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JUNIOR DIGITAL TECHNICIAN

London

The RANKIN Group is looking for a Junior Digital Technician to join the Digital department within the Photo team. Providing essential support to the Senior Digital Technician for all department requirements, as well as undertaking increasingly independent responsibilities.

We are looking for a technical, driven individual with initiative and a keen interest in digital workflow.

Located in London, RANKIN work with world-class and emerging talent across film, photography and publishing.

At RANKIN you will be able to be part of a fun and friendly work environment and you will benefit from some of the best career prospects in the industry.

Come and join this unique organisation and its bunch of talented people who thrive in delivering spectacular work time and time again.

At RANKIN we want to change the world, would you like to join us?


About us

The RANKIN Group is Rankin’s new hybrid cultural company encompassing creative services, contract publishing, production, editorial verticals/platforms, and talent representation.

We are a fast growing, thriving cultural community creating great short and long form content on an hourly basis.

We are a team of creatives, directors, photographers, researchers, strategists, producers and editors who collaborate with brands ranging from luxury to FMCG, charities, editorial platforms, beauty, fashion & automotive.

We help brands be culturally relevant through creative communication, campaigns, brand building & content creation.

We create work that is bold, brave & beautiful.

http://www.rankin.co.uk/


Your day to day at RANKIN

Main duties

• Independently digitally operate the castings and fittings conducted at the studio and location. In charge of data wrangling, editing and delivery of all behind the scenes conducted on shoots.
• Assisting in the day to day running of the digital department such as maintaining equipment, packing for location shoots and trips, logging of consumables, troubleshooting where required and server based archiving.
• Working as a second Digital Technician on all shoots as well as the solo Digital Technician on smaller scale shoots were required.
• Working on ad-hoc digital requests from multiple departments, some of which you'll take responsibility for and supporting the senior on others.

Responsibilities

• Fittings and Castings digital technician - Work as the Digital Tech on all fittings and castings conducted at Annroy, from Capture to output and delivery.
• Behind the scenes - Data wrangle, edit, profile and deliver all the BTS imagery shot on Rankin shoots and events.
• Equipment maintenance - Work alongside the Senior Digital Technician to maintain all digital equipment from Mac Pro towers and Eizo monitors to APC units and all consumables.
• Packing for location and trips - Work alongside the Senior Digital Technician when packing required digital equipment from shoot to shoot, for location as well as international shoots.
• Logging stock of consumables - Proactive logging of consumable digital stock such as tethers, sensor cleaning kits and cabling.
• Logging errors/issues and troubleshoot progress - Proactive logging of any technical issues/errors and the following troubleshooting process required.
• Work as a second digital technician on all shoots - Work alongside the Senior Digital Technician on all shoots as a key part of the fast paced and technical digital capture workflow.
• Work as a solo digital technician on smaller scale shoots - Work independently on smaller scale shoots maintaining the same standard and workflow across a variety of shooting requirements/environments.
• Work on digital requests - Work alongside the Senior Digital Technician as well as independently carrying out all server/shoot based Digital requests.

The Junior Digital Technician will carry out the above workload with the aim to fully develop the digital department with the Senior Digital Technician, moving with ever updating equipment and software capabilities.

*DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.


Essential skills, experience and personal attributes

• Strong working knowledge of Mac OS.
• Strong working knowledge of digital/studio based photography and workflow experience with tethered and medium format capture.
• Prior working knowledge of Capture One.
• Active and informed approach to troubleshooting.
• Strong working knowledge/proficiency of Adobe CC (Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge).
• Comfortable communicating with clients, talent and external team.
• Comfortable and calm with high pressure workflow and responsibility.
• Lighthing equipment such as Profoto (desirable).
• Prior photo assisting experience (desirable).
• Driving Iicense (desirable).

How to apply

Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Junior Digital Technician’ in the subject field, attaching a CV, and brief cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted. Please note that due to the high level of applications unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

Best of luck and thanks for applying!

Senior Technician: Fashion Photography

Penryn, Cornwall
£28k - £31k DOE

Falmouth University is changing the way Higher Education is delivered. Our "doing-it-for-real" ethos means that we are planning for the needs of the future economy, ensuring our students and staff have the skills they need to stay relevant in a changing world. For more than 100 years, Falmouth has been at the forefront of using creative thinking as a force for positive economic impact in Cornwall and beyond. Today, our courses represent the entirety of the creative industries, from art and design to gaming and film, while our post-graduate programmes and research and innovation are aligned to defined market needs in high-growth sectors.


