Creative Retoucher - #Creative #Retoucher

Creative Retoucher - #Creative #Retoucher

Job Title: Creative Retoucher - #Creative #Retoucher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: EDL139230_1639398019
Contact Name: Evie Darroux
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2021 12:20

Job Description

Our client is an established and trusted global retail brand owner, focused on building world-class brands and and expert in manufacturing high quality fashion. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Creative Retoucher with strong artwork production skills to join their inhouse studio team. Their offices are based in the Hertfordhsire area.

The Role
Responsible for creating and preparing assets for use across multiple brands and platforms. Our Creative Retoucher will be an integral part of a larger creative team comprising of graphic designers, a photographer, studio assistant, content writer and a creative director, and will work closely with the sales team to optimise best results.

  • As a Photoshop whiz, you'll create composite lifestyle imagery by blending objects into scenes which indicate their use and create interaction with the user.
  • You'll work closely with the studio team and join photoshoots in order to achieve specific camera angles for the creation of composites.
  • You'll retouch and edit images using non-destructive methods, to agreed timelines; this will include cutting out, colour matching and banner creation.
  • You'll be responsible for maintaining an on-brand look for composite imagery, in accordance with brand guidelines.
  • You'll take photographic assets created and prepare them for upload to e-commerce platforms.
  • As required, you'll chip in and assist with ad-hoc artworking jobs using Adobe software.
  • As required, you'll liaise with freelancers to clearly communicate brief requirements to collectively deliver projects on time and to budget.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Have a degree in photography or graphic design.
  • Has at least 3yrs work experience, ideally working in an e-commerce environment. Fashion a major plus.
  • Is a Photoshop whiz, but has good skills in AI and ID too.
  • Posesses a meticulous eye for detail and love of their craft, pushing themselves to create the best images each and every time.
  • Is versatile: turns their hand to different types of image; enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and adapts to change quickly and efficiently whilst delivering consistent results.
  • Is a team player: confident working independently but also thrives being part of a collaborative environment, working in a team to brainstorm ideas and problem solve.
  • Has excellent communication skills: keeping the team
  • in the loop, whether it be presenting creative concepts, discussing workloads or liaising with individuals across the business to effectively communicate ideas.
  • Is organised: prioritises and develops methods for streamlining large volumes of images, plans own workload efficiently and keeps digital filing tidy.
  • Is forward-thinking, has great self-awareness; is able to identify where improvements to our creative output could be contributed, and instigates them.
  • Openly accepts constructive feedback and direction, operates calmly under pressure, including last-minute changes and requests.

Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.


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