Photographer - Experienced Graduation Photographer


Iconic Group


Posted Under: Albuquerque, New Mexico jobs in Advertising; Advertising jobs in zipcode 87101
Posted On: 2019-01-12 00:00:00

GradImages is currently searching for experienced graduation photographers in Albuquerque, NM. GradImages is a premier education photography company responsible for photographing over 4,500 graduation events each year across the United States and Canada. At the moment, we have a need in your area for an experienced graduation photographer. Were looking for somebody who has the skill set necessary (via experience and or education) to step in and photograph with us after little or no training. Were looking for people who not only know how to set the camera equipment without instruction but also somebody who is comfortable in an event setting and able to understand and follow procedures very quickly. The ideal candidate will have done similar work before, have experience using Nikon equipment and be mature, responsible and a quick study. The main responsibilities include but are not limited to: Using company equipment (Nikon) to take good quality photographs of graduates during graduation events Traveling to and from graduation events (mileage is reimbursed) Working with team captains and assistants to ensure photography runs as smoothly as possible while providing excellent customer service to clients, graduates and their families. The positions do not require photographers participate in any post-production editing or selling, photographers are hired to assist and take pictures during events. Requirements: At least 5 years of DSLR camera experience (professional, educational, freelance or any combination), with the ability to quickly take good quality, consistent photos of each and every graduate as their names are called during graduation ceremonies A good attitude and the ability to provide stellar customer service to clients, graduates and their families The ability to work quickly and efficiently. The ability to react quickly and make good decisions while multi-tasking at a very fast pace. The ability to wear appropriate FORMAL clothing to ALL events, ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS MUST OWN AND WEAR DARK COLORED BUSINESS SUITS and appropriate / coordinating shoes. The ability to maintain a professional appearance and give consideration to neatness and cleanliness. The ability to stand, move quickly and hold the camera for the duration of any graduation ceremonies in indoor or outdoor settings sometimes on uneven terrain. The ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for 4-6 hours. The ability to adhere to a schedule, arrive on time for events and stay for the duration of events. Photographers must have their own reliable transportation. Photographers must be responsible and dependable. Must be available to work events in the morning/evenings and weekends in May and June 2018, open availability during this time is preferred Starting Pay for these postions would be $25 - $40 an hour (depending on skill level and performance); events last around 4 hours each on average. Photographers are also reimbursed for travel mileage to and from events @ $.51/mile (photographers MUST have reliable transportation and be able to adhere to the dress code). If you are interested, please apply to this ad.