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Retoucher

UB8 2JP
DOE

Retoucher for Product, Lifestyle and Food Photography for Print

Job Description

This is an experienced retouching role requiring excellent knowledge and use of Photoshop and an understanding of lighting, shadows and the photographic process in general. Experience in actively creating photographic imagery is an advantage but not a necessity.
Main Duties:
Taking retouch briefs from Studio Producer, Head of Retouch and clients direct.
Creating accurate, natural looking retouching with excellent clipping paths from photography created in-house and from imagery supplied by clients.
Excellent colour correction abilities
Working well in a team environment
Ability to take briefs and interpret client supplied information accurately
Work proactively and take decisions when no direction has been given or is available on a job
Work in an organised manner and always follow studio procedures and protocols such as file naming and folder structures
Advice photographers on what is most expedient in relation to photography versus retouching

Skills & Experience Required:
Proven ability to work under pressure and keep to deadlines.
A trustworthy team player who can integrate with various departments
Good verbal and written communication
Excellent organisational skills
Strong need to keep things orderly and tidy
Experience with photographic equipment would be a benefit
Ability to use their own initiative in identifying problems
Ability to absorb verbal communication quickly

Skills & Experience Desired
A minimum of 3 years consistent Photoshop experience
A passion for creating stunning commercial imagery.

Please email us a copy of your C.V. and a covering letter.

Lighting Operations Manager

Big Sky Studios are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual who's eager to progress their career in the photographic and film industries; by developing their experience in a highly skilled, professional environment, utilising industry standard studio and location equipment.


Main Duties:
• Managing a team of Lighting Operations Assistants in the day-to-day tasks of the studios and location jobs
• Producing shoot equipment in tandem with outside clients
• Ensuring the smooth operation of ongoing shoots in tending to client requests
• Liaising with third parties to organise additional equipment where necessary
• Organising and implementing the maintenance and upkeep of all equipment

The ideal applicant would desirably have the following:
• Experience working in a professional photographic/film environment
• A broad knowledge of flash and continuous lighting
• Experience of using rental management software
• A full, clean driving license with experience of inner-city and van driving

The successful applicant will receive additional training as part of their job offer.

Salary TBC

Trainee Digi-Tech

Kentish Town, London, NW5
Dependent on Experience

The Digital Team at Rankin are looking to take on a trainee to develop all aspects of becoming a digital operator. This excellent opportunity will give the successful candidate unique training and experience of high-end camera systems, workflow and on set digital operation. The role will provide support our team of experienced digi-techs, learning our systems and completing tasks essential to the department.

Applicants should demonstrate a real desire to gain the skills necessary to become a fully fledged digital operator. They will be highly organised and have the ability to work under pressure in fast-paced environments.

Essential:

• Working knowledge of CaptureOne + Adobe software
• General competence using Mac systems
• Experience using medium format digital cameras and Canon camera systems
• Photographic education or studio experience

Required:

• Clean drivers licence
• Strong organisational skills

Preferred:

• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
• Phase One Certified

Photographic Producer and Retoucher

London
Dependent on experience

Busy and lively photographic studio, specialising in food photography, looking for a photographic producer and retoucher to process, edit and retouch photographic flow through the studio. You will be working on a broad range of projects and clients in a sometimes very fast paced environment.

This is a real opportunity to develop the role and make it your own. Full training will be given.

The role:
• Processing and resizing images
• Converting RGB files to CMYK
• Colour management
• Retouching
• Maintain and back up all photographic files
• Fortnightly update and calibration of printers and screen monitors
• Professional client communication
• Any other project work as directed by your line manager

Skills:
• Intermediate Photoshop skills
• InDesign (preferred but not essential)
• Excellent Communication Skills both written and telephone
• Ability to make visual changes accordingly with attention to photographic detail and colour
• Ability to think and work quickly in times of pressure

Studio Assistant

£18,000

The Worx – London’s leading Photo Studios and Events Complex requires a Studio Assistant to start in October 2017.
A basic knowledge of equipment & keen interest in photography is essential.
This position is for a nine month contract at a salary of £18,000 pa plus regular overtime and offers the successful candidate an excellent introduction to the worlds of professional photography, events and hospitality.
Please send your CV to personnel@theworx.co.uk.
Previous applicants need not apply. Only applicants short listed will be contacted.

Senior Photographers Rep

Kentish Town, London, NW5 4BA
Dependent on Experience

We’re looking for a Senior Photographers Rep to join us at an exciting time of growth. This is a new position and as such you’ll have the necessary entrepreneurial spirit and be excited by the prospect of defining the role and seizing opportunity. Able to lead and work from initiative you’ll also thrive in a collaborative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

• Continuously source suitable collaboration opportunities for artists
• Seeking prospective clients and maintaining excellent relationships with current clients
• Develop and execute strategies for artists and advise on their careers and development
• Recruitment of new acquisitions
• Manage artist’s portfolios and oversee online presentation of artists
• Negotiation of fees and usages
• Production management including pre production and post production
• Negotiation of crew members and vendors

Essential:

• Photographer agency experience of minimum 5 years, specifically with fashion, advertising and editorial
• Excellent existing relationships with art buyers, editors, creative directors in the UK
• Strong connections in the fashion and advertising market in the EU
• Sales and opportunity focused
• Excellent negotiating skills with knowledge of fees and usages
• Outstanding communication and written skills
• Good organisational skills and deadline driven. Ability to multitask while being detail oriented
• Proactive and positive team player with leadership skills

Archivist

Kentish Town, London
Dependent on experience

We’re after an experienced Archivist to join the team at Rankin Photography and Hunger Publishing.

Job Role:

• Working across Rankin’s digital and physical archive
• Updating multiple digital catalogues (Hunger, Rankin, Other Represented Photographers)
• Updating Rankin’s reference library
• Providing support to Publications & Exhibitions team
• Coordinating image releases and usage dates
• Updating and maintaining contact logs and contract
• Liaising with Syndication agencies, Press and PR teams
• Review and respond to all Rankin image requests
• Updating Rankin’s Website
• Offering support to Marketing in regards to Rankin Social Media / Updating social media
• Support to all Rankin Photography departments - supplying full data including dates/models/shoots etc. on request

Essential:

• Experience working with a digital archive
• Proficiency with Adobe CS
• Wordpress/Website management experience
• Must be highly organised and willing to learn on the job
• An interest in our work and brand

Preferred:

• Experience with physical assets (negs/contact sheets)
• Knowledge of photography and different photographic mediums
• Some social media and or press experience

TO APPLY

Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Archivist’ in the subject field, attaching a CV, and brief cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Agent / Producer

London
Based on experience

Applicants must have at least five years industry experience with proven industry contacts, be highly energetic and organised, always treating information with the upmost discretion, ability to multitask and work well under pressure as well as having a strong interest in photography, film and art.

The Agent/Producer role will consist of, but not be limited to; seeking new business opportunities, managing and developing artists, making and attending meetings, ability to create, manage and reconcile budgets and on set production.

Salary upon application and based on experience.
Full job description available on request.
Start date immediately.