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Product Photography Specialist

Los Angeles, CA

Spearhead product and lifestyle photography for web.


About Lumi

Lumi helps ecommerce brands produce memorable and sustainable packaging through our online platform and worldwide network of factories. Tens of millions of packages are being shipped every year with Lumi products.

We’re a small team of design and logistics nerds working together to change the way companies navigate the complex packaging supply chain. Learn more →

About the role

Do you have a great eye for composition and photo styling? Do you know how to properly light products in a studio and lifestyle setting? Can you capture the functionality, features, and uniqueness of individual products?

As a Lumi product photographer, you will ensure a high level of consistency and aesthetics across all marketed and distributed photographs. It will be your responsibility to generate operating procedures around the studio’s workflow to optimize asset delivery and distribution.

In collaboration with our merchandising, editorial, and sales teams, you will be responsible for photographing and styling our products. in various settings. Your goal will be to showcase packaging designs from world-class brands to help customers understand the nuances within our wide spectrum of packaging products and drive engagement on our platforms.

This dynamic position is based in our Los Angeles headquarters (near downtown), where you will have full access to our photography studio, packaging samples, and supplies and materials you might need.

Qualified candidates for this role will consistently produce images comparable to the ones shown in this sample kit.

Responsibilities

  • Photograph merchandise for Lumi’s website and customers
  • Maintain consistency across all product photos
  • Photograph products within established company standards
  • Shoot editorial and marketing assets as needed
  • Handle a high-volume studio workflow
  • Develop processes around studio organization and operation
  • Maintain studio organization

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of product photography experience for print and web
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Must have a portfolio with relevant product photography samples
  • Commercial digital photography experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of natural and studio lighting
  • Strong post-process and retouching skills
  • Able to be resourceful and work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment under tight deadlines
  • Great communication across teams
  • Providing your own camera is a plus

What we look for

Our team is made up of people from diverse backgrounds, often working remotely across the world. We believe cross-pollination is one of the best ways to foster community and new ideas. For that reason we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to any of our positions.

Creating a great environment for everyone on the team is something we care deeply about. There are a few qualities we look for in anyone joining Lumi. Here are some of the questions we'll be asking ourselves when reviewing your application:

  • CuriosityYour role will evolve as time goes on. Do you have an eagerness to learn new skills, adapt to new situations and get out of your comfort zone?
  • Communication: Whether it is in written or spoken form, are you able to communicate clearly and concisely with others?
  • EmpathyDo you collaborate well with others? How do you deal with disagreements? Do you relate to the challenges we seek to solve for our customers?
  • Work ethicDo you have a can-do attitude? In the ever-moving world of logistics, will you do your best to not keep others waiting? Can we rely on you to bring rigor and enthusiasm necessary to your work?
  • Good tasteAre you attentive to details? Do you care about creating an elegant, pleasant experience for customers and those around you?


Note that due to the volume of applications we are not able to reply to everyone. Rest assured, we do read every application. Thanks for considering us!

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