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Gillette, New Jersey, United States
January 08, 2017

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Photo Retoucher and Designer with over ** years of experience in photo retouching, project conceptualization, interior design, and drafting will grow the company and improve the quality of projects undertaken.

Adept at all aspects of the process from developing plans to the all-important final

touches. Strengths include:

- Delivering Projects On-Time & Budget

- Identifying and Defining Clients’ Needs

- Handling Multiple Projects Concurrently

- Developing Effective Presentation Boards

- Earning Client Trust & Inspiring Confidence

Special Skills

Advanced proficiency in Adobe Photoshop (14+ years)

Comprehensive knowledge of color management and industry standard workflows in RGB, CMYK and LAB color for print and digital media.

Analyze image content, determine the necessary enhancements and adjustments, perform color correction, retouching, cropping, and transposition ranging from simple knock-outs to complex restorations and compositions.

Working knowledge of layers, masks, paths, color correction tools, filters, and batch processing.

Possess in-depth knowledge of retouching skin tone, body shape, clothing and product refinement, as well as ability to control color/contrast for the web.

Knowledge of photography processes (25+ years), cameras, and basic web layout design.

Members NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals; 10+ years)

Employment History

Photographer -, Self-Employed (1998 - Present)

-Exhibitions and private sale of nature photography from Europe and the United States.

Designer - HS Capital Management LLC, Union, NJ (09/2013 - Present)

-Interior design, remodeling of residential apartments and condos.

Designer - Rambusch Decoration, Jersey City, NJ (2000 - 2012)

-Provided conceptual design of interior architecture, rendering for over 50 projects specializing in interior, liturgical furnishings, mosaics, and stained glass.

-More details available in portfolio from sketches and concept drawings to images of completed fabrication.


Certificate Program: Advanced Beauty Retouching

Chris Alvanas Instructor, UDEMY (2014)

Certificate Program: Photoshop-Beauty Retouching

Manfred Werner Instructor, UDEMY (2013)

Certificate Program: Photoshop-Portrait & Beauty Retouching

Ben Wise, Instructor, UDEMY (2013)

Certificate Program: AutoCAD Drafting, AutoCAD 3D, Autodesk REVIT;

CDM Institute, Jersey City, NJ (2012)

Coursework in QuarkXPress; Parsons School of Design; New York, NY (2002)

Degree in Architecture; National University "Lviv Polytechnic"; Lviv, Ukraine

Additional Information

Computer skills in Mac OSX platforms (15+ years). Wide knowledge of computer software including, but not limited to, Adobe Creative Suite CS5 & CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 & 5, Capture One Pro; SKETCHBOOK Pro, Google SKETCHUP.

Languages: Good understanding of English, fluent in Ukrainian, Polish, and Russian

Interests: Nature photography, watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting.

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