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Photography Assistant


Photography Assistant

• Emerging Level
Skills: Photographers


The Photography Assistant will be responsible for assisting in day-to-day photographic operations, administration, and imaging needs for the Photography Department across all brands under the AMB Sports + Entertainment umbrella, with their focus on Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Category Photographers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 19, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

In this position the candidate will play a key role in assisting to shape and organize the visual storytelling across the businesses while assisting with maintaining our digital asset library.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assisting in day-to-day photo administration and operations
  • Serve as an assistant to the photographer(s) on select photo shoots
  • Assisting Digital Asset Manager and Team Photographers with daily maintenance of the Digital Asset Management System (DAM); including tagging metadata, archiving, creating portals, spotlight searches and collections
  • Coordinating delivery of images for internal and external partners
  • Assist with coordinating freelance photographers as needed
  • Photographing corporate events, community events and team events as needed
  • Assisting Team photographers with team operations and imaging needs
  • Research best practices in photography across professional sports teams
  • Serve as a dedicated matchday photographer for the Atlanta United 2’s
  • Assisting the Creative and Digital teams as needed
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Commitment to a 30-hour work week with availability to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Recent college graduate in Photography, Photojournalism, Visual Communication, or related field
  • Possess a high level of interest in working in a fast-paced, sports-centered environment
  • Must have at least 1-2 years of related work or volunteer experience
  • Must be able to show a portfolio of work that outlines an understanding of visual storytelling, ability to work with natural and studio lighting, and knowledge of image post processing and editing
Required Skills
  • Demonstrated experience with still photography and post processing skills
  • Understanding of sports action, lifestyle and portrait photography
  • Experience with Adobe Lightroom, Photo Mechanic, Photoshop and Mac operating systems
  • Knowledge of DSLR and mirrorless camera systems
  • Knowledge of metadata and how it effects the user experience when searching for an asset
  • Ability to work with both ambient and studio lighting including familiarity with various light modifiers
  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Maintain exceptional written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate to all levels
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus on one task for an extended period of time
  • Demonstrate maturity and professionalism
  • DAM experience preferred
  • Understanding of NFL and MLS preferred

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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