Atlanta United FC

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Photography Assistant - AMB Sports + Entertainment (Atlanta · GA)

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Position Summary
The Photography Assistant will be responsible for assisting in day-to-day photographic operations, administration, and imaging needs for the Photography Department across all brands under the AMB Sports + Entertainment umbrella, with their focus on Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In this position the candidate will play a key role in assisting to shape and organize the visual storytelling across the businesses while assisting with maintaining our digital asset library.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assisting in day-to-day photo administration and operations
  • Serve as an assistant to the photographers on select photo shoots
  • Assisting Digital Asset Manager and Team Photographers with daily maintenance of the Digital Asset Management System (DAM); including tagging metadata, archiving, creating portals, spotlight searches and collections
  • Coordinating delivery of images for internal and external partners
  • Assist with coordinating freelance photographers as needed
  • Photographing corporate events, community events and team events as needed
  • Assisting Team photographers with team operations and imaging needs
  • Research best practices in photography across professional sports teams
  • Serve as a dedicated matchday photographer for the Atlanta United 2’s
  • Assisting the Creative and Digital teams as needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Commitment to a 30-hour work week with availability to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Recent college graduate in Photography, Photojournalism, Visual Communication, or related field
  • Possess a high level of interest in working in a fast-paced, sports-centered environment
  • Must have at least 1-2 years of related work or volunteer experience
  • Must be able to show a portfolio of work that outlines an understanding of visual storytelling, ability to work with natural and studio lighting, and knowledge of image post processing and editing

Required Skills
  • Demonstrated experience with still photography and post processing skills
  • Understanding of sports action, lifestyle and portrait photography
  • Experience with Adobe Lightroom, Photo Mechanic, Photoshop and Mac operating systems
  • Knowledge of DSLR and mirrorless camera systems
  • Knowledge of metadata and how it effects the user experience when searching for an asset
  • Ability to work with both ambient and studio lighting including familiarity with various light modifiers
  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Maintain exceptional written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate to all levels
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus on one task for an extended period of time
  • Demonstrate maturity and professionalism
  • DAM experience preferred
  • Understanding of NFL and MLS preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.