Associate Photo Manager

Carlsbad, 5830 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, United States of America Req #565
Thursday, April 4, 2024


The Photo Manager staffs and leads Upper Deck’s Upper Deck’s team of Photo Editors while assigning, tracking, and managing the group’s scheduled workflow against master production schedules. The Photo Manager also collaborates with cross-functional department managers to resolve issues that arise, refine processes, and improve lines of communication throughout the organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Schedules, assigns and tracks the Photo Department’s workflow against deadlines in the master production schedules
  • Assesses Photo Department production capacity, anticipating staffing requirements and providing data-driven reports to upper management
  • Responsible for establishing and managing within department’s annual operating budget
  • Develops and refines training SOPs for department wherever needed.
  • Identifies process, software and hardware issues that arise and takes appropriate steps for resolution



  • Directly manages and supports team of Photo Editors by providing daily problem resolution, prioritization of workflows and acting as department’s primary point of contact
  • Works closely with cross-functional departmental managers to improve efficiency of workflows and resolve process issues that arise
  • Interfaces regularly with upper management to provide reports on departmental performance, challenges, and anticipated needs


  • 3+ years of experience managing diverse teams in a deadline-focused environment.
  • 3+ years experience in working closely with cross-functional teams
  • Background in photography and/or content management.
  • Some experience working with Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems and Adobe Illustrator is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or equivalent field is a plus


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Effective multi-tasker with the ability to handle multiple, high-priority projects while maintaining strong attention to detail.
  • Professional demeanor with the ability to interface with internal and external parties at all levels.
  • Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Familiarity with MS Office, including Microsoft Excel, is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain flexible work hours and work overtime as required.
  • Occasional travel on behalf of the Company.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Max Hiring Rate $70,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Carlsbad, 5830 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, United States of America