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Video and Still Photographer

Video and Still Photographer

Posted 21 May by Exertis
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At Exertis, we thrive in a company culture that centers around our people, our customers and our business. Exertis employees are committed, proactive and motivated. This dynamic environment contributes to a thriving growth-focused culture throughout Exertis, providing many career opportunities that span sales, commercial and corporate activities.

Role Summary:

Working within our newly created central studio, you will be responsible for driving creative excellence in all aspects of video and still photography. You will be required to generate images and content for packaging, websites, campaigns, social media, press releases, presentations and corporate communication. Creativity will be at the heart of everything you do, from researching ideas for a campaign, to developing a new photographic style.

In this exciting role you will be making a significant contribution to the ongoing growth and business goals of Exertis.

Role description:

  • You will need great attention to detail and the ability to critique your own work. You will also play a key role in the Content Team, developing campaign ideas, storyboards and contributing towards varied projects including Photography, Video, Animation and CGI.
  • Organisation will be key, and you will be required to organize shoots, book locations and source models, working to tight budgets, deadlines and critical paths.
  • Creativity will be at the heart of everything you do, and you will keep a close eye on current trends, styles and techniques to ensure your work feels fresh, modern and engaging.
  • Research, plan and execute photo shoots
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and to brief
  • Input on creative direction across all Content projects
  • Direct and coordinate video production, from initial design concept stage, to briefing, creating and directing storyboards, and final delivery of project
  • Developing new techniques to keep Content up to date and on trend
  • Organise and coordinate photographic and video shoots from concept to delivery
  • Work with the product development teams to launch our products, from the initial first sample images, through to final product images and lifestyle shoots
  • Contribute to product launch planning, with ideas, shoot plans, deliverables and reference material to ensure the vision and plan is established prior to the shoot
  • Ensure CMS is maintained, and all live products have the correct images and content to ensure the brand / product is represented consistently across multiple channels
  • Composite Video and/or stills together in After Effects/Photoshop
  • Ensure specified project management tools and trackers are regularly kept updated
  • Mix Live-action footage or stills with CGI
  • Video editing
  • Create Motion Graphics/Infographics
  • Create storyboards and develop ideas for videos
  • Create visuals/animations based on a creative brief

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced in photography, lighting and studio / location setup
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Technical experience with DSLR and setting up artificial and natural lighting
  • Sourcing props, locations and models to meet project requirements
  • Post production editing and retouching
  • Filming video and basic editing
  • Creating content for social media and eCommerce platforms
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and passion for social and viral advertising
  • A passion for photography, film, marketing and all things creative
  • Good communication skills with a positive and pro-active attitude
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Courage to challenge the status quo
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • 3+ Years' experience with proven portfolio

Special Requirements / Additional Information:

  • Fluent in English
  • Clean driving licence, limited travel in the UK

Reference: 40417714

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