Image Retouching Toolkit

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Ensure your organization sets Strategic Direction through development and implementation of programs, processes, policies, mechanisms that maintain and/or improve operational productivity in existing or new operations.

More Uses of the Image Retouching Toolkit:

  • Maintain the highest level of Quality Control of digital deliverables for accuracy and completeness.

  • Be accountable for working on the GDP Social Media team to create content and uphold image standards for the brand.

  • Govern: Image Retouching, preparing finished artwork and successfully creating and or preparing digital files for various platforms.

  • Coordinate workflow to internal marketing team and prep files for print with external vendors and ensure that specs match the way that vendors need files.

  • Identify: track, monitor and communicate performance to productivity, defect elimination and variable OPEX performance at your organizational and site level.

  • Systematize: intake, prioritize, and execute investigations to inform business direction and at times, implement changes based output of investigation.

  • Ensure you can account for your design decisions and embrace constructive criticism as part of the design process.

  • Maintain open and professional communication with Studio Creative management, Supervisor, studio team members and Advertising/Merchandising Partners.

  • Follow all Quality Assurance procedures for designated accounts and ensure deadlines are met.

  • Be accountable for planning and overseeing the flow of product and virtual assets through all stages of the studio workflow.

  • Methodize: work closely with the assigned Account Executives and other members of the client team, communicating production progress.

  • Ensure you prioritize the iterative process, always producing multiple options for a single project or ask.

  • Maintain and organize Social Media content files, prepare files for delivery to client for review and approval.

  • Arrange that your design understands that the nature of the beast calls for working under pressure and tight hourly/daily timelines.

  • Be accountable for executing proper image organization, naming conventions, and maintaining good file hygiene across all projects.

  • Direct: concept, design and execute engaging creative assets in support of your marketing efforts across all channels print, social, digital, etc.

  • Be accountable for collaborating with the design and edit teams to help bring ideas to life through effective and impactful imagery.

  • Ensure you can execute packaging design across multiple mediums from labels and inserts to envelopes and boxes.

  • Adhere to and maintain file naming conventions, file management, Metadata, and Quality Control.

  • Become capable of juggling multiple projects, sticking to deadlines and ensuring high quality error free output.

  • Ensure you champion; upload, organize and maintain artwork and image files on server and vendor folders as appropriate.

  • Collaborate with content specialists to create and edit visual content for product detail pages.

  • Confirm your operation complies; focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to your organizations Strategic Imperatives.

  • Confirm your organization ensures the production Quality Control measures are met prior to the delivery of projects.

  • Control: an instrumental part of goat group, the marketing team oversees a wide range of activities, which aim to build awareness, consideration and loyalty for your brands.

  • Manage and translate all brand and listing assets across print and digital media creative is done by the Design team.

  • Make various formats of supplied artwork production ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise.

  • Outsource images daily to offshore vendors to ensure there is always a continuous flow of imagery to work on.

  • Audit: package and preflight files for release to printers, media partners, and digital channels.

  • Provide digital material for Social Media, email blasts, website, and online advertisements, etc.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Image Retouching Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Image Retouching related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Image Retouching specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Image Retouching Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Image Retouching improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are all requirements met?

  2. Is the cost worth the Image Retouching effort?

  3. Will it be accepted by users?

  4. How are consistent Image Retouching definitions important?

  5. What are hidden Image Retouching quality costs?

  6. Do your leaders quickly bounce back from setbacks?

  7. Why not do Image Retouching?

  8. Do you have the authority to produce the output?

  9. How will you know that you have improved?

  10. Think about the functions involved in your Image Retouching project, what processes flow from these functions?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Image Retouching book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Image Retouching self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Image Retouching Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Image Retouching areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Image Retouching Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Image Retouching projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Image Retouching Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Image Retouching project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Image Retouching project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Image Retouching project team have enough people to execute the Image Retouching project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Image Retouching project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Image Retouching Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Image Retouching project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Image Retouching project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Image Retouching project with this in-depth Image Retouching Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Image Retouching projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Image Retouching and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Image Retouching investments work better.

This Image Retouching All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.