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Photo Technician


Job Summary

$16.50-18.50 per hour
Job Type
Entry-level, Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 23 days ago
Job Role
Customer Services, Photographer
Employer's Industry
Arts & Entertainment, Retail
Job Schedule
Evenings, Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

Photolab in Berkeley is looking for a Photo Technician. Photolab is a growing small professional photo lab in west Berkeley. Photolab makes digital and analog darkroom prints for photographers in the Bay Area and beyond.

We process film (all kinds), scan and make digital prints, frame or mount customers' photos for display, and copy & restore old photos. We have a full black and white darkroom as well.

Photolab has a pleasant work environment, interesting work, friendly, talented customers and a great team of co-workers.

34 to 40 hours per week and may include some weekends.

Job Description & Requirements

Job Responsibilities: You'll be working in an energetic, positive team environment.

  • Customer service (in store - phones - and online). 
  • Photoshop and Lightroom file editing in a production environment
  • Order quality control, packaging, pricing, and shipping
  • Office tasks including data entry, organizing files
  • Actively communicate with co-workers and customers about detailed photography topics

Requirements for this entry-level position include:

  • a strong background in photography
  • experience with Photoshop and Lightroom 
  • you must be very organized and detail oriented
  • strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • reliability and excellent attendance are critical

Experience with analog film photography is a plus. Previous retail or restaurant experience in a fast paced environment is also a plus. Previous employment in a commercial photo lab is Highly Desirable.

We will train you on our data entry system. 

Pandemic Procedures: All Staff wear masks and are in the process of getting vaccinated. Many of us are already fully vaccinated. We have work space dividers and track ventilation to keep everyone safe. We follow CDC directives and mandates from the State of California and the City of Berkeley.

This is a full time position. Benefits include medical/dental benefits, paid time off, paid holidays and generous employee discounts. Pay commensurate with experience.

Please reply with resume and include three personal references

Business Overview

Our Story

Photolab is a great place to work because you will be working with photography and photographers every day. We have a pleasant work environment in West Berkeley with interesting projects to work on and even a black and white darkroom. You will be developing new skills while using your knowledge to assist photographers see their vision put to paper.

Photolab has friendly, talented customers and a smart, hard working team of co-workers who are also passionate photographers.

We love making wonderful things for our photographer customers! We help consumers and professional photographers do more with their photography by working with them person-to-person to offer inspiration and achieve great results in both digital and analog. And although we use machines of all kinds in our work, we think that people are the most important element in the creation of wonderful images.


Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Women Owned
Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Casual Dress
Pet Friendly
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