Ford Media Lab is seeking an efficient and experienced photo assistant for work on a variety of commercial and editorial shoots. The ideal candidate is proactive, technically proficient, and able to quickly anticipate the needs of our team.
Our ideal candidate must possess:
Excellent technical skills
Superior problem-solving abilities
Strong work ethic, especially at a fast pace
Attention to detail
Ability to anticipate needs
Ability to work independently while being productivity focused
Strong commercial awareness
Ability to communicate effectively
Candidates should be comfortable transporting, assembling and utilizing photographic equipment, including professional lighting, camera equipment, lenses and monitors, both in studio and onsite.
Our ideal candidate should be proficient in:
Principles of light, both natural and artificial
Positioning of lighting equipment for photography (understanding of lighting for videography a plus)
Sony cameras, Profoto strobes and other professional equipment
Carrying out research and preparation for a shoot, including equipment needed to exectue
Working in different locations for a variety of clients
Transporting, assembling, arranging and breaking down an extensive range of technical equipment
Quickly adjusting equipment in a troubleshooting capacity, including understanding use of reflectors to correct or enhance lighting of subject
Covering a variety of shoots as assigned or directed
CaptureOne software and tether setup
Think this is for you? Please send resume and desired employment arrangement (freelance/contract or part/full time internal) for consideration.