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Job: Photo Director Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia – New York

spotted on the Martha Stewart Living website

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Photo Director – Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for its Martha Stewart Living Publication
Full time – New York

The Photo Director will work alongside the Creative Director to ensure consistent photographic identity for Martha Stewart Living.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Oversee the production and scheduling of all photography stories for publishing in collaboration with the art department and story teams.
• Manage the work of photo editors to ensure photo shots are being produced in a thorough and efficient manner.
• Attend wall meetings to ensure the photographic direction is being communicated clearly to photo editors and to photographers being assigned.
• With photo editors, help maintain monthly photo shoot calendars for publishing.
• Seek out new photographer and keep art directors up to date.
• Manage the invoicing processes and procedures, including approvals, coding, and resolving discrepancies between photographers, vendors and accounting.
• Work with Business Manager for publishing to create templates and policies in order to control costs and continually update cost databases for photographer’s fees, film, and processing, and equipment rental.
• Hire photographers for stories, obtains estimates; assure that final invoices match estimate, work with junior photo editors to ensure invoices are coded, tracked, processed correctly for above publishing businesses.
• Hire illustrators for stories. Negotiate rights appropriate for budget and ensure art is received in a timely fashion.
• Create purchase orders for all photographers and illustrators for each project/assignment and track their return.
• Hire models and hair/make-up stylists, and scout locations as necessary for publishing. Track and maintain model and location releases, and provide certificates of insurance when necessary for all publishing stories. Obtain stylist contracts for hair/make-up stylists as necessary.
• Work on any special project as requested by Creative Director.
Any other duties as assigned.
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