Photography Coordinator Job at Insomniac Holdings, LLC, California

  • Insomniac Holdings, LLC
  • California

Job Description

**Insomniac - Photography Coordinator**

Job Summary:

Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, our events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the Headliner experience is our top priority.

Throughout our 20-year history, Insomniac has produced almost 400 festivals, concerts and club nights for over 4 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom, with expansions into Brazil, Japan and India. Insomniacs premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in October 2021. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.


Insomniac Events is seeking a highly motivated and proactive Photography Coordinator to join the New Media team in Calabasas, CA. We are seeking a Photography Coordinator to support the functions of Insomniacs Post-Production department and the primary focus will be on digital asset coordination for all photos throughout the calendar year. This position is not a remote position.



+ Coordinate and maintain the ingest, organization and searchability of the photography archives in both Dropbox and WIDEN by sorting images, delivering and tagging metadata on each image to a high degree of detail for approx. 1000+ images per event, partnering closely to resolve issues and ensure quality control standards are maintained

+ Utilize Photo Mechanic to organize the photographers' images

+ Set-up title folder structures, permissions, and use access for asset management tools

+ Create Lightroom Presets as well as look books to help guide and shape the resulting look of the finished images, in-line with each brand's creative direction

+ Perform photo manipulation and retouching on delivered images as needed to enhance imagery

+ Curate, package and distribute images and fulfill requests from internal departments, artists' teams and other third parties

+ Acknowledge and uphold content security standards for sharing and see that all prepared assets go through the proper image release procedures

+ Develop and update program documentations, wikis and provide inputs to monthly or quarterly business review documents**On-Site**

+ Set-up the photo production office, position tables, run power lines for each photographer's workstation, set up wi-fi network and photo NAS system

+ Print and distribute production information and shot list / creative brief to each of the photographers

+ Instruct photographers on how to set-up proper file naming conventions and camera date/time settings, ensure that file output is consistent with Insomniac quality standards

+ Brief all photographers on the workflow, the required frequency for submitting images, and minimum number of images expected per show day

+ Ensure that image quality is upheld, provide feedback to photographers as needed throughout capture

+ Present top photo selects to the social team that exceed their expectations as outlined in the overall creative brief and shot list

+ Ensure all points on the shot-list are covered adequately to satisfy the brand's content campaign for the years to come, by cross checking the deliverables with the requested items on shot-list regularly throughout capture**QUALIFICATIONS**

+ 2+ years experience in marketing, production or creative department or company

+ 2+ years experience in Photography and Photo Editing required

+ Advanced understanding of Dropbox, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop required

+ Advanced knowledge of Photo Mechanic and WIDEN preferred

+ Photo DIT experience preferred

+ General knowledge of NAS (Network Attached Storage) systems

+ Ability to troubleshoot any system or computing issues

+ Advanced understanding of digital file-organization

+ General knowledge of camera gear

+ Must have a clean criminal and driving record, valid driver's license, passport, and car insurance**WORK ENVIRONMENT**

+ Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments

+ May work in drastic temperature climates

+ Must be willing to work during evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlinesApplicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by Insomniac for a visa.


Insomniac strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Insomniac recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Insomniac may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

*Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work and named one of People Magazines top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in **Ticketmaster**, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in **House of Blues**, production leaders in **Concerts**, exceptional brand partnerships in **Media & Sponsorship**, and unparalleled team of artist managers in **Artist Nation** supported by diverse professionals in all facets of **Corporate** operations.*

*We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.*

*There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.*

Job Tags

Night shift, Weekend work, Afternoon shift,

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