Retoucher, Mid and Junior
(Salary dependant on experience and based on a test image lasting approx 3/4 hours)
We are looking to recruit as soon as possible. Do not apply if you are a student, recent graduate or photographer looking to “brush up” on your skills in Photoshop or have future aspirations to be a photographer, simply put, if you're anything other than a retoucher, then please do not apply, this role is for people who wish to be full time career retouchers only!
This is an immediate opportunity for a talented retoucher to join a commercial / fashion / beauty / portrait based creative retouching studio, Taylor Light Co Ltd. on a full-time basis.
See examples of our latest work on Instagram. Our handle is @taylorlightco.
We are looking for a retoucher with creative problem solving skills, sharp attention to detail and the ability to interpret and execute a written / marked up brief. You will be retouching within a small, talented team. You will work with our lead retoucher and occasionally direct with clients delivering top quality ad layouts and editorial features.
This role requires a motivated, self starter with a good eye for subtle and dramatic colour, is creative, detail oriented and technically savvy. You should also have 2/3+ years professional experience, and preferably some retouching experience within the “fashion editorial / advertising” sector. You will be responsible for certain aspects of retouching from image prep, non destructive cosmetic clean ups and composites to final colour style and conversions. You should be able to skilfully comp multi-part elements, extend canvases and have a sophisticated understanding of photographic realism.
You must be willing to adopt our specific processes and structures within Photoshop. You must also be an articulate, clear and professional communicator, you must also be a positive and energetic team player. Time-management skills are essential. Furthermore, if you have any skills in 3D or Motion packages then this will be considered a plus!
To apply, please send cover letter, high quality pdf folios, website (if you have one) and CV’s to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting RETOUCH AT TLC in the subject field.