Jaxson’s World

Owner / Sole Proprietor

2018 – Present

  • Create unique and original designs using watercolor paintings and some digital illustrating. Use Photoshop to composite and arrange some designs into repeating patterns for textile products in baby/childrens goods industry.

  • Design unique packaging by considering company branding, shipping efficiency, and customer’s perceived value.

  • Source and communicate with manufactures overseas to produce most popular products in bulk quantities for higher profit margins.

  • Use print on demand services, integrated with Etsy store for scalable and automatic fulfillment.

  • Photograph and edit product images for use on different platforms while keeping a cohesive look across all websites.

  • Create, operate and optimize our social media presence, website, Etsy Store, and Amazon Store. Write persuasive copy for Amazon and Etsy listings.

  • Manage facebook advertising, Amazon PPC, Etsy Advertising and Google Ad Words to increase ROI.

  • Follow market trends, and continue to come up with new designs, product ideas, and ways to differentiate from competition.

  • Attend high traffic art shows for additional sales, marketing and networking.

  • Provide customers with an extremely positive customer service experience.

  • Continue personal education on marketing, advertising, scalability and ways to continue business growth.

 

 

Industrial Color

Photo Retoucher

2016 - Present

  • Retouch images for various clients including: Aeropostale, Henri Bendel, Diane Von Furstenberg, New York and Company, Maurices, Dressbarn, Lucky Brand, Birdwell, Lane Bryant, Cathrine’s, Loft and many others.

  • Manage time independently to accomplish daily capacities while maintaining client image standards.

  • Efficiently Multitask by working on multiple clients throughout the day, according to deadlines, while monitoring email and other communications in a timely manner.

  • Collaborate with Photographers, Stylists, Producers and Maurices/Dressbarn creatives to speak on behalf of the post production team.

  • Use strong attention to detail to achieve consistency across brand images, in addition to training other retouchers to maintain the same consistency when working as a group on certain clients.

  • Ability to work remotely while maintaining quality of retouching and without sacrificing communication with team members. Benefits the team by being available after hours to tie up any loose ends.

QVC Inc.

Live Production Artist                          

2012 - 2016         

                                                                                                           

  • Responsible for getting all missing product images online and to the monitor content team, before product airs on the QVC network. The ability to multitask, communicate effectively, problem solve, retouch, and remain calm under pressure were essential in this role.

  • Cross-trained to fill other studio positions including product photography, overseeing the digital studio email, and covering shifts for the Lead Production Artist. Ability to complete the retouching of any of our Production Artist’s queues, which include fashion photography, jewelry photography, product photography, and lifestyle photography.

  • Retouch images that are used as stills on television, the QVC homepage, product pages, and used internally.

  • Received multiple company awards for strong work ethic, agility, and innovation.

JE-Images

Owner  

2007-Present                                                                                                                                             

  • Provide freelance photo retouching and photography services.

  • Excellent time-management skills to meet deadlines, while consistently delivering high-end quality work.

  • Maintain a positive attitude towards clients and use strong communication skills interact with people who may or may not be in the industry.

  • Assistant and retoucher to high-end product photographer Robert Greenberg since 2007

 

MacOutfitters

Sales and Technical Consultant  

2010 – 2012

                                                                                                                       

  • 2011 certified Apple product professional

  • Responsible for providing clients with customized computer and technical solutions according to their individual needs in a low-pressure sales environment.

  • Instructor of private classes and classes of up to 25 people. Classes included Adobe Photoshop, using the OSX operating system, and Apple applications.

 

 

Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, retouching models and products, traditional Illustrating and painting.

Experience with: Graphic Design, Managing Facebook business pages, Facebook advertising, Amazon FBA, Amazon PPC, Amazon listing optimization, Wix Website Design, Etsy Selling Platform, Mac OSX, Capture One software, Cannon, Profoto equipment, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Bridge, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook

Photography Equipment and Software: Cannon 5D, Nikon 300DS, Profoto Strobes, Capture One 10, Adobe Photoshop CC