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Image Specialist/Retoucher

Apply Job ID 19081 Date posted Mar. 24, 2021 Location Coraopolis, Pennsylvania Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

The Image Specialist|Retoucher is responsible for all components of the imaging workflow throughout our high-volume studio environment, as well as the retouching of various forms of eComm shots.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all components of the imaging workflow from capture through post-production
    • Quality control of metadata and file naming
    • Route images accordingly
    • Work with outsourced partners on accurate processing, and provide feedback necessary to ensure high-quality image receipt
  • Retouching tasks including, but not limited to:
    • Follow client markups and instructuctions accordingly for on-figure or production eComm
    • Crops, clipping paths, color correction, reshaping, general clean up, etc.
    • Conversion and correction of digital images from RGB to CMYK and vice versa
    • Ongoing evaluation of accuracy, quality, and consistency
  • Ensure client deadlines are met via a thorough understanding of internal shoot schedules
  • Communicate with Photographers on day-to-day procedures, specific project instructions, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Arts or related field
  • 2+ years of applicable, professional industry experience
  • Experience with retouching, color correction, image manipulation, masking, and other post-production techniques that will enhance final image quality
  • Working knowledge of current photography equipment, techniques, standards, and software
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, CaptureOne, Bridge, Apple platform, and Microsoft Office software
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, creative, and collaborative environment
  • Flexible in responding to shifting business priorities, and work effectively against tight deadlines
  • Stellar communication, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Possess a self-motivated, proactive attitude towards identifying opportunities for efficiency
  • Works well independently or as a team player

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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