Senior Mac Artist/Digital Image Retoucher (Culver City, California)

Culver City, California / Graphiques M&H

Posted: Aug 30, 2017



M&H Graphics is looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented Senior Mac Artist/ Digital Image Retoucher for our studio in a vibrant and hyper-creative advertising agency located in Culver City, CA. Supported by our entire head office team, the ideal candidate will be a well-rounded Mac artist with strong skills in print, web production and imagery, as well as a keen interest in new technology. We are seeking an open-minded and solutions-driven candidate who is a proven multitasker. 

Tasks and responsibilities

* Adapt design concepts, produce print layouts and prepare production files.

* Perform all the steps in the computer graphic and technical retouching processes, ensuring the client's graphic standards are respected.

Deliver high-quality documents within deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

* Establish and maintain a trusting relationship with the client.

* Work closely with the account and creative teams at every step in a project, from brief to file delivery.

* Identify, analyze and communicate project risks and provide solutions.

* Define, negotiate and manage the scope of work and deliverables of each project.

* Communicate and update all parties, as necessary, regarding schedules and challenges, and report on production progress.

* Track job time.

* Work in collaboration with our Integrated Project Manager and Toronto teams on various print, retouching and web projects.

* With the support of our head office, manage additional resources to execute work if needed.

Required skills and experience

* Diploma in graphic design or the equivalent

* Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a similar position

* Excellent command of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator  and InDesign)

* Very good knowledge of typographical rules, 4-colour, digital and prepress processes

* Substantial depth of experience in photo retouching, color correction and photo file management, technical knowledge such as color theory, print production, proofing, CMYK ? RGB color processing, beauty and product retouching, removing/adding objects, multi-compositions, 3D and illustration.

* Familiarity with print, digital and web advertising (banners, mobile apps, newsletters)

* Ability to grasp client needs and provide solutions

* Familiarity with numbers (measurement units)

* Highly organized, rigorous and a fast worker

* Ability to manage priorities and work under pressure while respecting deadlines

* Proactive, autonomous and a multitasker

* High standards of professionalism and leadership

* Excellent communication skills and team spirit

* Flexible regarding work schedule

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