Director Photo Studio - Hudson's Bay Company (HBC)


: $150,470.00 - $150,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

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Job Description

Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium's only department store group Galeria INNO.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.

What This Position Is All About:

As part of the HBC Digital/eCommerce team the Director of Photo Studio (Pottsville) leads a team of associates who produce site assets (images/video) for all products for multiple banners to support digital sales.

Who You Are:
'You lead by example, and can easily maintain your composure under pressure
'You believe that teamwork is critical for long lasting success
'You utilize your strong communication skills to inspire, direct, and lead your team to meet all proposed deadlines
'Someone with a natural sense of urgency
'You are flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid-paced, complex retail environment
You Also Have:
'4+ years running a studio team or a team closely connected to a studio environment, eCommerce background a plus
'Photography, retouching, production or styling background preferred
'Strong communication and leadership skills
'Experience managing budgets and vendor relationships

As the Director of Photo Studio (Pottsville) You Will:
'Lead, guide and motivate a team to efficiently and effectively produce product imagery
'Support Senior Director by strategizing for optimal quality and efficiencies
'Manage studio budgets, coming in on, or under budget at month close and year end
'Be able to think like an owner operator in your decision making around studio financial decisions.
'Develop team skills, abilities and careers through feedback, check ins and mentorship
'Serve as the liaison between the studio and the teams the studio serves.
'Partner with sample management and item setup leadership to ensure optimal flow of items throughout the process.
'Participates in long-term planning and resource allocation discussions - Manages freelancer scheduling and budget
'Oversee the development training materials and guides as needed including thoroughly documenting all processes and procedures
'Professional development, annual reviews and leadership of a team
'Foster a best-in- breed environment of continuous improvement and operational efficiencies.
'Collaborate with business partners to evolve the organization to meet the needs of the business

How Often You May Travel:
'5%, within US

Your Life and Career at HBC:
'Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator
'Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
'A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
'Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
'An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.
Associated topics: art director, chief, co producer, director, editor in chief, film, president, principal editor, production, vice president * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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