Commercial Image Retoucher (Fixed Term Contract)

London, United Kingdom
23 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


The Studio provides a full photographic production service for various teams and departments within Burberry. From scheduling product for photo shoots to retouching a wide variety of luxury fashion imagery for e-commerce and commercial marketing.

As a Retoucher you will provide the finishing touches to the product imagery ensuring the product is captured as true to form and to the highest quality. A 50% creative and 50% operational role.


  • Retouching a wide range of E-commerce imagery for Burberry World Store. Categories include: Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear, Non-apparel, Fragrance, licensing products and beauty as well digital assets for Marketing, 3rd party platform and Creative projects
  • To achieve KPI's whilst maintaining excellent quality- a daily target of 35+ products
  • To follow seasonal updates and creative direction
  • To work efficiently on a full range of tasks to support the image delivery process and various image administration duties (sourcing, filing, re-submitting and amending imagery)
  • Support the workflow management with external agencies: Uploading and downloading, marking up and providing retouching guidance, reviewing retouched assets or re-submitting for further work
  • To maintain consistency across all product ranges
  • Work with in house Stylists and Photographers to review, approve and quality control all retouched imagery through to delivery to Burberry's content management system
  • Colour matching all imagery to product/sample
  • Quality Assurance of live site. Looking over the live website for any photographic, retouching or styling errors
  • To work well within a team environment


  • Experience working for a high profile fashion brand- E-commerce experience/working in a fast paced environment, for a luxury brand as a retoucher/artworker
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of photo shoot processes and image manipulation software (Indesign and Photoshop)
    • Colour changes
    • Masking out/Cutting out products
    • Creating shadows
    • Change direction of light on products and models
    • Cleaning/removing dust/unwanted details
    • Liquefying/ re-shaping
    • Model/Skin/Hair retouching
  • High technical proficiency in Mac computers and FTP processes
  • Wacom Board/ Pen experience essential
  • Proactive and able to take initiative
  • Detail oriented and creative
  • Ability to work towards multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work calm and collectively within a performance driven and pressured environment
  • Organised with an ability to work to given deadlines.
  • Professionalism under pressure and flexible approach to the challenges.
  • Have an understanding of how to prioritise workflow.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Positive attitude to resolving problems.

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