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Quince

Quince

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San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024
OUR STORY
Quince was started to challenge the existing idea that nice things should cost a lot. Our mission was simple: create an item of equal or greater quality than the leading luxury brands and sell them at a much lower price.
OUR VALUES
EVERYONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO AFFORD NICE THINGS. Quality shouldn’t be a luxury. We’re proud of our mission to bring the world’s highest quality goods to people at affordable prices.
QUALITY IS MORE THAN MATERIALS. True quality is a combination of premium materials and high production standards.
WE FOCUS ON THE ESSENTIALS. From the perfect crewneck sweater to hotel quality sheets, we're all about high quality essentials that bring enjoyment to daily life.
WE’RE INNOVATING TO MAKE UNREAL PRICES A REALITY. Our uniquely developed factory-direct model lets us offer exceptionally high quality goods for much lower prices than our competitors.
ALWAYS A BETTER DEAL. We believe in real price transparency, for both our customers and factory partners. This way, everyone gets a better deal.
FAIR FACTORIES. We are committed to working with factories that meet the global standards for workplace safety and wage fairness.
OUR TEAM AND SUCCESS
Quince is a retail and technology company co-founded by a team that has extensive experience in retail, technology and building early stage companies. You’ll work with a team of world-class talent from Stanford GSB, Wish.com, D.E. Shaw, Stitch Fix, Urban Outfitters, Wayfair, McKinsey, Nike etc.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate is a self-starter, problem-solver and successful in combining technology and data into best-in-class outcomes. The candidate is energized by solving complex business problems and consistently effective in making high-judgement decisions at rapid pace amidst the frequent ambiguity that comes with charting a course of action with no precedent. Moreover, the ideal candidate is energized by an environment where strategy, innovation and decision-making are intentionally distributed, where candor, speed and data are highly valued and colleagues at all levels hold each other to unusually high standards on behalf of Quince customers.
We are seeking a talented and creative Home Goods Photographer to join our marketing team. As a Home Goods Photographer, you will be responsible for capturing high-quality images of our home goods products for use in various marketing materials, including online platforms, catalogs, and advertisements. Your role will involve setting up and lighting product shots, selecting appropriate backgrounds and props, and ensuring that the images accurately represent the products' features and aesthetics.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the creative team to understand project requirements and product photography goals.
  • Set up and operate studio equipment, including cameras, lighting, and props, to create visually appealing and high-quality product images.
  • Arrange and style home goods products to showcase their features and benefits effectively.
  • Capture product images from various angles, ensuring accurate representation of colors, textures, and details.
  • Edit and retouch product images using appropriate software to enhance their visual appeal and meet brand standards.
  • Organize and maintain an efficient workflow, ensuring that product photos are captured and edited within designated timelines.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to ensure that product images align with the company's branding and marketing strategies.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and techniques in home goods photography to bring innovative and creative ideas to the team.
  • Assist in managing and organizing the digital library of product images for easy retrieval and future use.

Requiremements:

  • Proven experience as a photographer, preferably with a focus on home goods or product photography.
  • Proficiency in operating photography equipment, including cameras, lighting, and related accessories.
  • Strong knowledge of composition, lighting techniques, and color theory.
  • Proficient in photo editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom, to enhance and retouch images.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, taking direction and incorporating feedback effectively.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • A portfolio showcasing your work in home goods or product photography is highly preferred.

Key Deliverables First 3-6 Months:

  • Capture 100 quality images per week that are up to brand standards
  • Work with photo editor on deadlines for image turnaround. Images will have 3 day turnaround from being shot to going live on the website.
  • Get feedback from cross functional departments that measure color accuracy, image quality, and sales related information

Key Deliverables First 12 months:

  • Consistently deliver high-quality images that align with the company's brand and visual standards. This can be measured through periodic reviews or assessments of the images produced, focusing on aspects such as composition, lighting, color accuracy, and adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Collaborate effectively with other team members and stakeholders by working cross functionally with merchandising and marketing teams to receive feedback that help achieve and support the company goals.
  • Deliver 100% of images within agreed upon timelines which support the team goals around efficiency and best practices
Quince seeks to build high-performing teams of people from various experiences and backgrounds who can collectively push our company into new realms. We seek a diverse pool of applicants and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, Veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. If you have a special need or disability that requires accommodation, please let us know.