Hudson Yards at LSC Communications          October 2015-March 2020          New York, NY

Senior Digital Retoucher

  • One of two retouchers selected for retention during merger with shootdigital
  • Prepared files for other retouchers; packaged projects in an accessible way to facilitate timely completion


shootdigital            November 2012-September 2015            New York, NY

Senior Digital Retoucher

  • Managed quality control; reviewed, evaluated, and corrected all files prior to submission to clients
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively tackle unusually challenging projects


Bloomingdale’s, Inc.            January 2010-October 2012            New York, NY

Digital Retoucher

  • High volume retouching, produced up to 80 images a day of on-figure PDP
  • Designated as exclusive retoucher and sole manager for the Home Division web image assets


Catchlight Digital            September 2007-February 2008            New York, NY

Digital Retoucher

  • Independently handled projects with minimal direction from client
  • Successfully interpreted client’s vision through use of self-directed research


Freelance Experience            March 2008-Present            New York, NY

High-End Digital Retoucher

  • Diverse array of clients ranging from large firms to independent artists


Exceptional Photoshop Retouching

  • Precise skin cleanup without removing natural and essential textures
  • Skilled reshaping of figures and features to achieve maximum aesthetic effect while preserving believability
  • Comprehensive understanding of advanced selection techniques and modifiers
  • Expertise in color theory and color correction, matching to prints, products, reference files, and swatches
  • Masterful selection and application of blending modes to groups, layers, and tools
  • Advanced compositing of complex elements, including figures, objects, and environments
  • Maintain an expeditious workflow by utilizing actions, batch processes, and custom hotkeys
  • Achieve a superior rate of client satisfaction by providing a customized approach for each project
  • Efficiently handle multiple projects per day, maintaining focus and continuity


Management & Professional Development Skills

  • Founded NYC Professional Digital Retouchers in 2012 and stayed on as organizer/leader until group disbanded in August 2018. This group met monthly and helped members advance through their careers by passing on expert knowledge and encouraging networking with others in their field.
  • Created company mentoring and training program at shootdigital for junior level employees. Developed retouching procedure guides which included step-by-step instructions for the sequence of actions and tools to be used to achieve the best result, as well as a detailed overview of the company’s digital infrastructure.
  • Entrusted with assessing retouching employment tests to screen potential employees at shootdigital.
  • Invited to do a demonstration at Adorama on high-end beauty retouching; presented seminar in August 2015.
  • Invited to lecture at SVA as part of their i3 Lecture Series featuring presentations by leading industry experts; presented lecture in February 2018.



Product & Beauty

Retail & Fashion


Aquage Hair Care





Francine Segan

Bobbi Brown

Calvin Klein

Joanne Gair


Donna Karan: Urban Zen

Johnson & Johnson


EP Pro

Lloyd & Co.

Estée Lauder

(Aerin, Clinique, Darphin, Lab Series)

G.H. Bass & Co.

Mansur Gavriel


(Redken, Pureology, Mizani, Essie)


McCann Erickson


Harper’s Bazaar

New York Times


JLM Couture

Ogilvy & Mather



OK Magazine


Tory Burch

People Magazine

Philippe Salomon

Victoria’s Secret

Queen Latifah



Random House


West Elm




BFA Photography, Art History Minor          Pratt Institute          Summa Cum Laude, Fall 2007