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16 Nov 2022

Full-Time Retoucher (Remote)

Designory | EG+ ww – Posted by sam.glassford@designory.com United States

Job Description

In addition to the relationship with the Head of Retouching, there is a clear requirement to work closely and collaboratively with the other agency departments and key personnel within those departments (especially Print Production, Project Management, Art Production and Creative).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for working with art/creative director to create and/or change hi-end imagery with the highest standard of aesthetic excellence. Must add a creative presence in addition to general high-end technical executions.
• Responsible for seeing image through to final release. Must be able to advise current status of jobs to supervisor on ongoing basis. Responsible for maintaining timing and budget constraints of retouching.
• Understanding of color as it relates to hard and soft proofing and image composition. Should be able to discuss color issues effectively with both creative and non-creative individuals involved in a project.
• Must maintain job fluidity so as to be able to respond in an effective manner when unforeseen timing/budget constraints develop, which require immediate response. Must be able to refocus and demonstrate creative flexibility.
• Technical responsibilities include helping to maintain color fidelity throughout studio environment as it relates to contract proofs. Must be able to calibrate monitors and/or understand contract proofing calibration devices and uses (i.e. spectrophotometer) for proofing quality consistency. Responsible for color proof OK’s of prints as it relates to quality assurance.
• Support Retouching colleagues by adopting team mentality.
• Proactively contribute to the studio quality assurance culture and implement and continuously support process improvements.
• Support and champion any necessary change management initiatives.
• Learn, understand and know the client base; establish and maintain effective working relationships with key clients as appropriate, understanding and anticipating their specific needs and goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education
A recognized and appropriate academic or professional qualification is preferred, or significant relevant experience (minimum 3 years).

Character
A driven, dynamic and trustworthy individual who can manage his/her time effectively across multiple jobs, while meeting agency demands. Someone who enjoys studio/agency competitive experience and balances the environment with positive team involvement and creativity.

Background and Experience
Must have extensive hands-on experience working in all related areas with working knowledge of all relevant applications. Junior selections in lieu of extensive experience should demonstrate a high creative sensibility in addition to the skills required to become a hi-end retoucher.

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Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 29 days.

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