Karma is seeking an experienced and professional Photographer to join our Los Angeles gallery. Reporting to our NY based Photographer, with a dotted line to our LA based Sales Director, this role will cover photography, video, retouching and editing for our Los Angeles gallery, along with local file management, image retouching, equipment maintenance, and daily record-keeping.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Photography and Photoshop:

●  Manage daily Capture One sessions and ensure all necessary settings are applied to every image
●  Assist in photographing all incoming artwork inventory for exhibitions, fairs, and purchases
●  Retouch all images photographed in Capture One for export
●  Export files from Capture One to the necessary sizes and file types, according to internal employee needs and external client needs
●  Manage files on a shared server according to the internal organization system kept by the Lead Photographer
●  Mock-up images of artworks to scale, according to real artwork dimensions and the Karma scale guide
●  Assist with Photoshop needs assigned by the Lead Photographer, including mocking up artworks in client homes, gallery spaces, and outdoor installations
●  Maintain all equipment for daily use, including camera bodies, lenses, tripods, lights, computers, hard drives, and batteries
●  Keep a daily record of photographed artworks
●  Occasionally travel out of state for offsite photography needs

●  Operate Blackmagic video cameras during gallery events
●  Make occasional videos of artworks for sales purposes

Skills and Qualifications
●  B.S. in Imaging Sciences, a B.F.A. in Photography, or equivalent professional experience
●  Prior experience working in a fine art setting, gallery and/or professional photography studio
●  Exceptional color management and image editing and retouching skills
●  Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to carefully follow direction
●  Excellent communication skills and team player attitude
●  Must be able to prioritize and meet frequently changing deadlines
●  Strong proficiency with Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite, and Capture One Pro
●  Strong technical troubleshooting skills
●  Have a valid California driver’s license with a clean driving record
●  Must have a portfolio of recent work to demonstrate required skills and abilities
●  Knowledge and enthusiasm for our gallery roster and contemporary art is helpful

This position is full-time and reports to our NY based Photographer, with a compensation range of $70-80,000 Benefits include Employer-paid Medical coverage, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k) with matching.

Karma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

We know that there are great candidates that may not have all of the qualifications listed above but possess intuitive knowledge or other fully transferable skills. We encourage you to apply and tell us about yourself!

Please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to hiring@karmakarma.org, with “Photographer, LA” in the subject line.

Apply Now


Expires: 2023-12-20


Karma Gallery
(310) 736-1367




7351 Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90046





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