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Creative Assistant

Date: Feb 24, 2021

Location: Fairfax, VA, US, 22031

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

At Luxor, we create an innovative and forward thinking culture that our employees love, and our products reflect this. As a manufacturer of innovative workspace product solutions that are sold to the commercial, educational, industrial and other end markets, we are constantly developing functional products that are value priced. Under our Stand Steady brand, we create workspace furniture solutions that nurture a healthy and collaborative work environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:         Creative Assistant

Reports To:     Creative Manager

FLSA Status:   TBD

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

 

The Creative Assistant’s role is to perform daily activities to support the head of Creative in executing product launches, updating photo listings, and editing photos for various marketing needs. The role of the Creative Department is to create photos and content in line with Stand Steady’s customer centric, whimsical brand to increase sales volume and customer satisfaction with our products.

 

The Creative Assistant’s primary responsibilities are to take and edit photos, create product listings, and manage freelancers. This position requires speed and expertise in Photoshop, creativity, a positive attitude, and excellent time management and communication skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the team’s launch schedule to ensure products are photographed and edited, and the listings created and approved, on time.
  • Determine plan for what images are needed and how they will be created. Hire and manage models, freelancer photoshop talent, and/or render firms.
  • Self-manage schedule to ensure all images are ready on time and up to Stand Steady quality expectations.
  • Quickly and effectively photoshop product images for product listings, ads, and other marketing materials. Editing work includes background removals and adding images to stock photos.
  • Create videos & GIFs for short format videos and edit videos for shorter ad segments.
  • Manage planning for and setting up photoshoots for our products. This includes shopping for props and managing return of props.
  • Lead photoshoots to shoot images that reflect the product features and our brand.
  • Hire and manage models for photoshoots onsite or on location.
  • Manage all details around offsite shoots, including booking models and locations.
  • Assist head of Creative in defining our brand and keeping our look and feel modern and up to date. Continually research the competitive landscape and attend webinars to keep our listings and images modern and well positioned for customer clarity and conversion.
  • Manages their own daily priorities and responsibilities to meet deadlines, company priorities and perform duties independently throughout the day.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist team as needed with projects and tasks
  • Create A+ content on Amazon listings
  • If skilled, create product videos, assembly videos, and potentially social media videos
  • If skilled, create or manage renders
  • Assist as needed with website management

 

 

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
 

  • Experience in photography – 4 yrs min
  • Experience with Photoshop – 4 yrs min
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to multi task
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Experience with web optimization (preferred)
  • Video editing (preferred)
  • Rendering experience (preferred)
  • Large format printing experience (preferred)

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Work History Requirements:
    • Creative team work experience – 2-4 years
    • Management experience – 1-2 years

 

  • Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree

 

 

Computer equipment and level of software requirements:

 

  • Photoshop – intermediate
  • Illustrator – beginner
  • Video editing - beginner

 

Specific Knowledge, licenses, certifications REQUIRED:

 

  • None

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • None

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • None

.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

  • Ability to lift 25 pound products

 

PHYSICAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

 

  • None

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • Usual office working conditions

 

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other

job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

 

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the essential levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC