Photographer - Potter and Potter Auctions

Chicago-based auction house seeks a photographer to produce high quality commercial images for use in its printed and online catalogs, sales collateral material, and in advertisements. The company produces regular catalogs of antiques and collectibles; objects vary in size from giant sideshow banners to small toys, autographs, books, historical documents, and everything in between. An ideal candidate will a team player with a positive attitude, work rapidly in a fast-paced environment, and produce high-quality images according to company style and specifications.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

•                Photograph and scan objects for auction catalogs, sales collateral, etc.

•                Edit photographs for publication using Adobe suite of products.

•                Meet regular goals for shooting/editing according to company-established deadlines.

•                Must be able to take and execute direction of other company executives.

•                Utilizing technology applications to organize, retouch, and archive digital assets. ‬

•                Coordinating and ensuring all merchandise is available for each shoot.‬

•                Support and assist other departments as necessary.

•                Organize the photo studio so all props and equipment are quickly and safely accessible.

•                Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with constantly shifting priorities.

•                Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs and deadlines of the business, including occasional weekends.

Skills & Qualifications: 


•                BFA in Photography or equivalent experience in digital studio photography required.

•                Complete fluency in MAC OSX, Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge, Microsoft Office, and data backup procedures.

•                Working knowledge of Nikon pro DSLR digital cameras and studio strobe lighting.

•                Competency in all aspects of studio photography with special emphasis on product photography and lighting control.

•                Strong visual skills with attention to detail and an eye for consistency. ‬

•                Strong listening skills and the ability to work with the team on-set. ‬

•                Excellent organizational skills. ‬

•                Ability to multi-task.

•                Impeccable data organization skills, file labeling, and computer troubleshooting, up to date on the latest in photo tech.

•                Must project a positive attitude and professional demeanor at all times.

To Apply: 

Submit your resume via email. No phone calls please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Gabe Fajuri
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