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Retoucher (Freelance)

Job title: Retoucher (Freelance)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Michigan
Industry: Creative
Remote: No
Salary: $30-40+/hr DOE
Reference: 443787
Contact name: Tess Wiley

Job description

Timing: Start ASAP this week
Duration: 2-3 weeks
Hours per week: 30-40 TBD
Location: Onsite/hybrid preferred
Pay rate: $30-40+/hr DOE

One of our health and wellness consumer goods clients is looking for a freelance Retoucher to join their team for a short-term freelance role.

This Retoucher should have expertise in consumer goods, hard goods, surfaces, and materials, and will play a key role in enhancing and perfecting product images for use across brand campaigns, digital/social, packaging design, and e-commerce assets.

Ideal freelance Retoucher candidates will have:
- BA degree in graphic design, packaging design, or a related field
- 5+ years of experience in retouching, ideally for consumer goods, hard goods packaging, surfaces, materials, electronics, etc.
- Strong online portfolio showcasing retouching skills and expertise in consumer goods, hard goods, surfaces, and materials
- Fully proficient in Adobe Photoshop with advanced knowledge of retouching techniques, tools, and workflows
- Expertise in color correction, image manipulation, compositing, and image restoration
- Solid understanding of lighting, shadows, textures, and material representations
- Understand how to prepare production-ready files for printing and oversee production processes to ensure quality standards are met
- Strong understanding of branding, typography, color theory, and composition
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
- Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain consistency in visual quality across a range of images
- Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timelines and budgets are met

Job Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with Creative Director and marketing team to understand retouching requirements and project goals
- Utilize your expertise in retouching to enhance product images, ensuring accurate representation of colors, textures, and details
- Retouch and refine images to remove imperfections, adjust lighting and shadows, and improve overall visual quality
- Apply knowledge of consumer goods, hard goods, surfaces, and materials to ensure accurate representation of product characteristics
- Ensure consistency and adherence to brand guidelines across all retouched images
- Manage and organize a large volume of image files while maintaining high-quality standards
- Collaborate with the design team to ensure timely delivery of retouched images

**BYO computer
***Must be available M-F/9-5pm ET
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