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high-end retoucher

Location:
South Africa
Posted:
June 13, 2019

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Richard Bibby

Personal Details

Full Name: Richard David Bibby

Telephone Numbers: (011-******* (h)

+277********

Adres: 3 Valla Street

Extention 9

Ennerdale 1830

Johannesburg, Gauteng

Marital status Married

Drivers License Code 10

Education

High School: Matriculated in 1981 from Riverlea High School. Subjects passed: English, Afrikaans, Biology, Business Economics, Geography, Economics.

Formal Qualifications

1984-1986: Parow East Printer’s College, Cape Town: National Training Certificate 1, 2, and 3.

Subjects passed: Printer’s Calculations; Printer’s Science; Photo-mechanics; Mathematics; English; Afrikaans.

Skills

Computer Skills: Extremely proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Freehand, Illustrator, Indesign, Lightroom, QuarkXpress. Sufficient knowledge of drum and flatbed scanning.

Manual Skills: Photolithographer (Black& White, Colour Stripping). Regarded as a highly motivated and pragmatic individual who takes pride in the ability to work in varying and challenging environments; both as a key individual within a team and on my own where individual efforts are required. Working confidently under pressure within tight deadlines in fast paced environment, has resulted in finely honed skills and the talent to create work of extremely high quality.Having worked in the professional field of retouching for more than 15 years gaining a wealth of experience from manipulating, editing and adding artistic flair to a vast range of subjects in contrasting settings, I am now seeking new challenges with more responsibilities and see this position as forward progression in my career as a retoucher. Employment History

January 1984 - March 1993

Job Description: DTP Operator/ Scanner Operator

Company: Beith Digital

Address: 7 Commerce Crescent West Eastgate Sandton Telephone number: 011-***-****

Contact person: Micheal Germishysen

Main duties: - 1984 - 1988: Photolithography

- Black & white and colour stripping

1988 - 1993: DTP Operator

- Started and developed DTP department, including training

- Photo manipulation and final selection of operators

- Retouching- Drum scanning

- Pre-printing preparation of artwork

- Logo reproduction

Reason for leaving: Opportunity for more responsibility and creative input in a smaller company.

April 1993 - December 1995

Job Description: Senior DTP Operator / Retoucher

Company: Intelset (Pty) Ltd

Address: PO Box 391021

2018 Bramley

Telephone number: 011-***-****

Contact person: Mark Heaton

Main duties: - Photo manipulation,deep-etching, colour correction, collage)

- Retouching

- Pre-printing preparation of artwork (make-ready)

- Logo reproduction

- Layout (set& make-up) & design

- Client Liaison

Reason for leaving: Company closure

February 1996 - March 1998

Job Description: Senior DTP Operator / Retoucher/Night-shift Foreman Company: New Concept Graphics

Address: 3rd Floor Anglo Dutch House 137 Sivewright Ave New Doornfontein

Telephone number: 011-***-****

Contact person: Mark Rawlingson

Main duties:- - Photo manipulation, deep-etching, colour correction, collage)

- Retouching

- Client Liaison

- Pre-printing preparation of artwork (make-ready)

- Layout (set& me-up) & design

- Logo reproduction

- Managing and overseeing productions

Reason for leaving: Company closure

May 1998 - April 2002

Job Description: Senior DTP Operator/Retoucher

Company: K&F Colour

Address: PO Box 391***-**** Bramley

Telephone number: 011 478-066

Contact person: Micheal Hill

Main duties:- - Retouching

- Photo manipulation, deep-etching, colour correction, collage)

- Pre-printing preparation

- Client Liaison

Reason for leaving: Opportunity for more responsibility and creative input. 2002 - 2013

Job Description: Senior High-end Retoucher/Senior DTP Operator Company: DRAFT FCB - Finset

Address: Cathrine & Grayston Sandown

Telephone number: 011-***-****

Contact person: Johan Burger

082*******

Main duties:- High-end Retouching

Responsible for training and development of junior retouchers. Responsible for the upkeep of the latest software and technical info Responsible for standardising colour profiles in the department. Overseeing the final retouched work.

Reason for leaving: Retrenched

Current

High-end Retoucher - Freelance

Providing the print and media industry high quality visuals/ concepts. Attention to detail and being prompt is a high priority. Worked on various accounts - Avon, Avroy Shlain, Edgars, Castle, BMW, Consol, Toyota, Vodacom, Cell C, Cellini, Tabasco, MTN. Willing to relocate.

See Resume/ Portfolio:

http://richardbibbyretouch.daportfolio.com

http://creativepool.com/richardbee

https://www.behance.net/richardbe



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