Retouchers are hired by a variety of organizations usually for promotional and marketing projects. Despite the rapidly increasing demand of retouchers in the job market, the competition in the field is getting tougher. To land you an interview, your resume needs to be very appealing.

In addition to fine photo editing skills and techniques, a winning retoucher resume must also demonstrate a familiarity with using the advance tools in popular photo enhancing digital software. A portfolio is also a must to accompany your resume and cover letter for retoucher position.


Retoucher Resume Sample


Angelica Martin

920 JBC Avenue | Brooklyn, NY 78332 | (005) 222-6666 | angelica @ email . com


SUMMARY: Methodical and detail oriented photo retouching professional. Trained in image cloning, digital enhancing, image animating and silhouetting. Adept at outsourcing product images for clipping, working on tightly scheduled timelines.

• Ability to retouch, crop, color correct and enhance images efficiently
• In depth knowledge of RGB work space and web publishing
• Skilled in using fine tools in various photo editing software including Adobe Photoshop and Indesign
• Proficient in P3 CS3 retouching
• Particularly effective in image layer work and color management

• Color Correction• Image Optimization• Adobe Photoshop
• Image Cloning• Adobe Bridge• In Design

• Designed and created a fine art work for the billboard ad promotion for a client and received 3 awards for the same
• Restored images and corrected colors for a revival project showcasing photography images from more than a decade back in time
• Prepared a detailed, heavy volume restored image portfolio to perfection for an external client in very limited time


Retoucher | DSW, Brooklyn, NY | Oct 2011 – Present

• Retouch mechanical productions and designs for advertisement
• Restructure optical effects and styles for presentations
• Enhance textural elements on given designs for maximum image optimization
• Communicate with marketing department constantly regarding volume of designing required and associated deadlines

Junior Retoucher | Ovex Technologies, Brooklyn, NY | Aug 2009 – Sep 2011

• Worked on image enhancement projects , meeting all time deadlines
• Reconstructed and corrected textural elements of various images
• Worked in layers for fine detailing of images
• Restored and optimized images by rectification of any imperfection in the images
• Coordinated with internal and external clients to determine client preferences and set time frames for the projects assigned

BA in Fine Arts | University of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY | July 2009