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Social Media Design

Staten Island, NY
September 27, 2018

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Digital Imaging Specialist, Retoucher (Freelance) - September 2018 to Current

• Masking and path creation, compositing and color correction for garment wrinkles and skin retouching on product for

• High volume fast pace e-commerce photo retouching for on-figure fashion and high end special projects


Photo Art Director, Senior Retoucher - March 2005 to January 2018

• Create and develop lifestyle stories that compliment and support the brand experience

• Direct stylists and photographers for editorial fashion, still life, video and social media photo shoots for digital and print

• Supervise workflow in the studio, marking up photos to prepare for retouching

• Pull swipe for seasonal photography concepts between design team and photo studio

• Work with design and production to maintain integrity of design and final retouched images adhere to brand standards

• Manage and regulate cross-functional schedules for retouching and editorial projects, including overall maintenance and quality assurance

• Communicate and manage organization of all digital assets with photo studio, production artists, retouching and creative teams

• Administer digital asset storage system with Producers, Photographers and IT

• Support producer with negotiation for billing and reconciling budgets for retouching, freelance stylists, photographers and digital technicians

• Design and maintain style guides and brand templates for fashion and still life production

• Masking and path creation, compositing and color correction for garment wrinkles and skin retouching on product for

• Attend weekly meetings for digital and print creative, manage in-house feature photo shoots and quality control throughout production process

• Conceptualize and produce animations for emails, landing pages and alternative views THE NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP - IRVING, TX

Photo Retoucher, Quality Assurance (Freelance) - October 2004 to February 2005

• Worked directly with marketing department to achieve optimal results for preparing designs and new looks for the fashion and hard goods catalogs

• Created paths, soft proof color correction, retouching hi-resolution images and managing workflow of Kodak approvals for in-house pre-press and print production RR DONNELLEY/STUDIO W26 - NEW YORK, NY

Art Director (Contract) - March 2004 to September 2004

• Executed creative content and managed calendars across channels for catalog market segments of Sears Leather Connection and Leather Coats

• Planned and executed still life photo shoots, assisted clients and photographer with creative concept and direction

• Styled, managed and art directed still life merchandise on a daily basis. Maintained a daily spreadsheet for progress on catalog layout

EDUCATION Stephen F. Austin State University 2001, Nacogdoches, Texas Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising Design, Minor in Photography and Art History TECHNICAL SKILLS Expert knowledge in Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge, Lightroom, Acrobat, Proofics, Adobe Scene 7, Capture One Pro, Titan, File Maker Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Global Edit and Serenade

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