Photographer - Independent Contractor - Austin FC (Austin · TX)

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Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League’s 27th club in January 2019. In June 2021, Austin FC began play in the new, 100% privately financed, $260 million, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium. 
Austin FC is actively seeking a driven and motivated Photographer who will support the capture, editing and archiving of Austin FC matchdays and ancillary events. In this role, you will execute the Club’s approach to delivering a best-in-class social and content strategy. This role will also support activation for other events, such as player reveals, jersey release parties, and other fan-relevant programming.
This role to build a legendary Club and elevate the brand around Austin FC is a once-in-a-lifetime and career-defining opportunity. 
This is a freelance, independent contractor position is based in Austin, TX. Austin has continuously been selected by U.S. News and World Report as a top city to live in in the last six years, while Forbes placed it at the top of its “Cities of the Future” list.
Are You Someone That:
  • Has a passion for storytelling through photography?
  • Has an eye for visual aesthetics across digital content?
  • Is a team player?
  • Has the composure to drive solutions in a fast-paced environment?
You Will:
  • Photograph soccer matches across all Austin FC levels of competition.
  • Photograph corporate, community, and Club events as needed.
  • Assist in editing photographs on matchday.
  • Archive photography assets for the social and content team.
You Have:
  • Experience with Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and Photoshelter.
  • Knowledge of DSLR and mirrorless camera systems.
  • A portfolio displaying the ability to capture photos with natural and studio lighting, and knowledge of image post processing and editing.
  • Experience in sports photography (1-year minimum).
  • The appropriate photography equipment.
Other Details:
  • Austin FC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applications for this independent contractor role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
  • All selected candidates are subject to passing a background check prior to the start of contract.
  • Hours are variable and include early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and some holidays. Hours are not a guarantee.