Photo Production Assistant

Monroe, WI, USA

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It’s a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.


QuadPhoto, Quad/Graphics Photography Services Division is seeking a Photo Production Assistant to add to our expanding studio dedicated to producing quality photography exclusively for Colony Brands in Monroe, WI.  The Photo Production Assistant will support the Photographers, Stylists and Merchandisers in our highly demanding, high-volume production photo studio environment. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Working cooperatively with the Stylists and Merchandisers.

Tracking projects, maintaining shot logs, and tracking sheets

Prep clothing, bedding and other merchandise which includes steaming, ironing, etc. Organize samples based on shots, load racks with prepped samples and return it to merchandise coordinator.

Working with Photographers, Stylists and Merchandisers to insure deadlines are met.

Assisting multiple photographers of hard line products, soft goods/apparel, people, products and room sets.   

Set building and assembly skills. Practical working knowledge of hand and power tools. Will be involved in set assembly in the photo bays, transport of set materials and surfaces between the shooting bays, workshop or storage areas

Working directly with Studio Producer and the Photographers to understand internal studio schedules, the "who does what, when."

Reviewing equipment needs with all Photographers by moving lighting equipment and pulling props. 

Assisting in maintaining a high level of client satisfaction and confidence.

Performing, maintaining and assisting in all reviews and Continuous Improvement initiatives.


Minimum of one year professional industry experience as a Photography Assistant, Production Assistant, Intern or Trainee in a high-end, high-volume catalog, advertising or commercial photography studio environment 

Strong organizational skills and analytical thinking required

Experience with merchandise prepping; steaming and ironing soft goods

General understanding and working knowledge of still photography techniques, principles, equipment, and lighting techniques for commercial photography.

Working knowledge of current photography equipment, tools and software.

Proficiency with Apple/Macintosh computer platform/software.

Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software – specifically Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Working knowledge and experience with CaptureOne (raw image capture software), Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Acrobat, In-Design, Illustrator, Final Cut (Mac) and Adobe Premier preferred


Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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