof: design, production and of course sales?
Some more WE facts:
We are a down-to-earth Dutch company but now active throughout Europe.
We have more than 2,000 passionate employees and are still growing daily.
We consider corporate social responsibility and sustainable entrepreneurship very important.
We believe life is better together
HOW WE RECRUIT
As soon as we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation email. Within two weeks you will hear whether you are invited for a (digital) interview with our Studio Manager. If you are both enthusiastic after the interview, we ask you to complete an online personality questionnaire. A second interview with our Marketing Director and one of your future colleagues will follow. If this is also positive, we would like to welcome you as a new WE colleague! An assessment in the Warning Register Retail (FAD) is part of our application procedure.