Ecommerce Fashion Photographer

Oliver Bonas

ChessingtonCompetitive salary plus benefits Full time

We are looking for an E-commerce Fashion Photographer to join Team OB in our Support Office.

As an Ecommerce Fashion Photographer at OB, you will take ownership of the digital operation in a fast-paced and rapidly growing, in-house fashion studio.

Working with the Junior Ecommerce Fashion Photographer, you will be responsible for the creation and delivery of a strong visual aesthetic across all product areas, working with both model and still life photography. You will also ensure that the imagery produced is to the highest standard and in line with OB brand guidelines.

Collaborating and working closely with the Art Director and Production Manager, you will work together to deliver the photographic vision, keeping the OB customer at the forefront of creative imagery decisions.

Our Support Office is based in Tolworth, near Chessington, only a 30-minute journey from London Waterloo. You will be based on site in the office or studio a minimum of 4 days per week.

A bit about us …

At Oliver Bonas (OB), our values of Work Hard, Play Hard & Be Kind are integral to everything we do. Collaboration, imagination, curiosity, and teamwork are key to our success, and everyone has their part to play in making OB a special place to work.

Having fun is key, and a playful and positive approach creates an optimistic environment. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we are serious about what we do.

Our team knows their stuff. They’re confident and creative and unafraid to challenge convention to find solutions, taking accountability for their actions, but always with kindness and humility.

More about the role …

OB’s Fashion Photographer will:

• Photograph ecommerce model content

• Produce shots that capture the essence of the brand, showing our products in their best light and enhancing the shopping experience for our customer

• Bring products to life through high quality digital photography, using beautiful lighting and your strong eye for detail

• Provide still life shots driven by quality and underpinned by technical proficiency, composition and colour

• Have joint responsibility for the daily set up and coordination of the in-house ecommerce studio along with the homeware photographer

• Build strong working relationships with multiple teams to ensure the best possible photographic experience and results

• Work in collaboration with the Production Manager to select images that are in line with the OB style guidelines

• Support and oversee the Re-toucher and Assistant Photographer with cropping and processing

• Retouch and colour correct images where necessary

• Delegate and oversee the Junior Photographer and Retoucher’s workload

Bonas Benefits:

• Generous employee discount up to 50% off all OB products

• Free access to our 24 hour employee assistance programme with Care First – offering financial, emotional and vocational support

• Flexible holiday – 30 days (including bank holidays) – increasing to 35 days with length of service

• Annual discretionary profit related bonus scheme

• Free membership for our Westfield Health Cash Plan

• Auto-enrolment into our pension plan

• Free access to our onsite gym

• Cycle to work scheme

• Refer a Friend incentive

• Quarterly free lunch

• Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave

• Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Voice network and EDI team

• Mental Health First Aider support

• Education and support throughout Looop eLearning platform

What we look for:

• A love of the OB brand and product

• BA in Photography or related qualification would be advantageous, but not essential

• Experience in shooting model and still life photography is essential

• Previous film experience would be advantageous

• Lighting and camera experience

• Previous experience or passion for Fashion product

• Great communicator at all levels

• Approachable and adaptable to change

• Self-motivated

• Creative yet commercial eye

• Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

• Experience using MAC, with additional knowledge of Capture 1, Photoshop and Illustrator

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at OB

At Oliver Bonas, our promise is to do our bit to make living a joyful experience and give cause for optimism. This promise is central to our work in equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). To bring joy to others, we must first ensure everyone at OB feels valued, included and most importantly, can be themselves at work.

It is important to us that our brand reflects wider society and the communities in which we operate. As a result, we welcome all eligible applicants for this role however we are particularly interested in speaking to eligible candidates from the Black, Asian & Mixed Heritage communities.

Oliver Bonas is a Disability Confident Committed employer under the Disability Confident employer scheme.

To read more about our ED&I commitments, head over to the EDI page on our website: