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Taos Ski Valley

As a full-time Photographer/Videographer at Taos Ski Valley, you will have the unique opportunity to combine your love for skiing or snowboarding with your photography skills. You will work alongside our Visuals Manager and contribute to the creation of captivating visual content that showcases the beauty, excitement, and adventure of our resort.

This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be asked to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Photography and Videography: Capture high-quality photos and videos of skiers, snowboarders, and the mountain environment in various weather conditions and lighting situations. In the summer, responsibilities shift towards covering events, mountain biking, Via Ferrata, and hiking.
  • Action Sports: Be comfortable and skilled in skiing or snowboarding to effectively capture dynamic action shots and videos.
  • Content Editing: Assist in editing and post-processing of photos and videos to produce final, polished content.
  • Scenic Photography: Capture the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape, including mountain vistas, wildlife, and resort amenities.
  • Storytelling: Create engaging social media stories that provide a behind-the-scenes look at the resort, daily conditions, and events.

Personal Skills:

  • Must be a team player and able to work closely with the Visuals Manager to support the team in achieving creative vision and meeting project goals.
  • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
  • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
  • Ability to accept criticism and opportunities gracefully and humbly for growth.
  • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment.


  • Strong background in photography and videography.
  • Proficiency in using DSLR cameras, action cameras, and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Must be an expert level skier or rider, able to confidently maneuver all of TAOS’s terrain.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions (Summer & Winter).
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

Work Environment:

Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holidays and Peak days. TSVI is in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

Physical Demands of Position Include:

Must be an expert skier or rider, able to comfortably access all the terrain. This position will split time between skiing/riding, walking, and sitting at the desk. Outside work can be in inclement weather, both heat- and cold-related.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a link to their portfolio of their photography and videography work.

Join our team at Taos Ski Valley and help us capture the magic of winter in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains while engaging with our online community! Be part of a community of outdoor enthusiasts dedicated to showcasing the best of our resort.

Background Check:

Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving, or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

  • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
  • Is an MVR required for this position: Yes

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