Opportunities

The Little Market is a non-profit organization founded by women to empower women. We sell fair trade, ethically sourced products made by artisans in over 25 countries around the world. Join our team to help empower artisans in marginalized communities so they can build a brighter future for themselves and their families. We are looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals who are interested in gaining experience in e-commerce, digital marketing, product development, and fair trade. You will work as part of a small team in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

The Little Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Little Market does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Full Time Employees are eligible for benefits including PTO, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays, 401k, and Health Benefits. Part Time Employees are eligible for Sick Pay.

Current Openings

OPENINGS AT THE LITTLE MARKET



Studio Photographer

full time | SANTA ANA, CA

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DESCRIPTION

The Little Market is looking for a highly motivated individual who is interested in gaining experience in studio photography, e-commerce, and digital marketing. Working as part of a small team in a fast-paced environment, this position is responsible for photographing all products on a seamless background, editing images for print and digital uses, and managing the organization’s digital content library.

Candidates must have excellent photographic skills, coupled with a good understanding of lighting techniques. They should also have experience using post-production digital photo-editing software.

The Little Market anticipates that the successful candidate will take up this position in May 2019. This position is based in Santa Ana, California.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Shoot, and edit all seamless product images for website and determine the optimal look and styling for each product type to ensure images meet the brand aesthetic and highlight the products features.
  • Manage all aspects of the photo studio equipment and photography software.
  • Properly light subjects using artificial or natural lighting and using flashes and reflectors when necessary.
  • Determine desired images and compositions and choose equipment, props, settings, and lighting to achieve desired results.
  • Communicate with lifestyle photographer, obtain, and organize lifestyle photos from collaborations and on-location shoots.
  • Edit all seamless and lifestyle images using Photoshop and Lightroom or other photography software for various uses, including press features, website, blog and social media.
  • Oversee image file creation, management, transferring and processing, and perform naming and archival of images according to agreed process for product photography as well as marketing photography.
  • Regularly organize and manage the organization’s database of images so that images are easily accessible to all team members.
  • Upload relevant images onto The Little Market website before products are launched.
  • Monitor photography on the website and troubleshoot product images with issues.
  • Independently manage a photo shoot schedule, shot list, and prop list, in order to meet deadlines for product launches.
  • Collaborate with team members so they are informed of new content when it becomes available.
  • Regularly communicate with team members to stay informed of product deliveries and upcoming marketing stories to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Graphic design work including creating, adding, and replacing labels on our products (such as bags and candles) for product pages and marketing projects.
  • Performs special projects and other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Willing to travel for events or special shoots.
  • Must provide own personal laptop and/or computer for work use.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. and above.
  • Experience in photo editing, color correcting, and image post production process for digital and print.
  • A keen eye for detail and a well-developed artistic and creative aesthetic.
  • Ability to use different types of photographic equipment and photography software, preferably studio lighting equipment.
  • Experience working in ecommerce or photo studio is a plus.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Lightroom.
  • Understands process of turning RAW images to finished images ready for publication.
  • Ability to stylize flat lays and GIFS.
  • Proactive and able to operate independently with strong work ethic.
  • Ability to multitask and meet firm deadlines.
  • Good communication and people skills including professionalism and patience under pressure in a face paced work environment.
  • Detail-oriented and organization skills (i.e. large amounts of image assets)
  • Awareness of contemporary trends in photography, styling, home décor, and fashion.
  • Patient & humble – partners effectively with various people and/ or organizations.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send the following information to opportunities@thelittlemarket.com with Studio Photographer as the subject of your email.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Social media links
  • Links to a portfolio or three previous websites or web projects
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) for three references

 

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted further. When you submit an application, please indicate your availability in your email.

(No phone calls, please)

Web Developer

full time | WESTWOOD, CA

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DESCRIPTION

The Little Market is looking for a driven and talented Web Developer to join our team. This person will work directly with the Market Experience Manager and Web Designer to continue to improve our website, as well as build out additional features to deliver a sustainable product that supports both The Little Market business and brand.

We anticipate that a successful candidate will take up this position in Spring of 2019. This is a full-time position based in Westwood, CA.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Modify and update existing Shopify and Wordpress sites to further improve UI/UX.
  • Build, implement, and test new website features.
  • Test and optimize site for desktop, mobile, cross-browser compatibility and SEO.
  • Deliver properly-tested, organized, bug-free code, on-time.
  • Develop and manage custom Shopify apps and integrations.
  • Solve internal problems creatively, effectively and efficiently.
  • Make recommendation on new functionality to improve the website and blog site.
  • Communicate effectively with end users, design team, and management.
  • Continually optimize sites for speed and latest responsive and mobile design techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years experience in Shopify and Wordpress web development required.
  • Proactive and able to operate independently.
  • Applied knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Strong knowledge of liquid programming language.
  • Act as Shopify expert, specializing in all facets of the ecommerce platform. Knowledge in cross-browser compatibility.
  • Incorporates best design practices for SEO.
  • Impeccable eye for design and maximizing UI/UX for eCommerce standards.
  • Knowledge of advanced debugging techniques and usage of browser developer tools.
  • Experience with photoshop and producing usable assets for the web.
  • Experience with A/B testing a plus.
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send the following information to opportunities@thelittlemarket.com with Web Developer as the subject of your email.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Social media links
  • Links to a portfolio or three previous websites or web projects
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) for three references

 

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted further. When you submit an application, please indicate your availability in your email.

(No phone calls, please)

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