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Photo Producer

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-14281
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Accountable for executing photo shoots
* Communicate trends and areas needing improvement to team for assessment and follow-through
* Ensure products are at photo locations using the spread-ready document
* Train Associates about the photography process and their role on set
* Coach business partners to explain their influence on the shoot schedule and production
* Design, implement and execute procedures to support the photo production process; partner bwith cross-functional teams to draft and communicate procedure
* Attend merchandise and pre-production meetings
* Assist with quarterly and annual budgets
* Manage photo schedule in conjunction with Creative teams
* Assist with location logistics
* Direct and assign the work that is performed on location
* Hire, train, coach and counsel direct reports
* Manage new Associate training; schedule cross-training on photo shoots and procedures
* Supervise job performance of direct reports; provide direction on photo shoots
* Prepare and administer annual performance appraisals for all direct reports
* Prepare work schedules, manage payroll, including overtime accrual and mileage reimbursement; enter and approve timecards for direct reports
* Follow-up on any payroll issues

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Two (2) to five (5) years photo production experience
* One (1) to three (3) years Associate supervision and performance evaluation experience in a corporate environment
* Experience negotiating vendor relationships
* Undergraduate degree from in related field
* Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
* Working Knowledge of Photoshop
* Ability to lift 10lbs as needed
* Valid drivers license required

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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