What you’ll be doing...

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space brings together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that is responsive and innovative across every Verizon touch point.

The Retouching Artist, reporting into the Senior Manager of Print Production & Studio, provides image retouching, color correction, and compositing on assigned projects for the Verizon in-house agency (140). The Retoucher will also provide prepress and production support for appropriate projects and will be responsible for retouching and post-production workflow process. This lead role will manage all the retouching needs of the studio and will determine how best to utilize other team members or to utilize freelance talent. The Retoucher will also work closely with the creative, marketing, design and retail teams to ensure quality, color and image consistency throughout Verizon’s entire brand.

  • Performs full image retouching including, clean up, outlining, merging multiple images when needed, color correction/shifting, cropping and compositing.

  • Create and maintain new product retouching guidelines for the in-house agency.

  • Work with the Studio Manager to minimize waste, improve efficiencies and track cost savings.

  • Performs file naming and archiving of images following in-house agency process for both product and marketing photography.

  • Liaise directly with external partners, partner agencies and production vendors to coordinate and execute scans, digital output, outside color correction and retouching when needed and printing.

  • Advises creative on best way to execute approved concepts via illustration, scanning, retouching and pre-press techniques.

  • Helps solve problems before they negatively impact the project, team or processes.

  • Prepares proofs (black and white laser output or specified color outputs).

  • Reviews all work for errors/omissions with Studio Manager prior to turning in work for final approval.

  • Assists in calibrating production/pre-press related computer equipment daily, including but not limited to scanning equipment, output devices, servers, software and all related hardware.

  • Assists the Studio Manager in developing color calibration techniques and creates ICC color profiles that produce consistent color output from scanner to monitor to output devices.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Three or more years of experience in professional-level retouching, studio production and pre-press within an advertising agency, design studio or related field.

  • Experience in design techniques, skills, tools and procedures for the applicable media.

  • Experience in user of Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat.

  • Adobe certification.

  • Knowledge of printing techniques, processes, pre-press and online image preparation best practices.

  • Ability to work in a fast-past environment while managing deadlines, shifting priorities, organizing and reporting a variety of production details.

  • Experience working within a team environment.

  • Ability to state opinions and verbally describe visual concepts.

  • Ability to provide feedback to supporting team members to drive development and executional excellence.

  • Ability to seek appropriate support from other team members to help develop assets for specific projects.

  • Ability to have a keen eye to detail and is prideful and diligent in the final preparation of work including production, presentation details and ultimately the final QC.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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