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.


FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSISTANT

Rankin’s team are looking for an experienced freelance Photographers Assistants to join our talent pool.  You will have solid studio skills and previous experience using medium format cameras and working with different flash systems.

Essential:

  • A minimum 2 years professional assisting experience
  • Experience using medium format cameras
  • Experience working with a range of flash systems

Please send your CV and brief covering letter addressing how you match the requirements and detailing your previous assisting experience.


DIGI TECH

Rankin Photography is looking for an experienced Digital Technician to join our photographic team full-time. Working alongside our current Senior Digital Tech and Trainee, the successful applicant will provide expertise and support through all phases of the photo shoot.

Working calmly under pressure providing polite and professional service, aiming to exceed clients’ expectations.

The successful candidate for this pivotal role will be a detail–oriented, strong communicator with the ability to build relationships across the business including photographic team, production and post-production. Equally important will be the rapport built with the photographer.

Located in London, Rankin works with high-end brands and some of the biggest names to charities and collaborative projects with designers and artists. Working across such a huge variety of shoot styles and subjects, the ability to adapt to many difficult environments with discipline is crucial.

Our digital team has always worked tirelessly to provide a wide range of digital solutions and has an unparalleled commitment to consistent quality and provide a fluid digital workflow.

Having our own capture stations and kit, ability to provide maintenance to the highest standard on a regular basis is essential.

Required experience

  • Applicants must have at least 2 years experience of high level assisting and be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge for lighting and equipment
  • Solid working knowledge in CaptureOne  + Chronosync
  • Experience using and ability to troubleshoot Hassleblad systems, Phase One 645 and Phase One backs, both P+ and IQ series
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of Canon DSLR’s Canon 1D, 5D etc
  • Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of problem solving on set

Desirable skills and experience

  • Often working internationally, previous international experience is a benefit.
  • Clean drivers licence
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Bridge and InDesign

 

 

STUDIO ASSISTANT – intern

No task too small, no dream too large.

Rankin Photography and Hunger Publishing are looking for Studio Assistants to support our busy teams. This opportunity is pitched at internship level and is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the studio aspects of our business.

The role is designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for photography and/or film, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

The role is for 6 months and is paid above national living wage (40 hours per week). As such you need to hold the right to work in the UK. We also require you to be flexible and available to work weekends when necessary

Although no employment is guaranteed all assistants who successfully complete the six months having proven they have the right aptitude will be kept in contact with regarding future opportunities. Typically talented assistants are invited to join our Studio, Photographic, and Film teams in trainee and junior roles.

Ultimately, as with any opportunity, the more you put into the role the more you will get back.

The ideal candidate will be a film production or photography graduate who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks typical to a Runner across both the studio and the larger business.

A qualification in photography or film is not necessary, though some knowledge of photography, lighting, studio equipment, film production, post production and software would be highly beneficial.  What is more important is a can-do attitude and a strong drive for a career in the photo or film industry.

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

Reporting to the Studio Manager, Studio Assistants will typically:

  • Prepare and maintain the studio, including Styling, Kitchen and Studio to a high standard.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace throughout the day.
  • Return studio to a high standard at the end of each shoot.
  • Assist the production teams on and off set.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full drivers licence and confident driving in London
  • Demonstrable passion for photography and/or film
  • Demonstrable respect for our brand
  • Can do positive attitude – ready to muck in
  • Energy and drive to succeed

Desirable Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a related degree

If you are able to stay smiling and go the extra mile at the end of long day then we’d like to hear from you.

Send us your CV and Cover Letter of no more than 500 words addressing the requirements listed.

SENIOR RETOUCHER

Personal Requirements:

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • From a production/commercial environment with proven experience within fashion, beauty and advertising retouching.
  • Applicants are expected to have a clear technical understanding of Adobe Photoshop combined with a practiced knowledge of file processing and colour management.
  • Applicants should have experience of retouching campaign work from start to finish.
  • Having an exacting eye for colour and detail is essential with quality control key to providing the best result and service possible.
  • The ability to liaise with clients and producers articulately and diplomatically an advantage.

Rankin photography is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Retoucher to join the team, working as a senior member of the retouch team and reporting to the Post Production Director. The retouching department traffics all of Rankin photography still imagery and all other ventures including Hunger Magazine, The Full Service and Special projects. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running, taking on retouching projects in their entirety from file processing to retouch. They will ensure any internal or external feedback is addressed with time efficiency and quality in mind.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email jobs@rankin.co.uk with a covering letter detailing your salary expectations and explaining your fit for the role and business. Please also include your CV and your most current and relevant work including two full layered PSD files as examples.

If you have not had a response within three weeks of sending your application please assume that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful. This is a full time position looking to hire as soon as possible. Please ensure you have the required experience to fill the role before applying, as detailed above.


Creative intern

Rankin Photography and our creative agency The Full Service are looking for a Creative Intern to support our Creative team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in a busy, cutting edge agency environment.

Our internships are designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for working in advertising, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

The internships are for 6 months. They are paid above National Living Wage and are full-time (40 hours per week). As such you need to hold the right to work in the UK.

Although no permanent employment is guaranteed all interns who successfully complete their internship having proven they have the right aptitude will be kept in contact with regarding future opportunities. Typically talented interns are invited to join our Creative team in trainee and junior roles.

Ultimately, as with any opportunity, the more you put into the role the more you will get back!

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a relevant degree who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks. What is most important is a can-do, team attitude, a strong drive for a career in advertising, and of course the ability to dazzle with your talent.

Reporting to the senior team, Creative Interns will typically:

  • Assist with pitch documents.
  • Brainstorm ideas for campaigns and shoots ranging from stills, film and everything else.
  • Find image and film references.
  • Help prepare for shoots and assisting the creative team on the day.
  • Design documents such as press releases, portfolios and treatments.

Essential Requirements:

  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • An eye for detail
  • Good sense of layout and typography
  • A demonstrable understanding and passion for what we do.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Premiere Pro

So if you think you’re tomorrow’s talent and able to stay smiling and go the extra mile at the end of long day then we’d like to hear from you.

Send us your CV, Portfolio and Cover Letter of no more than 500 words addressing the requirements listed.

If we’re impressed by your application you will be invited to meet the team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to respond to a creative brief.

Good luck!