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Studio Operations Manager

Company: Lulus
Location: Chico
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

At Lulus, our team is committed to offering the best possible service to our customers throughout the world. Our fun and casual work environment focuses on innovation and teamwork at all levels of the organization. We are always on the lookout for talented and dedicated people to join the Lulus team as we continue to build our community!

Join the LuCrew!

The Studio Operations Manager will lead the operational performance of the Lulus e-commerce photo studios across all categories and report to the Director of Creative Services. The successful candidate should have a solid knowledge of online retail, and senior experience in photo studio operations, workflow, and project management. They will be highly organized and detail orientated with an ability to influence and prioritize, always striving for excellence with a focus on efficiency. The Studio Operations Manager will be a confident leader, capable of managing a team as well as holding strong cross-functional partnerships with the merchandising and buying teams as well as the product onboarding team.


  • Manage all aspects of photo studio operations and continue to refine the process. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Partnering with Operations/Inbound to align business priorities with launches and category focuses.
  • Operational management of the team including e-commerce Production and Campaign planning.
  • Assuring Production schedules align with inbound products.
  • Manage and oversee direct reports, including Assistant Managers, Studio Operations & Studio Project Leads.
  • Manage weekly shoots with Production, including freelance, open head, and studio expenses.
  • Work with the Director of Creative Operations and the Creative Director to build yearly budgets, while working with Production to manage monthly budgets and financial reporting.
  • Manage, organize, purge, and maintain studio supplies (including PPE), photo equipment and prop inventory on a weekly or monthly basis, as deemed necessary.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams (Merchandising, Buying Ops, etc.) in further revising the sample turnover process -- tracking sample availability against the daily/weekly shot list, identifying sample issues, and rescheduling shots as needed.
  • Be a visionary to how the photo space will evolve over time given the brand and shot count growth.


Minimum education and experience required

  • 6 years of photo producer experience preferably with digital photography.
  • Experienced in managing a fast-paced workflow within e-commerce, and the processes and industry platforms used within this
  • Experience building sets with vendors from scratch

Skills Required

  • A passionate and dedicated leader and collaborative team player, with the self-confidence, and motivation to succeed.
  • Excellent numeracy skills and experience working on a budget.
  • Excellent communication and people management skills.
  • A dynamic and agile approach to the rapidly changing demands of a growing company.
  • A natural ability to motivate others to achieve targets set.

What you'll love about us:

  • Great Company Culture - Where you can be you!
  • Work that stays at work - Genuine work/life balance
  • Rest and Relaxation - Paid time off, 8 Holidays, 2 floating days
  • Health Benefits - Medical with FSA, Dental and Vision
  • Prepare for the future - 401(k) with company match
  • Wardrobe Perks- 30% employee discount!

We're ready to meet you! Come help us achieve our ambitious goals!

Lulus strives to create an organizational climate that fosters belonging, dignity, and justice so that all of our team members can show up as their authentic selves and thrive. We are committed to increasing the representation of marginalized people across our team through hiring practices that value lived experience and unique perspectives. Our work environment embraces creative expression, collaboration, and connection without the expectation of assimilation.

Keywords: Lulus, Chico , Studio Operations Manager, Other , Chico, California

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