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Photo Assistant

Apply Job ID 17485 Date posted Jul. 23, 2020 Location Monroe, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


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.

The Photo Assistant is responsible for supporting the Photographers, Stylists, Art Directors, Producers and Merchandise Coordinator in a high-volume production photo studio environment.


  • Organizing/retrieving product as it is scheduled to be shot
  • Delivering/returning product and props from sets upon completion of shots
  • Prepping hardgoods and softgoods for stylists and photographers
  • Assisting with maintaining prop organization
  • Assisting merchandise coordinator as needed
  • Working directly with Studio Producers, Stylists, Photographers and Set Builders to understand internal studio schedules and set needs
  • Working with Studio Producer, Photographers and Stylists to ensure deadlines are met
  • Reviewing equipment needs with Photographers
  • Maintaining photography equipment and studio environment
  • Assisting in maintaining a high level of client satisfaction and confidence
  • Performing, maintaining and assisting in all reviews and Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Assembling product samples and sets as required. Practical working knowledge of hand and power tools

  • 2 + years of professional industry experience as a Photography Assistant or Production Assistant preferred 
  • Understanding and working knowledge of still photography techniques, principles, equipment, and lighting techniques for commercial photography
  • Understanding of digital image retouching, image manipulation and post production techniques and software(s) to enhance/improve raw capture and rendered high-resolution image quality
  • 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:

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