Retouch Supervisor

Packshot Factory Limited
09 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Retouch Supervisor
Central London
Salary: DOE
// Unique Opportunity //

Packshot Factory are looking to recruit a Retouch Supervisor to join our team.
6 years' of proven professional experience within product photography and retouch sector is imperative for this role.

As a supervisor you will have full accountability for all outgoing still life imagery. As well as overseeing your own projects, you will manage a small team of retouchers and freelancers. You will be overlooking a number of projects at any given time, distributing retouch work amongst our in-house retouchers and overlooking quality. You will be liaising with clients, the production team and photographers to ensure accuracy of requirements and production estimates. You will be receiving feedback and asking the right questions to elicit it, managing assets & systems and providing the technical support that is required in the running of edit suites.

The ideal candidate should be upbeat, bright, articulate, friendly, self-motivated, extremely organised, have a passion for innovation, proven leadership track record and an exceptional eye for detail.

At Packshot Factory we are committed to complete perfection of everything produced under our name. So you will be responsible for delivering images of the highest quality, on time through the effective management of deadlines, people and resources.

Your time will be split between 40% supervising and 60% retouching.

  • High-end, product retouch skills demonstrating exceptional quality, speed and accuracy
  • Proven experience of working within a retouching department
  • Multitasking and outstanding organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to take ownership of projects
  • Ability to support and mentor retouchers
  • Robust scope of digital image production technologies (Photoshop)
  • Robust scope of digital processes (asset management, ftp, design / print)
  • A very good knowledge of studio product photography
Please send your portfolio of product retouch work, CV and cover letter to: quoting "Retouch Supervisor - Glassdoor" in the subject line.

Selected applicants will be required to complete a retouch test prior to the interview.

// About Packshot Factory //

Founded in 1986, Packshot Factory is a full service photography and film studio based in Central London, specialising in creating high-end advertising imagery involving products for still or film commercial sequences. We are a tightly knit, welcoming teamunified by our passion for creative work, high standards and professionalism. With a stimulating studio environment we are privileged to work with many of the UK's leading brands as well as top ad agencies creating some of the most recognised images in the industry.