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Studio Manager, Ecommerce Photography

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Sales

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.
Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio - a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.

Job description

The Studio Manager, eCommerce Photography will oversee studio workflows, post-production and retouching standards for Coach and Stuart Weitzman brands at the New York photo studio. In addition to supporting on-set production, the qualified candidate will also be responsible for managing two direct reports in sample and retouch coordination.
Superior organizational and problem-solving abilities are a must, along with the ability to manage, update, and report against large data sets. Comfort both working independently and maintaining open and constant channels of communication with both studio and cross-functional partners is vital to the success of this role.
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in studio and project management to...
- Brief studio teams on priorities and monitor progress against production milestones
- Manage studio calendar and freelance bookings
- Maintain in-studio sample organization and image status tracking
- Audit pre-production shot lists for new silhouettes, fabrications, and colors and flag newness to studio partners
- Manage lighting, styling, scaling and retouching reference guides, ensuing all deliverables meet brand standards
- Confirm Coach production database reflects accurate studio and retouching statuses
- Coordinate with external partners to produce video content and ad-hoc PDP content
- Collaborate with creative partners to regularly test new direction and evolve studio capabilities
- Mentor, train and develop two direct reports


- Eagerness to stay abreast of eCommerce photography and video trends
- Demonstrated creative and conceptual thinking applied toward visual and photographic solutions
- Strong strategic thinking and problem solving skills
- Effective, timely, and concise verbal and written communication
- Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and respond effectively to shifting priorities
- Comfort working in a fast paced environment
- Ability to act independently, adapt, and learn quickly
An outstanding professional will have...
- 5-7 years professional photography studio experience
- Superior knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- Experience managing and motivating teams
: Ability to frequently lift and carry up to twenty five pounds.
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business. This position may require work select nights and weekends.
Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
- Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
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