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Photo Imaging Job Profiles

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There are many types of job available in photo imaging, covering creative, technical, sales, marketing, research, customer services and management roles.

Follow the links below for our job profiles, telling you what different jobs involve, the skills and training you need to be able to do them and the career route they could send you on.

A low awareness of the jobs in a sector can result in some being over-subscribed while others are in need of applicants. So researching the sector, the range of roles available and the skills, knowledge and qualifications you need is essential before you apply for a job. As well as reassuring potential employers of your interest in the sector, it may surprise you to find out how many types of job are available - and you could find one that suits your skills, personality and lifestyle better than the one you originally had in mind!

Entry-level jobs in photo imaging include: Junior Digital Technician, Assistant Photographer, Minilab Assistant, Keyworder, Junior Sales Assistant and Junior Picture Assistant.

The Institute of Medical Illustrators IMI also publishes helpful information about careers in the specialist area of medical photography and digital imaging.


Photographers

Sheep Herd - Wai Tong Andrew Law ARPS - from the RPS 152nd International Print Exhibition (www.rps.org)

Taking photographs: the wide range of specialist roles in professional photography.

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Photographic Laboratories & Image Producers

Photographic Laboratories in action

Producing pictures: developing films, retouching images and printing the finished product.

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Picture Libraries

Picture Libraries

Picture libraries are an increasingly important source of image supply and many photographers make a large proportion of their income from sales to libraries.

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Photo Retail

Photo Retail

Including camera and film retailers, some with in-house film and digital processing and printing facilities, and super markets, chemists and department stores with in-house mini lab facilities.

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Manufacturers

Manufacturers

Creative Skillset are currently consulting with manufacturers, in association with PIC (Photo Imaging Council) to define job roles and opportunities in this area of the sector.

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Equipment Support Services

Support services

The Equipment Support Services industry has become increasingly important within the Photo Imaging sector due to the huge technological changes that have taken place in the last decade.

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