John Freer

Freelance Photo Editor & Commercial Photographer

Location:Camarillo, California, United States
2 Skills
My objective is to acquire a position in an environment that values teamwork. I seek challenge, education, and the ability to utilize my skills along with other highly skilled individuals. I would be honored, as well as guarantee my personal best, to work as a team member of a company that raises the creative bar and insists upon quality and commitment.
Strengths include:
• Extensive (over 15 years) experience in Photoshop
• Proficient with InDesign and Illustrator
• Record of success in meeting deadlines with major studios and retailers • Communicate well with clients and meet directives

Eclipse Advertising. Burbank, CA 818-238-9388
Retoucher / Finisher / Photographer. Entertainment Advertising for key art,
home video, domestic & international movie ad campaigns. Performing image finishing and photo shoots for outgoing media.
CLIENTS: Dreamworks, Disney, Showtime, Fox, Lionsgate, Fox, Paramount, Universal, Warner home video.
Graphic Orb, Inc. North Hollywood, CA 818-623-2000
Photo Retoucher. Entertainment movie campaign media prep & design. Performed color correction, image manipulation, RGB conversion for newsprint, and scanning.
CLIENTS: Universal, Sony home entertainment, Columbia Tri-Star, Dailey & Associates.
Effective Graphics, Inc. Torrance, CA 310-323-2223
Photo Retoucher. Agency Magazine Publication
Performed critical color correction, image manipulation, image stitching for multiple advertising agency’s. Also prepped files for & FTP upload.
CLIENTS: Nissan, Mitsubishi, Kia, Apple, Rubin Postaer, TBWA Chiat/Day, Saatchi & Saatchi.
World Color / Quebecor Los Angeles, CA 310-289-6890
Photo Retoucher. Magazine Publication.
Performed color correction, color markup, image manipulation, product matching,
CLIENTS: Hot Rod, Teen, Motorcyclist, Skin Diver, Misc. magazine publications.
Insync Media. Inglewood, CA 310-330-3800
Photo Retoucher. Entertainment /Agency.
Performed multiple image composition, color correction, spot color applications, image manipulation and patch film outputs.
CLIENTS: Warner home video, TBWA Chiat/Day, Getty, Dailey & Associates, Mattel.
Ambrosi & Associates, Inc. / Black Dot Group. Chicago, IL 312-666-9200
Senior Retoucher. Retail & Catalog Advertising.
Performed Color correction & Image manipulation for both conventional and
digital images. Additional responsibilities: Production support, assistant management, color mark-up and
new employee raining. Member of the process improvement team designed to identify and analyze problems
associated with file transfer and technical communications with related facilities. Review findings and make recommendations to
the executive committee.
CLIENTS: Sears Roebuck, Godiva Chocolate, Noritake Flatware, Service Merchandise, Kmart, Sunbeam Corp., Ultra 3 Cosmetics.