Senior Retoucher

Senior Retoucher

Job Title: Senior Retoucher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: MJ9182716_1566231195
Contact Name: Megan Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 19, 2019 17:13

Job Description

Role: Permanent
Job title: Senior Retoucher
Salary: Up to £40k
Based: Soilhull

The perfect individual will be excellent at content creation and delivery enabling the business to be ahead of the trend where content, employer branding & creativity are concerned. This individual will be comfortable working as an individual, but will ultimately have the capacity, vision and lead to deliver projects from initial ideas to execution of best in class content delivery. Within this role the Senior Retoucher will be managing a team of 5 so experience within management is a must.

This individual will be comfortable with ongoing change, working independently and initiate change where creative content is concerned if necessary. This person will be comfortable in the provision of feedback and will be visionary with the use of their skill set.


  • Retouching a wide variety of location campaign imagery to the highest possible standard
  • Performing colour correction and/or creative colour grading
  • When needed Ensuring colour consistency between digital image and studio samples
  • Export and upload files according to internal guidelines
  • Maintaining good communication between studio producers, photographers, management and
    retouch team
  • Meet image targets and deadlines on a daily basis with emphasis on quality control
  • Perform QA on all images and ensure that they follow standards with regards to colour balance,
    crops and retouch
  • Record all work within project management tools
  • Take initiative and Suggest new ways to constantly improve the workflow from pre to post


  • Expert knowledge of photoshop
  • Good knowledge of capture one and Lightroom
  • Expert knowledge of nondestructive techniques in retouch and colour grading
  • Outstanding skills in removing unwanted details
  • Very good knowledge of colour theory and ability to create appealing colour pallets within an image
  • Ability to copy colour grading settings onto multiple images while maintaining consistency
  • Understanding of colour profiles
  • Experience in retouch and file handling for print
  • 5 years of experience
  • Strong portfolio
  • Attention to detail


  • Knowledge of compositing
  • Experience in working on different types of imagery (fashion, beauty, products, automotive etc)

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