Photographer - 6 Month FTC

Role Type
Fixed Term Contract
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date

Photographer - Northampton

Do you keep up to date with luxury fashion? 
Do you know your Chloe from your Balmain? 
Do you love all things luxury retail? 
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a Photographer to join its thriving Online department in our Studio in Northampton. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  


How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 


• Up to 40% off fashion  
• Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
• 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits 
• Clothing allowance 


You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role…

We are looking for an experienced creative, self-motivated individual to specialise in shooting beautifully lit luxury product for e-commerce, consistently hitting targets and maintaining symmetry throughout all photography across the website. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, working to a high standard on all e-commerce photography and occasional still life.


  • Ability to work well within a team working well under pressure with a flexible attitude.
  • Prepare sets, checking that all equipment is functioning, setting up appropriate lighting and keeping accurate daily shoot records.
  • Name and maintain digital asset files
  • Cropping and processing of all images, maintaining file size specification guidelines.
  • Accurately archiving images to be easily accessed by other Harvey Nichols departments.
  • Ensuring all images are ready in advance of online sales.
  • Meeting daily and weekly deadlines to prepare for new website material.
  • Set up and take down of equipment in the studio
  • Keeping the photography up to date with new techniques and workflows.
  • Full responsibility for quality of shots and time management while on set
  • Responsible for care and upkeep of all studio equipment, props and supplies.
  • Ability to direct models and provide assertive direction on a busy set.
  • A keen eye for visual composition with strong knowledge of luxury brands and fashion designers.
  • Supporting the lead Photographers with maintaining consistency across sets during peak periods.
  • Ad hoc duties.


Is this you?  
We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  


  • Do you have strong organisation and communication skills?
  • Do you have the ability to work collaboratively and value differing perspectives?
  • Are you a Team player?
  • Are you proactive and able to work with stringent deadlines?
  • Do you have excellent work ethic and ability to multi-task?
  • Do you have strong eye for detail and organisational skills and strives for a high level of accuracy?
  • Do you have experience in photography and lighting?



Where do I sign? 
If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us.


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