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Retoucher - TOPMAN

Listing ID: 657249

Retoucher - TOPMAN

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Arcadia
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Salary: Competitive
Reporting To: Studio Manager
Twitter Handle: Arcadia_Talent
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 days 11 hours
About: The Arcadia Group is the UK's largest privately owned fashion retailer with more than 2,500 outlets. Owning eight of the high street's best-known brands - Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, Topman, Topshop, and Wallis, there's something for everyone.

At Arcadia, our people play a vital part in our business. That's why we're committed to supporting the development of our team and recognising their contribution. We offer loads of career opportunities, whether you're just starting out, looking for a new challenge or wanting to progress to that next step in your career.

Our Global Vision is to be the leading brand for all fashion conscious men. To be pace-setting, distinctive & confident we are an authentic British Brand with world class standards. A fashion-insider that constantly innovates through its brave and irreverent approach, providing fashion, with authority.

Overview

A role at TOPMAN promises a fast paced, challenging and innovative working environment. We are looking for an experienced Retoucher to join our innovative and ever evolving online team. This is an exciting opportunity for a Retoucher who enjoys working with product photography and has the technical ability to ensure all images on our website are of the highest standards.

The Role

As a Retoucher for the TOPMAN online team you will work alongside our stylist and photographer to deliver flawless results, fast.
You will need to thrive in a fast paced environment and work well under pressure, as our studio team needs to ensure that any images shot are ready to go live on the site as soon as possible. We want to showcase our latest product with images that would impress even the most scrutinizing of eyes.

Key responsibilities

  • Retouching a wide variety of fashion and still imagery with an ability to change colours, crop, remove unwanted detail, create shadows and change light direction.
  • Uploading digital product photography according to specification guidelines.
  • Creating strong lines of communication with the Studio Manager and the rest of the studio team relating to workflow and flagging any concerns.
  • Ensuring colour consistency between image assets and studio samples.
  • Upload assets to web servers in accordance to deadlines.
  • Meet product image targets and deadlines on a daily basis, with emphasis on quality control.
  • Perform quality assurance on all images before being uploaded.
  • Receive direction from Studio Manager and e-commerce teams and make amends where required
  • Using daily photography lists to ensure all necessary products are completed to deadline.
  • Producing additional assets for the Online VM team as required.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of samples, studio props and equipment.

Skills / experience required

  • Previous Retouching experience, preferably within an eCommerce/ fashion business.
  • Highly proficient in Macintosh OS, Photoshop and familiar with Wacom tools.
  • Strong understanding of colour correction and image constraints
  • Solid technical knowledge and skills
  • Ability to pick up new software
  • Good knowledge of light and photography
  • Proven ability to produce a high turnover of images to deadline
  • Organised with an excellent eye for detail and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues at all levels.

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