Food Photographer/Stylist

We’re hiring a food photographer/stylist to create beautiful images for Minimalist Baker. Qualifications and job description listed below.

Qualifications – Looking for someone who:

  • Has professional food photography experience
  • Has experience food styling
  • Has plenty of cooking experience and is comfortable preparing our recipes in their home or studio
  • Has access to a wide variety of ingredients, fresh produce, and gluten-free and vegan cooking and baking products
  • Has or is willing to purchase props that are similar to what we use
  • Is detail oriented, organized, communicative, and can work well independently
  • Is easy to communicate with and responds well and quickly to feedback
  • Is able to work ahead, manage their own schedule, and meet deadlines
  • Has a well-equipped kitchen including a working oven, gas range, high-quality cookware (cast iron and stainless steel preferred), high-speed blender, food processor, baking pans, etc.
  • Has a creative eye and can work with minimal direction to make creative decisions
  • Has a thorough understanding of composition and color theory
  • Is comfortable shooting with both natural and artificial light

Job Description:

  • You will receive a written recipe with some style guidance and requests and will be expected to deliver 5-10 high-quality, high-resolution images that have been edited and ready for publishing.
  • Occasionally we will request additional photos for action series or other promotional materials.
  • Finalized photos will be our copyrighted work and shared under our brand. We require that submitted content not be recycled, sold, or shared again elsewhere.
  • Frequency of work will fluctuate, anywhere from 0-4 recipes per week. 
  • Be able to copy the style and aesthetic of Minimalist Baker photos.
  • Turnaround time is ideally within 2 weeks of assignment, but there may be opportunities to work further ahead.
  • This is a location-independent, independent contractor position.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Food videography experience
  • Editorial work such as for cookbook photography, print, or digital publications

Interview Process:

  • If selected for an interview, you will be asked to make a recipe and submit photographs to display your photography and styling skills.
  • We will select the best candidate based on creativity, composition, image quality, color vibrancy / accuracy, food styling, editing, cooking abilities, and ability to follow and accurately portray the recipe. 

Please Include:

  • Why you are uniquely qualified for this position
  • Your required pay per recipe
  • A 2-minute video or audio file explaining why you think you’d be a good fit for the role.
  • Your availability (start date and available recipes / week)
  • Any other skills or experience relevant to the role
  • Portfolio of recent work, including photography and videography (if relevant)

Ready to Join the Team? Apply Here!

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