Product Photographer

Blackout Distribution

Rochester New York

2 year(s)

Job Description
Blackout Distribution is now hiring for an in-house Product Photographer with a focus on studio product photography and retouching. Video experience is a bonus, but not required. This position is primarily in-house with some work-from-home possibilities. Blackout Distribution is looking for someone passionate in photography, BMX, and lifestyle-based culture to add to its creative team for its in-house brands Kink BMX, Cinema BMX, and Mission BMX. To apply, send an email with your portfolio and experience to [email protected]

Location: Rochester, New York
Available: Immediately
Position: Full Time (In-House)
Wages: Competitive

Benefits: Health Care Options, Paid Vacation Time, Bonus Plan, Free Product Allowance


- Photograph products in studio for online and print use, following existing angles and lighting
- Retouch images using Adobe Photoshop. Silo, clean up, and composite multiple images for final use
- Image processing, exporting files in a variety of resolutions
- Sorting and archiving digital files, exporting to specific folders on Dropbox and local servers
- Prepping products for shooting, cleaning bikes and parts, steaming and lint rolling apparel, etc.
- Building sets for different styles of shooting, ex. apparel set, warehouse floor set, lifestyle lighting setup, etc.
- General studio organization and upkeep, keeping equipment and sets organized for ongoing projects
- Assist Lead Photographer on larger photoshoots, setting up and adjusting lighting on location or studio, help moving, equipment, etc.
- On location product photography, photographing products in various locations with available light


- Reliable, detailed, and highly organized
- Must have a keen eye for detail and quality control, and provide mistake-free work
- Maintain production of a high volume of images under tight deadlines
- Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment
- Must have enough experience to feel comfortable shooting and styling product and lifestyle shots without needing heavy management or direction
- Must be determined to see a project through to the finish
- Excellent knowledge of photo techniques including, shooting, lighting, editing, and archiving
- Strong knowledge of photo preparation for both print and digital use
- Must be willing to learn new skills and techniques independently
- Video experience is preferred but not required


- High proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Bridge
- Proficiency in MacOS, Dropbox, Google Workspace, and Microsoft Office
- Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and After Effects preferred but not mandatory

- Bachelor’s degree preferred but not mandatory if sufficient experience
- 2+ years commercial/product photographing, retouching, and color correction experience preferred
- BMX, bicycle, action sports, or lifestyle brand background/experience preferred

Please submit through or [email protected]