Photo Production Assistant


About Us:

FTD has been a leader in the floral industry for over a century. We are a private equity-backed company with one of the largest florist networks in the world, supported by the iconic Mercury Man® logo displayed in over 30,000 floral shops in more than 125 countries.

We partner with local florists to hand-craft floral arrangements available for same-day delivery on and

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Position Details

Photo Production Assistant
Northern Illinois
Downers Grove, IL

The Photo Production Assistant will facilitate the planning for photoshoots, ensure photography is properly archived, assist in sessions as needed, and manage administrative tasks for the Production Department.

At FTD, you can expect a dynamic work environment offering competitive pay and benefits. We seek creative, driven individuals to add to our growing company. Ours is a culture of respect, diversity, partnership, and results.

What you will do:

  • Assist Director of Production in the photo studio: by facilitating shoots and creating shot lists that include proper image names and references 
  • Assist in managing deadlines and budget 
  • Organize photos for the production team and communicate edits for image retouching 
  • Quality check work to ensure it is accurate and all feedback has been addressed 
  • Archive final images, renaming as necessary 
  • Process invoices and expenses, manage contracts, and other administrative duties 
  • Crop, rename and resize photos as necessary for other departments 
  • Assist photographer and stylist assigned to the session as needed 
  • Ensure the studio is clean and organized, and perform any upkeep needed 
  • Serve as fill-in support for the photo assistant 
  • Prioritize and manage a diverse workload

What we seek:

  • Proven experience as a production assistant or administrative assistant experience 
  • 1+ year of experience supporting photoshoots 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite -- primarily Adobe Photoshop 
  • Must be observant and have the ability to recognize color shifts 
  • Working knowledge of photography workflows, Image Capture, and scheduling 
  • A positive, solution-oriented attitude and a genuine passion for the work 
  • Highly organized team player, extremely detail-oriented with great communication skills 
  • Passion for great photography and design 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Work well under pressure 
  • Able to prioritize multiple deadlines and urgent tasks

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