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Photographer

We are looking for a high-spirited individual and THE perfect photographer to be an integral member of our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for photography, excellent work ethic and organizational skills. They will love children and take pride in doing the best job possible. They must be able to work in a fast paced environment while still keeping a smile on their face and be willing to make a fool of themselves to get a laugh out of a 2 year old. Photographer must have their own pro DSLR & lenses.  The candidate must have an easy going disposition, not sweat the small stuff and be able to have fun even when working really hard. Please note, this position is seasonal. Our busy seasons are between August-November and March-June with opportunities for gigs in the off season as well. We are looking for someone who is available to work mostly weekdays, with early morning start times. You will usually be done by 2pm, with some exceptions. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

● Unload, Set Up & Breakdown photography equipment on location and in studio as needed

● Photograph students preschool age - high school students

● Make sure photography is running on time 

● Make really silly jokes to get kids to smile and laugh

● Smile, be nice and have a good time :) 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

● Must have a strong grasp of basic photographic principles - dslr cameras, exposure, composition, lighting etc. 

● At least 2 years of Professional photography experience required

● Must have a valid CA drivers license, a good driving record and reliable transportation (must have your OWN car) 

● Must be able to clear a background check & provide proof of up to date Covid vaccination (booster included)

● Must be physically able to lift equipment and spend many hours on your feet- this is not a desk job! 

● Must be able to maintain a sunny disposition even when things aren’t necessarily going smoothly 

● Must play well with others 

● Must be organized, reliable and always arrive on time 

● Must love working with kids

 

We are looking for someone who is a team player and is interested in growing with us. 

Photographers will have the opportunity to photograph 10-20  schools per season September - November & March - June.

We cover mileage and provide lighting equipment and an assistant. We do all the pre and post production, just show up, have fun and take photos.

Compensation starts at $200-$300 per job, we will train the perfect candidates.

If this job sounds like a good fit for you, please send us an email telling us a bit about yourself and why you are the perfect candidate as well as a portfolio of relevant work. Applicants with no cover letter and portfolio will not be considered.

Photo Assistant

We are looking for a high-spirited individual and THE perfect assistant to be an integral member of our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for photography, excellent work ethic and organizational skills. They will love children and take pride in doing the best job possible. They must be able to work in a fast paced environment while still keeping a smile on their face and be willing to make a fool of themselves to get a laugh out of a 2 year old. In addition to assisting the photographer in all things photo related (setting up/adjusting lights & modifiers, breaking down etc), the photo assistant will also manage the workflow at the school, making sure things are running smoothly and on time and often act as a liaison between the teachers/administration and the photographer while the photographer is busy taking pictures. The candidate must have an easy going disposition, not sweat the small stuff and be able to have fun even when working really hard. Please note, this position is seasonal and hourly. Our busy seasons are between August-November and March-June with opportunities for gigs in the off season as well. We are looking for someone who is available to work mostly weekdays, with early morning start times. You will usually be done by 2pm, with some exceptions. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

● Unload, Set Up & Breakdown photography equipment on location and in studio as needed

● Assist photographer in adjusting lighting and any other photography related needs 

● Make sure photography is running on time and keep track of roster 

● Help get giggles out of kids as needed 

● Get lunch/coffee as needed 

● Smile, be nice and have a good time :) 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

● Must have a strong grasp of basic photographic principles - dslr cameras, exposure, composition, lighting etc. 

● Professional photography/photography assisting experience not required but a big plus 

● Must have a valid CA drivers license, a good driving record and reliable transportation (must have your OWN car) 

● Must be able to clear a background check & provide proof of up to date Covid vaccination (booster included)

● Must be physically able to lift equipment and spend many hours on your feet- this is not a desk job! 

● Must be able to maintain a sunny disposition even when things aren’t necessarily going smoothly 

● Must play well with others 

● Must be organized, reliable and always arrive on time 

● Must love working with kids

 

This is an entry level position with a growing company. We are looking for someone who is a team player and is interested in growing with us. The perfect candidate will eventually have the opportunity to train as an associate photographer with our company. Pay starts at $18 p hour. Training pay is $15 per hour (minimum of 3 training dates max of 5).

If this job sounds like a good fit for you, please send us an email telling us a bit about yourself and why you are the perfect candidate as well as a resume. Applicants with no cover letter and resume will not be considered.