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Photography Technician

Rickmansworth
Competitive

PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN
Required for September 2017

Applications are invited for the post of a Full Time Photography Technician at The Royal Masonic School for Girls.

The role would involve supporting the department in the preparation of teaching materials; maintaining the teaching environment, darkroom and equipment; checking and ordering consumables and equipment, as well as photographing and cataloguing the work of students, as directed. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to print students’ work and help set up regular exhibitions and displays around school.

Previous experience as a Photography Technician in a secondary school is preferred although training will be provided. The post is for five days per week, term time only.

RMS is a leading independent girls’ day/boarding School with 930+ pupils aged 2 to 18 and over 240 teaching and support staff, situated on a 200-acre parkland site near Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire. RMS is committed to a development programme to extend and continually enhance the facilities at the School.

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website www.royalmasonic.herts.sch.uk for more information about our thriving school, with its excellent value added results and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to work to their potential and beyond.

We welcome a letter of application and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website.
Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton on 01923 725762 or hrrecruitment@royalmasonic.herts.sch.uk
Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 5th June at 9.00am


The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.
The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

head of camera department

Shoreditch
£30k+

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to manage the Camera Kitroom in one of the countries premiere rental facilities.

You will use your extensive technical knowledge and managerial skills to lead, manage and inspire the department to improved procedures, performance and results.

You will ensure your team achieves the highest standards of customer service and build on the industry leading reputation we have already secured.

With a state of the art camera test facility just about to launch this is a fantastic opportunity to join a flourishing company at a time of rapid growth and expansion.

The Head of Camera Department is a Full Time position.

Roles and responsibilities
• Overall responsibility for the quality of prep and de prep of high end camera rental kit
• Managing staff, shift rotas, time sheets, holiday timetabling
• Improving working practise to ensure the highest standards are passed onto clients
• Maintaining excellent relationships with clients both on the phone and in house, solving needs and offering professional and in depth solutions and advice
• Reporting any issues internally and externally
• Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a clear and professional manner
• Sharing technical knowledge and skills with junior members of staff
• Making recommendations for new procedures to benefit department, improve productivity and increase rental yield
• Logging and organising repair of damaged kit, monitoring levels, raising PO’s for new stock/rental equipment
• Advising on any new kit to be purchased and encouraging all staff members to contribute
• Striving to keep the department ahead of the technical curve by seeking out and educating on latest innovations, releases and must have accessories and kit.
• Leading with the implementation of training initiatives across the department
• Assisting with out of hours issues and customer service when required
Key competencies/skills required

• Excellent people and leadership skills with the ability to prioritise and take ownership of role.
• A can-do attitude with an ability to keep calm in an often highly pressurised environment.
• Extensive knowledge of and experience with motion picture cameras and equipment such as Wireless Follow Focus Systems, Arri Alexa, Red Epic, Sony F5/55,Canon C300 and C500, Motion camera and grip accessories is essential.
• A Knowledge of Stills cameras and digital backs.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical information to both colleagues and clients.
• Candidate must have strong computer skills in both MAC and PC
• Outstanding customer service, attention to detail and organizational skills.

Only successful applicants will be contacted due to high response

Digi Tech (Fixed Term - 3 month)

London
DoE

We’re looking for an experienced Digi Tech to join the team from September for a fixed term of 3 months.

Essential:

• Fluent CaptureOne + Adobe software
• Experience using Hassleblad systems, Phase One 645 and Phase One backs, both P+ and IQ series
• Min 2 years high level assisting in studio and on location/abroad
• Clean drivers licence and passport

TO APPLY


Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Digi Tech’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and brief cover letter.

If you would also like to put yourself forward to be included in our freelance talent pool please state in the body of your email.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note we apologise in advance but we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Mid-Senior Retoucher

London EC1Y 8PD
Salary based on experience

Shoemakers Elves London is looking for a mid to senior level retoucher with a minimum of 3 years commercial retouching experience to join their small and friendly team.

Shoemakers is one of London’s premier print post production houses with a track record and pedigree second to none. Our client base is extremely diverse and covers multiple genres so ideally the successful candidate will have an understanding of fashion, beauty and still life work both at advertising and editorial levels however, this is not essential as additional training will be given to the right candidate.

Working with photographers, agencies and clients direct means the successful applicant will need to be confident at communicating, working equally well alone and in team environments. A strong work ethic is a must as well as an ability to work to deadline.

A prolific understanding of Photoshop is essential and preferably Capture and other similar processing software, again however, additional training will be given to bring the right applicant up to required levels.

While a keen interest in photography, art and culture is a definite advantage we truly believe that every day is a learning day so a good sense of humour is more valued.

Please note that those applicants that are invited to interview will also be required to complete a 2-4 hour test to ascertain their retouching level.

Preferred start date of mid/end of June

Please send CV’s, examples of work along with an email as to why you think you suitable for the position to email below