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Secondary Photographer

Ideal for someone who wants to grow to become a professional photographer. Work with some of the industries best to gain experience and build your skill set.
Photography Styles
San Diego, CA and surrounding areas. 
Los Angeles, CA and surrounding areas.
San Francisco Bay Area and surrounding areas.
Sacramento, CA and surrounding areas.
Central Valley, CA and surrounding areas.
Seattle, WA, and surrounding areas.
Some out of state / long-distance travel may be available. 
Varies per month depending on bookings.
None at this time.
30 Days
Qualifications & Skills
Have the essential creative skillset to produce photography
Portfolio of at least 2 different projects
Positive attitude
Minimum 6-month photography experience
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently and under direction
Ability to travel to on-location shoots
Passion for photography
Professional-grade equipment or access to
Strong editing skills
Mac proficiency
Exceptional customer service mentality and skills
Artistic intelligence
Technical intelligence
Emotional intelligence
Sense of humor
Bonus Qualifications
Multicultural experience
Multilingual fluency
Advanced portable lighting
Job Description
Work with Aiya photography to expand our photography business. Perform a variety of photography projects including weddings, engagement shoots, modeling shoots, family commercial and product. Work as either a primary or second photographer as needed. Set appointments with clients, follow-up when needed and deliver presentations/consultations. Maintain and nurture relationships with existing clients. Generate agreements and obtain relevant authorizations for photography. Follow Aiya Photography’s' policies and procedures. Assist in marketing campaigns and initiatives. Maintain minimum acceptable standards. Understand what it takes to create exceptional photography and how Aiya Photography is different. 
Project expectations

Plan and coordinate all shot needs

Work under the supervision of the primary photographer

Understanding of depth of field, bokeh, framing, composition, etc

Mastery of manual camera controls

Capture a minimum number of photographs


Equipment needed

FX Camera

Backup FX camera
Speed lights

24-70mm 2.8 lens

50mm 1.8 lens

Other fast aperture lenses

Professional grade portrait lens

Ideally looking for Sony shooter but will consider other platforms

Other information
Own transport to arrive at events
18 years or older
Must be legally permitted to work in the US
Background and reference checks required.
Must be able to lift heavy lighting and equipment (up to 50 lbs)
Weekend availability
$40.13 per hour
W2 position  
You are not required to exclusively work for us
All other states
1099 position. $35 to $50 per hour. Travel expenses covered. 
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