Director - Videography & Photography

American Eagle Outfitters   •  

Pittsburgh, PA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 57 days ago

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POSITION SUMMARY:


This position is responsible for ensuring the creativity and operations of the photography, videography and image specialists are supporting the business growth by inspiring the teams to find more streamline ways of creating content, and managing the balance of speed, quantity and quality while keeping the team engaged.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Work directly with creative/art directors and stylists on the development of photo and video shoots
  • Make creative recommendations based on shoot direction and budget parameters
  • Work with appropriate partners on both photography and video to ensure seamless communication and logistics
  • Produce the actual on set production with freelance production support
  • Manage the team of photographers, videographers, image specialists, and freelance to ensure a consistent voice across all brand channels
  • Determine the support needed for the shoots and ensure coverage when needed
  • Conduct photography and video talent portfolios reviews
  • Lead and organize regular meetings with teams to assess current processes to refine improving the operational efficiencies and support business growth
  • Collaborate with business partners to evolve the organizational messaging through our print marketing and videography to meet the needs of the business.
  • Working knowledge of the studio and equipment for photography and video. Make recommendations as needed for new equipment


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10+ years' experience in photo/video shoot or event production
  • BA/BS in a related field
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Communicate across multiple levels
  • Strong ability to meet deadlines, multitask, work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Strong and confident presence
  • Team player, willing to take on all levels of responsibility
  • Proficient in Capture One, Adobe Suites, Microsoft Suite, Davinci Resolve, Red Cine-x
  • Ability to manage and lead a team