JCPenney Portraits Employment  | Photography Careers

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About Us:

JCPenney Portraits is owned and operated by Lifetouch Portrait Studios.  Lifetouch Portrait Studios runs over 400 portrait studios, including locations in many JCPenney stores.  Lifetouch is the market leader in school and family photography with operations in all 50 states and Canada. Our photographers are trained on unique posing, lighting techniques and portrait designs to fit the whole family and tell every customer’s unique story.  We are honored to capture precious memories for millions of individuals, families, and organizations providing quality childhood, student and family photography along with other valuable memory keepsakes.  Talented employees are the foundation of our success! 

Great Job Opportunities for You!

We will teach you what you need to know about being a professional photographer: how to take stunning portraits while delivering a remarkable experience to customers.  Satisfied customers will come back again and again.

Studio Team Members (Photographer/Retail Sales Associate)

Our Team Members become effective sales professionals and skilled photographers. Whether you’re looking for part time or seasonal employment (October–December), you’ll have a job you love and some great benefits when you’re a part of our team!

Studio Team Members Enjoy:
  • Paid comprehensive photography and sales training
  • Competitive pay and sales perks
  • Flexible schedules
  • JCPenney store and studio discount

Studio Managers (Retail Managers):

Our Studio Managers operate and manage a studio. If you’d like to increase your sales effectiveness while you recruit, train and coach members of your team, this is the job for you!

Studio Managers Enjoy:
  • Paid comprehensive photography and sales training
  • Competitive pay and monthly bonus opportunity
  • JCPenney store and studio discount
  • Medical, dental and life insurance benefits

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

Studio Application

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