Quality Printing, Real World Practices, Retouching Job Alert

Remote job opportunity for photographers & retouchers

LA (Lindeman & Associates) is hiring.

The job description outtakes below will explain what they actually need and which skills are required: Finishers of All Levels.

Note from Retouching Academy Facebook group member:

Daniel Ecoff: Finisher is the term used for entertainment advertising. It requires a Photoshop pro with a broad skill set including masking, retouching, illustrating, compositing and color grading or correction. It’s a niche job.

This is a remote job for photographers & retouchers knowledgeable in skills necessary for finishing photos for print. Based on the benefits the company is offering it might be only available to US residents.

Job Description Outtakes:

LA (Lindeman & Associates) launched in 2015 and quickly established itself as a leader in the entertainment advertising space, winning Clio’s Agency of the Year in 2017. LA brings together artists, editors, and storytellers into one hyper-collaborative team specializing in crafting iconic 360º campaigns.

LA is honored to collaborate with the industry’s leading theatrical and streaming partners, including Disney, FX, HBOMAX, Amazon Studios, Hulu, Lionsgate, Netflix, STARZ, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros.

LA is seeking full-time Finishers at all levels, experienced in hi-resolution imaging and key art finishing to join our Print Production team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute hi-res imaging and key art finishing, comprehending and achieving client objectives and desired campaign look
  • Evaluate and perform color correction in CMYK and RGB, matching color as necessary to designated files/visuals
  • Prepare, optimize, and convert files from RGB to CMYK, following client-specific workflows and protocols
  • Retouch approved art, re-build files, and improve detailing for final delivery
  • Review work accomplished and tweak as necessary
  • Keep leads apprised of changes and developments that may impact delivery and quality objectives
  • Follow company and client security policy and asset management protocols
  • Understand out-of-house mechanicals to the specifications required by the client
  • Other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring:

  • 5-15+ years of professional experience as a Finisher, preferably in entertainment
  • Impressive portfolio demonstrating key art one-sheet finishes
  • Expert knowledge of desktop publishing tools including, but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • An “eye for color” and an understanding of color theory, color management, RGB to CMYK conversion, etc.
  • A diverse understanding of the graphic arts industry as it applies to digital, prepress, and printing
  • Openness to feedback and constructive criticism from Creative Directors and Art Directors
  • Strong work ethic, dedication to quality, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate, work and communicate with co-workers in a respectful, professional manner

To request reasonable accommodation, please contact [email protected]

The Perks:

We want to make sure you’re taken care of while we build the future of entertainment together. LA is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our team alongside competitive compensation.

  • The base compensation range for this position in the selected city is $80,000-$180,000 annually. Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including but not limited to the candidate’s qualifications, location, prior experience, and education.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, FSA plans, Short and Long-term Disability coverage
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity
  • Life Insurance + AD&D, Accident Insurance, and Critical Care
  • 401(K) program
  • Flexible Work Environment: Hybrid and/or Remote (For most positions)
  • Employee Wellness benefits and mental health support
  • Employee engagement gatherings
  • Work with like-minded creatives in a fun environment on projects you’ll be proud to tell your family and friends you helped create.

Source: Indeed
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