Freelance Photo Assistant

JOB TITLE: Freelance Photo Assistant


The Freelance Photo Assistant is responsible for assisting our photographer shooting our products during on and off-figure photoshoots. Typical hours for this position is 8:30a to 5:00p. This position is not full time and is booked on an as needed basis.


● Great understanding and application of photography and lighting techniques

● Support the photographer(s) on set during photo sessions to move/focus lights, set up sets, load in/out equipment, troubleshoot, etc.

● Communicate with client to understand their needs and wants

● Stay up to date with the latest techniques, equipment and the best practices, tools, and technology in your field

● Knowledge of Einstein lights and Capture One on a Mac

● Occasional digitech help on set


● Experience working with children, all models are between the ages of 3 and 16 years of age

● Experience photo assisting in a commercial studio

● Excellent knowledge of Canon R5 and 5D4, Capture One program, and Paul Buff Einstein lights and accessories

● Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

● Superior attention to detail

● Creative mindset and artistic personality

● Customer oriented with a proactive and positive attitude

● Excellent people skills

● Exceptional verbal communication and listening skills

● Reliable with the ability to adapt to changing conditions

● Ability to work under pressure in deadline-driven environment

● Operating within health and safety regulations

● Live within driving distance of our studio - St. Louis (Maplewood) area


To apply for this position, please submit your professional resume, portfolio, website, and any relevant professional experience.


To apply, send your resume with cover letter to

All candidates considered must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug screen.