The Senior Manager, Retouching and Production is responsible for the management of retouching and pre-press for all new and updated visuals and collateral for Packaging, Branding, and Visual Merchandising.
50% Retouching Manager: Develop and manage team of retouchers from a technical and creative standpoint and recommend project assignments, ensuring timely delivery of the highest quality assets.
- Liaise between Art, Design and Creative Directors, Creative Operations and Retouchers.
- Coordinate with and direct outside retouching vendors.
- Develop and implement data asset management system and manage imagery uploads and filing.
50% Production Manager: Manage team of Production Designers with an eye toward safeguarding brand integrity, layout consistency and technical file management.
- Responsible for coordinating and directing pre-press for all print collateral, in-store signage, visual merchandising collateral and packaging.
- Define pre-production criteria adhering to budgets and specifications and deliver flawless assets within tight deadlines.
- Attend press runs and direct vendors to reproduce color as established in approved match prints.
- Strong written, verbal, analytical and presentation skills
- Strong interpersonal skills / works well in a collaborative environment
- Impeccable organizational skills and keen attention to detail with ability to catch typos, mistakes and off-brand design
- 5-7 years knowledge of pre-press and comprehensive knowledge of print production techniques and processes
- 5-7 years of retouching exposure
- Technically savvy in Adobe Creative Suites
- Ability to prioritize projects to meet all deadlines
- Beauty industry experience preferred
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