Shoot Coordinator

  • Full-time

Company Description

Young, fun and original, Namshi is the Middle East's number one online fashion destination. Style-obsessed, 20-something customers choose Namshi for its aspirational yet accessible product selection, huge choice of brands and authentically urban aesthetic. Our vast product mix includes exclusive in-house collections, sports & activewear and globally-recognised brands including Mango, Aldo, Adidas Originals, Nike, Topshop and Topman. 

Namshi is a team of passionate and dedicated people from around the world. We believe in a healthy working environment, that is not only driven inreaching objectives but also a fun and energetic workplace. Our amazing, active and dynamic team of people are focused, fun and passionate about what they do. If this sounds like you and you want to be a part of this buzzing beehive, then we want to hear from you!

Job Description

Job Description

The Shoot Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the daily apparel shoot. From shoot and model direction to image selection and coding as well as ensuring daily targets and KPI’s are being met consistently and that photography and styling guidelines are being ahered to at all times.


Reports To: Styling Manager

Direct Reports: None

·         To ensure the efficient running of all apparel shoots.  

·         Manage all timings for this studio, ensuring the most full and effective use of the working hours.

·         Responsible for ensuring models and crew are ready and on set at the assigned start times at the beginning of the day and after breaks that are taken through the day.

·         Responsible for ensuring daily targets are understood by the studio team and that everyone is working efficiently to reach or even exceed these targets and KPI’s on a daily basis.

·         Meticulous understanding of the shoot schedule in terms of daily shoot and product volumes, which models are shooting which brands and how time needs to be managed in order to achieve the daily targets.

·         Responsible for directing models as well as the photographer and stylists if necessary to get the very best shots for every product consistently.

·         Responsible for all image selection on set for the website.

·         Possess a very keen eye for what image would be best for the site, considering composition, model pose, styling, product visibility etc

·         Manage the atmosphere in the studio, remaining calm and positive in a pressured, fast paced environment.

·         To be a strong troubleshooter and decision maker with a strong understanding of priorities and how to solve adhoc problems.

·         Possess excellent communication skills and highly organised, ensuring we are getting the best out of the models and staff on the apparel set, in turn producing images of the highest quality in a timely manner.

·         Excellent understanding of the Production Workflow as a whole, understanding the impacts that not carrying out role tasks might have on the overall department and business.

Key Performance Indicators

·         Excellent ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively

·         Effective communication of changes or updates to Styling, Imagery Sequencing or Workflow to the studio as well as 3rd party suppliers

·         Quality, accuracy, speed and customer focus when overseeing styling and image selection

·         Efficiency and timeliness in ensuring thorough preparation for each upcoming shoot, ensuring targets are consistently achieved

·         Responsiveness to change and feedback

·         Quality of images produced, from an overall styled perspective.

·         Adherence to deadlines – ensuring set targets are met each day

·         Number of proposed and implemented improvements to the imagery produced


·         Excellent communication and managerial skills

·         Very strong attention to detail and excellent creative eye

·         Excellent knowledge of brands and trends

·         Strong and proven experience in E-commerce studio environment

·         Excellent results orientation

·         Adaptability to change

·         Proactive, motivational, inspiring.

·         Quick learner on new systems, proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledge of Capture One software