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Richard Stasewich

Ebay Photographer

Looking for a photographer of items being sold on ebay. Primarily vintage lingerie and some vintage toys. Photographer would work in their own studio space. The address in the location is where the inventory is stored. They would be coordinating with the person on the ebay website downloading photos and editing copy for the listings. It would be ideal for two people who work in the same studio.

We make images using both cameras and on a flatbed scanner. Tabletop for bras and panties, garment on hanger for fancy negligees, robes and full slips. Pantyhose and stockings are packaged very uniformly and are easy to do on a flatbed scanner, as are bikini bottoms and Size 32 bras. Camisoles, half slips and tap pants usually have both types, details like cuffs, collars, and various tags and labels scanned and the rest by camera. The most complicated photos we do are of the old fashioned stockings from the sixties.

For the best example of the type of photos just google "mrweasle" and our ebay store pops right up.

Almost all the listings are for vintage

lingerie. The only vintage toys right now are a few Mega Bloks Dragon

sets. Your job would be to change that.Remuneration will be calculated

as a percentage commission of the sales that you are responsible for

posting. Your primary focus is making the images. Other components:

getting the basic info recorded Brand, Style Number, Size and Color, in that order. That is how all the items are sorted.

getting that info into the ebay listing format

getting the photos into the ebay listing format

pricing the item

folding, packaging and labeling the items that were photographed

getting the items to the inventory person

I use the term responsible for because you can do all of the work yourself or you can collaborate with others.

Typical would be making the images, primarily by camera. Your friend

Tom does the computer input of the listing written portion, the title,

description and such, and is the one who downloads your photos into the

ebay site. You split the work evenly and split the income evenly. There

are three ways that this can be structured

1) You can be responsible for the job and delegate the listing

portion to Tom. You're responsible for his work and if Tom is an

assistant that works with you regularly as an employee that's the best


2) Tom has a much better studio space that you prefer to work in so he handles the responsibility and the money.

3) We set up two job orders and directly pay each of one half of the commission.

Typical commissions for a listing run 10%-30% with an average at

about twenty percent and fairly evenly split between the images and the

computer input.

Commissions are calculated as a percentage of the sales price which

is either a Buy it Now price or the final bid at an auction. It does not

include shipping, taxes or any other charges and before deducting the

ebay fees. Ebay fees are generally 12-13%. Unfortunately Ebay holds the

money for several days before paying us. You and I, your friend Tom and

anybody else who worked on that batch of items can then draw their own

share from our account.

Generally the organization has someone to do all of the inventory and

shipping so your responsibility ends when you deliver the items to them

and they typically would receive another 10%.

And the owner of the merchandise gets anywhere from around 70% to as little as just under 50%.

Contact Info:
Richard A Stasewich
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: CubeSmart Storage 2647 North Western Avenue