Shutterfly, Inc. is looking for a Contract Photo Placement Associate! The right person will be responsible for placing sourced photography into SFLY Inc's cards and stationery products (photo books and photo gifts are via a support role). His/her main goal is to understand the relationship between design and photography and select and place the best image possible for the design, in order to support the brand's positioning and merchandising strategy. This position works primarily out of the Redwood City office.
Understand the relationship between design and photography, selecting images that best fit the card and merchandising strategies, with the ultimate goal of driving sales
Can participate in and make recommendations within discussions around photo composition, subject styling, demeanor, photography technique, etc.
Ability to understand and execute on subjective creative direction
Able to articulate creative choices to colleagues
Has a conceptual understanding of brand differentiation, and can visually execute on that direction
Keen visual eye for pairing photos with designs
Strong photography and photo enhancing skills
Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
Knowledge and experience with photo enhancement and photo organization tools are a plus
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Attention to detail regarding product enablement
Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Ability to communicate clearly and follow key process steps with great attention to detail.
Works well within multiple teams with varying objectives; collaborates well within a range of personalities and subjective opinions
Has a point of view but can take direction if that POV isn't in line with the overall objectives