JCPenney Portraits Employment  | Photography Careers

Turn your interest in photography into an exciting career!

JCPenney Portraits trains people like you to become skilled photographers who tell stories through pictures. Whether you just like taking photos or you're studying photography at school, we'll teach you posing, lighting, and tips for interacting with customers to capture their personality as well as tell their story. 

Sell and Earn More!

Like photography, selling is an art and we'll teach you how to engage customers in the sales process. With our blend of photography and sales skills training, you can boost your earnings with sales incentives.

See Your Future through a New Lens

Bring your creativity and friendly personality to a job you’ll love. Work a flexible, part-time schedule or join us for seasonal employment (October-December).

Studio Team Members (Retail Sales Associate/Photographers) enjoy:

     •  On-the-job photography and sales training
     •  Competitive pay and sales incentives
     •  JCPenney associate and studio discounts
     •  Advancement opportunities

Interested in a studio management position?

Full-time studio managers are eligible for:

     •  Medical
     •  Dental
     •  Paid Time Off
About Us
Lifetouch Portrait Studios, a Shutterfly company, operates over 450 JCPenney Portraits studios across the United States.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in employment, apply today at Please download a studio application below, then complete the information and bring it with you to the studio.

Studio Application

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