HSN employs "On Call" staff to cover projects, vacation, and periods of high volume. "On Call" means that you are scheduled "as needed", and you could work a varied schedule from week to week based on our needs and your availability. You may know your schedule a few weeks in advance however you may also be called on short notice.
The HSN On-Call Retouching Artist works under supervision of the Associate Creative Director, this position provides support to the Digital and Brand Creative team.
Who We Are
We define the HSN experience for the customers we love with highly-specialized videos, photography, copy, and web pages, providing her the total Content package. We are an influential team of creators, designers, trendsetters and strategists, creating content that educates, entertains, and persuades. We develop the platforms, methods, and tools that allow us to share stories, build relationships, and engage with our customer wherever she is.
Responsible for retouching a high-volume of photography produced in-house and vendor-supplied images.
The Retouching Artist needs to ensure product images are retouched to the established standards and is accurate to what the customer receives in regard to color accuracy, and product integrity.
The Retouching Artist is required to support all product categories, from jewelry, apparel on model to food. Within the category they need to specialize in clipping out on white backgrounds to models retouching and lifestyle images. The ability to composite images, remove imperfections and adding products onto backgrounds is essential in this role.
Ability to work independently on daily workload, implementing established standards & high quality finished images.
Partners with Art Directors to facilitate the timely & accurate production of images. They must have the ability to quickly adjust to changing daily priorities, requests and business needs.
Ensuring all files have accurate metadata, naming conventions based on established departmental standards. Archive images to based on our digital asset management structure so they can be shared in the US and all markets.
What You Bring
To be considered, you must provide a link to, or attachment, to your portfolio.
Bachelor's degree in creative/design field.
3-5 years of related experience.
Strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, retouching skills and selection techniques.
Strong skill in general image enhancement, specific to contrast and color.
Knowledge in model image treatment, specific to hair selection and skin retouching techniques.
Working knowledge of Adobe Bridge.
Knowledge of digital photography a plus.
Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines, ability to multi-task, strong analytical skills.
Ability to work with limited direct supervision in order to accomplish tasks through partnerships with internal/external customers.
Ability to operate on MAC platforms.
Ability to effectively communicate with production teams.
Willingness to adapt and learn new skills in an ever changing environment.
Proven communication, organizational and time management skills necessary.
Must have the ability to be flexible and multi-task.
Must have strong attention to detail and be highly observant.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to handle multiple projects within tight deadlines.
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