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Turn your interest in photography into an exciting career

JCPenney Portraits trains people like you to become skilled photographers who tell stories through pictures. Express your enthusiastic personality as you pose newborns, toddlers, seniors, multigenerational families and pets. When you provide a great experience, customers will return again and again.


From Picture-Taker to Photographer

Whether you’re an expert at taking selfies, you just like photos or you’re studying photography at school, we’ll teach you posing strategies, lighting techniques, and tips for interacting with people of all ages to capture their personality and tell their story.


Learn the Art of Sales

Like photography, selling is an art and we’ll teach you how to effectively 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 also eligible for:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Not Ready To Apply?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

About Us

JCPenney Portraits is operated by Lifetouch Portrait Studios, which operates over 450 portrait studios across the United States, including locations in many JCPenney stores. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a background check.