Disney ABC Television Group Manager - Digital Retouching Expert in Burbank, California

At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

Manager of Photographic Retouching is responsible for retouching raw photographs with an emphasis on entertainment/fashion photography, supporting the Communications Department of Disney ABC Television Groups (DATG).

Responsibilities :

  • Editing/enhancing/retouching/resizing of in-house photography images.

  • Accountable for maintaining an organized work flow and file management.

  • Responsible for maintaining a dialogue with the Photographers and team about workflow and expectations.

  • Detail-oriented dialogue about the properties of a given image a must.

  • Quality control on all requests, adjusting images as needed to meet direction or needs.

  • Responsible for retouching of images in the timeframes requested for each project.

  • Management of two full time retouchers.

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 5+ years experience in the same capacity.

  • Intimate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic with a keen eye for detail.

  • Experience with Wacom Tablets.

  • Experience in entertainment or fashion environment is a must.

  • Expected to have a comprehensive understanding of photographic vocabulary and terms.

  • Retouch people, faces, hair and skin tone.

  • Create “builds” of several single people into a group image.

  • Accurate color correction, healing, cloning, perspective modification, white balance.

  • Portfolio must show examples of single, group, entertainment/fashion photography retouching (with before and after images).

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with team members.

  • Detail oriented with excellent time management skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-starter with the ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proactively communicate with photography team members and occasionally external contributors.

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.

Job ID: 621394BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.