Photography Studio Assistant Placement at Stanley Black & Decker

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
15th April 2021
South East
Slough, Berkshire
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Role May Involve
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Photography Studio Assistant Placement

Job start date: July 2021

We are Stanley Black & Decker!

We are the leader in tools and security. We are Stanley Tools. We are DEWALT. We are Mac Tools. We are Porter-Cable. And we are much more. We are the doors that protect you at airports. We are the lock and deadbolt on your front door. We are the hydraulic breakers that rescue trapped earthquake survivors. We are the people on the phone in an emergency. No matter where you live, what car you drive, what stores you shop at, or what building you work in, you can bet that we had a hand in making it work. And you can guarantee that we’ll keep making it work

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Photography studio assistant with an emphasis on retouching. As an assistant there will plenty of opportunity to get involved in all aspects of in-studio based product photography and post production.

The primary focus is to support the 2 main photographers although there is an opportunity to take ownership of your own area of the studio handling high volume work seeing output through from start to finish!

No one day is the same!

Overview of the role

  • Product photography retouching
  • Clipping path creation
  • Composition image building from various stand-alone images
  • Photoshop visuals
  • In-studio product photography (COVID dependent)
  • Opportunity to assist on a location shoot (COVID dependent)

You will be or have:

  • Second Year Bachelor University Student seeking a placement and intending to return to full education after the placement
  • Strong Photoshop skills
  • Good knowledge of colour modes
  • Strong motivation to achieve, well organized and structured approach.
  • Good team player, happy to get stuck in and take on any challenge
  • CaptureOne knowledge useful for opportunities to get involved in studio shoots
  • Ability to use other Adobe applications would be an advantage but not essential
  • Good time keeping, communication and organization skills are a must have
  • Be able to adapt to flexible working hours as required
  • Flexible approach – to have the ability to multi-task, be open to new methods and ways of working

Our benefits

  • 25 days annual leave per year in additional to public holiday plus discounted products and much more
  • Full training provided for all company systems

What can you expect?

  • Being a part of our team means living our core values
  • You will become part of a diverse team of engaged employees with a passion for excellence in pursuing great opportunities for themselves and our businesses, all around the globe.
  • You will discover a world of opportunities. Our growth strategy means our portfolio is ever changing and you have an opportunity to change too by moving to different business platforms, across country, region and even the world.
  • Being part of our team will allow you to contribute to breakthrough product innovation, having an impact on driving growth throughout our global enterprise

How to apply

If you would like to be part of our vibrant team and fulfill your potential, please email your CV and covering letter to Please quote the following application reference number in your application: 76727BR.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.