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Senior Retoucher
SSENSE
Montreal
Digital Fashion
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Market: QC - Montreal
Industry Segment: Digital Fashion
Category: Creative Services
Seniority: Supervisor
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Retouching Manager, the Senior Retoucher is responsible for ready-to-wear and still life retouching as well as quality control of images for e-commerce. As a member of our top-notch Studio production team, he/she will ensure that all retouched images comply with SSENSE brand guidelines and assist the Assistant Retouching Manager with the completion of creative projects, workflow management and development. The ideal candidate is meticulous and familiar with fashion and photography.

Responsibilities

Retouching – 80%

  • Retouch e-commerce images representing ready-to-wear products or still lifes
  • Ensure that the colors of high-end products are accurately digitized
  • Employ optimal editing methods consistent with SSENSE art direction to deliver premium content
  • Assist the Assistant Resource Manager in the realization of creative projects
  • Make use of retouching techniques adapted to the complexity of each image processed

Quality control – 10%

  • Assist the Assistant Retouching Manager with workflow development
  • Work with the Associate Retouching Manager to align daily production with SSENSE creative direction

    Staff management and development – 10%

  • Provide training and mentorship to help new team members learn Ssense art direction
  • Assist the Assistant Retouching Manager in the development of training guidelines
  • Schedule daily production touch-up sessions between team members to assess individual strengths and identify opportunities for improvement

Qualifications

  • College diploma in Photography, Graphic Design, a related field or relevant experience
  • Two to three years of commercial retouching experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and image processing
  • Excellent knowledge of photography and lighting
  • Background in fashion and/or e-commerce, an asset
  • Experience working in a Mac environment
  • Strong ability to accurately interpret light, color, volume and texture
  • Fluency in English and French, both oral and written

Skills

  • Ability to implement creative processes in a fast-paced environment
  • Team spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to handle high volumes of work
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and execute tasks
  • Effective time management and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to synthesize briefings and transmit relevant information
  • Interest in talent development

Further information

*All applicants must provide a portfolio of relevant retouching work

About SSENSE

SSENSE (pronounced [es-uhns]) is a global technology platform operating at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce. Headquartered in Montreal, it features a mix of established and emerging luxury brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, and Everything Else.

SSENSE has garnered critical acclaim as both an e-commerce engine and a producer of cultural content, generating an average of 100 million monthly page views. Approximately 80% of its audience is between the ages of 18 to 40. It is privately held and has achieved high double digit annual growth and profitability since its inception.

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