Retoucher

Location: Richmond, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Retoucher is responsible for the post-production of e-commerce images. These assets must be completed in a timely and efficient manner and according to the high visual standard of the brand. Personal time management is essential as the Retoucher works through retouching, cropping, and uploading the list of daily and weekly deliverables assigned. A keen eye for detail ensures every item delivered represents the brand in the best way possible. The Retoucher reports to the Studio & Production Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Retouch and Edit photos daily while performing quickly and efficiently under general direction from the photo team
  • Ability to paint in a clean background when needed
  • Crop and center images effortlessly
  • Tastefully remove blemishes, under-eye bags, and reduce redness in models face when needed
  • Skillfully color correct images using hue, saturation, and curves
  • Experienced with the liquify tool in order to make products more symmetrical and shapely.
  • Ability to remove dirt and debris from the floor in images
  • Remove pin holes, pins and other tools from clothing
  • Resize and recreate web graphics for numerous creative projects
  • Detail oriented, meticulous, and can edit images quickly and efficiently
  • Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in fast paced work environment
  • Consistently enforce brand and style guidelines across all creative
  • Communicate with Photo Studio on quality control of images

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Photography, Communication Arts, or something similar
  • Must have 1-2 years of professional experience in image retouching, editing, and/or photography in a high-volume environment
  • Strong knowledge in principles of photography and design (i.e. lighting, color balance, composition, and current photography trends)
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Bridge, and Lightroom with the ability to use a tablet to retouch
  • Knowledge of keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and under tight deadline
  • Must have a keen eye for fashion/model photography as well as product photography
  • Able to take direction and execute accordingly
  • Desire to work in fashion
  • Required: Please submit retouching (before and after) samples or your personal website.

Us:

Need Supply Co. is an established and fast growing apparel company based in Richmond, Virginia, a city which consistently ranks among the “Best Places to Live and Work in America.” We opened in 1996 selling a unique collection of vintage pieces. Over the past decade, our selection has evolved to become a well-edited assortment of contemporary designers and independent labels from the U.S. and abroad. GQ Magazine called us “The Best E-Commerce on the Web.”

Our Values:

Responsibility, Creativity, Simplicity, Integrity, Effectiveness, Passion, Respect, Fun, Curious

 

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