Mac Op / Artworker / Retoucher

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Are you a fast, efficient artworker with particularly strong retouching skills? This top Auckland agency is looking for a new Mac Op to join their creative team.

This is a dual role responsible for the Mac Op Artworker, producing high quality work efficiently and effectively and the Retouching – providing a creative and logical approach to each brief. Ensuring perfection of high-end retouching in addition outputting competent rough and ready when required for speed as the brief dictates

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Finished Artist/Mac Operator Responsibilities

  • To produce quality work for both layout and finished art purposes
  • To take instructions from Account Management and the Art Directors as required, and accurately interpret either their briefs or suppliers’ layouts
  • When required produce files for dispatch to printers and publications, either via Quickcut, Pagestore or packaging
  • To be conversant in all applications on the Mac (InDesign (Advanced), Illustrator (Intermediate), Photoshop (Intermediate), Quick Print (Advanced), Adobe Pdf Distiller/Professional (Intermediate)
  • On occasion Photoshop work. This role requires an understanding of layout and composition
  • To help ensure the highest creative standards are always maintained
  • To become aware of our client’s brand guidelines and produce work within in keeping with these guidelines
  • To remain up to date with new product technologies, appreciating opportunities for continuous innovation and efficiency
  • Be responsible for estimating your own work when needed and accountable for profitability


Retoucher Responsibilities:

  • High end quality retouching, in addition to ‘rough and ready’ retouching when required – the ability to apply both creative and logic to your approach to meet the brief as necessary
  • Cinema 4d capability (advantageous)
  • Confidence in abilities and time management



  • Participate fully as an integral member of the team, working co-operatively and collaboratively with the team and wider agency
  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and honesty
  • Stand up and be counted and not shirk from individual responsibility
  • Demonstrate high level of commitment and support to both the company and the team


Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to handle pressure, demands of clients, deadlines, and a busy environment
  • Demonstrates high level of commitment and support to both the Agency and the team
  • Strong desire to achieve excellent results with energy and enthusiasm
  • Relevant technical applications experience
  • An eye for detail


If this incredible role in a top advertising agency sounds like the new role you have been waiting for, get in touch.

Send your CV and work to Hana Chadwick at The Creative Store, email, or call The Creative Store on (09) 365 1077 for more details.

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