LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER in Des Moines, IA at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Do you have a heart for children? Do you like the idea of capturing memories that will last a lifetime? Lifetouch, a Shutterlfy Inc. company, is seeking friendly, responsible and creative individuals with reliable, insured transportation to join our talented photography team as a Lead Photographer. In this role, you will lead a team of photographers and set up in schools each day to capture high-quality portraits.

You don't need to be a professional photographer to qualify. We will train you on everything you need to know about taking memorable portraits and delivering a delightful Picture Day experience for students and teachers alike. You bring your outgoing, customer-focused personality and leadership skills and we'll show you the rest.

Why Lifetouch?

As a Lead Photographer with Lifetouch, you will be part of an established and industry-leading organization. Employees enjoy our fast-paced, collaborative culture and the ability to directly impact our business.

As a Lead Photographer, you will:

  • Assist in the selection and hiring of photographers by conducting phone and face-to-face interviews and/or providing input to managers
  • Train new and existing photographers in classroom and field environments
  • Coach photographers and answer questions
  • Evaluate photographer performance to ensure quality and consistency, and provide feedback to the photographer, managers and the photo department
  • Assemble equipment according to established guidelines
  • Complete all required paperwork to ensure flow of portrait processing
  • Present contract for next season to school officials for signature and date assignment
  • Assist in development of photographer schedules
  • Service existing accounts to ensure optimal school retention
  • Attend and facilitate photography training
  • Maintain and oversee equipment, backgrounds and props; track equipment inventory

Specific qualifications for the Lead Photographer position include:

  • Previous customer service experience and the ability to work with both school-age children and adults
  • Ability to consistently present a positive and professional image
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to work a varied seasonal schedule, including early mornings and long week days as necessary
  • Willing to travel up to 50-100 miles
  • Valid U.S driver's license as well as reliable, insured and registered transportation
  • Ability to lift and operate camera equipment, up to 40 lbs

Apply Today!

Lifetouch is a Shutterfly Inc. company. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Email resumes to: prutledge@lifetouch.com