Vehicle Photographer/Merchandiser STOKES HODGES AUTO GROUP

Stokes Hodges Aiken

Full-time

Description

STOKES HODGES AUTO GROUP

  

Introduction

Stokes Hodges Auto Group is seeking a detail-oriented and creative Vehicle Photographer/Merchandiser to join our dynamic team. As the visual storyteller of our automotive inventory, you will play a crucial role in capturing the essence and beauty of our vehicles, providing high-quality images that showcase our inventory in its best light, reflecting our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. If you have a passion for photography and a love for cars, come help us drive sales by showcasing our vehicles in their best light.

Job Responsibilities

– Capture high-quality images of vehicles for online listings, promotional materials, and company records.

– Upload the pictures into our inventory management tool to display to our websites and third-party listing sites.

– Maintain a current portfolio of all vehicles photographed, ensuring accurate representation and inventory tracking.

– Coordinate with sales and inventory teams to schedule photo shoots for new and used vehicles.

– Ensure consistent photographic quality and style across all images, adhering to company branding guidelines.

– Edit and retouch photos for clarity, color correctness, and optimal presentation.

– Manage and organize photo files, including naming conventions, backups, and archives.

– Operate and maintain professional photography equipment, including cameras, lighting, and props.

– Stay current with photographic trends, techniques, and new technology to continuously improve photo quality.

– Provide creative input for staging vehicles and selecting optimal backgrounds and settings.

– Collaborate with marketing team to support campaigns and promotions with photographic content. 

– Ensure timely delivery of photos for online publication and marketing deadlines.

– Adhere to safety protocols while working in and around vehicles and dealership property.

– Assist in the creation of virtual vehicle tours or 360-degree images, if applicable.

Requirements

  Job Requirements

– Proven experience as a professional photographer or a strong portfolio showcasing automotive photography skills

– Proficiency with traditional and modern photography equipment, including lighting, and editing software (e.g., Photoshop, Lightroom)

– Excellent eye for detail to capture the best images of vehicles

– Ability to shoot in various environments and adjust for lighting and weather conditions

– Strong understanding of composition, framing, and photographic techniques specific to vehicle photography

– Experience with staging vehicles for photographs to highlight their features and aesthetics

– Ability to follow a shot list and meet specific creative direction or branding requirements

– Capable of handling and transporting photography equipment safely and efficiently

– Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

– Effective communication skills for interacting with clients, team members, and subjects

– Basic photo editing skills to retouch and resize photos in accordance with client specifications

– Willingness to stay current with industry trends and new photography technologies

– Physical stamina to work in various positions and locations, as well as lift and carry photography equipment

– Valid driver’s license and clean MVR with the ability to travel to different shooting locations

– Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, or holidays as required by shooting schedules

– High school diploma or equivalent; photography certification or degree preferred

We offer a competitive compensation package which includes benefits such as:

· Paid Time off and Holidays

· 401k Plan with Employer Match

· Medical/Dental and Vision Insurance

· Voluntary Benefits available

· Vehicle Purchase and Service Discounts

Stokes Hodges Automotive Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Proof of identity and work authorization will be required upon employment in accordance with federal regulations. This Company plans to verify the accuracy of the statements you make on this application. 

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