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Photo Retoucher

Job Details

Job Ref:
PHOTO01078
Location:
San Jose, CR
Category:
Art and Graphic Design
Employment Type:
Full Time

Overview

The Photo Retoucher’s main objective is image production. This position requires the ability to understand UA Brands’s specific aesthetic goals and must be able to elevate any image to meet or exceed our standards. Duties include; retouching, color correcting, color correcting to match product samples, recoloring, masking, mapping, compositing, sharpening, resizing / formatting to existing templates, creating drop shadows, reflections, creating swatches for print/web, quality assurance, outputting random proofs and otherwise preparing images to accurately represent products for both marketing and merchandizing purposes for both print and digital use. They will communicate with members of the Art Department as well as other departments and act as a liaison for the image production team. They will perform quality assurance (QA) responsibilities for both print and web including review, markup, correction, reproof of images and will need to communicate / coordinate with other departments as part of this responsibility. The Photo Retoucher must follow and uphold all standard operating procedures and help to meet department goals and deadlines while consistently producing a high quality of work. They are expected to stay up to date regarding industry standards and advancements in retouching technology and techniques

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Map patterns onto garments using Ned Graphics software
  • Retouch / Color Correct: Adjust image color to match product samples for print and digital. Edit product photography by creating clipping paths, drop shadows, reflections, adjusting color, and modify form factors. Use judgment on levels of steps/complexity required to get desired critical elements including color correction, compositing, masking
  • Quality Assurance (QA) for both web (soft proofing) and print including the output of color proofs for assessment, compare and reproof
  • Communicate with Image Production Manager, Web Production Coordinator, others in Creative Department as well as other departments as necessary to answer questions, obtain samples, coordinate QA, etc.
  • Prepare, name, and file all images according to standard operating procedures
  • Manage workload to meet strict deadlines

Required Skills Including Systems Applications/Software Utilized

  • Thorough knowledge of Mac O
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software particularly Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge
  • Photo retouching experience including color correction, compositing, masking, resizing, optimization, file output and management
  • Ned Graphics software
  • Ability to QA images per SOPs
  • Open and receptive to learning and critiquing
  • Ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision
  • Open and receptive to learning and critiquing

Job Requirements

  • Must be fluent in English
  • Prior experience in photo retouching including color correction, compositing, masking, resizing, optimization, file output and management
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software particularly Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge
  • Thorough knowledge of Mac OS

Special Skills/Training required

  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop

Watch your email − here’s what happens next:
We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.

Why do we request this assessment?
A big reason why UA Brands is such a rewarding place to work and why so many employees thrive here is the extra time we invest during the hiring process. We want to make sure our potential candidate will be a great addition to our family! This assessment allows us to get to know you better, which also helps you determine if we’re the right fit too.

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