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Editorial Photo Editor

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Vitamin T is looking for a contract photo editor to join our client’s dynamic editing team to create pleasing photos that show details and style!

Your experience with digital photo retouching combined with strong problem-solving skills will make you an integral part of the team to display high-quality images on the website within tight timelines. If you have a keen eye for detail and design, the ability to work independently and enjoy working in a fast-paced, creative environment, then keep reading!

Start Date: ASAP
Contract Duration: 4 weeks
Hours: 8:30 - 5 pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Work on a select batch of high quality images that have an increased visibility to our customers
• Perform some elements of retouching including color correcting and balancing, sharpening imagery, and balancing skin tones
• Work to create compelling photos that highlight product details and style
• Maintain a high level of skill and eye for detail to select, retouch and edit high-quality stock images
• Ability to create convincing and high-quality composite images from scratch
• Crop and resize images to established internal standards
• Create web ready graphics and maintain graphic library
• Craft image backgrounds by extending, seaming, or creating useable textures.
• Upload images to support event go live timelines
• Manage workload of images, prioritizing and completing editing to meet the demands of the day to day events
• Partner with Merchandising and Marketing teams to ensure the images capture the products essence
• Ensure that the image galleries for each event are completed in accordance with established deadlines
• Assist in other graphical tasks like special promotions, dedicated emails, or other company requirements as needed

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in digital design a plus
• 3 - 5 years of relevant and successful design and photo retouching experience (within Photoshop CS5/6, Illustrator CS5/6)
• Experience retouching on model photography
• Understanding of the principles of design and color theory
• Understand directional light, and possess the ability to add realistic shadows and highlights to models and products.
• General knowledge of lighting, photography
• Strong sense of design concepts
• Experience editing product and editorial photography
• Extremely good eye for detail and ability to ensure a consistent high quality image
• Excellent composition skills, adept with color selection and understanding of product scale
• Experience in a high volume production environment is a plus
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision
• Quick thinking, precise decision making and problem solving skills a must
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Possess a courteous and professional demeanor and communication skills with the ability to maintain successful relationships
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task while independently prioritizing daily activities and unexpected distractions in a fast paced, high-pressure environment

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