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Junior Retoucher

Listing ID: 883873

Junior Retoucher

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Urban Outfitters
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Reference Number: 159217
Salary: Competitive Salary and Great Benefits
Reporting To: Studio Manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 1 hour

Urban Outfitters started out as a single boutique in 1970s Philadelphia with creativity and uniqueness at its core. 50 years on, and 55 stores across Europe later, we’ve become a destination for emerging design, unexpected styling, One-Of-A-Kind vintage and homeware that makes you want to hit the share button. 
We speak to a social community of over 10 million forward-thinking individuals, bringing together a nostalgia for the past with an enthusiasm to shape the future. The UO community are culturally aware, they shape the music scene, they live a digitally native life and they wear style trends before anyone else. At our core, we empower our customers and staff to express themselves, unapologetically, living life in a way that's truly authentic to them.
We are always excited to bring new talent into the room, especially if you share our values:

  • Progressive — we move with the mood
  • Creative — we champion limitless minds
  • Inclusive — we open our platforms to all communities
  • Responsible — we work to reduce our impact on the environment
  • Compassionate — we care for each other beyond the 9 to 5

Sound like you, why not join us?
Role Summary

As a Junior Retoucher, you are responsible for the delivery of high-quality imagery representative of the EU Urban brand, online and in-store.
What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Retouch fashion and still life e-commerce imagery for the EU website ensuring excellence in quality
  • Consistently meet daily output targets as set by your line manager
  • Complete and report daily uploads of imagery via relevant CMS and merchandise tracking systems
  • Assist with email queries and complete image amendments
  • Adhere to seasonal updates and creative direction from your line manager and wider team
  • Follow supplied retouching guidelines for and affiliated concessions
  • Provide quality control for the UO website to maintain a standard equal to, or beyond that of our competitors
  • Assist line manager with admin duties and freelance training
  • Complete ad hoc imagery requests to support other areas of the business
  • Assist with editorial and marketing imagery for web and in store

What You’ll Need:

  • An understanding of corrective e-commerce image editing and colour
  • Proven administrative experience
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work to multiple deadlines
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Bridge & related photography software
  • The ability to handle daily workloads with a systematic approach and technique
  • The ability to work quickly and efficiently with a strong eye for detail
  • Confident use of Mac interfaces and Wacom tablet
  • Good understanding of Microsoft office package, particularly Outlook & Excel.
  • Strong self-motivation to constantly improve personal performance and that of the team
  • Working knowledge of adjustment layers and actions preferable
  • The ability to be reactive and flexible to competing schedules in a studio environment
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Capability to use initiative and show improvement from feedback provided

The Perks
Work-life balance:

  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Bring your dog to work


  • Employees Assistance program to support with mental, physical and financial health
  • Fully equipped free gym and on-site wellness room in Brick Lane and 50% discount of external gym memberships
  • Private Medical Insurance

Employee Discount:

  • Up to 40% off at all URBN Brands (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People and more!)


  • One paid day to either volunteer or fundraise for a charity of your choice


  • Cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan

Continued Development:

  • We offer structured support within the business alongside continued learning and development

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