Jobs Board

APPLICATIONS

To apply for any of the jobs listed here, please email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Job Title’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

All roles are based in Kentish Town, NW5 unless otherwise stated.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


photographic assistant

Deadline: 31st March 2017

Rankin’s team are looking for an experienced Photographic Assistant.  This is a full time position and all applicants must have professional photographic assisting experience.  We are looking for someone to demonstrate an interest to commit to this role for a minimum of 2 years.

Applicants should have solid studio skills and previous experience using medium format cameras and working with different flash systems.  This is a great opportunity for someone with initiative who is keen to work and grow as part of a team and take on responsibility.

 ESSENTIAL

  • Applicants must have a clean driver’s licence held for at least two years.
  • Only applicants over 18 years old are accepted.
  • Applicants must have a valid passport – this role includes international travel.

 

Creative intern

Term: 3 months
Start Date: 3rd January 2017
Deadline: 9th December 2016

Rankin Photography, The Full Service and Hunger are currently looking for a Creative Intern to join our team and be involved in a number of projects, ranging from advertising pitches to creative fashion film ideas. This opportunity involves creating mood boards for fashion editorials, music videos, TV commercials and pitch documents. Gaining valuable experience, interns will shadow a team of experienced producers, directors and photographers to gain insight into the workings of the creative industry.

We are looking for:

  • A working knowledge of creative software including Photoshop, Powerpoint, and InDesign is preferable.
  • Candidates need to be organised and demonstrate excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • A working knowledge of social media and gifs is needed.

This internship is for a three month period.


STUDIO INTERN

Rankin Photography, Hunger Magazine and HungerTV are looking for interns to support our busy team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the studio aspects of our business.

This is a varied and ‘hands on’ role, which requires an extremely organized, level-headed person, comfortable in a busy and demanding studio environment.

Reporting to the Studio Manager, Studio Interns will be helping with:

  • Preparing and maintaining the studio, including Styling, Kitchen and Studio to a high standard.
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workplace throughout the day.
  • Returning studio to a high standard at the end of each shoot.

 ESSENTIAL

  • Applicants must have a clean driver’s licence held for at least two years.
  • Only applicants over 18 years old are accepted.

Suitable for a film or photography graduate.  Our internships are for three months.  Travel expenses (Zone 1-6) are paid plus on shoot days there’s often as much free food as you can eat.


associate creative director

Rankin is looking for a strong ACD to partner our current CD. You will have experience working in the traditional agency environment and now be looking to join an exciting new alternative to that model. You will be responsible for tone and conceptual thinking and helping to craft and pitch winning responses to briefs as part of the new business process aside the proactive creation of ideas for existing clients.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • 3 years + experience at a top agency in a similar position.
  • Strong conceptual thinking and high quality visual design.
  • Strong communication skills working with the client and creative team.
  • An appreciation for the relationship between textual and visual elements.
  • Proven ability to create copy for a variety of audiences, brands, and industries.
  • Strong copy-editing and proofing skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Leadership skills – manage and develop the Creative team.
  • Direct client interaction experience with the ability to understand client vision/direction and present designs and concepts.
  • Experience working collaboratively with all levels of designers and copywriters.


PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Rankin Photography is looking for a talented and hands-on in-house production designer to work with our creative and production departments to create sets for high profile clients in studio and on location. Reporting to Rankin and the Creative Director, this role requires both creative and practical skills.

THE ROLE

  • Taking initial creative and convert into a set of achievable and realistic concepts.
  • Being a key part of the pre–production process – meeting with clients to pitch, explain, develop and budget production designs.
  • Scouting locations.
  • Sourcing props and set dressing.
  • Constructing and installing sets.
  • Set management during shoots.
  • Breaking-down sets.
  • Working with shoot producer to reconcile expenditure against budget.
  • Developing industry supplier contacts.
  • Feeding creative ideas to Rankin and the Creative Director.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Excellent visual awareness and design skills, including experience using CAD and Adobe software.
  • Fabrication skills, including joinery, metalwork, paint effects & spray finishes and electrics.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills.
  • Good industry contacts.
  • Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the Health and Safety legislation and procedures.
  • Full UK driving license.

PRODUCTION DESIGN INTERN

Term: 1 – 3 months.

Rankin Photography is looking for an intern to join the in house production design team. The in house set design team develop and create sets for high profile clients in studio and on location. The internship would be great for a student or recent graduate but would also benefit anyone who wants to get a fantastic overview of production design across many mediums. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to experience fashion editorials, music videos and commercials for both print and film. Working alongside the Production design team experience crosses: installing sets; props sourcing and set dressing; image and creative research; set breakdowns; tool shed maintenance.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Demonstrable passion for the work we do
  • Interest in set design essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Lateral thinking and initiative

FREELANCE EDITOR (FILM)

We’re inviting talented editors to join our freelance Talent Pool with the view to working alongside our In House team on upcoming projects. Please get in touch if you’re interested in working with us either Freelance or as a full time member of the In House team.  Just let us know which. We’ll then get in contact once we feel we have something that matches your talent.  Please take a look at the kind of work we do before applying and tailor your application accordingly.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Deep understanding of Premiere Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud (Mac based).
  • Work with a wide range of digital camera formats and their respective file based work-flows transcoding from source files where necessary.
  • Confident creating deliverables for external finishing (EDL/XML/OMF/AAF/Splits etc).
  • Upload work to the company website/showreels and create Quicktime movie links with the necessary knowledge of codecs, conversions and compression procedures
  • Be flexible and prepared to work on weekend days and bank holidays when required.
  • Excellent knowledge of Mac OS.
  • Be confident in presenting and explaining work to agency and clients.

 DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Ability to work with high end film cameras i.e. Alexa & RED.
  • Working knowledge of after effects and photoshop.
  • Confident colour grading for final deliveries using DaVinci Resolve, with examples of previous work.
  • Knowledge of DaVinci resolve.

FREELANCE CAMERA OPERATOR

We’re inviting talented Camera Operators to join our freelance Talent Pool with the view to working alongside our In House team in our studio or on location on upcoming projects. Please get in touch if you’re interested in working with us either Freelance and / or as a full time member of the In House team. Just let us know which. We’ll then get in contact once we feel we have something that matches your talent. Please take a look at the kind of work we do before applying and tailor your application accordingly. We like to know whom you’ve worked with (companies, producers, directors) and what you’ve worked on in what capacity.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Strong working knowledge of Arri Alexa and RED camera models as well as DSLRs.
  • Ability to problem solve, being a team player, adaptable and responsive
  • A good understanding of codecs and transcoding a good understanding of DIT workflow.
  • Camera maintenance.
  • Flexible availability – including weekends.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Ability to edit projects on Premiere Pro – knowledge in the basics of Premiere and Final Cut.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Mac based).