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Industrial Color Production Assistant in New York, New York

The Production Assistant assists all teams in the daily tasks of studio operations. Duties include general studio maintenance, cleanliness and organization, as well as assisting with the Studio's project and sample management databases, and photography sets. Duties include, but are not limited to, set up and strike of photography equipment, painting and maintaining cycloramas, props, sets walls, and studio walls, shipping, receiving, unpacking and prepping product, inventory control, and sample labeling. In addition, they will work side-by-side with client account services leaders, stylists and photographers assisting in providing an elevated studio experience are clients expect from us as their Production vendor. The ideal Production Assistant should have an eye for fashion, and / or desire for a career in digital photography and videography, production or styling, as well as a passion for cultural trends and an energetic work ethic.

Responsibilities:

  • Studio cleanliness, maintenance and organization

  • Photo set construction and strike - including cameras, computer and lighting equipment

  • Facilitating equipment repairs and maintaining studio supply levels

  • Management of several web-based databases that contain inbound, in progress and completed work requests

  • Produce and attach tracking labels to products

  • Reconcile any shipment discrepancies and alert client specific personnel

  • Unpack and transport product to sets

  • Prepare samples for shoots including assembly, steaming and pressing.

  • Pack up and document outbound product, generate shipping labels and schedule shipment pickup

  • Assist Stylists and Photographers with the styling or shooting of samples for photography or video.

  • Study and learn client styling guides and procedures and stay current on these guidelines.

  • Take direction from stylists and photographers

  • Apply knowledge of current industry trends

  • Ensure garments, accessories and styling supplies are cleaned and organized after every shoot

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

0-2 years of workplace experience associate producer or production assistant.

High level of attention to detail

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Basic computer competency (MS Word, Excel, Google Suite of Apps, etc)

Competent knowledge of photographic grip, lighting and camera equipment

Background in product styling or merchandising, photography, videography or production

Comfortable working in a fast-paced deadline oriented business

Strong sense of fashion in styling or photography

Ability to recognize industry trends.

Ability to work independently without supervision.

Ability to work collaboratively with a team.

Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills.

H.S. Diploma or equivalent.

Benefits

This is a part-time, seasonal position.

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