CATEGORY: Premedia

JOB TITLE: Photo Retoucher

Garnet Hill, a growing high-end multi-channel marketer specializing in original designs in clothing and home décor is seeking a Photo Retoucher to join our team.

JOB SUMMARY: Perform photo retouching tasks to maintain Garnet Hill’s catalog and website creative integrity: merchandise matching, color correction, photo retouching, page assembly, preparing PDFs for 4-color printing and quality control.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform color correction, photo retouching, mask cutting, swatch matching, and page assembly utilizing sound design and production principles to produce high-quality color output
  • Produce technically accurate and content-correct material within defined timelines to meet design and production expectations and requirements
  • Maintain print specifications and continuously refine for optimal printing results
  • Maintain quality results, proactively evaluating projects from a technical and stylistic standpoint and effectively communicating concerns and opportunities to drive continuous improvement
  • Communicate color mark-ups and mechanics of pages with in-house Art Department
  • Recommend technological advancements and/or best practices into the Premedia production process
  • Other responsibilities as directed and necessary for the business

    • Dynamic Imaging Specific:
    • Produce colorized web images, preparing masks and applying color swatches or patterns
    • Construct dynamic monogramming and mix-and-match images; prepare images and set up dynamic options such as letter position, size and color
    • Optimize dynamic imaging assets prior to hand-off to Web Design; name images according to company-naming conventions
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • 5+ years experience in Premedia environment
  • Experience in preparing files for four-color offset printing and web
  • Experience working in a high-quality catalog and multichannel-retailer environment within the apparel and/or lifestyle brands a plus
  • 3-D modeling experience a plus
  • Web programming experience a plus
TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:
  • Expert in Photoshop
  • Experience in CMYK and RGB work flows
  • Proficiency in InDesign
  • Experience in maintaining prepress equipment (e.g., calibration and profile refinements) a plus
  • Experience in proofing, digital photography and asset management a plus
SKILLS:
  • Artful color sensibility with the ability to visually inspect material and distinguish all colors and color ranges
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment
If interested in this career opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
231 Main Street
Franconia, NH 03580
Email: humanresources@garnethill.com
Fax: 603-823-7404
Phone: 603-823-5545



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