Retouching

What I can offer you

Photo retouching and manipulation that will make your vision come alive

With everything from simple photo touch ups to complete image fabrication, I'm the girl to get it done.

Photoshop
Since 1997. Expert level drawing and retouching knowledge.

Illustrator
Since 1999. Expert level illustration and logo building.

InDesign
Since 2003. Expert and professional knowledge of page layouts for print and online.

Acrobat Pro
Since 2001. Expert level pdf presentation creation and live link layouts.


Clients

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Resume

Resume

Skills
• Advanced knowledge of OSX
• Expert knowledge of CS5 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Distiller
• Good knowledge of Adobe GoLive, Flash, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
• Great team work and people skills
• Confident with bringing a concept through many different mediums while maintaining brand ID
• Highly knowledgeable POS/POP design and follow-through
• Professional experience with all forms of print advertising (i.e.. Billboards, Magazine, Newspaper, Bus Shelter)
• Professional experience with all forms of printing and layout
• Professional experience with creating web banners both static and Flash animated
• Resourceful and quick thinking in times of high pressure
• Working knowledge of HTML, HTML5 and CSS as well as Action Script 3
• Concept design and art direction

Education
Algonquin College Creative Advertising
Located In Ottawa Ontario
Date: 1997 - 1999

Algonquin College Desktop Publishing Applications
Located In Ottawa Ontario
Date: 1999

Algonquin College Offset Stripping
Date: 2000

Work Experience
Auto-Entrepreneur Infographiste
Position: Production/Graphic Artist / Retouching / Art Direction / Illustration
Dates: March 2011 - Present
Duties: Creating email marketing and online advertising and designing various forms of printed materials such as Greeting Cards, Posters, Brochures, Calendars, Wedding Invitation sets and event marketing for clients such as Optimalprint and SelfART.

DxO
Position: Freelance - Conceptor/Graphic Artist/Illustrator
Dates: May 2013 - Present
Duties: Concept and design the user interface, program icon and splash screen for their new version of Optics Pro 9.

Milpix
Position: Art Director/Conceptor/Graphic Artist/Retoucher
Dates: November 2012 - March 2013
Duties: Concept and art direct the company's corporate identity, applications and website. Create brand standards, and site templates. Market research on consumer target markets and competitor brand positioning.

Endeavour Marketing
Position: Production/Graphic Artist / Retoucher
Dates: January 2010 - February 2011
Duties: Applying standards of typography; ensuring final media objectives are considered; and applying specifications. Keeping up with current printing procedures and building files according to spec. Building flash animated banners and Eblasts as well as photoshop reskins of existing sites. Major retouching and colour correction to photography. Having an eye for design and, in keeping with each client's specific brand identification, building mechanicals for various print and online applications. Clients include Canadian Opera Company, Remedy'sRx, East Side Mario's, Fashion Design Council of Canada, Culture Days, Amex Front of the Line.

Taxi Canada
Position: Mac Artist
Dates: November 2006 - August 2009
Duties: Applying standards of typography; ensuring final media objectives are considered; and applying specifications. Keeping up with current printing procedures and building files according to spec. Minor retouching and colour correction to photography. Having an eye for design and, in keeping with each client's specific brand identification, building mechanicals for various print and online applications. Clients include TELUS, Canadian Tire, BMW Mini, Nike, WestJet and the Canadian Film Centre.

The BrainStorm Group
Position: Graphic Production Artist / Retoucher
Dates: October 2003 - November 2006
Duties: Blowing out creative for newspaper, magazine, billboard, POP, and all other print forms of advertising for clients such as Molson USA, Canon, Popeyes and Mensgroom. Building all files for production and sending to various printers. Ensuring that all dates are met on media buys and advertising timelines. Sourcing vendors for custom promotional items and getting numbers together to present to the client.

Reprodux Position: Colour Production
Dates: November 2002 - September 2003
Duties: All the same duties required by a prepress technician except that it is digital as opposed to offset. Also deal with HP 5000 Printers and Onyx Rip software. Large format scanning and printing.

KM Graphics
Position: Prepress Technician
Dates: March 2002 - July 2002
Duties: Run prepress: handling files supplied by clients, sending them to film, stripping into flats and burning the plates. Also dealt with clients first hand and maintained the computer network as well as any housekeeping the computers may need.

Creative Services for the National Research Council Canada
Position: Graphic Production Artist
Dates: June 2001 - March 2002
Duties: Designing and redesigning posters, annual reports, flyers, newsletters and other various print elements. Also responsible for keeping the archives up to date, setting up jobs to go to print, organizing the logo and font libraries as well as the stock photography library.

Reprographic Services for the National Research Council Canada
Position: Prepress Technician
Dates: October 1999 - June 2001
Duties: Typesetting, desktop publishing, stripping, high resolution scanning and plate burning. As well as basic design and customer service.

Bonanza Copying and Printing Centre Inc.
Dates: June 1999 - September 1999
Position: Graphic Designer/ Prepress Technician
Duties: Prepping layouts for print, designing layouts, desktop publishing, ripping, processing, and checking film.

Skills list

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Acrobat
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flash
  • Microsoft Office
  • FTP protocol
  • Colour Correction
  • Print Production
Contact

Postal address

Nancy Hanninen
France+33 6 81 69 86 62
Belgium +32 496 35 66 37
E-mail: nancy.hanninen@gmail.com
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