Photo Prop Stylist

Sussex, WI
Direct Hire - On Site / Full time

Smartdept. is looking for a highly creative Photo Prop Stylist to be based out of Sussex, WI Photo Studio. This is a full-time, direct-hire position that will be 100% on-site. The ideal candidate will either be local to Sussex, WI or they will be willing to relocate to the area (a relocation package will be provided)


What You'll Do


The Photo Prop Stylist will be responsible for styling room sets and home goods product photography projects that meet the brand imagery of our client. 

  • Interpret trends appropriately for the client; styling techniques represent current trends.
  • Collaborates and aligns with key cross-functional partners to ensure brand consistency and that the creative vision of each collection and floorset is clearly communicated visually.
  • Research and present industry trends and innovation as well as report on aspirational ideas appropriate to the client brand through concept boards.
  • Build relationships with external as well as internal clients such as Designers, and creatives, as well as relationships with vendors and outside agents such as models and photographers.
  • Ability to speak about process & work progress to senior leadership during presentations.
  • Collaborate with Producer on sample and schedule management to ensure the departmental organization meets all project and business deadlines.
  • Manage the inventory of all accessories, backgrounds, surfaces, and wardrobes to keep a fresh look.
  • Flexibility to work as needed on photo shoots: merchandise racks, accessories outfits, ensure all key items are styled appropriately, and execute set up and breakdown of photoshoots.
  • Thorough understanding of brand and customer utilizing the expectations guides and postmortem meetings.
What You'll Need
  • 3+ years of professional industry experience styling in the high-end, high-volume catalog, advertising, corporate, or commercial photography studio environments.
  • A portfolio room sets photography
  • Working knowledge of styling techniques, skills, equipment, and tools
  • Ability to style many different types of products within a high-volume production environment without compromising quality
  • Strong understanding of digital photography, production, studio pace, and efficiency.
  • Proven experience with on-set/ in-studio standards, traditions, and demands in a high-end, high-volume catalog, advertising, corporate, or commercial photography studio environment.
  • Flexible in responding to organizational changes and business priorities.
  • Ability to work as a team member in a collaborative group environment or alone
  • Ability to follow tight layouts, written instructions, or oral directions
  • Understanding of production photography workflows, scheduling, timelines
  • The ability to use photo requests to conceptualize final imagery and collaborate with the photographer to concept set plans
Photo Prop Stylist
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