Position Detail

Photo Studio Producer

Location: Chicago, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is over 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Photo Studio Producer.

The Photo Studio Producer is accountable for the organization and management of photo shoots, from creative handoff to post production. They will act as the central point of contact for all participating teams and are responsible for designing revised budgets to plan, execute shoots, as well as coordinating the talent, staff, location, and equipment.

This is a hybrid position based out of our Photo Studio in Chicago, Illinois

A day in the life as a Photo Studio Producer…

  • Accountable for tracking and managing each photo shoot budget
  • Responsible for management of photo shoot staff
  • In collaboration with Senior Producer, establish and execute on photo shoot timelines and schedules
  • Act as the liaison between internal and external photo shoot teams.
  • Cultivate pool of national and international talent
  • Establish, research, and implement best in class operating standards
  • Secure necessary insurance, permits and security needs for location shoots
  • Provide access to the photography studio for staff; open and close studio, as needed
  • Coordinate and facilitate the organization of photo shoot teams to manage the shoot, and execute the translation of creative direction for the shoot

What you’ll bring to the table…

  • Photography industry production knowledge
  • Ability to direct the execution of creative concepts with fiscal and creative accountability
  • Knowledge of local Chicago vendors, industry contacts, including caterers, photography equipment providers, truck companies, art movers, prop houses
  • Strong organizational / multi-tasking skills to manage input from cross functional teams
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal/negotiation skills

We’d love to hear from you if you have…

  • 3 years experience of photography production and studio operations
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of eCommerce/Marketing photography industry standards and processes
  • Experience with negotiation and management of crew


Job ID 2023-17531 Date posted 09/14/2023 Position Type Full-Time

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a diverse group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. We are proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to support eligible part time and full time associates and their families, including:

Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Job Applicant Privacy: For details about how the Company collects and uses your personal information, please see our Job Applicant Privacy & Communications Notice.

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