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Freelance Photo Retoucher

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Our agency client downtown is seeking Photo Retouchers to start as soon as next week to work on product shoots and body shoots for print collateral! The contract would last through March. Interested? Apply TODAY!

Overall Job Summary:

The photo retouch with modify and/or enhance images (e.g. digital and conventional) for basic to intermediate production assignments to incorporate in final layout for assembly. Under the direction of the client project team performs color manipulations, retouching, photo composition, and printer specific color corrections or modifications for packaging or digital (pre-media) layouts per client’s technical specifications.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Experience in Graphics Arts industry (e.g. Photo or Design Studio/Agency environment) or similar environment a plus.
• Basic knowledge of client's products, solutions and services a plus.
• Basic understanding of the market and business environment that affects the assigned clients as it applies to functional area.
• Basic understanding of effective Print, Photo Studio, and/or Digital production, processes, roles, tools (digital and conventional) and workflow practices and trends.
• Basic to proficient in photo and color manipulation techniques and processes such as: Color separations, Color conversion (e.g RGB-CMYK ) and correction, Profiling (e.g. Press), Trapping and bleeding of imagery
• Basic to proficient in Pre-media and/or Creative Services and solutions.
• Good people, organizational, and analytical skills (including attention to detail).
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Basic to proficient Computer Software (SW) Skills:
• Apple Mac equipment and operating systems
• Overall Business SW (e.g. MS-Office Suite)
• Specific Functional SW (e.g. Abode Design Suite, Acrobat plus QuarkXpress; Project Management Software; Agile; or others; etc.)
• Ability to interpret concept and/or brand guidelines through to artwork execution (e.g. digital, photographic, etc.).
• Ability to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with peers and colleagues in one or more areas of the organization.
• Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal clients and/or external clients (e.g. printers, product manufacturers, service providers, and/or clients).
• Ability to work well in a team environment, with a moderate degree of supervision, to handle a heavy workload, to prioritize work, and to meet assigned deadlines.

Education & Certifications:

• Secondary School (e.g. High School) Diploma, General Education Degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job.
• Computer Graphics Certification preferred.

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