Resume

 

Resume

With 8+ years of experience, Maj prides herself on delivering fast and professional results. She thrives in fast-paced environments, and has managed photo assets across international teams and from prominent brands such as Disney and Pixar. Quick and well-organized, she is adept at photo retouch and design for web, print, and social media.

 
 
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extremely detail-oriented photo retoucher who is excited to produce beautiful images.
  •  Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, Excel, MS Office.
  • Excellent with developing Actions, automating, and optimizing workflow speed.
  • Adept at recognizing and maintaining brand standards.
  • Experience with SLR, DSLR, large format cameras, and studio lighting.
  • Able to work on-site or remotely.
 

EDUCATION

2007 – 2011        Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

BFA in Painting and Photography

Graduated magna cum laude

2004 – 2006        Digipen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA

Real Time Interactive Simulation Program

 

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Photo Retoucher, 2018, BDA, Woodinville, WA

  • Lifestyle retouching and color adjustment on marketing assets for print and web.
  • Creation of Photoshop Actions to expedite process and delivery.
  • File organization and delivery on tight deadline.

 

Freelance Photo retoucher, 2017, amazon, seattle, wa

  • Worked on fast-paced production set for NDA project
  • Image clipping, color correction, compositing, and retouch
  • Working with Photographers to achieve brand-standard results.

 

Freelance Photo Editor, 2017, Knack, Seattle, WA

  • Designed social media campaign assets.
  • Post-production on editorial shoots.
  • Editing, clipping, and natural shadow preservation on product images at high volume.

 

Freelance image Editor, 2016 - 2017, Amazon, Seattle, WA

  • High-volume image post-production processing.
  • Cataloged, cropped, clipped, composited, reconstructed, and/or retouched image assets under tight deadlines and uploaded for web use.
  • Balanced multiple large projects for months at a time, utilizing organizational tools to keep tens of thousands of files sorted among multiple users and vendors.
  • Organized and created color authoring projects for international teams.

 

Editorial Photo Editor, Live Event Editor, Photo Editor, 2012 - 2015, zulily, inc., Seattle, WA

  • Promoted from Product to become the first Editorial Editor within first year of employment.
  • Occupied a unique role correcting live errors on the site, finding and implementing the fastest resolutions to minimize customer-facing impact.

Responsibilities included:

  • High-volume retouching of both editorial and product imagery, on- and off-model.
  • Designing and executing realistic digital composites.
  • Collaborating with Studio and Merchandising departments to maintain brand standards.
  • Managing heavy workloads while meeting deadlines for delivery.

 

Freelance Photographer, 2011, Windermere Real Estate, Bellevue, WA

  • Lighting and photographing real estate spaces attractively.
  • Choosing and providing appropriate cameras and lenses.
  • Lighting equipment selection, transport, and setup.
  • Digital post-production including all correction, editing, and formatting for web.