Retoucher

Very Great

  • Closing: 12:03pm, 22nd Sep 2022 EDT

Job Description

About Us

Very Great is a digitally-native consumer product platform and holding company, growing a family of real, crave-worthy brands for a new generation. Based in New York City, Very Great is powered by a technology-enabled growth infrastructure that spans supply chain, creative, marketing and sales, all designed to rapidly develop, launch and scale modern consumer product brands. The current family of brands includes W&P, Courant and Wild One, with future brand launches currently under development.

About the Role  

We are a tight-knit creative team looking to bring on a talented Retoucher, to work closely with our visual media and brand teams. Your projects will include detailed retouching, color correction, resizing, and delivery of image files. Images will be used across a variety of platforms including web, e-commerce, digital marketing assets, social media, etc. This role will also be responsible for maintaining our digital asset organization system, including file naming conventions and multiple size outputs. 

This role reports into the Director of Photography, and can be fully remote or work out of our NYC co-working spaces (must be US-based). 

Responsibilities 

  • Retouching product photography, e-commerce, lifestyle, editorial/campaign, packaging and still life images; masking, compositing, creating shadows, cleaning, cloning, and cropping

  • Executing brand retouching direction across all imagery, building upon knowledge with each project to limit retouching review rounds

  • Use non-destructive retouching best practices

  • Color correcting, ensuring color consistency between image assets

  • Frequency separation, comfortable working with skin textures and tones

  • QA color execution on brand product photography

  • Methods for finding dust, scratches, imperfections, etc that are not readily seen with the eye

  • Apply critical thinking skills to solve problems and adapt with changing workflow

  • Track progress of all ongoing projects

  • Maintain image archive and digital asset organization in accordance with established processes

About You  

  • Experience in Photography, Graphic Design, or specific education in digital photographic imaging principles and techniques, or a related field

  • 2-4 years of experience working in a high volume retouching house or photo studio

  • Experience with product and still life retouching and post production.

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, and Capture One

  • Ability to multitask, attention to detail and organization skills

  • Strong and polished retouching skills – keen eye and aesthetic

**Please include before + after section on your portfolio or resume to be considered for this role!

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 22nd Sep 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 22nd Sep 2022