Inventory Photographer

Oakridge Auction Gallery - Ashburn, VA

Full-time

Inventory Photographer

Oakridge Auction Gallery is seeking an auction inventory photographer to join the visual design & marketing team. The candidate will be responsible for independently photographing auction inventory similar to the styles of product photography and allocating photos into proper lots into a database (auctionflex). The photographer will work closely with guidance from the visual design and marketing team to accurately and aesthetically portray existing and incoming auction inventory. Some weekend availability required. Nikon equipment can be provided, or the candidate may choose to use their personal equipment as long as it meets company requirements. Please attach all portfolio links to resumes.

Basic Qualifications

Understanding of DSLR’s and all camera functions Aperture, Exposure, ISO, etc

Comfortable shooting in Manual mode

Working knowledge of Adobe software, Lightroom, Photoshop

Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs comfortably

Comfortable in a high volume fast paced work environment

In addition to these Basic qualifications our ideal candidate may possess:

2+ years professional work experience in a photo studio environment

Auction experience or general knowledge of auction process

Understanding of studio lighting, manipulating and moving lighting equipment

Maintaining workflow in a database environment

Familiar with Nikon equipment, remote triggered off camera lighting

Catalog building experience in an InDesign environment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Photography: 1 year (Preferred)