YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.
Our goal is to sustain performance that exceeds expectations. We are committed to creating a culture where people feel valued and inspired to achieve results. We give our people the appropriate tools, freedom and authority to make decisions. They are accountable for their actions and we recognize their efforts and reward their results. We attract and nurture the best people by providing leadership opportunities, career development and continuous learning. We are committed to leading by example and with integrity. We treat people with respect and dignity, promote the benefits of diversity and address challenges in a direct and compassionate manner. We engage people in our goals and objectives; we listen and act on new ideas where possible. That is our Philosophy.
The Photographer is responsible for shooting e-commerce and campaign related photography.
Executes all photo-related projects including website photography (on or off figure) and in-store marketing
Setting up lighting and composition, ensuring products are represented accurately, and in line with brand guidelines
Maintaining exposure and color accuracy standards while producing a high volume of images
Participate in advertising and publicity brainstorming strategies
Ensure post production of photography for web (retouching, cropping and adherence to proper file naming conventions) within set deadlines
Coordinate with Freelance photographer(s) to ensure all e-commerce product is shot and maintain consistent brand standards across commodities and product divisions
1+ year work experience with proven photography and retouching
1+ year work experience in a E-commerce environment
Experience with CaptureOne is an asset
Creativity with exceptional attention to detail
Possess a strong knowledge of social media and how it relates/interacts to customers through our marketing image
A solution focused problem-solving and troubleshooting approach
Strong analytical and research skills
YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs
Job Type: Full-time
Ability to commute/relocate:
NORTH YORK, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)