Corporate Marketing Lake Forest, Illinois


Impact is Hiring a Photographer to join our Award Winning Best & Brightest Workplace! 

As a Photographer at Impact, you will be responsible for capturing high-quality photographs of people, places, and products. You will work closely with the corporate marketing team and clients to ensure the desired look and feel for the photos are achieved. You will also recommend creative ideas and solutions to enhance the photographs.

The Impact Networking Company Culture


  • Collaborate with creative directors, project leads, clients, peers, and other stakeholders maintain the visual identity of the Impact brand, and support various marketing initiatives and client campaigns while balancing artistry, communication, and partnership.
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct photoshoots on location or in the studio, both with and without professional lighting
  • Utilize a comprehensive array of modern photography equipment, including but not limited to mirrorless cameras, interchangeable lenses, off camera flash, studio strobe, continuous lighting systems, camera support equipment, and grip equipment to achieve stakeholders desired outcomes.
  • Possess in-depth understanding and proficiency in the use of computers, Adobe Creative Suite, Capture One, Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects and Bridge, for photo retouching, editing, and file management.
  • Retouch photos in post-production, delivering final photos that are complete and finished
  • Employ a "systems thinking" approach to efficiently manage and organize photo retouching, file maintenance, use of computer and Adobe Suite, to ensure optimal workflow efficiency to meet diverse stakeholder needs.
  • Tether on set and perform onsite photo editing and delivery to the social media team
  • Utilize your artistic knowledge and creativity to compose and enhance photographs
  • Evaluate large sets of photographs and make informed decisions to choose the most impactful and successful images that meet the project requirements and standards.
  • Manage and track photo equipment and inventory
  • Travel to offices and sets as needed for projects
  • Actively participate in meetings, brainstorms, webinars and other company events to provide innovative ideas that enhance our marketing and company culture and exceed goals and objectives.

Things We Are Looking For

The ideal candidate for this photography position is a creative and artistic individual with a passion for capturing the perfect moment in time. They have a keen eye for detail, a deep understanding of both the art and science of photography, and the skills to translate that knowledge into truly stunning imagery. Excellent communication skills are essential, whether it's interacting with clients or directing talent, to ensure that every photo shoot captures exactly what their clients are looking for.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that values creativity and innovation. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to put their skills to the test, utilizing their knowledge of social media to help shape the company's online presence and connect with audiences in new and innovative ways. Whether they're on location at a photoshoot or in the studio, they will play an essential role in bringing the company's projects to life.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in photography art preferred
  • 2-4 years of experience in photography
  • Proven experience as a photographer in a competitive industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of photography art and lighting science
  • Proficient in photo manipulation software, specifically Adobe Suite
  • Strong creative presence and artistic flair
  • Customer-focused, with a desire to overdeliver on quality
  • Ability to follow instructions and achieve desired results
  • Physical ability to stand and move around for long periods of time
  • Flexibility to travel as required for the job
  • Great eye for social media imagery to align with the company's social media strategy
  • Familiarity with subjects and types of photography, such as architecture/interiors/office spaces, commercial/studio sets, editorial/events/photojournalism, headshots/portraits, lifestyle, products, and travel.
  • A portfolio of previous work is required to apply for this position.


  • 20 days of PTO
  • 12+ paid holidays
  • Flexible Sick Day Policy
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Comprehensive Health, Disability Life, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(K) match & retirement plans
  • Student Loan reimbursement
  • On-going training & development opportunities