FTC Retoucher

  • London  
    £18,000 to 30,000 p/a  
  • Company
    Elite Associates  
    Start date
    6 months  
  • Closing date
    8 September 2017  
    Posted on
    11 August 2017  

The Job
 Retouching a wide variety of fashion and still imagery with an ability to change colours, crop, remove unwanted detail, create shadows and change light direction.
 Uploading digital product photography according to specification guidelines.
 Creating strong lines of communication with the rest of the studio team relating to workflow.
 Ensuring colour consistency between image assets and studio samples.
 Upload assets to web servers in accordance to deadlines.
 Meet product image targets and deadlines on a daily basis, with emphasis on quality control.
 Perform quality assurance on all images and ensure that images follow standards expected with regards to lighting, colour, posing, makeup, crops and retouching.
 Receive direction from Studio Manager, Senior Retoucher and Art Director and make amends where required.
 Use daily photography lists to ensure all necessary products are completed to deadline.
 Producing additional assets for the Online VM team as required.
 Overseeing the maintenance of samples, studio props and equipment.
 Communicating progress to Senior Retoucher and Image Co-ordinators.
 Maintain and accurately track daily retouch progress.

Must Haves
* Organised with an excellent eye for detail and strong work ethic.
* Proven ability to produce a high turnover of images to deadline and work as part of a team.
* Capable of working under pressure in a fast paced environment.
* Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues at all levels.
* Pro-active and able to show initiative
* In depth understanding of Retouch process
* Previous Retouching experience in an e-commerce studio, preferably within the fashion industry.
* A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to retouch. This should showcase e-commerce images, and any creative retouching is a bonus.
* Highly proficient in Macintosh OS, Photoshop and familiar with Wacom tools.
* Strong understanding of colour correction and image constraints.
* Good knowledge of light and photography. Capture One knowledge is a bonus.
* Ability to contribute to and innovate workflow
* Willingness to share and develop your skills and knowledge with the studio team.
* Ability to pick up new software quickly.

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