Production Retoucher (Freelance)

San Francisco, California, United States Contract

Title:                         Retoucher

Department:            Production

Status:                     Freelance

Reports to:              Studio Manager

Location:                 San Francisco 

 

About XYZ

XYZ is a unique studio producing still and motion imagery for advertising and marketing through photography, CG, retouching, motion graphics and editing, with all disciplines in house, including creative. Typical projects range from highly photo-real stills for print advertising to 2-minute interactive animated product demos for online, all with short schedules and tight budgets.

 

We do great work for great clients. That keeps us healthy, happy, and profitable, and allows us to provide an ideal work environment for the most talented employees in the industry. We believe in investing in technology and services that allow the company, our employees, and our clients to thrive and grow.

 

Position Summary

We are seeking  Creative Retouchers for both our day and evening shifts.  Applicants must be able to work in a team environment and be well versed in RGB & CMYK workflows.

This role must have at least 2 years of production experience, preferable in a fast-paced team environment. This position's main focus is on retouching digital images with emphasis on fashion and automotive expertise. This is strictly a production position.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Retouching of digital images to customer specifications
  • Performing image manipulations/edits as directed
  • Color theory, color correction, RGB/CMYK color space and conversions
  • Photo managing, shadows, vignettes and silhouetting, layering, clipping paths
  • Creative approach to image manipulation

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Two (2) years production experience in color correction/image manipulation within a premedia environment.
  • Proficient use of Adobe Photoshop
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Acrobat software for PDF workflow usage
  • Ability to identify and note deviations from established specifications
  • Ability to comprehend complex version information
  • Ability to complete work accurately in time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to perform repetitive actions while retaining focus and reliability
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, management and clients
  • Good organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Ability to multi task with minimal supervision

Please submit resume, cover letter and hourly pay requirement to http://www.wearexyz.com/team for consideration.  If you have “before & after” work samples, please send those as well.

Salary Range:  Competitive and depending on experience, overtime hours as needed. 

ALL APPLICANTS KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.

 

 

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