Digital Technician, RTW

Posted 5 days ago
New York
Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Creative Services
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time
Pay Range: $37,000 - $46,000 annually

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Digital Technician, RTW
Saks Fifth Avenue
New York
Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 5 days ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Role Summary

You are a creative problem solver with a keen eye for detail and a strong sense of focus. The RTW Digital Tech is responsible for assisting and supporting the photography of all categories of Saks RTW products within the NY studio. This role works with a team of Photographers and Stylists to meet daily productivity levels and assist in producing photography of luxury merchandise to high quality standards. A significant percentage of time consists of helping to create, traffic and catalog image assets (On Figure and occasionally Looklet) with additional opportunities to assist with executing ghosted product shots, detail shots or in other areas of the studio, including our Still Life photography area.

The studio is a well-equipped, fast-paced environment with an average of 65 items shot per day per RTW set. A strong focus and sense of urgency is required.

Role Description

  • Support photographer with prepping and breaking down the set for the day
  • Oversight of Capture One on set; checking for proper ISO, Camera format, ICC profile and processing images according to our standards
  • Serve as second eye to the Photographer by regularly ensuring focus, color consistency, color balance, exposure on all images is accurate
  • Assist photographer in problem solving issues with the camera, computer, software programs, and lighting power packs/strobes
  • Maintaining the workflow that ensures completing the daily production requirements
  • Serve as the liaison between the post team and the on set team for facilitating image edits & missing images
  • Manage on set exceptions to images for timely correction and process urgent files as needed

Key Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of on set experience as a Photographer’s Assistant or Digital Tech, preferably in fashion or related field
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in photography or related field
  • Knowledge of photographic techniques such as lighting and composition
  • Excellent knowledge of Capture One Pro, Canon and studio lighting equipment
  • Skilled with Adobe CC programs, with emphasis on Adobe Photoshop
  • Well versed in Mac OS, Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Ability to relay verbal and written information concisely and effectively
  • Enthusiastic work ethic that is able to effectively communicate and collaborate in a multi-team environment
  • Ability to work full time in studio

Preferred Qualifications (nice to haves):

  • Website or portfolio of photographic work is highly preferred
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment with multiple priorities highly preferred

Your Life and Career at Saks:

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities
  • 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

Saks 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, Saks 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.

Saks 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.

*The above expected salary range may have some variability based upon factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s overall experience, qualifications, and geographic location. If you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply and, if selected to move forward in the interview process, you will have a chance to speak with our recruitment team regarding your specific salary expectations.

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue first opened its doors in 1924, taking up a full city block on one of the world’s most prestigious shopping streets. Since then, Saks has changed the luxury retail game and become an icon of style and innovation—from world-famous window displays and impactful in-store art exhibitions to unforgettable, curated designer collections and a seamless online shopping experience.

The Saks team is at the cutting edge of high-end fashion, bringing the new luxury experience to customers far and wide. At the core of the Saks culture is a commitment to people—whether it’s surprising and delighting shoppers, supporting the growth of every team member or using the Saks platform to create change and champion causes.