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Color and Retouching Operator

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk USA Inc. (US103)
Line of Business:  Schawk
Location: 

San Francisco, CA, US, 94103

POSITION SUMMARY:

SGK Brand Solutions is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment provider that helps companies drive brand performance by improving top-line growth and bottom-line efficiency through the delivery of solutions. Our Schawk solution produces the brand assets required to represent brands accurately and consistently in print and online to help brands deploy their products to markets worldwide quickly, efficiently and consistently.  

 

Schawk San Francisco is currently looking for an experienced Retoucher with exacting standards and creative ability to retouch hi resolution images that will be seen around the world. Our retouching artists work on a variety of assets for many of the world's most innovative brands. We operate 24/7 and are hiring both day and night positions with flexibility both in start time and days of the week.   

  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Retouch product and lifestyle images for print and cross functional use 
  • Follows required build structure and methodologies while working with the team to develop new solutions 

  • Performs a variety of highly skilled, creative and executional retouching assignments 

  • Executes color direction from the leadership of the producer and production management 

  • With limited guidance, prioritizes responsibilities efficiently; checks own work and possibly the work of others; Output must meet the highest quality standards 

  • Create files for both RGB and CMYK workflows 

  • Provides technical/process guidance to coworkers within own work group 

  • Constantly work to improve your own skills as well as those of others by training across the team and sharing experiences 

  • Foster a fun and creative work environment 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
  • A high level of Artistic and technical ability 

  • Undergraduate or Masters Degree with specific coursework in Photography and/or digital arts. 

  • Incumbents typically have 2-4 years of experience working in Agency, Pre-press or similar creative production environment 

  • Expert color correction experience, with the willingness to learn and adapt styles to meet workflow requirements 

  • Well versed in Photoshop, Raw image editing, smart objects, layer comps and non destructive editing 

  • Self Starter who enjoys teamwork and collaboration combined with the ability to consistently meet deadlines 

  • Ability to take direction and willingness to see tasks to completion 

  • Pro actively seek opportunities to improve knowledge and skill set both short and long term 

  • Experience with color management theory and software is helpful 

  • Strong attention to detail 

  • Experience working from 3D files and compositing in Nuke is a notable plus 

 

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Schawk, a division of SGK Brand Solutions, produces the brand assets required to represent brands accurately and consistently in print and online to help brands deploy their products to markets worldwide quickly, efficiently and consistently. SGK Brand Solutions is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment provider that helps companies drive brand performance by improving top-line growth and bottom-line efficiency through the delivery of solutions by six sub-brands: Brandimage, Anthem, Equator Design, IDL Worldwide, Schawk and Saueressig. SGK Brand Solutions is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland