We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Retoucher to join our marketing team. The role requires a confident person who is able to confidently deliver high quality professional retouched imagery for use across multiple channels.

It goes without saying that you’ll have an interest in fashion and photography with an excellent eye for detail. As a Retoucher, you’ll play a key role in delivering exciting, high-profile marketing campaign projects. Working closely with the Brand Manager and Head of Marketing, you’ll be finessing photoshoots for use across multiple marketing campaigns. You’ll be keen to make an impact beyond your job title and have exceptional visual and communication skills.

This is a hands on, fast paced role in a busy retail marketing department, so a high level of skill in Adobe Creative Suite is essential. It’s important you can demonstrate a clear passion for photography within the fashion and retail sector, and you’ll have a strong portfolio with image examples that you will present at interview.

This role will require you to…

  • Work with the internal teams to select imagery post shoot using Capture One, apply any required effects and export all imagery ready for retouching.
  • Process and retouch all imagery using Adobe Photoshop for multiple channels, ensuring everything is consistent to the Peacocks brand style.
  • Be skilled in the following key editing areas:
  • Skin improvements and blemish removal.
  • Hair and makeup adjustments.
  • Amends to fit/style/colour of product – crease removal, length, recolouring.
  • Adjustments to lighting, exposure, colour grading.
  • Upload and manage all image content and communicate the filing system of image files within the design studio.
  • Use your skills to refine images and suggest improvements.
  • Assist the design studio with other tasks as necessary.
  • Present and discuss ideas in critiques, so you’ll be happy to take and give feedback.

Skills you will have…

  • Degree in Photography/Design or have relevant industry experience.
  • Excellent technical retouching skills proven from experience, preferably within a fashion environment.
  • Confident user of Adobe Photoshop and Capture One.
  • Collaborative skills to work closely with the internal design team and happy to communicate with other departments at all levels.
  • A natural eye for photography and brand styling.
  • Initiative to work on multiple projects concurrently and prioritise own workload under pressure.
  • Sound knowledge of all office applications.
  • Mac user.

You will…

  • Be an extremely creative person who is passionate about fashion photography.
  • Have a clear passion for working within the fashion retail and marketing industry.
  • Have excellent attention to detail and be self-motivated.
  • Be a strong team player and communicator.
  • Be organised, proactive and enthusiastic.
  • Work in an efficient way with excellent time management.
  • Be able to work under pressure in a reactive deadline driven environment within which you’ll be dedicated and happy to do what is required to meet the brief.

Please send us your CV, with covering letter telling us why you are the perfect person for this role, and examples of your work to ellen.jenkins@peacocks.co.uk. Successful candidates will be invited for interview.

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