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Prop Stylist/Photo Assistant

Los Angeles

Day One is looking for a Prop Stylist/Photo Assistant to join our creative team. Our team is rapidly growing, so you should be comfortable (and flourish) in a deeply dynamic environment. We are looking for a team member with a solid foundation and proven track record of success in prop styling, photo shoots, and content creation. The Prop Stylist/Photo Assistant will serve a vital role at Day One– whether you are styling for a full scale photo shoot, a lo-fi TikTok, or managing our prop inventory, our team will depend on you for many creative things.

Our company culture is at the core of everything we do. It defines our vibe. It’s what makes every day, Day One. We offer a highly collaborative environment where smart and passionate people come together to solve creative communications challenges. It’s no secret; we work hard — but only on the things we love. From the day this agency was created, we vowed to only work on projects that fire us up. And that’s not changing any day soon. We emphasize and value our relationships — after all, we’re powered by them. Our colleagues, clients, and partners are the most important part of our business.

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be a visual thinker who can help us solve problems with both their hands-on skills and creative problem solving. You’re a visual storyteller at heart, whether styling elevated product photography or finding just the right setup for a TikTok, as a Prop Stylist/Photo Assistant you will be responsible for plugging in on campaigns and on-going projects to assist teams in thinking through visually specific needs for our clients. You will also be asked to be organized, and to manage our inventory of props, products, and equipment for our in-house studio.

  • Contributing creatively to photoshoots by sourcing and managing props

  • Style compositions and everything that entails—backdrops, props, layout, etc.

  • Coordinate with photographers, models and hair and makeup artists for specific projects

  • Manage and organize the studio inventory of props, products, and equipment

  • Support on creative ideation and concepting

  • Collaborate effectively with team members across design, strategy, story, and our clients

  • Be quick but don’t hurry—Be able to juggle multiple projects at once while delivering quality work at the fast pace of today’s media landscape

  • Assist in creation of made-for-social video and still photo work

  • Think creatively in all things styling and sourcing

  • Ideate on current trends in emerging platforms (ie. TikTok, Reels, Triller, etc.)

  • Be concept and creative-minded, providing a unique perspective and support for projects

  • Collaborate effectively with team members across the agency

Requirements

  • A passion for photography, videography, and other creative outlets

  • An understanding of all things capturing content—photography, lighting, editing, etc.

  • Proven track record of styling brand content through a range of styles and formats

  • Basic understanding of social platforms

  • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One

  • Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds

  • Highly organized, and able to manage an always changing inventory

  • Ability to iterate and evolve concepts with constructive feedback

  • Passion for online video and digital content with a curiosity for pop culture and internet communities

  • Familiarity creating across platforms from digital to print to experiential

  • Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic

  • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One

  • Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds

  • Ability to take projects and run with them

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Naturally curious and eager to learn

Major Bonus If You

  • Are fluent in all things the internet

  • Are on top of the changing social, digital and cultural landscape—looking for untapped opportunities and thinking to bring to our work

  • Create memes

  • Have created “viral” work