Photography Assistant

Marketing, PR, Media & Communications
Helston, Cornwall
Salary Details
Hours of work
37.5 per week
Job Type
Closing Date
As a vital part of the Photography Team, you are responsible for the images from when they get signed off through to getting the finished images to the correct areas of the business.

Job Description

About You

With a background in graphics or photography, you will have experience of image retouching and enthusiasm for working in a busy creative team. You’ll have an understanding of e-commerce imagery processes and so you’ll be brimming with ideas to continue to improve our image output. A meticulous eye for detail and fantastic organisational skills will ensure you work efficiently to achieve daily and seasonal targets. You’ll be computer literate, super proactive, have excellent time management skills, and will work well in a fast-paced environment.

Your Role in a Nutshell

As a vital part of the Photography Team, you are responsible for the images from when they get signed off through to getting the finished images to the correct areas of the business. You will sort, edit, check, name, export, file and send a high volume of images each season, so organisation is key. You will manage the workflow to ensure all deadlines are met, and you will advise and train freelancers in processes when necessary. You’ll keep the Senior Photography Coordinator informed of progress within a season and brief in anything that needs re-shooting. Using your experience of Photoshop, you will ensure all images are edited correctly, and that the products look true to style.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Retouch full range of Frugi products, in line with Frugi editing standards. This includes cutting out, colour correction, manipulating shape and removing creases.
  • Crop, name, export and file all imagery in the Image Database. Ensure this always stays up to date and is meeting the needs of the business; this will need to be reviewed regularly.
  • Manage the relationship between Key Accounts and Photography by chasing orders, proposing deadlines and managing resource to ensure imagery is delivered on time.
  • Check imagery against design notes to ensure products look true to style - make necessary changes or flag for photography.
  • Regularly check imagery to ensure consistency; whether this be in colour, tone, border or shape.
  • Develop and actively seek up to minute editing techniques
  • Keep track of changes to products and product ranges; review and amend imagery when necessary
  • Support the Senior Photography Coordinator to develop Frugi photography.
  • Work alongside the Photography Assistant in organising samples and the Frugi Studio.

Essential skills

  • Highly organised and great attention to detail.
  • You’ll have a passion for photography and keep yourself up to date with industry trends.
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of Premier Pro is a bonus.
  • Excellent communicator in the spoken and written word.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Computer literacy; experienced in working with Microsoft suite, primarily Excel and Word.

What's in it for you?

  • We’re offering a full time, permanent contract, based at our HQ in Helston, Cornwall.
  • We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, depending on your skills.
  • We’ll support your ongoing professional development with bespoke learning initiatives and training opportunities.
  • We offer fabulous career progression - as we grow, you’ll grow too!
  • If we have a good year, we’ll share our profits with the team.
  • We provide a generous holiday allowance and the option to buy or sell holiday.
  • We provide paid volunteer days, enabling you to give your time to a cause close to your heart.
  • To help save for your future you can join our company pension scheme.
  • We’ll give you a whopping 60% discount across our fantastic range.
  • We’ll invite you to take part in our award-winning health & wellbeing activities.
  • We hold regular team events organised by our very own Frugi Fun Committee.
  • We offer a dynamic, innovative and exciting environment to work in.


Company Description

About Frugi

Frugi is the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, proving that ethical and organic clothing can be bright, beautiful and successful! The company was born in 2004 and continues to grow at 25% every year, selling through a rapidly expanding network of over 500 stockists in more than 25 countries worldwide.

We strive to be ethical in everything we do, each year donating 1% of our turnover to our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project which includes a children’s charity, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and an orphanage in India.

In 2019 we partnered with TotsBots with whom we share the same values and principles around ethics and sustainability. Through this partnership we are able to bring the Frugi, TotsBots and Bloom & Nora brands together, expanding our product offering and our team.

We have been awarded 3 Queens Awards, been earmarked by both the Best Companies 'Ones to Watch' list and The Sunday Times Fast Track 'Ones to Watch' list, received GOLD in the Healthy Workplace Awards for 3 consecutive years, expanded to more than 110 permanent team members with even more joining us for our busy seasons, accelerated our turnover year after year, donated over £850k to charity, and eaten a lot of pasties (and cake!).

We strive to be the most fun, desirable and trusted clothing brand on the planet, but this is only the start of it…

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