· Full or Part-time (partial or full Remote)
12 years of retouching and ui design experience. Clients include: Sephora, CHANEL, M·A·C Cosmetics, Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, Playboy, Kahlua, bebe, and more. As a retoucher I work on high volume - high quality imagery for national and international digital and print publication. My UI Design experience includes creating websites, e-commerce sites, extranets, intranets, training tools, sales tools, social ad campaigns, web campaigns and print media.
With pixel-perfect workmanship and eye, I consider myself a creative perfectionist with an exceptionally high production rate, and the ability to accommodate my employer with high-quality deliverables under a strict timeframe.
I have a great interest in joining a team where not only are my creative and management skills used to their fullest potential but also where I can grow with the company and my fellow colleagues. I have very confident leadership skills and also work extremely well in a team-dynamic. I don't back away from challenges and can work extremely well independently.
MAC / PC
Digital Artist, Image Retoucher
SEPHORA, San Francisco, CA
2013 - Present
Advanced retouching for print, web, and mobile. Edited, organized, and updated thousands of images for print, site, editorials, 360 campaigns,
and social media ads. Solely responsible for daily uploads to site, handling brand assets, raw image processing, color management, creation and streamlining workflows, and archival processes. Meticulous attention to detail, color expert, and has a “by the pixel” eye, which ensures image consistency. Constant daily involvement with Art Directors and Photographers to ensure quality images and high productivity rate.
Additional work includes assisting in the Photo Studio on editorial photoshoots.
Freelance Image Retoucher, UI Designer, Photographer
2005 - Present
RETOUCHING: products, people, objects, architecture, and landscape. Digital manipulation, comping, and retouching for hundreds of clients in thousands of images. Clients include: Facebook, Adobe, Oracle, Visa, HP, Uber, Airbnb, Capitol One, HPE, Autodesk, SF MOMA, Lending Club, realtor.com, and Sutter Health, etc.
UI DESIGNING: e-commerce sites, admin tools, training tools, extranets, social ad campaigns, email blasts, online ad campaigns, and print media. Clients include: Warren Law Group, The Factory, CODE Salon, Rent-a-Parent, Travelcraft, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHY: editorial, runway, events, fashion, corporate, travel, and portraiture for clients. Organized, prepped, and directed large-scale photo-shoots. Clients include: Seventeen Magazine, SF Chronicle, Yamaha UK, SOYJOY, Mediabistro, SFGate, Exploratorium, Project San Francisco, White & Warren, SF Indie Fashion, etc.
Communications Director, Web Manager, Digital Artist
CANVAS; Wine Industry Concierge Alliance of Napa Valley and Sonoma, Napa, CA
2011 - 2012
Print and web communications development, digital retouching, cataloging, strategic planning, event promotion, membership managing, and media relations. Additional tasks included extensive graphic design work and event photography.
Producer, UI Designer, Image Retoucher
iNDELIBLE Media, New York, NY
2007 - 2009
Managed multiple teams throughout company, reformatted and updated websites (multi-languaged). Created and designed admin tools, extranets, intranets, training tools, printed media, and branding design. Responsible for photoshoots, IA creation, QA, contract development and handling, hiring, management, printing, and delivery. Promoted within two months of start date to Designer & Production Artist and again in 2008 to Producer.
Clients include: CHANEL, M·A·C Cosmetics, Yahoo!, Playboy,
Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, Kmart, and Kahlúa.
Executive Administrative Assistant, Graphic Designer
Travelcraft, San Rafael, CA
2002 - 2005
Executive Administrative Assistant to both CEO and Manager of travel agency. Coordinated and organized meetings, travel arrangements, calendars, agenda and preparation of expense reports. Handled paper ticket inventory, ticket printing/logging, and shipping. Responsible for graphic design, layout design, promotional materials, and educational manuals. Handled the research, negotiation and purchase of equipment, services and supplies.
Dominican University of California
2002 - 2006
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Arts
Dominican University of California
2004 - 2006
Dark Room Technician, Photography Department