Global Photography Manager

  • Salary:
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Location: London
  • Reference: 6362_21417653
  • Date: 3 days ago

The roleFarfetch is enterprising in its vast and unique fashion proposition- It is therefore essential that the Product imagery is reflective of our USP and is a key driver in raising the fashion credibility of the site. In order to achieve this Global Photography Manager will be a pivotal driving force; working to consistently elevate the photography and image on site. This role will be based in London with a dotted line to photography leads and managers in global studio locations.What you'll doReporting to Head of Creative Services and working in collaboration with the Art Director to define an aspirational and informative vision for ecommerce photography, with a process that can be executed within the Farfetch studios globally.Improve quality and consistency of our photography and overall customer experience whilst considering production needs.Be a dotted line manager, but not direct management of the Photography Managers/Leads globally.Define a global training programme to develop the photography knowledge and education in the Digital Production teamsProvide robust and cohesive feedback on any new implementations ensuring a smooth transition into our process.Drive and lead photography quality off-sites/training sessionsResearch photography and video technology to ensure market leadership and process efficiency.Work closely with the e-commerce creative team to ensure cohesive ‘Build our Brand’ Imagery looping the bridge with Editorial.Give direction and guidance to Post Production teams where required.Support Head of Production/Production Director on photography creative management for the production functionProvide Photography direction and feedback on model, flats and Stills/Product StylingCoach and mentor the Senior Imagery Specialist/ Photography leads, ensuring correct support is actioned on the ground to areas with gaps of development.Who you areAmbitious and driven with an impeccable work ethic  An expert understanding of photography and video techniques, lighting and colourExperience leading and implementing new processes across multiple teams.Preferably management experience leading an in-house studio team with high volume / high quality production line environmentKnowledge of fashion and photography trends with a keen interest in designers and brands4-8 years proven photography experience within editorial and e-commerceStrong managerial experience with a confident, authoritative presence capable of building teams to execute quality deliveryProactive approach to driving changes within limited time framesExcellent organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and re-prioritize according to business requirements.Excellent communication and people management skills.A passion for product, and crucially or always exceeding internal and external customer expectations.Previous ecommerce experience within fashion retail- ideally focussed in the luxury market.You will join a progressive and innovative People team, with clear scope to be involved in all aspects of the work our brilliant team do. You'll also have the opportunity to work on a multitude of tasks, particularly global People projects as these develop.UK LondonDigital Production – D.P. PhotographyPermanent

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