Studio Set Builder

Recruiter
Next
Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jun 2021
Closes
29 Jun 2021
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

You will join an amazing team and be responsible for delivering high quality interior sets for all photographic projects across the studio. Communicating with stylists, photographers and creative leads you will be flexible with your approach with the ability to create sets to specific briefs to time, quality and budget.

About the Team

At Next we believe in creative photography that inspires customers and we believe when we work as a team, everything is possible!

Our in-house studio is based in Hemel Hempstead, and has a view to move to a new purpose built studio in London in the near future. We are looking for an ambitious Set Builder with a trade skilled background to join our set build team to help produce inspirational imagery for our Next website and Social Media channels.

About the role

You will:

- Design, plan and construct set builds required for photographic shoots to brief ensuring they are safely executed and ensuring high quality workmanship

- Be responsible for the maintenance and repair of existing sets ensuring they are fit for purpose.

- Compile lists of required materials and components and identify best value to maximise budget.

- Be creative and proactive in producing and designing ideas, and adapting and manipulating materials.

- Take responsibility for the health and safety of projects and be responsible for the safety of colleagues and yourself in the workplace.

- Assist in maintaining and organising all studio tools and equipment.

- Take direction from the Creative Lead to complete projects to deadlines, inline with the critical path.

Criteria

About You

- Have experience of working in tiling, carpentry and decorating trades ideally within a photo studio, film or theatre set building environment.

- Have experience of working with creative briefs and following brand guidelines.

- Have experience of planning, estimating and ordering building and decorating materials.

- Competent in a variety of trades and working with associated tools.

- Be able to work well under pressure, have a flexible attitude and be responsive to change.

- Able to drive and willing to travel to other studio sites as and when required.

Criteria  

 

- Have experience of working in tiling, carpentry and decorating trades ideally within a photo studio, film or theatre set building environment.

- Have experience of working with creative briefs and following brand guidelines.

- Have experience of planning, estimating and ordering building and decorating materials.

- Competent in a variety of trades and working with associated tools.

- Be able to work well under pressure, have a flexible attitude and be responsive to change.

- Able to drive and willing to travel to other studio sites as and when required.

 

Benefits

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount

About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

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