Quad/Graphics Photography Assistant in Westbrook, Maine

It’s a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.

QuadPhoto, Quad/Graphics Photography Services Division is seeking a Photo Production Assistant to add to our expanding studio dedicated to producing quality photography exclusively for L.L. Bean in the Portland, ME area. The Photo Production Assistant will support the Photographers, Stylists and Merchandisers in our highly demanding, high-volume production photo studio environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting multiple photographers of hard line products, softgoods/apparel, people, products and room sets.

  • Working cooperatively with the Stylists and Merchandisers.

  • Tracking projects, maintaining shot logs, and tracking sheets

  • Working with Photographers, Stylists and Merchandisers to insure deadlinesare met.

  • Set building and assembly skills. Practical working knowledge ofhand and power tools. Willbe involved in set assembly in the photo bays,transport of set materials and surfaces between the shooting bays, workshop orstorage areas

  • Working directly with Studio Producer and the Photographers tounderstand internal studio schedules, the "who does what, when."

  • Reviewing equipment needs with all Photographers by movinglighting equipment and pulling props.

  • Assisting in maintaining a high level of client satisfaction andconfidence.

  • Performing, maintaining and assisting in all reviews and ContinuousImprovement initiatives.


  • Minimumof one year professional industry experience as a Photography Assistant,Production Assistant, Intern or Trainee in a high-end, high-volume catalog,advertising or commercial photography studio environment

  • Strongorganizational skills and analytical thinking required

  • Experiencewith merchandise prepping; steaming and ironing soft goods

  • Generalunderstanding and working knowledge of still photography techniques,principles, equipment, and lighting techniques for commercial photography.

  • Workingknowledge of current photography equipment, tools and software.

  • Proficiencywith Apple/Macintosh computer platform/software.

  • Workingknowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software – specifically Outlook,Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

  • Workingknowledge and experience with CaptureOne (raw image capture software), AdobePhotoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Acrobat, In-Design,Illustrator, Final Cut (Mac) and Adobe Premier preferred

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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