About Our Company

Elite Studio Nigeria provides a wide range of photography/videography services to individuals, families, groups and corporate organizations in Lagos and other cities in Nigeria. As one of the fastest-growing photography studios in Nigeria, we pride ourselves on giving the best to our clients.

Elite Studio Nigeria is now looking for an experienced Studio Photographer to join our talented and dynamic team. The ideal candidate will handle the photography jobs at the company’s photo studio, coordinate all studio, outdoor and corporate event shoots, edit all images to a professional standard and also handle graphic design projects on an ad-hoc basis.

About Your New Role

You will be responsible for providing expert support for studio hire, organising and directing studio and location shoots; taking photos, editing images, managing and maintaining the studio equipment, designing photobooks and printing client jobs and ad hoc studio tasks. To excel in this role, you will have at least 2 years of experience as a Studio Photographer and Photo Retoucher.

Responsibilities

  • Setting up studio equipment and directing studio shoots
  • Handling and supervising all lighting and camera equipment during photoshoot session
  • Reproducing, post-processing, printing and framing photographic images
  • Ability to shoot in studio and outdoor
  • Good understanding of Fundamentals of Photography; composition, framing, lighting, exposure and depth of field
  • Excellent photography enhancement skills; image editing, colour correction, retouching, image restoration, clipping path and image manipulation
  • Post-processing and manipulating images
  • Designing print jobs and photobooks
  • Basic graphic design for ad promotion, social media posts, website posts and more
  • Ability to mentor and train junior photographers on both theoretical and practical aspects of photography

 Skills Required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Illustrator
  • Must be able to operate modern DSLR cameras (Canon) and other photography equipment confidently
  • Ability to interpret clients’ requests on shoots and creative designs very easily
  • Assisting with proposals and quotes for photography and image editing services
  • Advance photo retouching and photography tutoring – theory and practical
  • Degree in ICT/Sciences/Engineering or similar fields (You can also apply if you have 5 years+ experience in a similar role but without a first degree – must have good work ethics and excellent communications skill; both written and verbal)

 Personal Attributes

  • Creative and artistic
  • Honest and friendly with excellent customer service skills
  • Good communicator with people skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-manage
  • A passion for photography, retouching and graphics design
  • A good equipment manager
  • A problem-solver who is keen to learn new skills
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work on one’s initiative
  • Ability to handle pressure while working to strict deadlines

Remuneration: Salary (negotiable and based on experience); Weekdays and Saturday work required.

 

Method of Application

If you meet the above requirements, please complete the form below for immediate consideration. Do ensure you add your Instagram handle and portfolio alongside your application for quicker response.

NOTE: If the form below doesn’t work/load properly on your web browser, please send an up-to-date CV to careers@elitestudio.ng including your Residential Address, Instagram Handle, Notice Period (if any) and Salary Expectation (up to ₦60,000).

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