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Kathryn Miller

Freelance Photo Editor, Graphic Designer, & More

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Location:Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
Phone: 240-520-3515
Website: http://www.kadianimageworks.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kathrynmiller
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KATHRYN MILLER
http://kadianimageworks.com/about_us.html

SEEKING POSITION AS, RETOUCHER, PHOTOGRAPHER, GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Excellent work ethic with a commitment to quality, detail-oriented, great organizational skills
and the ability to multi-task with a real understanding of tight deadlines.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Computer Graphics ~ Magazine Layout ~ Brochures ~ Catalogs ~ Billboards

Creative Suite ~ Photoshop ~ InDesign ~ Illustrator ~ QuarkXPress ~ Excel
MS Word ~ Acrobat ~ High End Scanning ~ Imaging & Printing.

High End Photo Retouch, Restoration, Repair & Composition ~ Product Photography

Model Portfolio & Portrait Retouch ~ Product Enhancement ~ Microsoft Gaming Art
Wedding, Portrait & Event Photography

KEY CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Production artist and designer in the computer graphics field for pre-press houses, publications, advertising agencies, photographers and clients including Nintendo, The Franklin Mint, Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein, Nordstrom and Microsoft.

• Complete design and layout from cover to cover for Chamber of Commerce magazines across the country. In charge of all production as well as file preparation for print.

• Responsible for all computer graphics involved in the production of a monthly travel, information and entertainment magazine including ad creation, design and magazine layout.

• High-end image editor for a multitude of clients covering product photography, portrait, wedding and wildlife photography.

• Art Director, Lead Retoucher and Imaging Coordinator for eCommerce photography studio.

• Art Director in charge of all planning, scheduling and supervision of full service product photography studio including image editing, inventory control, and client relations.

• Performed extensive photographic retouch, manipulation and composition in creating 2D cockpit panels to be used in Microsoft’s ‘Flight Simulator’ & ‘Combat Flight Simulator’.

• Retouch Artist for images featured in photography books “Visions of Beauty” and “Beyond the Blue Horizon” by Alan Maltz - sixty of which are featured in a permanent exhibition at the new Midfield Terminal of Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Florida.

CAREER HISTORY

Owner / Freelance Retouch Artist • 01/01 – Current
Kadian Imageworks, LLC, Shepherdstown, WV

Art Director / Lead Retouch Artist • 04/08 – 04/09
Ignition Commerce, Roswell, GA

Imaging Coordinator / Retouch Artist • 03/07 - 10/07
Accretive Commerce, Alpharetta, GA

Art Director / Graphic Artist • 05/06 - 03/07
SouthComm Publishing Co., Alpharetta, GA

Retouch Artist / Graphic Artist • 06/04 - 06/05
Alan S. Maltz Photography, Key West, FL

Art Director / Graphic Artist • 03/04 - 06/03 contract position
Key West Magazine, Key West, FL

Graphic Artist • 09/02 - 06/04 contract position
Knot Ink Digital, Key West, FL

Graphic Artist • 09/02 - 06/04 contract position
Impressions Communications, Key West, FL

Digital Retouch Artist • 01/99 - 07/02
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Graphic Artist • 08/98 - 01/99 contract position
Nintendo of America Inc., Redmond, WA

Retouch Artist / Graphic Artist • 08/98 - 01/99 contract position
Nordstrom, Seattle, WA

Retouch Artist / Graphic Artist • 09/97 - 07/98 contract position
USWeb, Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA