Photo Campaign Manager - Standup & Comedy Series

Netflix

Netflix

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
The Opportunity
Are you an avid fan of all things television, especially stand up comedy, live events and comedy series? Did you love Beef and Never Have I ever as much as you love Ali Wong, Wanda Sykes, and John Mulaney? Are you unapologetically guilty of spending much of your free time going to comedy shows, and couldn’t wait to get your tickets to our massive Netflix is a Joke festival? Can you combine creative brilliance and expert project management in a fast paced environment?
We are seeking an individual to lead impactful photography campaigns for our Stand Up and Comedy Series programming, driven by creative materials - unit photography, editorial and event photography. The role requires a high level of creativity, an inquisitive and innovative personality, and a strong project management background. The Netflix Photo Studio specializes in capturing impactful imagery that shapes, enhances and supports our Global marketing, publicity, and product campaigns for our Netflix content including series, films, and documentaries.
Spearheading the photography capture on set during productions of Netflix Stand Up and Comedy Series, this role utilizes knowledge of television production, live event productions and photography. A successful candidate is someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. They have a strong roster and relationships with unit, entertainment, editorial, and event photographers across the country. They must have a strong project management background and are able to strategically plan and execute across multiple projects simultaneously. This candidate must be extremely well organized, creative, a succinct communicator, a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment. They must be self-motivated, possess integrity and able to work autonomously across multiple teams. The ideal candidate will use sound judgment to make wise decisions, think strategically and drive their colleagues to do the same.
This role will work cross-functionally with the Netflix publicity, marketing, product, and social teams, as well as show production, talent reps, and external photographers and producers throughout the lifecycle of a campaign. A strong knowledge of IATSE 600 rules and regulations is preferred.
This job is based in Los Angeles and reports to the Director of Photo Studio, Series.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a photography strategy, per project/title, to capture, produce and utilize impactful visual assets to enhance and support the publicity, social, and marketing campaign throughout its lifecycle
  • Hire and oversee unit photographers, including schedule review and drive communication with production
  • Curate a final set of photography to be used for the overall title campaign
  • Oversee a slate of projects that includes unscripted series and stand up comedy specials
  • Drive communication with lead campaign publicist, marketing/social teams, showrunners/filmmakers and talent reps
  • Produce editorial photography with Netflix talent on certain campaigns
  • Assist with the asset management and servicing of photographic material
  • Produce gallery and marketing still photoshoots
  • Oversee retouching of unit photography.
  • Manage talent approvals unit photography when needed
  • Oversee photography needs for premieres and events.
  • Manage budgets, open internal POs and negotiate rates with third-party vendors.

Career Experience:

  • 8+ years experience at a network, studio, or editorial outlet
  • Strong roster of unit, entertainment, and editorial photographers
  • Experience in Live television preferred but not required
  • Strategic thought-partner and strong team player
  • Deadline-oriented with strong time management skills
  • Strong eye for producing impactful photo assets
  • Experience working with international markets is preferred
  • Ability to handle high volume of complex projects and tasks for multiple people and departments simultaneously and manage competing priorities
  • Must be able to work independently, make sound decisions, think strategically, and maintain accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must possess solid organizational, effective time management and excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with internal and external teams
  • Understand and interest in Federal copyright laws, usage licenses and embargoes
  • Understand the photography industry
  • Strong knowledge in digital file specs & size formats
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Suite including Photoshop and Pro is preferred
  • Versed in Union, SAG, and DGA rules and regulations preferred
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $170,000- $360,000.
Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.
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We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.