Photography Studio Assistant & Digital Tech!

Job Description

Are you a creative problem-solver who loves a good challenge? Join us at Starboard & Port and be part of an adventure! We're looking for a dynamic team player to join our fast-paced and ever-evolving work environment. As part of the team, you'll have the chance to learn, grow, and adapt to changing circumstances. We're seeking a candidate with a passion for photography and a desire to stay up-to-date with the latest industry developments. Bring your fresh perspective to the table and help us continue to create amazing experiences for our clients.


- Travel to on-location shoots with the photography team, assisting with setup and equipment preparation
- Help maintain the studio's inventory of photography equipment and supplies, ensuring that everything is organized and in good working order
- Assist with organizing and scheduling shoots, coordinating with clients and other members of the photography team to ensure that everything runs smoothly
- Conduct research and gather information to support the photography team's creative process, staying up-to-date on industry trends and best practices
- Problem-solve on the fly, adapting to unexpected changes in shoot locations, equipment malfunctions, or other issues that may arise during a shoot
- Assist with post-production work, including photo editing and file management
- Participate in ongoing training and professional development to continually improve skills and stay up-to-date on industry trends


- Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicular transportation to travel to on-location shoots, as needed
- Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of photography equipment for extended periods of time, and be comfortable standing or walking for long periods during on-location shoots
- Knowledge of basic photography techniques, equipment, and software, including lighting, camera settings, and photo editing software (Adobe Suite, Capture One)
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to keep track of multiple projects and deadlines
- A problem-solving mindset, with the ability to adapt to unexpected challenges and come up with creative solutions on the fly
- Local to Springfield, MO or willing to move here
- Prior experience in photography assisting and/or digital-teching is a bonus
- Good taste in music is also a bonus


- Salary: 40-65k
- Generous vacation policy with six weeks (or more) of paid time off annually, in addition to paid holidays
- Company-matched IRA program

Starboard & Port

Job Type

Full Time
Springfield, MO


Starboard & Port

At Starboard & Port, we strive to create a dynamic environment that reflects our commitment to excellence. We pride ourselves on our quality, efficiency, and organization, and we believe that a positive and client-focused approach is the key to our success.

Our team is passionate about what we do and works tirelessly to ensure that each project is exceptional. We believe in a fast-paced and collaborative work style, which allows us to constantly push the boundaries of what's possible in our industry.

We believe in investing in our team's professional development and growth, offering ongoing training and support to help each member of our team reach their full potential. Our culture is one of respect, inclusivity, and teamwork, and we're committed to fostering a workplace that's both supportive and challenging. Ultimately, we're driven by our shared mission to create beautiful and meaningful images that capture the unique stories of our clients.


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