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Phenom: Designer/Photo Retoucher Contract MOVING FAST!

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AMMMAZING Opportunity to work on world class athletic brand!
Looking for best in class retouchers with product/retail experience.

Immediate needs -- now through the end of March!


Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality basic to intermediate level Artwork,
effectively using industry standard software, tools, and Photo and Color manipulation techniques.
Photo composition
Color manipulation (CMYK, RGB, Grayscale)
Retouching
Scanning.
Performs assigned tasks within the overall Production workflow and assigned budget, according to:
work order specifications,
industry and Schawk Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s),
Schawk’s high quality standards, and
the client’s Brand guidelines and standards.

Ensures client project team has most current information about the status of the assigned project(s) by logging and maintaining in project tracking system (e.g. ONE!) accurate records of:
Project plan (sub-project or task) information
Time dedicated to specific project(s)
Quality issues
Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to Management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks.


Job Summary:
Modifies and/or enhances 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.



Experience in Graphics Arts industry (e.g. Photo or Design Studio/Agency environment) or similar environment a plus.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Basic knowledge of Client 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

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