Freelance Photo Assistant

Location: Sidney, NE Posted: Oct 12

Job Description

It’s a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.

Quad/Graphics Photography Services Division is seeking a Freelance Photo Assistant for our studio in Sidney, NE producing branded photography for Cabela’s. The Photo Assistant is responsible for supporting the Photographers, Stylists, Art Directors, Producers and Merchandisers in a high-volume production photo studio environment.


Assisting photographers of hard line products, soft goods/apparel, people, products and room sets
Assisting with photography of product both on and off-figure, in a high volume studio environment and on-location
Reviewing and receiving specifications, instructions, and paperwork with Photographers
Maintaining photography equipment and studio environment
Set building and set assembly skills. Practical working knowledge of hand and power tools
Working directly with Studio Producer and the Photographers to understand internal studio schedules
Working cooperatively with the Stylists and Merchandisers
Tracking projects, maintaining shot logs, and tracking sheets
Assisting in processing and routing of images and projects from production through post production
Working with Studio Producer, Photographers and Stylists to insure deadlines are met
Reviewing equipment needs with Photographers
Reviewing workflows with Photographers and providing feedback
Assisting in maintaining a high level of client satisfaction and confidence
Performing, maintaining and assisting in all reviews and Continuous Improvement initiatives


2+ years of professional industry experience as a Photography Assistant or Production Assistant
Understanding and working knowledge of still photography techniques, principles, equipment, and lighting techniques for commercial photography
Experience with digital image retouching, image manipulation and postproduction techniques and software(s) to enhance/improve raw capture and rendered high-resolution image quality
Experience with evaluation of photography for reproduction in print and electronic media (web images)
Working knowledge of current photography equipment, tools and software
Understanding of workflows for still and video productions
Proficiency with Apple/Macintosh computer platform/software.
Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software – specifically Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Working knowledge and experience with CaptureOne (raw image capture software), Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Acrobat, In-Design, Illustrator, Final Cut (Mac) and Adobe Premier

Additional Company Information

You'll work in a friendly, fast-paced, casual environment and be rewarded for your contributions with a competitive compensation package and our commitment to supporting work-life balance.

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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