Photo Director

  • Job Description:
    Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is seeking a Photo Director to serve as a creative partner and collaborator for the Editors in Chief and Creative Directors of Martha Stewart Living's magazines and books, and ensure a consistent photographic identity for the brand. Responsibilities: • Oversee the production and scheduling of all photography for publishing, in collaboration with the art department, stylists, and story teams. • Manage the team of photo editors, producers, and in-house photographers. • Attend creative review meetings and ensure the photographic direction is being communicated clearly to photo editors and to photographers being assigned. • Ensure photo shots are being produced on budget, on time, and in a thorough and efficient manner. • Oversee the monthly photo shoot calendars and story budgets for the content group. • Produce shoots, from start to finish, along with the team; work directly with Martha Stewart to plan her shoots. • Attend concept meetings and contribute visual solutions to stories. Seek out and pitch new photographers. • Negotiate terms with photographers, illustrators, and agents; book photographers; and track final invoices against estimates. • Manage the invoicing processes and procedures, including approvals, coding, and resolving discrepancies between photographers, vendors and accounting. • Work with Studio Manager daily to allocate studio space in all in-house shoots. Research and book outside studio locations when necessary.
  • Position: Director of Photography
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail presence in thousands of retail locations. MSLO’s media brands, available across multiple platforms, include Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Everyday Food; the Company also offers books and utility Apps. MSLO’s television and video programming includes “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” and “Martha Bakes” series on PBS, in addition to made-for-the-web video and a vast library of how-to content available online. MSLO also designs high-quality Martha Stewart products in a range of lifestyle categories available through select retailers, including The Home Depot, Macy’s, JCPenney, Staples, PetSmart, Michaels, and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores. The MSLO family of brands also includes Chef Emeril Lagasse’s media and merchandising properties. Additional information about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.
  • Company: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
  • Contact Address: 601 West 26th Street - 9th floor New York, NY 10001
  • How to Apply: Please apply to our careers website at: https://careers.mslo.com/Pages/JobDescription.aspx?postid=1009
  • Job Requirements: Requirements: • BA in Photography • 8+ years experience running a magazine photography team • Excellent contacts with photographers, agents, stock houses, model agencies, etc. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Knowledge of commercial photography industry and publishing • Working knowledge of basic digital print production • Strong demonstrated sense of design in all applications of the photographic image, including non-print. • Passion for and experience in the content areas covered by our brands is a strong plus. • Detail oriented, team player, and well organized • Strong problem-solving skills • Ability to juggle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines on budget
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