Saturday, 30 January 2016

Photographers

Chapacopy is a printing solutions company offering copying and printing services to both personal and business segments of the market. Chapacopy was started in 2012, with the initial bureaus being Koinange and CrossRoad - Karen.

To date we have bureaus – Koinange - CBD, CrossRoads - Karen, Gallleria - Karen, Garden City-Thika Road and ABC – Westlands.

As part of our continued expansion we are currently recruiting for qualified and experienced Photographers to join our team.  

 
We are seeking seasoned professionals who are qualified and whose primary be responsibility will be to build relationships with new and existing business customers with the goal of providing total copy and print solutions as well as enhancing productivity and customer service experience.

Responsibilities Include:
  • working with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them;
  • seeking out appropriate photographic subjects and opportunities;
  • carrying out research and preparation for a shoot;
  • working in different locations and in different circumstances to get the right image;
  • using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software;
  • communicating with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging them and directing them;
  • arranging still life objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds;
  • liaising with other professionals, including graphic designers, writers, gallery managers, picture researchers, commissioning editors and art directors;
  • managing the processing and use of images, discussing technical problems, checking for quality and dealing with clients' concerns;
  • preparing proofs for approval;
  • compiling finished products for sale, such as albums and framed prints;
  • understanding traditional film and digital photography and keeping up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques;
  • developing expertise with software to digitally enhance images by, for example, changing emphasis, cropping pictures, correcting minor faults, or moving objects around;
  • managing the business aspects of the work, including administration, scheduling work, invoicing and basic accounting;
  • developing a good portfolio, building a network of contacts and achieving a reputation for quality and reliability in order to secure future assignments;
  • Self-marketing by, for example, producing business cards, postcards and promotional materials, and creating and maintaining a website.
  • Any other  duties as allocated by the supervisor
Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience:
  • Essential: Diploma preferable  in related field
  • Proven photography experience,
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Demonstrable design skills with a strong portfolio,
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas.
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Photoshop etc.)
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects including creative originality, fluency of ideas, near vision, visualization, oral comprehension, inductive reasoning, information ordering, category flexibility, visual color discrimination, excellent oral communication.
  • Active listening, attention to detail, timely work and, sensitive deadlines.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct a must have. 
Application Process
 
If you meet these criteria and are enthusiastic about print production and have the drive and passion in design, we would very much welcome your application. 

Please email your CV to kaziyetujobs@gmail.com  by 14th January 2016.  

Paper applications will not be accepted.

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