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£25/h
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Lessons offered by Juan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Computer Skills
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic design
Levels
  • All Levels

Graphic Designer - Senior Retoucher offering Retouching expertise in Ecommerce, Model, High-end and Beauty, Creative Retouching and Photo Manipulation. "Photoshop CC 2019"

Methodology

My pupils and colleague always find my way of teaching interesting fun and easy to understand. I normally start my teaching according to the level of my students to find the best way to teach what they really need for their future job.

Background

I'm a Graphic designer with over 10 years of experience in Photoshop. I used to teach students and adults photoshop level 1 and 2. Now I would like to bring my teaching to the next level offering my over 7 years experience in the fashion retouching industry.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Lessons offered by Juan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Computer Skills
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic design
Levels
  • All Levels

Juan's CV

JUAN FIGUEROA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER RETOUCHING EXPERTISE | MODEL | ECOMMERCE
Leveraging my expertise to strategically bring retouching improvements

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
 Versatile and creative with 7 years plus progressive experience in graphic design skills, pertaining to FMCG, fashion, corporate, editorial, and fine art. Proficient in using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and photography software. Efficiently seeks out appropriate photo editing subjects and opportunities and performing photography activities according to clients’ instruction. A friendly individual who has a knack for getting along with people from different walks of life. Record of effectively liaising with professionals such as graphic designers, writers, gallery managers and art directors to ensure success of graphic design projects.

CORE COMPETENCIES


● Freelancing Training and Mentoring ● Critical/Creative Thinking ● Images Enhancement ● Online Advertising & Ecommerce ● Organization Development ● Confidentiality ● Excellent Photo Retouching ● Post-production & Art work ● Effective Communication ● Ecommerce Retouch ● Meticulous Details-oriented ● Complex Problem Solving ● Model Retouch ● Ability to follow instructions ● Smooth Workflow Management ● High end Retouch ● Total Quality Management & Reporting ● Analytical research Skills ● Visualizer ● Colour Correction ● Proficiency in English & Spanish ● Brochures & Business Cards ● Photo Manipulation ● Leadership & Team Building FUNCTIONAL SKILLS  Technically proficient in using the photo editing software of Adobe Photoshop CC, Cs6.  Strong ability to create Photoshop actions, droplets, variable, photo manipulation, and performed colour correction for final image.  Ability to work with precision and fine detailing while making alterations to the pictures.  Knowledge of High -End retouching techniques frequency separations and standards of digital retouching.  Efficient at establishing coordination between the associates at all levels.  Capable of multitasking and remaining professional in fast paced environments.  Possess excellent organizational, leadership, interpersonal, and communication (verbal and written) skills.  Motivated achiever who consistently exceeds goals, earning high stakeholder/client satisfaction rating.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Freelance Model Retouch and Ecommerce Dec2015 - Current River Island - London, UK  Implemented a modern Colour Managed Workflow and Increased Efficiency of Digital Asset Management.  Worked closely with photographer.  Utilized Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture one.  Model Retoucher and E-commerce.  Create and use Photoshop actions to speed up workflow. Founder Jul2013 - Present (concealed information) 1st.com - London, UK  Responsible for online Ecommerce, High-End image retouching/colour correction/swatch matching/ colour Management, beauty, compositing and multi layering image correction retouching in RGB/CMYK, as well as colour profile management.  Retouched wide variety of subjects ranging from fashion.  Interpreted directives from clients and successfully render photo manipulations according to client style aesthetics.  Determined scope and breadth of projects quickly and supply accurate quotes for requested completion.  Responsible for creating digital artwork and graphics and retouching and manipulating photographs.  Improve image quality with Photoshop to remove unwanted marks, blemishes, scars, or injuries on a photograph.
Freelance Retoucher Feb2011 - Sep2013


focalpointpackshot.co.uk – London, UK - Retoucher FMCG - post production retouching, image editing  Restored images and corrected imperfections in the designs and models of products and archiving digital photos.  Worked directly with Photographer for all aspects of set-up, editing, and preparation of final copy of image.  Successfully retouching, designs and mechanical production for ads and prints.  Proactively designed conceptual complimentary works and arts for new products.  Restructured current styles and optical effects for final presentation.
Founder and Photo Editor 2011 - Present Myschoolyear.co.uk  Created different variables on Photoshop for school photos, proof cards, scripts and digital retouching and compose.  Upheld consistency in quality control and coordinated metadata captions between on-site photographers.  Researched and expedited images to clients regarding breaking celebrity stories, fashion, hair, and makeup trends.  Learned and utilized an in-house photo-editing program to retouch images and provide color enhancement.  Developed extensive and expert knowledge of Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Freelance 2008 - 2009 Image1st.co.uk - Retoucher  Skin Retouching, nip/tuck, colour, correction, Digital Art. Each production is tailor-made to client specific requirements.  Created fashion stories with photographers to determine lighting, background sets, and style.  Collaborated with Lead Photographer concerning overall shoot setting and implemented fashion choices to maximize.  Oversaw logistics and model preparation during photo shoots, including responsibility for luxury jewelry and merchandise.  Provided wardrobe styling for Editorial Photo Shoots, Fashion Brand Look Books & E-commerce Fashion Boutiques.
Graphic Editor 2007 - 2008 Ax Line Studio, Georgetown, MA - Full time  Designed a variety of electronic designs for prints and packaging projects.  Edited complex photos and graphics to reach the desired effects and appearance.  Developed and maintained print/web collateral, graphical standards, marketing  Evaluated visual effects and concepts for launching campaigns.  Clients: Pepsi, Colgate, L’Oreal, Vogue, Revlon.
Graphic Designer - Full time 2004 - 2005 Cool Faces, Venezuela  Increased productivity of retouching department and assisted the studio manager through streamlined workflow  Involved creatively with editors and photographers to make the final retouched images.  Worked with creative teams in conceptualizing themes and pitches of commercials and print ads.  Magazines included: OK Magazine, People Magazine, Revolver, Rides, Antenna, Scratch, and Celebrity Hair Style.  Provided proposal designs under extremely tight deadlines and working environment on CMYK and RGB colour correction. EDUCATION
University of Antonio Jose de Sucre - Caracas, Venezuela 2003  Degree in Graphic Design CERTIFICATIONS
 Photo Retouching Training Courses - Julia Kuzmenko 2013 - 2016  Expert skills in Fashion / Beauty / Product image editing. 2010 - 2012  Adobe Photoshop Certificated Expert Level (CC/), Scripting and Automation. 2004 - 2005  High-End Beauty and retouch techniques. TECHNICAKL SKILLS
 Proficiency in Wacom Intuos Pro tablet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Spreadsheet tabulations, Internet).  In-depth knowledge of Adobe Photoshop all versions, Light room, Camera Raw, InDesign, illustrator.

3 reviews on Juan
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3 recommendations

A
Adriana

I found it quite difficult to learn at first until he helped me. Brilliant tutor and excellent advice.

Petra

Juan is brilliant professional, very friendly, and punctual.
Highly skilled in Photoshop, answer all my questions and help me with my project.

I'm glad I hired you.

J
Juan

Excellent teacher. I learn all the skills that I needed for my project

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