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Digital Artist/Photography Post Production Assistant - art / media / design - job employment

City: Sacramento
Date: 06 Jun 2018
Category: Art / Media / Design

Our creative, client-focused studio needs a reliable, artistic, highly detail-oriented professional to assist with our photography post-production and graphic design projects as an Independent Contractor. The person in this role will be responsible for following and maintaining our wedding and portrait photography enhancing and retouching procedures as well as light graphic design duties.

We're looking for an extremely focused professional who has experience in high end retouching and is comfortable with deadlines and time management.

This position will include advancement opportunities for the right candidate who is looking to help the business expand.


The primary job role is a post production artist for photography that:

• Has moderate to expert knowledge and experience in photography retouching and enhancing techniques and tools including Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom
• Handles enhancements and high end retouching as delegated by the Photography Manager
• Enhances and retouches all areas of photography work including weddings, portraits and events
• Follows XSIGHT's standards of quality and techniques for enhancements and high end retouching
• Follows XSIGHT's standards for file management and naming

The secondary role is a graphic design assistant responsible for:

• Assisting with internal design projects
• Is familiar with and can assist with album design as delegated by the Lead Designer
• Has basic graphic design knowledge and can assist the marketing department with print and web designs following our brand identity
• Assisting with client design projects
• Is comfortable creating content by following project guidelines and specifications provided by the Marketing Coordinator for client projects
• Can create visual content for marketing and advertising needs including social media posts, website landing pages, e-newsletters, email blasts and any PPC or paid advertising campaigns
• Has moderate knowledge and experience in most areas of design including layout, print standards and file setup, web standards and file setup, UI and UX

Preferably, this person will also be able to assist in Photography shoots and will:

• Have a working knowledge of photography techniques, cameras, lighting and other photography equipment
• Assist the lead photographer on shoots as needed
• Equipment management
• Acts as a second shooter
• Take the lead on other shoots including real estate photography, portraits, product photography and event photography
• Coordinates with clients during shoots


• Design portfolio that reflects your enhancing and retouching skills
• Several years of experience in photography post-production
• Ownership of your own equipment needed to fulfill the role including a legitimate Adobe CC subscription, working computer and tablet and stylus
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Good communication skills to coordinate with our studio about projects

To apply for this job, please send your online portfolio and resume with work history to [email protected]
If examples of your retouching are not included in your online portfolio, please include some when you attach your resume and be sure to have some before and after examples. Please also include your hourly rate or per/image rate.

This is a part time position for an Independent Contractor. The hours will vary by week and is a good introductory job for someone looking for potential full time in-house employment with a photography studio.
Please do not call the studio directly or respond directly to this post about this position.
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