Photographer

  • ---, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

DanceBUG is a young, innovative production company specializing in providing photography and videography for the dance industry.  Additionally, DanceBUG offers a suite of dance specific software assisting with registration, scheduling, tabulation and video adjudication. DanceBUG services events throughout North America, Australia, South Africa, England, Mexico and Costa Rica. We value teamwork, innovation, passion, quality, security, integrity, and fun.

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to meet new people in your field
  • The chance to travel across the Greater Toronto Area – travel expenses covered! (Money for gas, hotel, food)
  • Competitive compensation
  • The chance to be featured on our social media accounts

Job Description

You’ll be capturing key moments throughout each dance routine at weekly competitions across the Greater Toronto Area. In doing so, you’ll also need to:

  • Photograph jumps, kicks, leg holds, beautiful poses and passionate expressions throughout each routine
  • Take approximately 50 photos per dance
  • Setup and test your equipment at the venue
  • Resolve any equipment issues prior to the competition’s start
  • Support the Sales Representative and/or Videographer where needed
  • Your camera will be tethered to a laptop, all you’ll need is a camera and lens (requirements below)
  • You are responsible for the quality of your product

Position Type / Duration: Seasonal, end of January – end of June 2020, Thursdays – Mondays (Excluding Easter Weekend)

Position Location: Based out of our office in Concord, ON with opportunity to travel around the Greater Toronto Area 

Qualifications

  • 1 year of related experience required (dance, theatre, concerts, or sporting events preferred)
  • University or College degree in a related field required
  • Valid driver’s license and comfortable driving long distances
  • Sound technical knowledge of all camera equipment, including maintenance
  • Able to work long days
  • Available to leave for events on Thursdays and return on Mondays between January – end of June 2020

Equipment Requirements:

  • Professional Digital SLR Camera (at minimum - Canon 70D, Nikon D7500 or comparable model)
  • Comparable backup camera preferred but not required
  • 70-200 mm f/2.8 lens and 24-70mm f/2.8 lens
  • Tripod or monopod and backup camera batteries

Additional Information

Application Instructions: To apply please send us a copy of your resume, a list of your photo equipment and a sample of your previous work.

DanceBUG is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. If you require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact us. Only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.