Retouching Specialist

Silicon Valley, CA
Job Terms:
$55/h + benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Daliya Way

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a knowledgeable Photoshop specialist who can work in a pro photo studio environment directly supporting their Lead Photographer with ingest and color prep work that can be handed off to other Photoshop pros on the team.

Successful candidate would ideally be familiar with Capture One which we they on set for image ingestion from tethered cameras.

With direction from the Photographer, this person should be able to help with lighting and even execute shots on occasion.

Color correction, processing image selects and delivery workflows are key.

When the client is not in a shoot, this person will work in close sync with their service guide production team retouching technical photography, adding basic graphical information overlays and generally taking studio photography from the lab to publication for a world wide audience, so quality is key.

Some experience working in a corporate workflow and the ability to efficiently use standard retouch and prep processes is essential as the client often hands work off to other team members.

Key skills include the ability to do background removals color adjustments (for consistency) and proper layer organization for maximum efficiency.

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Resource Manager checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)