Feb. 7, 2020

Photo Studio Manager

Confidential Minneapolis, Minnesota

* Own photo related operations with direct responsibility for tracking, measuring and reporting success and promoting and enforcing studio accountability to meet productivity and branding targets * Own end to end photography production for all creative projects, from project planning, individual estimates for each project to securing and scheduling photographers and all crew to final asset delivery, job wrap cost analysis * Manage and oversee freelance and contract talent, such as producers, photographers, stylists and others * Manage all outsourced external vendor relationships, contracts and budgets * Oversee the photo process, data tracking, daily production, and project schedules both on location and in studio * Set strategic goals for operational efficiency and revise policies in line with company directives and oversee execution of the goals * Innovate, develop and implement processes and procedures to maximize operational efficiencies * Gather, analyze, and report on utilization data for efficiency & cost-benefit assessments across all verticals and formats * Partner with the Director, Photo to align photo schedules with creative projects and maximize usage of photography assets * Work with cross functional business partners to develop and implement category specific photo guidelines and service level agreements * Source and negotiate with outside resources such as photographers, stylists, merchandise coordinators, HMU artists and models * Create estimates and track expenses; responsible for keeping shoot/crew on track with expense to meet budget requirements and communicating photo schedules to participants and business partners * Drive workflow and process improvements to maximize efficiencies * Standardize processes to optimize productivity and meet deadlines while maintaining quality * Consult with internal clients in various departments to ensure clear direction and expectation for deliverables * Demonstrate knowledge of currency with photo/video technology, equipment, industry trends, pre-pro, on-set, post-production process and software, and competitive marketplace About Shutterfly For over 20 years, Shutterfly has and will continue to empower customers to make the most out of life’s most memorable moments. Shutterfly’s values guide us in how we Share Life’s Joy. Who you work with is important too.

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