Full-time Photo Assistant

Los Angeles Modern Auctions

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LAMA is seeking a full-time photo assistant to work in our studio in Van Nuys, CA. As the photo assistant at LAMA, you will work alongside our photographer to facilitate the daily shoots for luxury vintage furniture, objects and fine art.

  • Assist the photographer on set with the flow of property and support photography needs

  • Communicate daily with the photographer & property handers regarding priority inventory / projects

  • Learn the auction deadlines and assist the photographer to keep photo shoot running smooth & on schedule

  • Maintain a complete understanding of all lighting scenarios and build sets accordingly

  • Work with everyone to maintain organization and cleanliness in the studio

  • Order supplies for the photo studio and photo shoots

  • Ensure studio equipment is operating properly, assisting with repairs when necessary

  • Step in as second shooter as-needed

  • 1–2 years of studio assistant / digital technician experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Photography or equivalent professional experience

  • Knowledge of studio lighting for various sized subjects

  • Working knowledge of medium format camera systems, strobe lighting and studio grip equipment

  • Experience using Capture One software and Mac OS

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues across the organization

  • Capable of lifting 50 pounds

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio/link to website if applicable to apply@lamodern.com. Please use the subject header “Photography Assistant, LAMA”.

Posted on April 15