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Photographer/Videographer (New York)

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Creative Services Group, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management. Join our Enterprise Support Services (ESS) team and you will provide comprehensive, quality administrative and support services for all of our EY member firms. Our ESS professionals span a wide range of vital roles, from administrative support to facilities management, creative design, tax return processing, file management and emergency preparedness. With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Applicant must submit resume, cover letter and portfolio This position will act as the in-house corporate photographer/videographer as a member of the US Creative Services team, shooting on-site studio portraits, off-site events on location, environmental and candid photographs. You will utilize excellent interpersonal skills to provide direction of subjects while shooting high-quality, compelling photos and videos. Provides effective lighting in any setting and applies advanced knowledge of video and flash photography. Retouches and composites photography as needed to provide the highest quality digital images. Defines and recommends photo and video resources and organizes and maintains digital photos including project folder organization, archiving, and adding metadata to images. Develops project plans, proactively communicates progress and leads project teams to a successful implementation. This position will act as a photo/video consultant to customers and a knowledge resource for Creative Services team members. Overtime and travel required based on the needs and location of the shoot. Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Photographs in-house studio portraits, off-site events on location, environmental and candid images
  • Photographs high-quality, compelling images for print, digital, web and social media
  • Shoots video interviews of executives, field shots capturing meeting activities and b-roll footage
  • Directs photo and video shoots including positioning of subjects and effective set-up of proper lighting and sound equipment
  • Mentors Design Studio staff on portrait photography including lighting, image capture and photo manipulation
  • Maintain and utilize advanced camera and lighting techniques to shoot high-quality photos and videos of firm leadership and high level executives for the professional services industry to align with business needs and the corporate brand
  • Maintain Design Studio photography portfolio site for sharing photos with customers
  • Responsible for care, maintenance and inventory list of photography and video equipment and provides recommendation and pricing for new purchases
  • Construction of files including sizing images, converting to a variety of formats (RGB to CMYK), color correcting/matching and retouching and manipulation of photographs
  • Creates and works with storyboard development and video shoot list to ensure successful video production. Strong grasp on filming, composition and final delivery of video in keeping with corporate branding standards.
  • Continuously enhances skills and knowledge of photography and video, brand standards and photography production techniques while staying current with the creative movement in the industry.
  • Creates project plans and leads project teams relating to processes for photography and video production methods and techniques.
  • Balances multiple priorities simultaneously, establishes timelines and estimates and identifies key resources to meet all customer deadlines and the goal to exceed expectations
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
  • In-depth knowledge/experience in photography and videography
  • Ability to photograph in various styles including corporate, studio, architectural, event coverage, and photojournalism for print, publications, websites, presentations, bill boards, and social media
  • Knowledgeable in various audio recording options such as shotgun or lapel mic and digital audio recording, implement time coding and the use of a “digital slate” for video shoot management
  • Artistic ability to analyze how to compose a good photo/video through use of colors, shadows, shades, light and distance
  • Strong sense of lighting with the ability to enhance a subject’s appearance with natural or artificial light
  • Technical ability with DSLR cameras, lenses, flashes, filters, etc.
  • Experienced in operating video camera, lighting, sound and teleprompter equipment
  • Basic understanding with various video/broadcast standards, rendering options and delivery platforms for distribution
  • Advanced expertise with photography software including Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, Raw file converter, and Lightroom
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, InDesign and Microsoft software
  • Proficient in Mac and Windows platforms
  • Thorough understanding of production retouching and converting RGB images to CMYK for print
  • Advanced knowledge of troubleshooting technical issues with photography files for prepress, printing, web and onscreen viewing
  • Knowledge of copyright rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, teaming and organizational skills
  • Strategic thinker relating photography and video work to business needs
  • Makes solid recommendations for photography and video standards and equipment
  • Works independently leading and directing photo and video shoots and consulting with customers
Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in photography/videography or related creative discipline
  • Strong professional portfolio with a variety of current photo and video work including corporate
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as a professional photographer/videographer, preferably in a corporate environment
  • Membership in photographic association is beneficial, but not required
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