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Melissa Linares | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 3, 2011

Melissa Linares

Illustrator, Retoucher and Fine Artist
   United States
  |   Philadelphia, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Offering the following services: illustration, photo retouching and restoration, logo creation, and fine art drawing and painting

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Skills (4)

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Digital Electronics
Adobe Illustrator
Traditional Drawing and Illustration
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

Melissa Linares studied Fine Art, Animation, and Graphic Design in Philadelphia and NJ. Located in the Philadelphia, PA area at present. She has over 10 years of professional work experience in retouching and design.

Companies / Clients include:
Tiffany & Co., Macys.com, Krazy Leggs, Inc. Event Planning, Roska Direct, Zookeeper Golf, MaxLite, Pearson Education, Kollins Communications, World Spirit, MTV

Job titles have included: digital imaging specialist, senior retoucher, graphic designer, illustrator, production artist, layout artist for animation, 3D animator

Schools attended:
Montclair State University, Art Institute of Philadelphia, Arts High School

Software knowledge includes:
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Scene7, Premiere, 3D Studio Max, FileMaker Pro, Ms Word/Excel, MM Director

Illustration: Line Art, Animals, Cartoons, Character Design, Children, Digital, Fine Art/Limited Editions, Landscapes, People, Sci-Fi, Whimsical, line art

Photoshop: silhouette, path creation, masks, color correction, composites, restoration

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Employment

Tiffany & Co.
Retoucher
2008 - Present
Retouch high resolution images of luxury pieces of jewelry and other merchandise for website.
macys.com
Senior Retoucher
2003 - 2008
Retouched still and figure images for the home, jewelry, and fashion departments.

Education

The Art Institute of Philadelphia
Associate Degree in Animation/Media Arts
1995 - 1997
Arts High School
Fine Art and Photography
1991 - 1995

Keywords

illustrator
illustration
retoucher
photoshop
line art
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