Freelance Junior Retoucher, Creative at Rent the Runway

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About Rent the Runway:

Rent the Runway (RTR)  is transforming the way we get dressed by pioneering the world’s first Closet in the Cloud. Founded in 2009, RTR has disrupted the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by inspiring women with a more joyful, sustainable and financially-savvy way to feel their best every day. As the ultimate destination for circular fashion, the brand now offers infinite points of access to its shared closet via a fully customizable subscription to fashion, one-time rental or ownership. RTR offers designer apparel, accessories and home decor from 700+ brand partners and has built in-house proprietary technology and a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation. Under CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Hyman’s leadership, RTR has been named to CNBC’s “Disruptor 50” five times in ten years, and has been placed on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list multiple times, while Hyman herself has been named to the “TIME 100” most influential people in the world and as one of People magazine’s “Women Changing the World.”

About the Position:

Rent the Runway is looking for a Product Imagery Freelance Junior Retoucher to work closely with a team of Retouchers to produce high-quality imagery in a high volume, fast-paced work environment. This role will require the Junior Retoucher to retouch and upload all digital assets for Rent the Runway, including on-model, on-form and still life imagery. The candidate should display strong Photoshop skills including skin retouching techniques, background cleanup and acute color correcting ability. Candidates must have strong communication skills, be timely, and open to feedback.  The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of retouching experience in an e-commerce and/ or luxury photo studio environment.  Candidates must submit a portfolio along with a resume to be considered and must have demonstrated fashion or ecommerce experience. 

Website must be included at the top of the cover letter and resume. Applicants without an online portfolio will not be considered.

What You’ll Do:
  • Responsible for maintaining high quality while executing a high volume of e-commerce imagery under a specific SLA.
  • Able to apply creative direction notes, collaborate with Director, Photography & Retouching and apply to the final product in accordance with established style guides. 
  • Adhere to post-production retouching process and resizing requirements, including photo mark-ups and web-ready deliveries.
  • Has a good eye for color, understanding of retouching language, and compositing techniques for imagery.
  • Perform quality assurance on all images, including ensuring color consistency across all images per project.
  • Adhere to RTR file naming standards and maintain digital asset organization.
  • Have full 8-hour day availability.
About You: 
  • 2+ years retouching experience with a portfolio focused on ecommerce and fashion – product and still life.
  • 2+ years experience in an e-commerce studio environment.
  • Strong desire to contribute in a highly collaborative environment and promote the collective output of the studio team with positivity and a passionate work ethic.
  • High technical proficiency in Mac OS X, Photoshop, and Wacom pen tablet.
  • Previous experience working in a digital photo studio.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and produce a high volume of retouched images.
  • Proven ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Hands-on knowledge of color theory and color management working within sRGB.
  • Proficient in Capture One Pro, Photoshop, Bridge, Acrobat and Mac computers.

COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT:

RTR is requiring all US corporate employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to work in person, unless an employee requires a reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.  If you believe that you may require an accommodation, please apply for any roles that interest you and if hired, you will receive information on how to request a reasonable accommodation after your start date. RTR will evaluate all such requests in accordance with Company policy and applicable law.   

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Location

10 Jay Street , Brooklyn, NY 11201

What are Rent the Runway Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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