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Photographer Posted on Nov 16, 2017 by Mountain west studios

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 27, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Mountain west studios

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Adapt existing photographic images and create new digitized images to be included in multimedia/newmedia products
  • Operate computers to manipulate photographic images
  • Operate scanners to transfer photographic images to computers
  • Use airbrush, computer or other techniques to retouch negatives

Work Setting

  • Photographic studio
  • Field location
  • Business and/or industry

Specific Skills

  • Mount and frame photographs
  • Develop and print photographs
  • Study requirements of a particular assignment and decide on type of camera, film, lighting and background accessories to be used
  • Determine picture composition, make technical adjustments to equipment and photograph subject
  • Take pictures of individuals, families, groups and public

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Air conditioned

Work Samples

  • Portfolio
  • Example of completed work

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Various locations

Photographic Experience

  • Wedding
  • Sports
  • Portraiture
  • Multimedia
  • General
  • Fashion
  • Exhibit or display
  • Business

Photographic Techniques

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Photo restoration
  • Digital photo imaging
  • Colour
  • Black and white

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 27, 2017

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Photographer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Photographers
NOC code: 5221
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to determine picture composition, technique and special treatment to be used concerning subject to be photographed, and to set up arrangement to conceive artistic or special effect; may adapt existing photographic images and create new digitized images to be included in multimedia/new media products

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking to arrange and position subjects; and in loading, exposing and unloading film, and in transporting and setting up equipment at assigned locations

OBJECTIVE

Interest in setting up equipment, in making technical adjustments to equipment and in photographing subjects; may operate scanners to transfer photographic images to computers to manipulate photographic images; may operate delicate instruments, such as optical microscopes attached to cameras; may process exposed film and use airbrush, computer and other techniques to retouch negatives

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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