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FOOD & PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER

HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

Location: Haddenham, UK

 

The Food & Product Photographer will be responsible for delivering quality images for website, e-commerce and digital campaigns. This role will work closely with a food stylist and content producer as part of McCormick’s internal content production team, which services McCormick’s entire family of EMEA brands (e.g. Schwartz, Ducros, Vahine, Kamis).

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Photograph products, ingredients, and finished dishes for use on website, print and social channels.

• Edit images (inclusive of colour correction, size cropping and photoshop corrections) and upload to McCormick’s digital content database. Also, gather and upload photography from external contract photographers to the McCormick DAM (Digital Asset Manager).

• Work with content producers to understand project scope and objectives. Attend pre-production meetings.

• Assist videographer in setup and takedown of equipment for video shoots. Assist on set when needed.

• Create basic asset deliverables when needed (e.g. Animated GIF, advanced photoshop touch-ups).

• Ensure key recipe abd product attributes are shown and all visual priorities are met across photography.

• Maintain an organized workflow for saving, storing and archiving content across hard drives.

• Contribute to an organized studio environment (e.g. regular studio sweeps to ensure all equipment is stored safely and in the proper location).

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

• A degree in Photography or relevant experience.

• Proven experience in shooting food photography with a portfolio of images.

• Flexible and positive mindset – internal deadlines and priorities are constantly changing.

• Team player - must work daily with other creatives to produce content together.

• Able to take constructive feedback and action on it in real time, to make changes to images.

• Proficiency with Adobe (Photoshop and Lightroom). Ability to retouch, edit and colour correct photos.

 

COMPANY

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

 

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.

 

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Shwartz.

 

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

 

TO APPLY

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader. Then please apply via our careers centre at http://www.mccormickcorporation.com/Career-Center (job. req. n: 100662).

 

Please submit your CV and work portfolio (any form will be acceptable; website, Instagram, pdf etc.)

 

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.