As part of the Fashion and Textiles Institute at Falmouth, BA(Hons) Fashion Photography offers one of the most exciting industry-led undergraduate programs in the UK. It's an exciting time within the department and we are now pleased to be recruiting for a Senior Technician with specialist and professional technical expertise in both editorial/advertising image-making to work alongside an internationally published teaching team whose work is seen in fashion publications, including Beauty Papers, Dazed, iD, Re-edition, Selfridges, The Face and Vogue Homme.



Our team believes that students must have a developed understanding of the many professional skill-sets involved in the production of successful fashion images and films. The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge, based on a thorough and up to date experiences of contemporary practices, to teach the core specialist techniques and technologies inherent in the capture, processing, production and post-production of both still and moving forms of image making.



We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication skills to transmit a range of relevant photographic and film-making technologies to support students in the development of their own visual voice. You will have current knowledge, based upon professional practices, to teach commercial studio and location photographic practices including video production, high-end retouching and compositing (to an advanced level), film-making (from capture, production, editing and grading). The candidate will have a natural sense of enquiry for emerging and contemporary forms of digital production.



We are looking for an individual who is ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic, with the ability to excite students through industry-linked initiatives, demonstrating a progressive and dynamic approach to teaching. The successful candidate will have the flexibility to work in different locations (in a range of settings and contexts) and will have a full, clean driving licence in order to make use of the course's location vehicle.



This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an industry leading academic and technical team and to contribute to the growth of a dynamic and expanding course.



https://www.falmouth.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fashion-photography



We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, contributory pension scheme, and training and development opportunities. Full details regarding employment benefits can be found on our careers site.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 5 January 2020
Presentation & Interview date: Wednesday 22 January 2020



A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision, and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full.

Executive Director

London
£50-60,000

The Association of Photographers (AOP) is recruiting an Executive Director to lead it through the next stage of its development.

You will spearhead our activities and campaigns, ensuring that our members have a voice.

The AOP was established in 1968 and has grown to be one of the most respected organisations in the photographic industry. Our 2,700 members include photographers, assistants, agents, businesses, colleges and students. Their work is seen in advertisements, marketing and pr campaigns, magazines, exhibitions and publications the world over.

You will have an understanding of the needs of photographers and those working in the sector; a strategic mind; and a track record of managing teams, organisations and groups in the cultural sector. As well as being a successful marketing strategist, you will be a natural motivator and excel at communicating at every level including being able to enthuse, engage and inspire staff, members and wider partners.

This is a full-time role based at our London headquarters in Somerset House.

How to apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter by email addressed to Seamus McGibbon, Executive Director .

The closing date for applications is Monday 13 January with interviews scheduled for w/c 10 February 2020.

If you have any questions relating to your application please contact:
Seamus McGibbon via email to seamus @ aophoto.co.uk

To download a pdf of the job description please copy and paste the link below

https://www.the-aop.org/uploads/aop-ed-jd-nov-2019.pdf

Junior Photographic Agent

South Kensington
Salary According to Experience

Terri Manduca is one of London's leading agencies representing creative, innovative & inspiring artists. Based in South Kensington we have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as a Junior Photographic Agent. We are looking for someone who has a clear understanding of the role of a photographers’ agent and who will be an integral part of our small team, helping us drive the agency forwards.
The right candidate will have the chance to work on both the agent and production side of things, and their role will include promoting the photographers, estimating, editing images, writing treatments and creating newsletters as well as running all of Terri Manduca’s social media for both the photographic and style divisions.
You will need to be super organised, calm, methodical, energetic and enthusiastic with a strong attention to detail and an unflinching work ethic, who strives to go above and beyond.
A sound knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook is essential as well as IT skills including InDesign, Photoshop plus a clever ability with social media is necessary.
If you are competent and confident in both written and face to face communication, ambitious and a multi-tasker who is full of initiative – we would love to hear from you.
The role is full time. Salary according to experience.
Please email your CV, and a short covering letter convincing us why we should hire you, and please include your salary aspirations. We regret we are only able to respond to those we wish to interview.