Freelance Retoucher

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Catchlight
55 Washington Street, Suite 655
Brooklyn, NY
Posted: October 08 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

Location: Dumbo, New York

About Catchlight
Founded 15 years ago, Catchlight is a full-service graphics firm specializing in high-end retouching, design and printing for editorial, advertising and branding campaigns. From Nike and Sephora to MTV and Got Milk?, Catchlight works with renowned photographers on some of the industry’s most memorable ad campaigns.

The Catchlight approach to digital retouching stems from our background in fine art and photography, enabling us to realize the individual photographer's vision.


Position & Responsibilities
We are looking to build our network of freelance retouchers that are experienced in fashion, beauty, and print work. Candidates must be skilled, bright, capable of following directions, open to learning new techniques, and be able to communicate with ease. Must work well solo and as part of a team while paying excellent attention to detail. We are looking for someone who can thrive in this fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. You will only be considered for this position if you include "I want to retouch" in the first line of your email as well as in the subject line as we want to ensure that you have read the description.


Experience
• Minimum 3 years experience with Mac, Photoshop, and Wacom tablets
• Must show excellent ability to retouch skin without compromising skin texture, we do not airbrush in this studio
• Color correction of clothing and flesh tones etc.
• Strong knowledge of color theory and RGB, CMYK color spaces
• Expert in layers/sets, masks, paths, color correction tools
• Must be able to use paths to cut clean masks
• A complete understanding of anatomy along with an art school background is a must
• Experience with mechanical art will advance our consideration and an understanding of pre-press including In-Design and PDF X1A files will go a long way

How To Apply
Please submit cover letter, resume and pdf portfolio/portfolio url that includes before/after work samples
Include availability and rate
All Candidates must be able to work on site, please do not contact us with offers to work remotely.
Please, no phone calls.

Requirements

• Minimum 3 years experience with Mac, Photoshop, and Wacom tablets
• Must show excellent ability to retouch skin without compromising skin texture, we do not airbrush in this studio
• Color correction of clothing and flesh tones etc.
• Strong knowledge of color theory and RGB, CMYK color spaces
• Expert in layers/sets, masks, paths, color correction tools
• Must be able to use paths to cut clean masks
• A complete understanding of anatomy along with an art school background is a must
• Experience with mechanical art will advance our consideration and an understanding of pre-press including In-Design and PDF X1A files will go a long way

How To Apply

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