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Brisbane CA Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Requisition Number: PB-16100
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

You will be part of a diverse creative team of photographers, stylists, art directors, and set builders. We are responsible for providing the assets and tools needed to execute the creative vision for each photo season.

About the Role

We are seeking a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented production assistant to join our photo production team to keep our digital operations running smoothly. In this position, you'll play a key role in the success of our productions by helping out with a variety of different duties and tasks. We're looking for a self-starting professional who wants to get his or her foot in the door in the production business. You don't need a lot of experience, but you must be willing to learn and apply your knowledge. Stellar communication with all team members (internal and freelance) is key. You will ensure product samples are on set ready to be photographed and be accountable to the ever-shifting needs of the creative production team and locations. This role will face challenges in sample availability and quality, coordinating shot list with other photo producers, and managing time both in pre-production and on set. The Production Assistant will handle and finesse all of the practical and interpersonal aspects of keeping a project running smoothly so that the art director and the rest of the team can concentrate on the creative aspects.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Help with a variety of production-related elements, including building props and sets or labeling and organizing merchandise in conjunction with our creative needs and cross functional teams.

* Develop a familiarity for our products in organizing merchandise, props and grip equipment for our photo shoots.

* Work with Producers and Creative teams on a daily/weekly basis to review details of merchandise, prop and shoot schedules

* Continually use your great communication skills to work with cross functional teams across all brands

* Consistently reflect a professional demeanor with creative teams, merchants, and homeowners

* Coordinate daily with Photo Producer to confirm sample orders and warehouse pulls are in line

* Load and unload merchandise, props, and equipment between warehouse and studio/photo location

* Drive a 15-18 foot truck (requires no special license) to multiple destinations

* Work with the warehouse teams to ensure all merchandise and props are returned with proper labeling and wrapping

* Perform additional duties and errands as assigned by photo and creative team

* Travel occasionally with photo team to on location photo shoots

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe

* A technologically and data-driven business

* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits

* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation

* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience

* You'll get to work in a creative environment on a daily basis

* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas

* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative

* We have fun!


We're excited about you because...

* You are detail oriented with a passion for efficiency and getting things done.

* You are able to balance and prioritize multiple tasks at once.

* You are able to follow direction and deal with sudden changes in direction with a positive attitude.

* You love working in a fast passed, ever changing environment

* You have an interest in photo production and a desire to learn with some of the best creatives in the industry

Technical Competencies required:

* High school diploma required.

* 1-2 years related experience preferred, but not required.

* Experience driving and maneuvering 18-foot truck (No special license needed).

* Must be able to lift and move merchandise up to 75 pounds unassisted.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Brisbane CA, United States of America
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
11/9/2019 6:37:06 AM

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