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Photo Shoot Production Manager

Photo Shoot Production Manager

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Full Time
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US-TX-Fort Worth
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The Photo Shoot Production Manager works cross functionally with the studio's stakeholders in the execution of photography/video assets within the studio and on location. This person reports into the Production Director and will touch all aspects of photography production; estimates (RFPs), planning shoot schedules and logistics, budget management, location scouting. Collaborates with AD's in sourcing stylists, and support crews. Collaborates with Studio Director with regards to budgets, space planning, and processes as it relates to photography.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee all facets of the pre and post production of photo shoots including planning all preproduction meetings, creating shot lists and schedules.  Coordinate with sample room to ensure all merchandise is secured and ready to shoot for each project.  Coordinate with Studio Director to ensure all assets are created in a timely/cost effective manner and delivered on date requested for the shoot.
  • Serve as liaison to both talent and location agencies, locally and nationally, to book talent and locations. Negotiate best prices for both talent and locations.
  • Manage photo crews on photo shoots, up to 15 people. Control productivity and efficiency of productions together with the Photo Shoot Production Director.  Strive to find better and more efficient processes for cost savings and time management.
  • Collaborate with Studio Director in project budgets and yearly budget. Tracks all production costs and provides roll ups of all projects to key stakeholders.

Education & Experience

  • 1 – 3 years experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with associates at all levels
  • Quick thinking and ability to remain calm under stressful situations