Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Assistant Art Direction Job -

Studio Assistant

figleaves.com leads the world of intimate apparel e-tailers with the largest online collection of lingerie. We employ over 200 people, shipping lingerie, swimwear, menswear and much more to over 100 countries.
Duties: This is an operational role working between two areas – assisting the Studio Manager to organise in-house and creative shoots but mainly focusing on the smooth organisation of all shoots for the in-house studio team. This role reports into the Studio Manager.


• Assist Studio Manager with in house shoots, special projects and ad hoc photo shoot production
• Manage and update shoot list
• Timely receipt of samples for shoots
• Product prep prior to shooting
• Monitoring daily publishing plans ensuring ISNOS, critical and reshoots have visibility
• Naming of products during shoots
• Managing and communicating Studio schedule
• Make bookings/place options as directed by Studio Manager
• Confirmation of shoot teams
• Administration of studio costs
• Ensure images needed elsewhere in the business have been fed into retouching in a timely manner
• Location of missing images
• Management of reshoot samples and priority of shots
• Studio enquiries
• Organisation of castings
• Organise and traffic special shoots through creative, studio and imaging
• Ad hoc photography as requested by studio manager for stills/fashion
• Studio kit maintenance
• Contribute to ensure all imagery is premium and polished
Requirements: Skills and Experience

• Excel
• Exceptional organiser
• Fantastic communicator
• Positive can do attitude essential
• Quick learner
• Adaptive and responsive to environment
• Photography
• Proven experience of online fashion production/shoot and studio experience
• Mature approach - able to work from own initiative but also to realise when direction is needed
• Ability to smile through stressful periods and confidently represent the studio across other areas of the business
• Good commercial awareness
• Understanding of online fashion retail and the pace of a reactive business
• Work to tight deadlines with accuracy and speed
• Forward thinking, proactive and innovative
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Approx £19,000 p.a.
To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to b11@figleaves.com
Closing date: none given