Ready to make some incredible visual content?  We are looking for someone who loves to flex their creative muscles to capture the moments that bring a brand to life.  Photographers at Raindrop help push our rapidly growing, relentlessly creative, award-winning content department forward.   

 

As the Photo Supervisor, you’ll be responsible for leading a team to create fresh, on brand visual assets covering a range of subject matter including; product still life and lifestyle, restaurant food and lifestyle,  social flatlays and stop motions, and client event coverage.   

 

We are looking for an experienced photographer, creative on-set art director and organizational leader who has mastered their craft in diverse subject matter and built teams of photographers to tell compelling stories, communicate value and capture attention.  If you love driving creative vision for shoots, building stronger teams to deliver better assets and are obsessed with shaping light to create unforgettable moments then this role is for you!  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Creative Leadership  

  • Provide creative oversight through all stages of production 

  • Collaborate across departments to produce visual assets

  • Direct and execute art direction for teams on set 

  • Plan, delegate and/or execute  pre-production, production and post production hours for in-house team and contractors 

  • Concept photoshoot art direction and objective through shot list and mood boards

  • Plan shot count and timelines based on budget

  • Determine photoshoot needs and support: contractor, gaffer, gear, props, backgrounds, rentals, etc.

  • Resourcing team with lighting plans for shoots using strobe lighting and other modifications

  • Maintain and optimize efficient pre and post-production workflows 

  • Oversee photo editing support/resourcing

  • Proficient in Photoshop retouching and editing techniques


Department Leadership

  • Oversee the photography team, as a whole

  • Collaborate with Operations Supervisor and Production Leaders to identify opportunities and help craft new processes as the agency grows

  • Identify growth opportunities for account team members to ensure continuation along desired trajectories at an appropriate pace and with clarity in goals/strengths/shortcomings that require progress.

Agency & Culture Leadership

  • Be a leader and steward of Raindrop culture.

  • Collaborate with other departments leads to strategize organic growth in existing client accounts.

  • Be a strategic thought partner to the agency as a whole.

  • Support Director of Finance and C-suite with projections and build budgets in collaboration with our producers. .

  • Provide leadership and motivation in line with the vision and values of the Agency to the Raindrop team.

  • Work with other team members to look for opportunities to build our culture into all interactions and processes as we grow. 

 

YOU ARE 

  • Flexible, and capable of working effectively in dynamic environments 

  • Creative yet extremely organized, able to prioritize and plan multiple projects at a time 

  • A problem solver able to find and deliver the best photo assets within any budget 

  • A roll-up-your-sleeves team leader who empowers everyone to grow together

  • Always up-to-speed with the latest trends, big ideas, and innovations in photography, especially in marketing 

 

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS 

  • 5-7 years experience as of professional photographer 

  • 2+ years experience leading creative teams

  • 2+ years of experience managing at least 2 direct reports at the same time 

  • Proficiency in Lightroom and Photoshop  

  • Mastery of strobe and continuous lighting as well as other light modifications techniques 

  • Ability to flex hours and be on set up to three days a week. Most photography is done between 9am-5pm M-F, but we do flex hours for certain shoots and special events. 

  • Access to transportation