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Photographer & Videographer

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organisation, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organisation specialising in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of over 385,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 830 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 9,000 faculty members and attended by over 58,000 participants. We have around 18,500 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

Employment Type:  Permanent
Part-time percentage:  100%
This position is located in: 

Davos Platz, CH

Experience level:  Experienced professional
Please send us your application documents in:  English

In this role, you are required to

  • Photographic documentation of various educational AO courses (operation rooms included) and other AO meetings and events worldwide
  • Studio-photography (eg, employee portraits, products)
  • On-brand videoproduction for various occasions and channels (storyboards, video-, and postproduction)
  • Selection of image and video material
  • Setting tagging standards and keywording in Photomechanic/Lightroom
  • Handling of the image database (archives, user management)
  • Maintenance of historical and current image material
  • Maintenance of the video footage library/archive
  • Consultancy / selection for image and video requests from internal stakeholders
  • Briefing and supervision of external video productions following the AO Brand Guidelines
  • Support in branding questions regarding videography

To master this challenge, you have

  • Several years of experience in documentary photography and videography, preferably in the medical field
  • A good eye for image composition
  • Passion and creativity to further develop our image and video style
  • Knowledge of photo- and video production (technical equipment, lights, etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of image- and video editing software: Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Audition, and Premiere Pro
  • A high level of independence, initiative, and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Project management skills
  • Good English communications skills (verbal and written) that enable trusted partnerships to be built with varied stakeholders and in different locations (German is a plus)

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system.

Date of publication:  Mar 31, 2023