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12 Jul 2021

Temporary Photo Re-toucher- Temp Contract (6 mo.)

Uncommon Goods – Posted by Uncommon Goods Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job Description


Our in-house Creative team is a tight-knit group that includes art directors, photographers, designers, and copywriters who all work together to help bring our brand to life, both on the page and online. The Retoucher will be responsible for all of the post production of images for our website, catalog and social media platforms.


You love Photoshop and bringing out the final vision of image creation. You are as comfortable collaborating with others as you are working on your own. You know when to be flexible, but always maintain high standards for original concepts and detailed executions. You have a passion for still life and product photography, and appreciate the beauty of an on-white silo image. You are able to manage several projects, and people, at the same time, while not sacrificing quality or impacting deadlines. You can work quickly in a fast-paced e-commerce environment.

This role will work on the retouching and color management of images that will appear in a range of marketing materials, with a primary focus on e-commerce photography. You have extreme attention to detail while maintaining excellent quality standards.


  • Performs full image retouching including, clean up, merging multiple images when needed, color correction/shifting, masking, cropping and composting according to established protocols and deadlines
  • Receptive to feedback on image markups placed by Sr. Retoucher, Photographers and Art Directors, collaborating closely with them to fulfill the creative vision.
  • Match color back to actual product samples and ensure color consistency between image assets
  • Maintain a strong sense of the Uncommon Goods visual aesthetic through all imagery.
  • Update and maintain the digital archive of images


  • Undergraduate degree in a visual/creative discipline, studio art, fine art, or photography is preferred
  • A robust retouching portfolio that demonstrates consistency and proficiency in product retouching, color correcting and compositing
  • Understanding of color theory, color correction, RGB/CMYK color space and conversions
  • Possess expert level of color correction and masking with an understanding of the studio photography process
  • Understanding of digital photography and light
  • Proficient in Capture One Pro, Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS
  • Good communication skills
  • A kind and engaged collaborator
  • Ability to perform work onsite in the Brooklyn Army Terminal Building, Brooklyn, NY


  • Casual work atmosphere, fun company events.  (Thanks to our team’s creativity, we’ve devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it’s still fun.)
  • 40% discount on our products.
  • Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required for all team members; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.

How to Apply

Please Apply Through Our Website: To apply, please submit the following:
  • Mandatory portfolio website or PDF showcasing before and after image manipulation
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
**We are only accepting applicants located in Tri State Area** We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 66 days.

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