Photoshop Production Artist

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Talent needed immediately! Retail client is seeking a Photoshop Production Artist to assist with post-photo-shoot image editing for mostly product driven imagery! Contract will run through August, 20-30 hours per week, on-site at client headquarters in San Diego!

The majority of this person’s work will involve varying types of hands-on image editing to be utilized by all Marketing Channels for both online and print media. They will work directly with Merchandising to produce the highest-quality images including post-photo shoot image editing, print catalog image production and specific image needs (composite images, banners, bursts, etc.) as they arise.

The successful candidate will have three or more years of full-time experience with Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on Photoshop image editing and production in a high-quality, high-volume environment, as well as comfort with client-facing work.

Responsibilities
Hands-on production of post-shoot image editing for various brands
Production of various daily image editing work for various brands and channels
Preservation of image integrity through non-destructive editing techniques
Managing image uploads and review/approval notifications with your clients
Proactively seeking input from internal clients and teammates
Management and execution of multiple concurrent assignments while delivering work on time
Working effectively and calmly under pressure


Qualifications
3+ years real work full-time experience with image editing in Adobe Photoshop
Up-to-date on latest software releases, techniques and best practices
Adept at balancing high-quality with high-volume production work
Strong aesthetic eye with regard to lighting, shading, image composition, etc.
Strong knowledge of color theory
Equally strong ability to work in both RGB and CMYK color spaces
Knowledge and familiarity with other Adobe CS applications such as Illustrator and InDesign


Soft Skills / Competencies
Strong personal task management skills
Great client facing skills
Ability to work well within a team environment and under pressure of deadlines
Exceptional communication, organization and interpersonal skills
High attention to detail/accuracy