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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Links
  • https://bryanarwood.myportfolio.com
  • https://www.siouxlandhumanesociety.org
Professional Summary

Highly experienced and talented digital artist/photo editor with over 25 years experience working in the commercial graphic arts industry using Mac/OS, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator and Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud Software. Proficient using HTML, CSS and JQuery/JavaScript building and modifying websites using Wordpress as a CMS.

Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, Lightroom, Bridge)
  • Adobe Photoshop Expert
  • Proficiency with layers, adjustment layers, layer masks, blending modes, clipping paths, clipping layers, soft masks, density masks, image extraction, channel swapping and calculations, liquify and other filters
  • Experienced in Color Correction/Prepress
  • Photo Retouching
  • Image manipulation
  • Digital Illustration
  • Product Photography
  • Creative Technician
  • Typography/Layout
  • HTML/CSS
  • Javascript/JQuery
  • Wordpress
  • Microsoft Office
  • DSLR camera use
Work History
Digital Artist/Web Development/Co-Owner, 09/2003 to Current
Badwood IncCity, STATE,
  • Combined technical and artistic abilities to accomplish challenging photo retouching and digital imaging.
  • Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print materials, brochures, banners and signs.
  • Created broad range of work using various design techniques.
  • Applied knowledge of production to create high-quality images.
  • Developed artwork and photos for use in collateral such as display, marketing and packaging materials to support product branding strategies.
  • Created digital image files for use in digital and traditional printing methods.
  • Used Adobe Creative Suite Software to create images and layouts for multiple projects.
  • Designed graphics for websites, logos and promotions for marketing purposes.
  • Coordinated, created and scheduled content, designs and periodic updates to company websites.
  • Researched image libraries to locate appropriate photographs for stock use.
  • Photographed high-quality product images for both print and internet distribution.
  • Performed advanced computer processing of images for many client projects.
  • Organized shoots from planning, scheduling, and styling to post-production.
  • Built, modified and managed dynamic websites using Wordpress as a CMS.
Color Retoucher/Digital Illustrator, 04/2005 to 05/2008
MGI StudioCity, STATE,
  • Applied color theory and lighting techniques in drawings and illustrations to add excitement, focus and depth.
  • Transformed ideas into high-quality high-resolution artwork.
  • Produced computer-generated artwork to add depth and cohesiveness to marketing collateral and publication articles.
  • Applied artistic and illustrative techniques to digital images.
  • Implemented light boxes and loupes to examine finished plates, detect flaws, verify conformity and color correctness.
  • Utilized Adobe Creative Suite Software to prepare jobs for color proofs and print.
  • Imported electronic or print files and made color, digital image and text corrections.
  • Generated prepress proofs in digital or other formats to approximate appearance of final printed piece.
Color Retoucher/Digital Artist, 10/2003 to 04/2005
Platinum ImagingCity, STATE,
  • Retouched jewelry photography for multiple catalogs including Zales and Gordon's Jewelers according to marked up proofs.
  • Worked directly with art directors to create high resolution digital artwork from scanned images, supplied photography and thumbnail sketches/creative briefs.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop to crop, invert and color correct images for various types of printing.
  • Utilized digital asset management system to increase security, organization and searchability of digital assets.
  • Retouched skin blemishes, hair and removed unwanted images from objects and backgrounds using Adobe Photoshop.
Digital Artist/Color Retoucher/Digital Illustrator, 08/1990 to 09/2003
Stat Cat/Cat Pak Studio/Studio 212°City, STATE,
  • Trained in traditional prepress environment shooting photostats, black and white film negatives, mechanical stripping, Line Art and halftones for newsprint reproduction and spot color illustration separations
  • Learned color theory concepts, digital laser color copiers, spot color and 4 color process printing and proofing systems such as Fujicolor and 3M Matchprint.
  • Transformed ideas into high-quality high-resolution artwork
  • Used Adobe Software to create images for use in diverse clients' marketing campaigns.
  • Learned and applied concepts of Graphic Design including Layout, Typography and font usage, Kerning, Tracking, Leading, prepress standards, file troubleshooting and preflight and trapping
  • Collaborated with marketing and advertising agencies to create high-quality images and illustrations to enhance publications and presentations.
  • Developed digital artwork using customer specifications, company standards and mathematical formulas to produce results that met customer parameters.
  • Learned and regularly used swop color profiles, working with and converting RGB and LAB color spaces, Spot and cmyk color separations along with color settings in Photoshop to adjust for dot gain, dMax, GCR and UCR.
  • Gained experience using different printing standards for offset, web press, flexo and commercial screen printing.
  • Worked with senior illustrators in both traditional as well as digital illustration gaining experience in creating line art and airbrush illustrations in addition to creating illustrations and graphics using Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Trained on Quantel Paintbox, Barco Creator, Crossfield scanners and Crossfield Color Space digital workstations for color retouching, prepress production, image compositing and manipulation
  • Became the Customer Service/Sales Representative/Lead Artist for company clients and was paid a commission for managing accounts as well as continuing to perform the production work.
  • Worked on photo retouching and digital illustration projects working directly with art directors and designers from concept all the way through to delivery of final mechanicals and high resolution artwork.
Education
: Music Education, Expected in
University Of Houston - Downtown - Houston, TX
GPA:
: Algebra/Information Technology, Expected in
South University - Online/Savannah, GA/Austin, TX,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1985
Woodrow Wilson High School - Dallas, TX
GPA:
Additional Information

My true passion is sitting at my computer and working with images to make them look amazing! I am always looking for fully remote work whether it be full or part-time, freelance or contract. I have my own home studio with an iMac Retina 5K with 32GB ram, Creative Cloud Suite, 400 mbps internet, digital laser flatbed scanner, a 5,000°k TRV-1 small lightbox, a Nikon D-90 DSLR and Nikon D-7500 as well as lighting to capture and produce product shots and digital illustrations.

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School Attended
  • University Of Houston - Downtown
  • South University
  • Woodrow Wilson High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Digital Artist/Web Development/Co-Owner
  • Color Retoucher/Digital Illustrator
  • Color Retoucher/Digital Artist
  • Digital Artist/Color Retoucher/Digital Illustrator
Degrees
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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