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Photo Producer

Apply Job ID 20299 Date posted Aug.. 05, 2021 Location Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete understanding of photographic and imaging processes
  • Develop and maintain client relationships
  • Ability to estimate utilizing strong negotiation skills
  • Able to develop and maintain production timelines and workflows to ensure accurate completion of production and meet budgets
  • Review portfolios for photographers, stylist, art director, and talent. Negotiate rates with crew and talent. Organize details for castings, create call sheets and route to crew & talent.
  • Location scouting and permitting.
  • Communicate with clients and crew through all phases of production.
  • Recommending resources and providing guidance for talent, stylists, set builders, and photo assistants to achieve desired results within established creative/marketing strategies
  • Understanding rights and usage for booking locations and talent to oversee and maintain licensing.
  • Understand licensing agreements for music, footage, and imagery to oversee and maintain licensing of stock imagery
  • Performing post-project client satisfaction reviews and reports

  Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Photography, Media, Design, Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Business Management or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 year’s professional industry experience producing in a high-end, high-volume photography studio for retail advertising, catalog, or other commercial photography
  • A working knowledge of photography workflows and scheduling, production budgets, estimating and financial reporting and product/merchandise management systems and data/records
  • Project Management experience is required
  • Strong financial reporting skill and experience managing budgets on high-end productions
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and is able to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Must have excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency with Apple/Macintosh OS and related software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software – specifically Outlook, Word, & Excel.
  • Excited and willing to learn things and take on more responsibilities
  • Ability to work as a team member in a creative group environment and is also self-motivated.
  • Builds positive team rapport, offers encouraging ideas for improvements, is a committed team player, and leads by example

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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