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Photo Retoucher

Date:  Jan 24, 2023
Location: 

Tunis, TN, 1053

Company:  Vista

                               Photography Retoucher

 

Vista is seeking a Photography Retoucher to join its Brand Photography team, to support the production of high-quality photography. In this role, the Photography Retoucher will work closely with the photography teams, creative teams, product teams, and project management team to acquire and retouch new or existing product photography for use within all of Vista’s marketing channels. To succeed in this role, you must have a strong eye for detail, be comfortable with learning new technologies/tools, be highly proactive, and possess strong Photoshop skills.

 

This individual is a key member of Brand Photography team and will play a critical role in helping to produce imagery for our designers and marketing team. In addition to your Photoshop and retouching skills, you should have experience working on high-visibility projects within a fast-paced environment. This is a production-level role and requires an energetic personality to consistently deliver a high-volume of work and with high attention to detail.

 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Retouch, color correct, crop, and upload product photography as needed
  • Retouch digital images according to style guides
  • Mask parts of products
  • Strong color correction skills to ensure color consistency across all images per product
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Crop digital images and maintain file size specifications
  • Help shepard images through the retouching pipeline, including uploading, management and asset organization within the company’s digital asset management (DAM) tool.
  • QA of images on scene rendering platform and take point to investigate/resolve any technical and creative issues
  • Perform quality assurance on all images
  • Receive creative direction from designers, photographers, and senior retouchers and make corrections when necessary
  • Suggest ways to constantly improve the retouching workflow. Take initiative and be proactive about helping the Brand Photography team and our partners
  • Complete any other ad hoc imaging duties as required
  • Some data entry required

 

SKILLS
 

  • High technical proficiency in Mac OS X, Photoshop, and Wacom pen tablet (preferred)
  • High proficiency working in MS Windows environment and using PCs
  • Ability and desire to learn additional technologies and applications
  • Strong knowledge of masks and masking techniques
  • Proficient with Photoshop’s pen tool
  • Complete understanding of smart objects
  • Strong retouching and color correcting skills
  • Proven experience retouching product photography
  • A complete understanding of layers. Including but not limited to, modes, adjustments and structure
  • Ability to compare pixels to mm/inches and the ability to size products according to the comparison
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Proactive, motivated, dedicated, and able to take initiative
  • Deadline-oriented, flexible, organized and able to handle competing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills in order to work effectively with a team of designers, project managers, engineers and marketing associates
  • An adaptable and flexible team player. Sense of humor is a must

 

EXPERIENCE

 

  • Visual Arts related degree and/or equivalent work experience
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Software suite
  • Prior experience working with a digital asset management (DAM) system is a plus
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and produce a high volume of retouched images
  • Proven ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience with JIRA preferred
  • Design background is a plus

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

 

Vista is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status. Agencies: Vista does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes from third party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Only resumes received from contracted agencies/vendors will be considered. Vista will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.


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