Retouchers are experts in delivering high quality creatives. Combining style and technique, they help guide the audience through information they receive and reach a particular conclusion by making the right edits to an image. Taking a methodical approach to image and artwork, retouchers can help bring a brand to life. Another benefit of working with a freelancer is you are not limited to office hours. If you have a last-minute deadline, you can often find a retoucher willing to work evenings and weekends to help you get the job done.
Using digital software, a retoucher edits imagery to help improve the image to remove any defects or improve the appearance of the image. Some of their responsibilities include:
Retouching is the process used to alter an image.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a freelance retoucher. This includes:
Time — Retouchers are experts at amending imagery quickly and effectively. With being freelance, they're able to move quickly, working evenings and weekends to help hit tight deadlines.
Skills/knowledge — Working directly with a retoucher gives you a collaborative experience where you hold a wealth of opportunity for input and ultimately influence the outcome of the deliverables. You’ll work together to come up with the best imagery based on your business needs.
Ideas — Retouchers are able to give a new perspective on an image and how it can be used in different situations. They can help improve the overall look and feel of your images.
Results driven — Retouchers, through their wealth of experience can help deliver results, through editing imagery, they can help effortlessly conveying the meaning of a particular message. This in turn can help your audience engage better with your brand.
Freelance retouchers have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes include:
Each of our retouchers have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.
Our contracted rates for retouchers in 2019 ranged between £200 and £350, with the average day rate being £300.