Peter Urso

Freelance Photo Editor & Graphic Designer

1573
Location:San Francisco, California, United States
Website: http://www.peterurso.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/peterurso
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$50
Rate/Hr
Peter Urso
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Summary

I offer 11 years of extensive high-end product, beauty, & fashion retouching experience working with top-tier digital image production houses and A-List photographers.

I aspire to become part of an elite studio team.

Specialties

Beauty, Fashion, Advertising, Product, Natural, Detail, Perfection

Experience

Freelance Retoucher
January 2000 – Present (11 years 11 months)
Clients: BCBG Max Azria, Sunsets Inc, Billabong, Nabil Elderkin, Sinisha, Sovage Denim, Won-G, Joie Jeans, Nadia Pandolfo, Hootan Vahidi, CMT, Project M Plus

Image Retoucher
Clothing for Modern Times
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Retail industry
January 2009 – November 2009 (11 months)
Fashion/Beauty/Product image edits for advertising campaigns and websites, including: Retouching, Color Correction, Advanced Masking & Compositing, Creative Layouts.

Image Retoucher
DigitalFusion
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Photography industry
October 2007 – October 2008 (1 year 1 month)
Fashion/Beauty/Product image edits for client A-List photographers, celebrities, magazines, and advertising, including: Retouching, Color Correction, Advanced Masking & Compositing, Creative Layouts.
Clients: Sean John, Virgin America, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Art Streiber, Nino Muñoz, Viggo Mortensen, Moshe Brakha, James Dimmock, Jill Greenberg

Image Retoucher
LAgraphico
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Printing industry
October 2006 – October 2007 (1 year 1 month)
Beauty/Product image edits for advertising, especially the movie industry, including: Retouching, Color Correction, Advanced Masking & Compositing, Spot Channels, Page Building.
Work: Movie posters, billboards, POP displays, DVD wraps, miscellaneous advertising
Clients: Disney, Warner Bros, Paramount, Fox, Pixar, Universal, Microsoft, Virgin, Vivendi, Nike, Nokia, Activision

Artist Image Portfolio Manager
Exclusive Artists Management
February 2005 – October 2006 (1 year 9 months)
Beauty image edits for over 50 artists (photographers, hair & makeup), including: Retouching, Color Correction, Image stitching. In addition, I prepared prints, updated websites, scanned printed media, and calibrated equipment.

Skills

Mac
PC
Photoshop
Lightroom
InDesign
Illustrator
Capture One
QuarkXPress
Adobe Acrobat
Dreamweaver
MS Office Suite
Wacom Tablet

Honors and Awards

Photoshop Skill Test
Digital Fusion
Tested #1 out of 81 retouchers by Digital Fusion in 2007.

Education

University of South Florida
AA, Communication
Class of 1999
Skills (2) Rating
Photo Editing
Graphic Design