Prop Stylist

Food52 (View all Jobs)

New York, New York

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Interview Process

1. Take-home project 2. Discussion on-site or remote, interviews with both technical and non-technical staff


$55,000 - $75,000.

About Us
Food52 is an award-winning brand in the kitchen and home space, using an innovative commerce, content and community business model to reach over 24 million homecooks and homebodies, and was recently named No. 28 on Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2022. We’re passionate about giving our deeply-engaged audience everything they need to enjoy life’s most important pleasures – food, home & connection to others.

As part of an ongoing initiative, we remain focused and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as the center of our hiring process and our company culture. We're committed to building a community that values and honors the contributions of underrepresented communities to our shared culinary experience—starting with the Food52 family. You can read more about our support, and link to our progress, in our DEI Vision Statement.

About the Role
We are currently seeking a full-time Prop Stylist to join our growing team. The Prop Stylist is a hands-on production-oriented role for an experienced on-set creative. You will collaborate with the Art Director, Food Stylist, Studio Manager, Studio Assistant, and freelance creatives to ensure all photography assets are executed to Food52 brand standards. You’re the perfect fit for the role if you are a natural problem-solver, are obsessed with creating industry-leading images that inspire ideas and sell products, and have an irrepressible resourcefulness for finding just the right combination of elements to make an image sing.

Reporting Structure
Reporting to the Art Director, you’ll work closely with our Creative Team, as well as our extended team of freelance photographers and stylists. You’ll also partner with our Shop, Marketing, Brand Partnerships, Social and Video teams.

Work closely with the Art Director to plan and execute photo and video shoots in all categories
Communicate across departments to understand the unique ask behind every image on the shot list, and every video brief
Prep for and style images in a fast-paced but thoughtfully considered production environment, adhering to brand style guide specifications
Manage flow of daily shot lists alongside art director and creative team
Source props, botanicals, surfaces, and set pieces on a continual basis to keep imagery fresh, fun, and elevated
Assist Art Director in conveying creative direction to freelance teams
Help to maintain and evolve the organization of studio supplies, stylist carts, and prop and surface storage areas

Minimum 2 years of on-set styling experience, as primary stylist, or assistant
Experience styling for retail, advertising and editorial outlets, across food, lifestyle and home decor spaces
Strong sense of composition and style
Strong knowledge of the tools and techniques of prop styling
Basic knowledge of Google Suite
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Positive attitude, and ability to pivot when met with unexpected challenges or delays
Must be able to carry up to 40 lbs
Willingness (eagerness!) to jump in and get your hands dirty

Compensation & Benefits
For residents of CT, NJ or NY the compensation range for this role is $55,000 - $75,000. Factors used to determine the salary range for a given position may impact what salary within the stated range may be offered to any particular candidate (e.g., years of experience, level of education obtained, etc.). Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

Medical, dental and vision options (some at no cost to you!)
Flexible spending accounts (health & dependent care)
Short and long term disability, life insurance
401(k) retirement plan
Paid holidays, unlimited vacation, company-wide week off (Winter Week)
Flexible hours and working arrangements
Exclusive access and employee discounts to our Food52 and Schoolhouse shop products!

Visa Sponsorship
Currently, Food52 does not provide Visa sponsorship. All applicants must be able to provide legal proof of their eligibility to work in the U.S.
Food52 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of one's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. Food52 will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

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