Job Title: Photographer
Reports to: Photography Manager
Responsible for: None
Purpose of job: To provide an efficient and effective photography service to Chiswick Auctions, in order to produce photographs of objects and works of art for online / digital platforms
Main contacts: Internal: staff in the relevant specialist departments / photography team
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Based at Chiswick HQ
Chiswick Auctions is a privately owned, well-established London auction house which is fast becoming a major player in the international art market. With 20 specialist departments, regular dedicated and themed sales are held across a breadth of specialisms. In addition, monthly Interiors, Homes and Antiques sales contribute to a busy calendar of 80 auctions per year that cater for all levels of the market.
The main headquarters is based in Chiswick, with a showroom in South Kensington (CSK), and with regular valuation events held across the UK. Chiswick Auctions employs around 57 staff.
This position will work in the team of four dedicated in-house photographers, shooting a range of objects including ceramics and glass, large pieces of furniture, paintings, Islamic and Indian fine art, traditional and contemporary design, and sculpture. You’ll be used to working in a fast-paced environment and have a background in retail, commercial, still life or fashion photography. A can-do attitude coupled with a strong interest in arts and cultural heritage, and a desire to build on and widen your current portfolio are also essential to success in the role.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Essential skills and experience
Desirable skills and experience