Who We Are: HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world. Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium's only department store group Galeria INNO.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment
What This Position Is All About: The Sr. Photographer will be responsible for shooting stills (hard and soft goods and jewelry) for our e-commerce site. They will also be responsible for ensuring all imagery meets the company image standards and will perform daily quality control of assets. They will also be responsible for managing the stills photography with a team of photographers, Jr. Photographers, Digital Techs and freelancers. They will be expected to understand the larger e-Commerce process and have an in-depth knowledge of company deadlines. Partnering with manager to ensure efficient workflow of merchandise throughout the photography process to ensure we need our daily SLA.
Who You Are: 'Ability to photograph all item types for ecommerce including editorial if necessary 'Composes shots based on style guides to meet with our vision. [leadership skills] You are a respected and proven thought leader with a quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization. 'Use of Photoshop to perform retouching functions 'Execute highest of standards by setting up lighting, composition, color accuracy, and exposure for each shot. 'Set and monitor daily goals for the photography team 'Provide supervision as well as mentoring, training, development, and performance management of the photography team. 'Perform daily quality control and address results with the photography team. 'Self-driven and effectively communicate feedback to others. 'Research and implement best practices (i.e. capture software and equipment). 'Collaborate with sister companies on standards 'Weekly equipment inspections and auditing. 'Meets very challenging daily deadlines while maintaining standards '
You Also Have: 'Post-secondary degree or diploma in photography or related field. '5-8 years as a photographer in an E-commerce Photography environment 'Knowledge of photographic techniques such as lighting & composition 'Expert knowledge in color correction 'Ability to work within deadlines, thinking creatively to increase productivity and throughout 'Results driven and a sense of urgency 'Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills 'Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment. 'Excellent knowledge with Phase One Capture One software and studio lighting equipment 'Superior skills with Photoshop. 'Excellent knowledge operating experience of Mac OS 'Experience with Microsoft Office 'Strong problem solving skills, ability to perform under pressure and demonstrated leadership skills. 'Ability to set priorities, problem solve multi-task and meet deadlines.
How Often You May Travel: 'N/A
Your Life and Career at HBC: 'Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator! 'Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate. 'A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance 'Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental). 'An amazing employee discount Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used. Associated topics: account executive, agent, business, celebrity, consultant, direct, recruiter, representative, sap, supervisor
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