Studio Manager / QC / Producer

We are looking for an individual to join our team for a 4 month period from Mid May to End of September- as a form of paternity leave for the company director, there may be an option of continuing on full time.
The role would suit someone who has worked in the creative industry, as a producer, agent or a studio manager with a keen interest in photography and retouching. The role will include but not be limited to;
- Managing the retouching schedule for our 6 in house retouchers. As well as checking briefs are carried out to our standards.
-Studio Scheduling and bookings - Studio opening and general hosting of studio and retouch clients that visit the studio.
-Basic studio maintenance & Stock Checks
-Retouching quotes, studio invoicing and retouch invoicing - ensuring we’re hitting our monthly targets.
-General Studio and Office tidying - Monday spot check after cleaning company
-Social and Web Updates
-Daily updates to director on Paternity leave

Salary based on Experience, industry knowledge and contacts.

Please email mail@theforge.co with Studio Manager Application as the subject


Motion and 3d REtoucher

We are looking for an individual to join our team full time ready to start immediately. You should be very confident working with film in After Effects - you will be asked to complete a quick test. For a good idea of the type of projects you will be asked to work on, please refer to the motion work in our folio; usually short 10-30 second clips, sometimes requiring comps. You should have experience or interest in video cameras, and stills cameras, you should have some onset experience.

The role may require you to do stills retouching, as they sometimes form the core of the animated image.

Please email mail@theforge.co with Motion Retoucher Application as the subject

Salary based on Experience, subject to a three month probationary period.


Retouching Intern

We’re looking for an intern to join our team or retouchers. you should have an existing interest in still life retouching.
The internship is paid 4 hours per day, 5 days a week for three months - we have an excellent track record of taking our interns on as full time retouchers.

Please email mail@theforge.co with Internship Application as the subject