Staff Photographer - Photographic Services

PGA TOURFriday, May 4, 20180 application(s)
Employer Name PGA TOUR
Job Title Staff Photographer - Photographic Services
City Ponte Vedra Beach
State Florida
Country USA
Job Region South
Job Category Programming & Production
Salary Range Based on experience
Job Reference 618
Job Level Mid Level

*Please attach your photography portfolio to the application or add the link to your digital portfolio/website to your resume/application for consideration*

 

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Photography, Video Production, or related field.
  • 5-7 years professional experience in sports photography, video editing, social and digital content creation.
  • Complete knowledge of digital camera and lens systems for still and video capture.
  • Expertise with studio lighting and specifically with on-camera flash.
  • Proficient at producing video content, including storyboarding, shooting and editing.
  • Proven collaboration skills that enhance teamwork and alignment of goals.
  • Knowledge for working with/on multiple brands/projects, each with their own look and voice.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills, able to convey creative concepts to team members.
  • Comfortable working with significant complexity and ambiguity while under challenging deadlines.
  • Awareness/interest in current/future digital trends.
  • Strong time management skills, independent self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with limited resources.
  • Possesses a passion for golf and sports in general.
  • Strong understanding of digital content applications and specifications.
  • Willingness to shoot and edit day-to-day photos, videos and GIFs for digital platforms.
  • Strong understanding of photo and video lighting
  • Efficient in editing and working within Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom – Premiere, Audition and After Effects a bonus).
  • Efficient in Photo Mechanic.
  • Proficient understanding of MAC computer platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Travel to assigned tournaments to photograph golf with an emphasis on fan experience, excitement, emotion, personality and lifestyle
  • Photograph action, scenics, charity and general TOUR business activities
  • Edit all images in a timely manner including file renaming and captioning with Photo Mechanic
  • Photoshop selected photos for upload to image partner website, department server and integration into the Media Asset Management (MAM) system
  • Generate content for videos, articles, digital and more to be used on social media/ branded websites
  • Implement video creation from concept/ideation to shooting and editing using company’s equipment
  • Collaborate on and execute photo creation for the digital landscape including product and lifestyle imagery
  • Support video shooting @ larger photo shoot athlete/productions
  • Execute photo and video retouching of 3rd party content
  • Manage audio composition and generation: Voice over editions, Music edition and sound restoration
  • Collaborate on visual direction for new digital campaigns
  • Keep abreast of current trends in photography and new technologies (VR/AR/360 degree)
  • 50% Travel is expected for this position.

 Our benefits include: 

  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • 401k plus employer match
  • Employer funded retirement plan 
  • Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Wellness Program 
  • Membership to TPC Sawgrass 

EOE/DFW

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