Job details : In-house Photographer
- Added in 14-02-2011
- Company American Apparel
- URL : http://employment.americanapparel.net/employment/index.asp?cmd=opp_details&opportunity_id=1394
American Apparel is ready for some new talent to join their tight-knit Creative Team.
We are looking for a photographer to focus primarily on studio work for our rapidly evolving online store.
The position is based at our huge and exciting downtown Los Angeles factory.
The ideal candidate for this position will:
-have knowledge of general photography & lighting principles, and be very familiar with digital Canon cameras.
-be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
-have great interpersonal skills.
-have great personal style and the ability to style a model head to toe.
-be available to work outside of typical 9-5 hours. Our days range anywhere from 9am to midnight depending on the scope of work to be done.
-be an excellent director (for your models) as well as be ready and able to take direction (from your bosses).
-be open and hungry for constructive creative criticism. We are constantly striving to improve and it isn't uncommon to complete a project, realize it's not good enough and toss it out so we can start over again!
If you feel that this position is perfect for you and you can respond with a resounding "YES" to all of the above, please send ALL of the following to email@example.com:
-a brief introduction about yourself. No more than a few sentences, please.
-at least 10 examples of your work (no larger than 5MB in total) or a link to your website.
-links to 3 online stores that you think are doing something right.
-links to 2 photographers that you admire from an aesthetic point of view.
Los Angeles California, UNITED STATES
Within our business model, knitting, dyeing, cutting, sewing, photography, marketing, distribution and design all happen in the company's facilities in Los Angeles. The company operates the largest garment factory in the United States, at a time when most apparel production has moved offshore. With our recently opened stores in China, we are now selling Made in USA clothing in the largest consumer market in the world.
American Apparel leverages art, design and technology to advance the business process, while continuing to pioneer industry standards of social and environmental responsibility in the workplace.